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Four and Twenty Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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420 S Main St, Princeton, IL 61356-2005
+1 815-875-4200
07:00 - 15:00
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Sun 07:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 15:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had never been and we were delighted with the ambiance, service and quality of food! I had an AMAZING Cobb Salad with homemade thousand island dressing and my fiancé had egg breakfast and Biscuits and Gravy and he said it was the best he's had. Great place. Cant wait to visit again !!!

Thank Patricia G
Princeton, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Four and Twenty is a fantastic quaint cafe. There are so many delicious items, I haven't had one thing that I don't like. The whole grain pancakes are great and the fluffy omelettes are also very good. The salad bar is all fantastic!

Thank Stephanie C
Gold Canyon, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

We were looking for an interesting, more upscale, spot for breakfast or brunch in the small town of Princeton. Four and Twenty delivered - a cute place, lots of locals, fresh baked goods and pies. I had eggs benedict, which were great, the Hollandaise sauce was the right consistency and taste. My sister had a turkey BLT on gluten free... More 

Thank Roberta R
Spring Valley, Illinois
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Lunch with 3 friends. Took 20 min for waitress to take our order. They were out of roast beef for french dips and italian beef. Tried to get a cheeseburger instead. They were out of buns. Got a ham and cheese, which was good, but only got 3 chips on side of plate, $9. My friend got chicken ceasar salad,... More 

Thank ayanush
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

They have great food but the service is a little lack luster. They do great when you get there, but then when you want refills it have to hunt them down. They seem to need more servers and then it would be better.

Thank Jamie T
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We love going to this place. Great family atmosphere, great food, and we've always had great service. Highly recommended!

Thank Sarah A
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for brunch with Mom, hubby, and grown kids. Half had breakfast, other half had lunch. Everybody really liked their food. Wanda and her staff were very friendly. Will definitely go back next time we're in Princeton.

Thank MomFlynn
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

We love this place. Great atmosphere, great service, and great food. Highly recommend this restaurant to anybody!

Thank J.P. A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

My wife and I dined at the Four and Twenty while waiting for the Amtrak train to arrive at the depot, which is minutes away. The buffalo burger was good. The corn chowder, which was made from corn and other vegetables harvested from the owner's garden, was the best we have had in years. It had a slight kick to... More 

Thank IowaLen
Newark, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

We discovered this little gem a few years back. Have never stopped driving the 1 hour for a welcoming and delicious meal and the friendliness of the diner!

Thank Yvonne H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 420 S Main St, Princeton, IL 61356-2005
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Princeton
  • Phone Number: +1 815-875-4200
Welcome! We are a Midwestern Cafe located in the heart of Illinois and dedicated to homemade and the best of locally sourced foods. Open 7 days a week to serve you Breakfast and Lunch, Homemade Pastries, Pies, & Confections. Full Service Coffee Bar, Special Event Planning and Catering.

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