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P J Klem's

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8000 Ogden Ave, Lyons, IL 60534-1124
+1 708-447-4343
07:00 - 21:00
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147 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So the soup here is really good. The rest is average. A bit overpriced for my taste. We have had a couple meals here because of convenience. But the food was not worth the price.

Thank rpm1774
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016

The after-church time around 11AM on Sunday is busiest, but they will take good care of you. The staff are all excellent. Make sure you say hello to MAMA. That's what everyone calls the co-owner. I call her "Babushka Mama." She will kiss you on both cheeks if you let her. Even if she has never seen you before in... More 

Thank Nicholas K
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368 reviews
272 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

You can go here for a $4.99 breakfast special or a $9.99 omelette. Service was good and the crowd for a late breakfast (after 10AM) was still fairly busy. Would go again. Coffee cup was never empty (always filled up)

Brookfield, Illinois
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 September 2015

PJ Klem's has the best cream of chicken and rice soup. They are such a friendly place and the food is always great!

1 Thank Paula K
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119 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2015

Corner family restaurant on Ogden Ave. in Lyons, Illinois. This is essentially a blue collar old neighborhood with your average Joes who are among the nicest, friendliest folks you would want to meet. Now...the food is (my opinion) really good! You get great portions and absolutely the best SERVICE. The coffee pot never empties out! Try the Bonnie&Clyde combo for... More 

Thank DaBaronVH
Lyons, Illinois
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2014

PJs has been around a long time and remain a good family restaurant...great Monte Cristo by the way...they are in the midst of redecorating which will make it even better...

Thank kathidahl
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55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2012

good family place with great food. Reasonably priced. Not far from Brookfield Zoo.

Thank Mary H
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2010

My parents and their friends eat breakfast here almost every Sunday after church for more than 10 years. The waitresses know what they'll order and how they like it cooked. We are greeted warmly when we enter. The food is consistent and reasonably priced. There are many breakfast options for those of us who don't have the menu memorized. I... More 

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Reviewed 5 March 2008

Typical Greek style restaurant. Good breakfast and was a favorite of my grandpas for like ever.

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Reviewed 7 February 2008

great simple food

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8000 Ogden Ave, Lyons, IL 60534-1124
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lyons
  • Phone Number: +1 708-447-4343

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?