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Yoder's Kitchen

1195 E Columbia St, Arthur, IL 61911-9738
+1 217-543-2714
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“fried chicken” (60 reviews)
“apple butter” (17 reviews)
“cobbler” (11 reviews)
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1195 E Columbia St, Arthur, IL 61911-9738
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Reviewed yesterday

This has long been one of my favorite buffets. The food is Amish inspired; simple, basic, down home fare. They are especially good with fried chicken. Chicken and noodles,mashed potatoes, and soups are also fine. I always enjoy the bread with apple butter, Amish peanut...More

Thank _bookworm2000
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Down home cooking here. Not fancy at all, but clean, friendly, air conditioned, tables are spaced appropriately and restaurant is very large. They have a breakfast, lunch and dinner buffet. However, you can order off the menu, but I highly recommend the buffet so you...More

Thank Micki B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love to come to Amish country for a variety of reasons. But I can NEVER pass this place by. They have wonderful food. I always have the buffet. I'm happy it was not crowded at the time I was there. I'm sure you will...More

1  Thank meyerskaren
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I are on vacation in Amish country, so we decided to eat here. Wow, how delicious! Our waitress was amazing, the choices on the menu and buffet were great, and the complimentary fresh bread was amazing. The two of us ate for...More

Thank Kiedis75
Reviewed 9 May 2018

This is an Amish themed restaurant. It has a small buffet with things like broasted chicken, chicken & noodles, meatloaf, mashed potatoes, dressing, etc. A nice salad bar. They have Brownie pudding (it's like bread pudding only they use brownies) and it is delicious. Very...More

Thank idclaire
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

The service and food at Yoder’s is outstanding the buffet has more selections then one can ever imagine. The broasted chicken is outstanding as well as all the other selections. After dinner the deserts are many such as pie peach cobbler or cherry cobbler and...More

Thank Dick B
Reviewed 5 May 2018

Wow, this is my husband's hometown and this place certainly wasn't in business before we moved to Florida. This is home cookin at its best! The broasted chicken is amazing and the best I've ever had. There is both a buffet offering and a menu....More

Thank ziggy47
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Really nice restaurant, you can order from the menu, or choose the buffet. Reasonable prices. We chose the buffet, which was great, salad bar was good, desserts great, and soft ice cream of you like. We were seated immediately. Friendly staff, nice gift shop, and...More

Thank maryechovalley
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Must eat here. Maybe a long line but worth it! Lots of options. Don’t skip this place. Will go back there.

Thank Mark E
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Yoder’s Kitchen is family-friendly and had something for everyone. You can go for the buffet or order off the menu. Gift shop has lots of items and food from the restaurant. Have been there twice and have not been disappointed!

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Shanon Z
29 October 2016|
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Response from Annette H | Reviewed this property |
I have not eaten breakfast there, so I am not sure. I checked their website and it indicates Friday and Saturday from 7-10:30 am. Hope this helps.
1 August 2015|
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Response from Dawnie_Bird | Reviewed this property |
That would be a question to ask Yoders. Thanks
1 August 2015|
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Response from rob62521 | Reviewed this property |
I believe if you are having a large party they might because they have a back room, but otherwise, no.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1195 E Columbia St, Arthur, IL 61911-9738
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Arthur
  • Phone Number: +1 217-543-2714
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