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Homestead - CLOSED

1230 S East Ave, Kankakee, IL 60901-5012
+1 815-933-6214
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Overview
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good34%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible16%
16 Oct 2017
“Not here anymore!”
6 Aug 2016
“It's closed ”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
American, Italian, Steakhouse, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1230 S East Ave, Kankakee, IL 60901-5012
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1 - 10 of 49 reviews

Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

This business no longer exists. Please remove from you system. You cannot get food or beverages from this location!

Thank Kerry O
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Homestead is no longer it's gone. It's a shame it was a stable of Kankakee for many many years. Sure do miss the place. Linsky ran a great Resturant with good food and friendly service.

Thank Camper1214
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has been closed. It was only open for about 6 months. It had good foot but not enough business. A little pricey.

Thank Maria B
Reviewed 29 September 2015

An era of wonderful experiences with family and friends is over. During a recent visit to Kankakee we had planned to dine at our traditional favorite restaurant, the Homestead. We have been doing so for about FOUR decades. The owner recently decided to retire and...More

Thank pagmeister
Reviewed 15 July 2015

This restaurant historically has been a nice restaurant for family dining on Sunday afternoon or as fine dining for a night out with friends. However, it has really declined in recent years. The decor is dated and the food is only mediocre at best. The...More

Thank JorieJoy
Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

To be completely fair, the food could be phenomenal here but we weren't able to give it a chance. As soon as we walked in, a horribly musty smell overpowered everything else. But to give the place a fair shake we hoped it was just...More

Thank Dennis S
Reviewed 14 May 2015

This restaurant offers a wide range of specials, sandwiches, and excellent dinners for the casual diner. Although the ambiance is fine, the attentive service was a key plus. I especially like the broasted chicken. It came with a variety of options, but I chose twice-baked...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 28 February 2015 via mobile

Growing up I used to love going to this place. Jump ahead 20 years. Food quality has gone way down, place is dirty and musty. It appears the have tried to paint over the grime. Servers are unattentive. Food tastes like grease. Its a shame...More

1  Thank Matt F
Reviewed 19 February 2015

the restaurant has been around for over 100 years. Great food, especially their roasted chicken and the brick chicken is excellent when offered. Great steaks and prime rib. Definitely a family favorite for years.

1  Thank Pat S
Reviewed 18 February 2015

For over 100 years, the Homestead has been serving excellent food. I recommend their broasted chicken.

Thank Bert J
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:45 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
10:45 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
10:45 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
10:45 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
10:45 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
10:45 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
10:45 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1230 S East Ave, Kankakee, IL 60901-5012
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Kankakee
  • Phone Number: +1 815-933-6214
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