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Town House Books and Cafe

) #1 of 123 Restaurants in Saint Charles ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Cafe, Soups
105 N 2nd Ave, Saint Charles, IL 60174-1912
+1 630-584-8603
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good25%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (70 reviews)
“quiche” (39 reviews)
“soups” (47 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 17:00All hours
American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
105 N 2nd Ave, Saint Charles, IL 60174-1912
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the first place we think of on a beautiful summer day [the tranquil and shaded back patio will be open] or a blustery winter day [the soups in the cozy dining room will warm you]. It is a popular place on weekends, but...More

Thank STCFlyer
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was going out for lunch with a couple of my neighbors and was looking for a unique restaurant in the area. I found Town House on Trip Advisor. The restaurant is fairly small, but charming. We were seated right away, and our server (Leah?)...More

Thank Camella5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this restaurant and bookshop. Everything here is delicious. They are well know for the tuna a and dill sandwich. I enjoy the chicken and apricot salad either on a salad or as a sandwich. My friend loves the quiche of the day. Don't...More

Thank xboox
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've been here a number of times. Always crowded. During the summer months there is an adorable, outdoor patio. Food is delicious. They serve a peach iced tea that is the best. Fresh desserts everyday. Try the fruit cobbler a la mode!

Thank Rudypup
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

The cutest little book store and lunch place. You can walk all the little nooks and crannies of the book store while waiting to be seated. Lunch is yummy. The soups are all homemade and different every day. They are noted for their Apricot Chicken...More

Thank cmsmoot
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

We were so looking forward to having breakfast with friends that we don't get to see that often. Heard that Town House Books and Cafe was cute, quaint and good but it just lived up to the first two adjectives. Cafe is located in quaint...More

Thank tlb159
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Adore this place! Have had many a breakfast and lunch here. Staff are wonderful, food is delicious and there's such a wide variety to chose from. If it's busy when you arrive, just put your name down and browse the bookstore. You'll feel so relaxed...More

Thank Jondanmax
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

We ate outside and the weather was perfect! The soup and sandwich combos were creative and delicious always a favorite was too full to sample coffee and pastry maybe next trip

Thank bella6550
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

We've eaten here many times over the last couple of years, but I've never taken the time to write a review. We've always been very happy with the food and service. Great selection. Not your typical, boring breakfast or lunch fare, but not weird either....More

Thank VickyB1214
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Located in an historic part of downtown St. Charles, Town House Books and Café is a throwback to a pleasant small-town era (it refers to itself as a London or Paris-like literary café). The daily breakfast and lunch menu favors lunch (though Sunday brunch looks...More

Thank farnal
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Response from Young3too | Reviewed this property |
Never made reservations but go early small parking lot

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 16:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 N 2nd Ave, Saint Charles, IL 60174-1912
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Saint Charles
  • Phone Number: +1 630-584-8603
  • E-mail
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