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1776 Joliet Rd, Lockport, IL 60446
+1 815-838-1500
Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Tue - Fri 17:00 - 21:00
Sat 16:00 - 21:00
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17 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Romeoville, Illinois
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This place is a great choice when taking the parents or grand parents out for a bite. It's very old school from the look to the food. But the food is great, even their steaks for a chicken spot are amazing. and is a great value for how well you'll be feed. I would suggest dining in for the best... More 

Thank Suburban171
Joliet, Illinois
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent food. One of the best chicken I have ever had. Corn Fritters! OMG A if they are fresh and haven't been sitting around long. They could use more 'corn' in them. Prices are getting out of hand. It is just a chicken dinner!

Thank pazz132016
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45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

White Fence Farms has been there a long time and there's a reason, the chicken. They have other food too, but most folks go for the chicken and fritters. Got good shrimp and fish too, so drop by and see for yourself.

Thank James F
Escondido, California
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 29 June 2016

On a recent visit to Oak Park, White Fence Farm was recommended to us for take-out chicken. We were not disappointed! The chicken was hot, moist & delicious; the fritters were a pleasant surprise. Along with coleslaw and French fries, our chicken dinner was delicious & well worth the price!

Thank Janet C
Lemont, Illinois
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149 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

This establishment is a treat just to sit and relax in a very "country" style atmosphere. Great food, specializing in fried chicken but the fish and steak are very good as well. The side dishes of beets, coleslaw, hush puppies and cottage cheese are a treat in themselves but the chicken is fantastic. Great service from a staff of professionals.... More 

Thank Richard B
Champaign, Illinois
1 review
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Was so excited to finally try this place since fried chicken is my favorite meal. Boy was I disappointed!!! This is probably some of the worst fried chicken I've ever had. It was extremely wet and soggy and had no flavor. I cannot even put into words how nasty the gravy was that came with the mashed potatoes. It is... More 

Thank babybird33
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Went today and wait was pretty bad which is expected on easter. Food was excellent. All the sides were perfect and so was the shrimp. Waiter was subpar.

Thank Robert W
Chicago, Illinois
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61 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2015

My elderly father-in-law told us stories about the legendary taste of White Fence Farm chicken for years. He had gone there sometime back in the '70s, the '80s, and most recently, before the turn of the Century. Last night he finally convinced us to drive him there for dinner -- with the promise that he'd pay for dinner. "No brainer."... More 

Thank TieTheKnotVideos
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2015

They have the best chicken around! Our entire family has gone to White Fence Farm for many years and for many celebrations. When family come in from out of town we will all get together here. I also use their carry out when we have parties. Quick and easy for me!! The corn fritters are great the kids scramble for... More 

Thank Madeira337
Romeoville, Illinois
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 July 2014

Innocently 10 of us bought 4 pieces of chicken each but when the food came it was put on 2 platters of 12 making it only 24 pieces of chicken. I was with future in-laws and did not want to make a scene. I will never go to WFF ever again.

Thank Sandra H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1776 Joliet Rd, Lockport, IL 60446
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lockport
  • Phone Number: +1 815-838-1500

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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?