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Oatman House

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501 E Main St, Collinsville, IL 62234-3535
+1 618-346-2326
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 14:00
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Belleville
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101 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

We have held our board meetings here for a couple of years. We just found out that "The Oatman House" is closing it's doors on 31 December 2015. Great breakfast meetings here will be missed. The building is for sale. Will someone please buy it so we can go back again.

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Thank 2919George_S
Peoria, IL
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66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2015

The Victorian House is only one block off the main street in town with free parking in front of the house. Reservations are not necessary but helpful. The Italian beef sandwich with au jus was very good as was the salmon filet on top of lettuce salad. They had cider as well as cinnamon tea (both hot and cold) as... More 

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Lilburn, Georgia
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181 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015 via mobile

Went here with colleagues for lunch during the week. It was not busy at all. Nice menu with a couple soups, several salad options and multiple sandwiches. You can also do combinations. I had the 1/2 chicken salad on croissant, Caesar salad and cup of lobster bisque. The soup actually tasted like lobster. Lots of chicken in the salad. I... More 

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Southern Illinois
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124 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2014

Several friends and I take turns choosing a restaurant each month. We meet, eat, visit. We were curious about the interior and history. Our server had little to no info about the house and to us seemed unwilling to talk about it. Our food wasn't bad. This was a couple years ago when we visited. There was thick dust in... More 

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3 Thank Bingo47
Belleville
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101 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2014

A board I serve on has monthly breakfast meetings here, The food is excellent. Furnishings are quaint because this is a tea room. My favorite is the Frittata with feta cheese.

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1 Thank 2919George_S
Edwardsville, Illinois
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2014 via mobile

This quaint home is truly a perfect representation of a beautiful tea room. The decor is wonderful and makes you feel like you were taken back in time, when things were simpler and more relaxing! Once you walk in, you are treated as family and are taken in by the warmth of the staff. The food was excellent! I had... More 

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3 Thank Elena Y
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2014 via mobile

I saw this Tea House here on Trip Advisor and wanted to check it out. A very nice and cozy tea house, excellent food and service. I had the chicken club, vegetable soup and the BLT pasta salad. A pick three choice for $9.99. ALL very yummy. The tea was excellent. You must try the Hot Cinnamon Spice!! And don't... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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53 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2013

Recently I had the pleasure of lunch with some of my favorite relatives in this area. The Oatman House provided a warm and cozy atmosphere for the four of us plus a small baby. The food was wonderful, and I had been there once before, so I expected it to be just as good as the first time. It did... More 

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Belleville
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101 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2013

The board of one of the not for profits I serve on holds their monthly breakfast meeting here. As they are normally closed fro breakfast we get the whole place to ourselves, My favorite is the Frittata with Feta Cheese ( a baked egg omelette), Other get additional items added. They even make a vegetarian meal for breakfast.We have been... More 

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1 Thank 2919George_S
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2013

We celebrated my daughter's college graduation with lunch on the back patio and were so delighted with the absolutely delicious home-made soup and the fresh fresh fresh salad and yummy sandwiches. Our table was reserved with a handwritten sign. Very cool! Is it different? Oh yes. Definitely an experience and a great one. Don't miss it. Celebrate something special here.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
Saturday
11:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 501 E Main St, Collinsville, IL 62234-3535
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Collinsville
  • Phone Number: +1 618-346-2326

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