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2014 N High Cross Rd, Urbana, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61802-7702
+1 217-344-0076
Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 07:00 - 20:00
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Champaign, Illinois
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Limited, but tasty brunch buffet. A little pricey for regular menu items and there's always such a crowd when we go, but they have some of the best fried chicken in the area. I've read some comments about rude or insensitive staff, which I haven't experienced in the slightest in the few times we've been there. Greeted with a smile,... More 

Thank clsrsly
Oak Park. Illinois
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

I am a fan of their sunday buffet - the fried chicken is a big magnetic draw. If you happen to be there when the chicken is fried fresh, you're in for a treat with their succulent, aromatic, moist, freshly fried morsels of chicken meat. Served with country sides of either beef or chicken noodles, chicken liver (sometimes), fresh rolls,... More 

Thank Jim_Wenders
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55 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

A basic mid-American menu with few frills, this is off the chain restaurant path that is a neighborhood favorite and brings a few back for their fried chicken. My entre was fried cod which was well cooked with a crispy breaded crust. I love fries that are uniformly cooked, a bit crisp, and stay warm several minutes; McDonald's fries come... More 

Thank John H
Bloomington-Normal, Illinois
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64 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped in and had the B and G with potatoes. Not bad. My wife had the beef and noodles with mash potatoes. Beef and noodles need a little more flavor but mash potatoes were great.

Thank swuppy22
Bloomington-Normal, Illinois
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74 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Service was quick and efficient. My tea glass was kept filled, this is always a plus. I had lunch and my husband had breakfast. We haven't been here in awhile and while it was good, it's usually much better. For breakfast, my husband had biscuits and gravy over potatoes. It was ok, but it had a ton of sausage in... More 

Thank sophiecleo
Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

Great home cooking that your Doctor probably would not approve of. Fried chicken, meatloaf, real mashed potatoes, gravy, liver & onions, chicken & noodles, home made rolls and apple dumpling w/ice cream. Don't come here if you're on a diet or vegan.

Thank abmartin55
Torquay, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

Went with my sister whilst on a visit from England. Really nice meal, the fried cicken was superb. I loved the home made bread rolls too and my wife had the chicken noodles. Big portions and the staff were great. Will go again on our next visit.

Thank SimonNelson
Urbana, Illinois
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

Just north of the interstate, on High Cross Rd., multi-generational home cooking, friendly people, generous servings. You won't leave hungry! Vegetables, salad bar, different specialties each day, and the best fried chicken in town! Homemade noodles, real mashed potatoes, and the best apple dumplings anywhere.

Thank PatriciaJM72
Dunlap, Illinois
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

Biscuits and gravy tastes very sweet. Both cooks were Hispanic. Prices were very reasonable. Staff was friendly.

1 Thank Laton M
Mahomet, Illinois
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195 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

We had eaten lunch and dinner before at Apple Dumpling but had not been there for breakfast. Their lunch and dinner menus have lots of specials for each day of the week and are so good! The breakfast menu all sounded good and my husband had his usual ham and eggs which he pronounced very good. Our waitress was friendly... More 

1 Thank jodyt821

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
American, Asian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2014 N High Cross Rd, Urbana, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61802-7702
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Champaign-Urbana  >  Urbana
  • Phone Number: +1 217-344-0076

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