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8000 Ogden Ave, Lyons, IL 60534-1124
+1 708-447-4343
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07:00 - 21:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

The after-church time around 11AM on Sunday is busiest, but they will take good care of you. The staff are all excellent. Make sure you say hello to MAMA. That's what everyone calls the co-owner. I call her "Babushka Mama." She will kiss you on both cheeks if you let her. Even if she has never seen you before in... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

You can go here for a $4.99 breakfast special or a $9.99 omelette. Service was good and the crowd for a late breakfast (after 10AM) was still fairly busy. Would go again. Coffee cup was never empty (always filled up)

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Brookfield, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2015

PJ Klem's has the best cream of chicken and rice soup. They are such a friendly place and the food is always great!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2015

Corner family restaurant on Ogden Ave. in Lyons, Illinois. This is essentially a blue collar old neighborhood with your average Joes who are among the nicest, friendliest folks you would want to meet. Now...the food is (my opinion) really good! You get great portions and absolutely the best SERVICE. The coffee pot never empties out! Try the Bonnie&Clyde combo for... More 

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Lyons, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2014

PJs has been around a long time and remain a good family restaurant...great Monte Cristo by the way...they are in the midst of redecorating which will make it even better...

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2012

good family place with great food. Reasonably priced. Not far from Brookfield Zoo.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2010

My parents and their friends eat breakfast here almost every Sunday after church for more than 10 years. The waitresses know what they'll order and how they like it cooked. We are greeted warmly when we enter. The food is consistent and reasonably priced. There are many breakfast options for those of us who don't have the menu memorized. I... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2008

Typical Greek style restaurant. Good breakfast and was a favorite of my grandpas for like ever.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2008

great simple food

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 21:00
Monday
07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8000 Ogden Ave, Lyons, IL 60534-1124
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lyons
  • Phone Number: +1 708-447-4343

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?