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Bernardi's II

123 N Mill St, Pontiac, IL 61764-1928
+1 815-842-1198
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tortellini” (9 reviews)
“fried chicken” (24 reviews)
“salad” (14 reviews)
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Italian, American, Vegetarian Friendly
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123 N Mill St, Pontiac, IL 61764-1928
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Reviewed today

We often eat here when visiting family. Came with a group of 17 and they did a great job, even willing to give us separate checks (we didn't though.) They have excellent chicken and are known for their chicken gizzards. Sounds weird, but several people...More

Thank LiebeTravel
Reviewed yesterday

Bernardi's has a nice atmosphere...not too noisy and relaxing. The food is delicious...famous for their family style Italian food. Their tortellini is delicious. My favorite thing to order is the fried chicken, which is absolutely delicious. They also have a nice bar.

Thank roadtrippinchick
Reviewed yesterday

Comfortable environment for families, good food, excellent service,nice downtown area with museums, reasonable prices will meet there again

Thank Doug B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a gem of a find in a relatively small town. The Bernardi family has been running restaurants for 80 plus years and it shows. Great food, friendly atmosphere and reasonable prices.

Thank Eva F
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The food was incredible. Some of the best fried chicken I have ever had! I grew up with southern cooking and never expected to have delicious and fresh fried chicken in Pontiac, Illinois! The Italian food was equally delicious. Highly recommend.

Thank elviasanders1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our front desk hotel clerk suggested this restaurant and so glad she did - best home-cooked meal we had on a wk long adventure. FRIED CHICKEN - the best I've ever had (top's even Oprah's favorite - Ezells) and definitely farmer portions so you won't...More

Thank Julie F
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Get the giant pretzel! It’s so gooodddd! The pasta is fantastic. The bread and butter is great also. This place was clean and friendly.

Thank Shana F
Reviewed 7 February 2018

the food was amazing and the pretzel was huge and big as a medium pizza and it was very tasty and we took home the rest of it in a pizza size box. the rest of the dinner and the service was top notice we...More

Thank matthewat2017
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Always excellent food and service. Great atmosphere and moderately priced! Staff always friendly and service prompt.

Thank John T
Reviewed 12 November 2017

We split a lasagna and salad. Service was great. Food was excellent. Very nice comfortable dining room. In the middle of Route 66 territory. Just a great getaway.

Thank Jerry B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 N Mill St, Pontiac, IL 61764-1928
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Pontiac
  • Phone Number: +1 815-842-1198
Description
One of several branches of this chain.
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