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The Lunch Box Cafe

135 Joliet St, LaSalle, IL 61301-2525
+1 815-224-9928
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1 week ago
“Great burger!”
6 Oct 2016
“Brunch with my wife”
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135 Joliet St, LaSalle, IL 61301-2525
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really yummy burgers and fries, good place for lunch. Inexpensive and tasty. Quick place to stop for a meal.

Thank TheBackyardTourist
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stopped by for lunch while we had some time to kill. I ordered the fried chicken sandwich and had a cup of the potato soup. Both were delicious. My wife had a skillet with toast made with homemade bread. She said...More

Thank Ben S
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

This is a diamond in the ruff! We went to the Hegler - Carus Mansion for a tour and asked the tour guide for a recommend a place to eat. This was it. Everything was homemade and delicious! On another note, it only take cash...More

Thank GinaDunlap
Reviewed 19 September 2016

OK Paul , I get it. Yesterday has it's charm and so does The Lunch Box Café. If your looking for local fare and hospitality, This a go to place for us when we're in the LaSalle Peru area. Breakfast is all good, but the...More

Thank Dan B
Reviewed 6 February 2014 via mobile

Would never have known about this place except for trip adviser. ..hint...look for the ice machine out front on the sidewalk or you might just miss it...the waitress kept us supplied with hot water for our teas and with sub-zero temp outside that was quite...More

Thank CatChiMom
Reviewed 14 August 2013

I just started going down to the lunch box café. I was amazed at how well the food was. I have had pork tenderloin and it was done to perfection. not greasy and let me tell you that will fill you up. I also asked...More

Thank James H
Reviewed 20 March 2013 via mobile

Small diner atmosphere with huge home made tastes!!' Coming back for chicken!! I had a cup of soup that did not come from a can! Fresh ingredients, and well seasoned. Looking forward to another visit! Diner-ish ambience, not everyone would give 5 stars for atmosphere,...More

Thank kblocki
Reviewed 26 November 2012

So far my plan of asking cops for good places to eat has me batting 1000. While passing through the LaSalle-Peru, Illinois area recently, a kind officer directed us to the Lunch Box. He also took time to tell us that the current owner, Joann,...More

2  Thank NPeach
Reviewed 19 September 2012

This restaurant has an unusual but terrific menu, and as I recall they have some specials as well. The service is very good as is the food. The decor is interesting, and attached to a small Inn. The prices are fairly moderate and it's a...More

Thank Sandra M
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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 Joliet St, LaSalle, IL 61301-2525
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  LaSalle
  • Phone Number: +1 815-224-9928
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