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Thyme Square Cafe

615 Hampshire St, Quincy, IL 62301-3011
+1 217-224-3515
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (13 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
615 Hampshire St, Quincy, IL 62301-3011
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't know where to begin. We read great reviews about Thyme Sq. Cafe and decided to go for a late lunch or brunch. They do close at one o'clock on Sundays and we scooted in under the wire. Sometimes coming in on the cusp...More

Thank Jeanne M
Erica S, Owner at Thyme Square Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wow! Reading your review really put a smile on my face, Jeanne. Everyone from our farmers to our Chefs to our Servers pour their passion into their jobs and I am thrilled to hear it shined through! I'm happy to hear the food and coffee...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a very good soup and sandwich on a busy Saturday. The food was very good I had a turkey sandwich and potato leek soup -- Good coffee very needed

Thank Steve D
Erica S, Owner at Thyme Square Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Awesome! I'm happy to hear you enjoyed everything. Thank you for the review & support! Hoping to see you in again soon, Erica, Owner

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is excellent. I live over 100 miles away, so I have only been there about 5 or 6 times since I discovered it. We ride motorcycles all over Missouri and Southern Illinois and have eaten at MANY different restaurants. Most are just OK....More

Thank RMS060
Erica S, Owner at Thyme Square Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and for supporting us throughout your travels! I am happy to hear we have impressed with the quality of food and service. I hate hearing you left hungry! That is certainly not our intention. We...More

Reviewed 10 April 2018

Nice friendly clean open and the food was very good. Servers very attentive and you can tell this is run well. First visit but back again often.

Thank mkwentinc
Erica S, Owner at Thyme Square Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2018

I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience! It is definitely a team effort and I'm thrilled it showed. We appreciate you giving us a shot & look forward to serving you again soon! -Erica, Owner

Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped for breakfast while visiting Quincy. The food was great and the service wonderful. I can’t recommend the Thyme Square Cafe enough.

Thank Chris G
Erica S, Owner at Thyme Square Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Fantastic! I'm thrilled to hear we exceeded expectations. Thank you so much for stopping by & giving us your support, Chris! I hope we may be able to serve you again in the near future. Cheers, Erica, Owner

Reviewed 22 March 2018

Breakfast was a real treat, the food was wonderful with extras like home made jam, and the atmosphere lent itself to taking time to visit and enjoy the great food.

Thank Pat H
Erica S, Owner at Thyme Square Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2018

Fantastic! I am thrilled to hear we exceeded expectations. Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review and for supporting local food! Until next time, Erica, Owner

Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Great menu items. I really like the portobello sandwich. Everything is from local farms. Breads are delicious.

Thank poochess
Reviewed 22 December 2017

This place is a true treasure... all hand made and always wonderful. If you want a true homemade meal try out this great cafe. Coffee is great too. Take a book and enjoy!

Thank Lowridergal
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Great location in a very historic downtown building. Amazing breakfast with the best in-house cured bacon. The eggs Benedict are incredible as are the biscuits and gravy

Thank Chris K
Reviewed 15 December 2017

i consider myself a foodie and am vegetarian to boot - being a very particular diner i was impressed and pleased with everything at this establishment - food was flavorful with locally sourced fresh and organic items used as available - great service and selections...More

Thank sherryWisconsin
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Edye H
30 June 2017|
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Response from Bschreiner | Reviewed this property |
If they will accept reservations then I would definitely make them. We ate there after church both times & we've not made reservations. The first time we probably waited about 45-50 minutes. The second time we only waited... More
Karen B
3 February 2017|
Response from Erica S | Property representative |
I'm a big fan of breakfast, too, Karen! Currently, we serve breakfast all day on Sundays. The rest of the week we switch to lunch at 11am. Since everything is made from scratch & cooked by hand to order, to maintain quality... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$15
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 615 Hampshire St, Quincy, IL 62301-3011
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Quincy
  • Phone Number: +1 217-224-3515
  • E-mail
Thyme Square Cafe is a family-owned restaurant featuring fresh, seasonal, locally-sourced products. All of our dishes are chef prepared in-house & feature the finest foods the Quincy area has to offer. Nearly all of the products on our menu are hand-made to ensure a unique food experience for all of our guests. We are extremely lucky to live in such a fruitful area of the world & we cant wait for you to taste the amazing flavors of our community's seasonal, farm-fresh food!
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