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Buttermilk Cafe

7 W State St, Geneva, IL 60134-4511
+1 630-845-0820
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (12 reviews)
“pancakes” (35 reviews)
“potatoes” (20 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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7 W State St, Geneva, IL 60134-4511
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We come here about once a month. We had family in and wanted to take them out for breakfast. The food is ways good and the service was good. I would get there early or plan on waiting for awhile on the weekend. I ordered...More

Thank DKR304
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pretty good, prices are a little high, but the atmosphere is cool. Really good coffee and hash browns.

Thank CiaoFabiana
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have to say that I was genuinely surprised and impressed with how good the food was here. We waited about 5 minutes for a table on a Friday around 1130am. Finding parking was a different story. The service was just okay, and diversity is...More

Thank April J
Reviewed 2 October 2018

My husband I had breakfast here recently and really enjoyed it. Very clean with an airy feel to the restaurant. Our waitress was outstanding and very pleasant. We did not have to wait at all but we were there on a Monday morning. I understand...More

Thank jaylX2881FM
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

I came into this location based on my experience at their other location, there was a world of difference! This location had two ladies at the hostess stand and made me as a single person like I shouldn’t be there! The one young lady looked...More

Thank Jay J
Reviewed 17 September 2018

We stayed across the street from this darling little breakfast place - this place is exploding on a weekend morning- we tried 2 days to eat there but later found out they do not take Open Table reservations or any except on their app -...More

1  Thank jane b
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Great brunch spot for girlfriends or family. We love the biscuits and gravy. Also tried the French omelette. It was good, but the honey biscuit that came with it was amazing. Also love that they bring you a pot of coffee!

Thank margiewalks
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

I must say I was pleasantly surprised I took my boyfriend out for his birthday breakfast on a recommendation from my niece. This restaurant is very cute and the personnel is very friendly, our wait time was maybe about two minutes. We ordered the Belgian...More

Thank lulagirl2016
Reviewed 28 August 2018

I met a girlfriend here for brunch, and was amazed by all of the original recipes and fun pairings on their menu! My omelet was the fluffiest omelet I have ever been served - and the goat cheese made it so creamy. We ordered a...More

Thank Jenny S
Reviewed 27 August 2018

This food was incredible. Breakfast is unfortunately a meal overlooked by far too many restaurants. Buttermilk always has a wait because it is no secret just how good their food is. They have an okay app through Yelp that allows you to "get in line"...More

Thank GregRaker
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22 August 2016|
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Response from ame079 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there was a small menu for vegan and GF. I think like oatmeal bowls things like that. And there is a veggie sandwich. They are good at substituting things as well.
18 May 2016|
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Response from JPH7916 | Reviewed this property |
No first come first served
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 W State St, Geneva, IL 60134-4511
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +1 630-845-0820
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