We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Jr's Chicken



Lunch, Dinner
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

Location and contact


Grilled Chicken
2 Pieces $4.75
3 Pieces $5.79
4 Pieces $6.79
5 Pieces $7.79
Mixed Chicken
(3) $4.79
(4) $5.79
Hot Wings
Boneless Wings
Wild Wing Pork (3)
Chicken And Jumbo Shrimp
Chicken And 1/2 Slab Ribs
Chicken Gizzards
Chicken Livers
Breaded Breast Strips
all dinners include: choice of french fries or mashed potato, cole slaw, and a dinner roll. all special orders extra
2 Pieces $9.25
Breaded Catfish Filet
2 Pieces $6.79
Breaded Alaskan Walleye
2 Pieces $5.75
Batter Dipped White Fish
2 Pieces $9.99
Breaded Butterfly Jumbo Shrimp
Breaded Breast
Spicy Breast
Chicken Salad
Jumbo Tenderloin
Hot Beef Sandwich
w/ mashed potatoes and gravy
Italian Beef
Bbq Pork
Roast Beef
White Fish
Bbq Bacon Chicken Ranch
Chicken Garlic Ranch
Spicy Chicken Garlic Ranch
2 Pieces $3.35
Chicken Snack
includes one, french fries, mashed and gravy or cole slaw
2 Pieces $2.99
Snacks And Roll
6 Pieces $10.99
9 Pieces $17.9
12 Pieces $21.78
15 Pieces $28.38
21 Pieces $36.09
30 Pieces $51.09
Mixed Chicken
6 pieces: 2 1/2 pints 2 roll; 9 pieces: 2 pints 4 roll; 12 pieces: 21/2 pints and 4 rolls; 15 pieces: 3 pints and 6 rolls; 21 pieces: 4 pints and 8 rolls; 30 pieces: 3 quarts and 12 rolls. all special orders extra
(5) $6.15
(9) $11.07
(12) $14.76
(15) $18.41
(18) $22.14
(21) $25.83
(25) $30.75
(30) $35.7
(40) $47.6
(50) $53.0
(75) $79.5
(100) $99.0
By The Box (mixed)
white meat extra
Order $1.95
Pound $3.95
French Fries
Order $2.25
Pound $4.25
Sweet Potato Fries
Order $1.95
Pound $3.95
Steak Fries
Order $2.5
Roasted Potato
Order $2.75
Garlic Roasted
Order $2.25
Baked Potato
Order $2.95
Pound $4.95
Onion Rings
Order $1.25
Pound $3.95
Breaded Okra
Order $3.25
Pound $5.25
(4) $3.25
(8) $5.15
Mozzarella Sticks
Reviews (31)
Filter reviews
31 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews macaroni salad chicken all you can eat sides gathering spicy waitress
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 31 reviews
Reviewed 15 January 2019 via mobile

The chicken is good, really good but not amazing. Their amazing thing there is the macaroni salad for which they're known. It has a great blend of sweet and savory, creamy and cheesy oh boy is it good. Worth the drive down by the river...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed 15 October 2018

My family likes Jr's Chicken. They have tasty side dishes, and fried chicken. There where how ever no GF options.

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

A cozy little place near the railroad and the river. It has a great take out, a bar and a couple gaming machines in the corner. For lunch they have an amazing little buffet, with different items everyday, and also a full menu. All the...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Tired if eating at chain restaurants when we are traveling. We found our home cooking, mom and pop place. Great salad bar. Great chicken. And you have a choice of menu or buffet. Buffet is small but filling. Lisa is the best waitress. Friendly and...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Hello all ... JR'S When I say macaroni salad, this is the place to get it from , chicken is good too, but when your having a big get together we always fine a way to have someone pick up some macaroni salad, my relatives...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Some of the best chicken, dark and white meat! Juicy, tasty, and always hot! Sides and delicious as well!

Date of visit: February 2018
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

I visited on a Wednesday. They had chicken, a pasta dish, mashed potatoes, a salad bar, rolls, and what looked like bread pudding for dessert. Not overly impressed with the overall quality, but, all you can eat is never bad. Quick, easy, mostly tasty. Why...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Reviewed 22 October 2017

We just toured the FLW Bradley House and wanted a good place to eat and JR's Chicken is the best. We had the buffet and it was very good. We will definitely eat there the next time we are in Kankakee to visit the Bradley...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Good broasted chicken. Take out for picnic's or holidays or family gathering's. Known for the best macaroni salad you've eaten.

Date of visit: July 2017
Reviewed 25 July 2017

The buffet featuring fried chicken was filling and reasonably priced. Many of the local citizens love the food and much of it may be purchased for carry out. The macaroni salad was my mother's favorite food for many years. Liquor is served and there is...More

Date of visit: July 2017
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 2 nearby hotels
Hilton Garden Inn Kankakee
549 reviews
3.95 km away
Quality Inn & Suites
60 reviews
4.51 km away
Super 8 by Wyndham Bourbonnais/Kankakee Area
170 reviews
5.65 km away
Magnuson Hotel Bourbonnais
249 reviews
6.33 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 71 nearby restaurants
Rigo's Place
89 reviews
.68 km away
Jaenicke's Root Beer Stand
42 reviews
.35 km away
Bulls Barbeque
57 reviews
.33 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 24 nearby attractions
B. Harley Bradley House
64 reviews
.54 km away
Kankakee Railroad Museum
33 reviews
.34 km away
Kankakee County Museum
16 reviews
1.03 km away
French Heritage Museum at The Stone Barn
8 reviews
.75 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Jr's Chicken staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing