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Gill's Diner

Diner, American
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7834 N 2nd St, Machesney Park, IL 61115-2870
+1 815-633-2196
06:30 - 21:00
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Machesney Park, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

The food is always great no matter which you order, skillets, omelets, pancakes, or egg dishes. Price is great especially from 7-8 a.m. weekdays.

Thank richard s
Rockford, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

Breakfast here is fast, affordable and delicious! They will even make chocolate chip Mickey Mouse pancakes. The skillets are great. But it does get crowded on a Sunday morning

Thank ani8301
Rockford, Illinois
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016

The food is amazing, its fresh, delicious and everything you could expect from an amazing diner! The decore and the looks of the place make it look like a total dive, but that's part of its magic i guess.The staff and the owner are friendly and nice. We were there for hours after eating our meal and never felt rushed... More 

Thank Manuel S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015

Very good breakfast foods.i have also gone.for.there friday fish fry and good also. cost is reasonable.

Thank Cindy B
Machesney Park
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015

Stopped by Gill's Diner after church and found the restaurant to be packed. There were 3 party's ahead of us, but got seated very quickly. The waitress was very pleasant and helpful. Our order was taken quickly and served in a reasonable amount of time. Food was very good, price reasonable, and service excellent. We plan on returning often.

Thank Donald P
Poplar Grove, IL
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2014 via mobile

Our group of 11 went mid afternoon for lunch. Promptly seated and waited on, food came quick. Ok food for reasonably low price. Many, many choices on menu.

Thank adamtravels_1969
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2014 via mobile

Delicious food, nice environment to eat solo or with family and friends. The staff is always prompt and friendly. I have been a loyal customer for 16 years and I recommend it.

Thank Pebbles O
Waukon, Iowa
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62 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2014

This place has all kinds of great food. Whatever you choose on this menu is bound to please. I have been here more than a few times and it is GOOD!!! It's time to make another visit since I have been out of the area for a while. IF you visit the area please make the time to get a... More 

Thank RayLawrenceJr
Machesney Park, Illinois
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2014 via mobile

Great place to stop by and have a quality breakfast for a few bucks. Breakfast is half off during the week from 7-8. Give it a shot.

Thank Hurricanes11
Machesney Park, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2012

This is a place that, had it not been recommended, I would drive past and never consider stopping. But I am glad I did. Very old school diner in nature. Food is very low priced and good. Could use some updating on the decor, but then I think it would lose some of its charm. Great visit.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Diner, American
Restaurant features
Open Hours
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7834 N 2nd St, Machesney Park, IL 61115-2870
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Machesney Park
  • Phone Number: +1 815-633-2196

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?