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Fred's diner

225 Center St, Grayslake, IL 60030-1534
+1 847-223-9776
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“hash browns” (8 reviews)
“ham” (2 reviews)
“potatoes” (2 reviews)
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4:30 AM - 2:00 PM Hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
225 Center St, Grayslake, IL 60030-1534
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Reviewed 31 August 2018

A Diner off Center Street run by two sisters. Loaded with locals for great food. Cooked right in front of your eyes. Fast service. Worth the trip to Grayslake for Breakfast. Will have to go back for Lunch.

Thank Stan K
Reviewed 15 August 2018

When we visit family in the area, we always go to Fred's for breakfast. The food is always really good, the staff is fun, and it's just a home town experience that's worth it. Small, hometown restaurant and they make you feel very welcome. Love...More

Thank DogLovers1930
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Fred's has been a local icon for more years than I can remember. The food is your classic diner food with home made soups and generous portions. What makes Fred's truly special is the wait staff. The ladies are an interesting mix of a warm...More

Thank Rick L
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

We only found Fred’s 2 days before we flew back to Spain which was a shame as we would of had breakfast there every day if we could of. Excellent food, excellent service and excellent value for money.

Thank cadproperty
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Fred's Diner is a fun place to have a good meal with some witty, playful servers! They treat you like a regular, no matter how often you go.

1  Thank vn0905
Reviewed 5 February 2018

You can't beat Fred's for ambiance or a great down home breakfast. Love the hashbrowns, love the sisters.

Thank Clara M
Reviewed 22 January 2018

The secret is to get here early if you are going for breakfast. (They are also open through lunch). There is a long counter, several small tables for two along the walls and then some booths up in front. If you hav to wait there...More

Thank crownct938
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Great consistent and old diner. Cheap eats with crazy service and great tasting food. We good there several times a year for a real old school blast from the past! The food is plentiful and is very reasonable. Crazy in your face service with a...More

Thank Patti2
Reviewed 22 December 2017

A small downtown diner serves up some pretty good food for a reasonable price. You will have to wait for a table on the weekend but if you want the experience it’s worth it

Thank W6194SHrobertb
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

The crew that in’s the place are all great! They remember your face and sometimes your nam if your lucky!!

Thank Jojovolleyball
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:30 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 225 Center St, Grayslake, IL 60030-1534
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Grayslake
  • Phone Number: +1 847-223-9776
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