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Yoder's Kitchen

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1195 E Columbia St, Arthur, IL 61911-9738
+1 217-543-2714
07:00 - 20:00
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Easton, IL
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The buffet at Yoder's has a great selection of food at a reasonable price. The restaurant serves homemade bread with Amish apple butter. A mist for dining while in the area.

Thank Charlene F
Hammond, Illinois
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is always packed and I don`t know why. It`s over priced for a buffett and you better like broasted chicken ....no meat to speak of....they have even expanded the seating. I think the reason it is popular is because it`s Amish. Don`t be fooled I cook for two church`s in the area, there mashed potatoes are out of... More 

1 Thank Mickey4761
Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Comfort food at its finest. Great fried chicken and sides, nice salad and dessert bar. Definitely worth the trip. I've heard about it for years and this was our first time. I'm sorry we never tried it sooner. Everything is homemade and tastes amazing. You have the option of the buffet or ordering off the menu. We opted for buffet... More 

Thank Daugh8
United States
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50 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for Kale salad and wheat juice shots you will not find them here! Rather, here the wheat is converted into dumplings, breads and cobblers! Great fried chicken and bread pudding!

Thank Dale F
Sullivan, Indiana
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39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

wonderful place to stop for lunch or dinner, place was busy lunch time but did not have to wait very long before seated, this was our second time there and will be stopping again when in the area .

Thank paul w
Arthur, Illinois
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Yoder's Kitchen has been a legend in Central Illinois for many years, and recently added on a wing, nearly doubling the size. The food is excellent, whether you chose the buffet or ordering off the menu. I've done both and the food is excellent. They always have their delectible fried chicken, but have many other entres, too. The salad bar... More 

Thank Joellen J
Silvis, Illinois
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Had a delicious meal (lunch). Desserts were very good and tasted homemade but I think the bread pudding is a little overrated, I've had better. They have an ice cream machine which made my husband happy. A little pricey at 9.50 for the buffet for lunch, so go hungry to get your money's worth. Drinks are extra.

Thank KatrinaJB
Terre Haute, Indiana
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Everyone waits!!! Even if there are tables available. Doesn't taste Amish!! - if u want Amish at its best go to Logotee in. Or Montgomery, in.. True Amish cooking!! Compare it yourself

1 Thank Skelley1722
Sullivan, Illinois
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

One person or a bus load, all are welcome here and can be accommodated as well. Very good buffet style dining as well as being able to order from a full line menu. Yoders make all of their own bakery items as well as having an area to purchase the bakery items too. To facilitate your full Amish experience, Yoders... More 

Thank meandje
Austin, Texas
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148 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We stopped for lunch at Yoders and were blown away. Our son had eaten there and he insisted we make the short detour to the restaurant - He was right! It's a uniquely Amish experience in every respect, from the gift shop to the servers and the food. The chili was the best my wife and I have EVER had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Dutch, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Buffet
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:00
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: 1195 E Columbia St, Arthur, IL 61911-9738
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Arthur
  • Phone Number: +1 217-543-2714

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