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Reviewed 22 November 2021 via mobile

If you love breakfast and brunch types of eating experiences, the SC is your type of place. There is an unbelievable assortment of creative food choices that are homemade. From their omelettes and skillet’s to their sandwiches and chicken fried chicken and biscuits, you will...not go wrong here!More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 3 May 2021 via mobile

Went to Joliet on Saturday night for a Guns and Roses tribute band, great show by the way. Sunday morning I wake before her and start the search for a good breakfast. On man I’m so glad this place came up. Awesome service by Brenda,...lots of staff running around to assist. If you love biscuits and gravy you have got to try the B&G Omelette, words cannot explain how good this is. If I’m in Joliet again for breakfast it will definitely be a return to this place. Happy Traveling Friends.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 8 April 2020

It’s a real shame about this location, because the food is excellent. The place is a little hidden, so it’s easy to drive right past it. But it’s full of creativity. More importantly great food that will feed you for a good price. It’s a...shame it’s only breakfast/lunch, because I’d come here anytime.More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 12 February 2020

I come here for the biscuits!! Oh so yummy! But everything else is good! The service and employees is great!

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 25 January 2020 via mobile

Delicious food! Excellent service! COFFEE BAR!!The place is super cute too! We had eggs Benedict and pancakes and highly recommend both.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 15 January 2020

First of all, tripadvisor says it is not in Crest Hill, IL. Well, it is and I had breakfast there on Jan 14, 2020. I had the Lumberjack. It was HUGE and perfect! My wife loved her blueberry pancakes. Fantastic, friendly service. Neat and clean....One of the best breakfasts we have had on the roadMore

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 8 December 2019

Tried this amazing restaurant for breakfast. Large family style, with a huge menu. My granddaughter’s, waffle & chicken tenders, chocolate chip pancakes. Avocado omelette, with a huge biscuit the size of a baseball, light and fluffy. So many items to choose. This tops my list...for favorite breakfast, lunch restaurant.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 10 November 2019 via mobile

If you visit this restaurant & you like omelettes & biscuits & gravy you must try “the biscuit”!! This is a biscuit & gravy omelette & is amazing! They also have the best homemade biscuits. I have never had lunch there but am sure they...probably have great lunch as well! Very friendly staff & decor is cute & homey!More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 18 October 2019 via mobile

Well all I can say is what a disappointment The Southern is.... I ordered biscuits and gravy and when they came out I felt they were a bit lacking in the amount of gravy. So I asked the server for a bit more. No biggie,...right? Well, I was wrong. We get the bill and we were charged for an extra side of gravy which is insane. I mean it was biscuits and gravy, they should’ve had plenty of gravy included in the price. This is were it gets worse. I mentioned it up at the counter before we paid and I stated I thought it was a bit out of line charging for something that should’ve been ample in the first place. All I got was a “well that’s how they come” and a not so meaningful apology. He never offered to make it right. Kept the “is what it is” mentality. So I’m sorry, at this point you correct the issue for the customer in hopes of fixing the situation. Had this happened I would gladly patronize their business again, but due to lackluster service and non existent customer service I will never go back!! There are plenty of other breakfast places around with better food and customer.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 10 September 2019

will never step foot in this restaurant again. When it was Southern Belle's it was a fabulous restaurant. The last two times we were in this establishment, you can tell management has changed. The first of the two service was low and bad attitude was...high. This week we had friends in from out of state. So we thought, yeah lets go here. NOT!. From the attitude of the server as I was waiting for my party to arrive to the FILTHY silverware to the no response from management about it, it was embarassing. Worse yet was when we asked to speak to a manager about it, (Seven sets of filthy silverware), none was to be seen. We just left and went to a great place down the street, Big Apple Pancake House.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Yes, The Southern Cafe - 1819 Knapp St., Crest Hill, IL 60403 offers takeaway services.

The Southern Cafe - 1819 Knapp St., Crest Hill, IL 60403 is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4