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Garden Family Restaurant

696 E Pershing Rd, Decatur, IL 62526-2436
+1 217-872-7227
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good41%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
20 Nov 2017
“Good breakfast stop”
25 Nov 2016
“Just OK”
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6:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
696 E Pershing Rd, Decatur, IL 62526-2436
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Reviewed 21 November 2017

Eaten in here several times for breakfast and yet to have a bad experience. The wait staff is very attentive, the food is excellent, and the prices are reasonable. I like the fact that it is family owned and not a chain. The place isn't...More

Thank DukelyFlukely
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Spending Thanksgiving here while on a fall road trip. Did not want to have to dress up and go fancy and wanted to stay away from chains, so didn't want to do Cracker Barrel! In hindsight Cracker Barrel would have been better. The Thanksgiving special...More

3  Thank Rebecca L
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We thought breakfast food sounded good for supper, and after checking literature in the motel, along with online reviews, headed a couple miles down the road. The staff was attentive and so very courteous, even taking time to chat with us when time permitted. Our...More

Thank BalkanCowboy
Reviewed 26 June 2016

I have only eaten here a few times, but each time has been good. I have only eaten their breakfast items, (pancakes, breakfast sandwiches, biscuits n gravy etc). The service is good, and reminds of going to Perkins.

Thank Beachman2142
Reviewed 30 September 2015

This is a nice little restaurant if you just want a simple meal and quick. They have a large variety of dishes and very reasonably priced.

Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Every time I walk into this place I feel like I'm thrown back in time to a 60's diner... Maybe Mel's Diner on the TV show, Alice? If you're tired of the regular chain restaurants and just want a good meal, this place will fit...More

Thank Gary S
Reviewed 30 July 2015

This is a nice little restaurant and there seems to be several regulars; the waitresses greet lots of the customers by name. They have lots of daily specials to choose from or you can order off the menu.

Thank GeraldH35883
Reviewed 1 June 2015

We lived in Decatur for 3 1/2 yrs and this was the best family restaurant in town. We moved back to Ohio over 2 yrs ago and this past weekend, in May, we went to Decatur to visit and we saw the owner, the same...More

1  Thank Kathy110613
Reviewed 14 February 2015 via mobile

Today's lunched marked my second cisit here. Last time, 2 years ago, I had a good Monte Cristo here. This time, the experience was a real disappointment. What they call a Monte Cristo is now just a bland xlub sandwich, not even fried, served with...More

1  Thank thermactor
Reviewed 3 December 2014

I've eaten here many times. This restaurant, like many "family" establishments, apparently believes that quantity somehow is a substitute for quality. On my most recent visit, I almost wanted to stand up in my booth and proclaim to all in the restaurant (which weren't very...More

3  Thank anchorman_61826
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 696 E Pershing Rd, Decatur, IL 62526-2436
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Decatur
  • Phone Number: +1 217-872-7227
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