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Neli's Family Restaurant

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1055 Gardner St, South Beloit, IL 61080-1410
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is hard to get in to, and for good reason! They serve typical diner food, but the taste is amazing. Our waitress was friendly and we received our food very fast for how busy it was. There was not an empty seat in the house.

Thank Shannon C
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My son and I have been here a number of times. We come to South Beloit quite often for the 2 antique marts very near Neli's - the perfect place to have lunch! But today, it was different. The parking lot was mobbed - we considered going somewhere else. But we didn't. I was surprised that they could handle such... More 

Thank Ann B
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114 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Stopped here for breakfast and was presently surprised, Large menu with great selections , price were very reasonable and the service was very quick. This is one of the better places to get good breakfast..

Thank Rich R
Denver, Colorado
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176 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

I went to this restaurant as I was staying to the hotel next door and found it a pleasant experience. They have a wide selection of items on their menu and it’s a home cookin style. All items were very reasonable in price points and are large portions. They have daily specials too. The interior is a little dated, but... More 

Thank funtobeme
Kingston, Massachusetts
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92 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017

We stopped here for a quick lunch before a family wedding and decided to come back again the next day. The waitstaff is wonderfully friendly and helpful. The food is fresh and the portions are generous. The Boston Cream Pie is the BEST I have ever had!!!

Thank H3222MYdonnam
Denver, PA
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233 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Excellent home cooking lunch. Waitress very nice and dining are clean and inviting. A good place to eat after antiquing.

Thank Dar K
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the hotel right next door to this casual diner that emitted delicious scents. My husband ordered the fried chicken dinner, which took the 20 mins the waitress warned us about. My son ordered French Toast and I ordered a hamburger and fries. All of us were satisfied and it was reasonably priced. Would go again.

1 Thank BAKissling
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45 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went to lunch, it was a good family restaurant, that had a big menu that had breakfast, lunch, and dinner , wide variety of food , food was good , service was good , the inside of the restaurant could use some updating, but it was clean.Would definitely return , as a matter of fact ,... More 

Thank Hawkswin2015
Beloit, Wisconsin
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Great home style cooked meals. Very well reasonably priced and a must go to. Very friendly staff and great food

Thank Ljbusch
Island Lake, Illinois
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 September 2016

My husband and I live in Mchenry County Illinois and when ever we come to South Beloit to see our friends we always make it a point to stop at Neli's to, The food and staff are GREAT!!!

1 Thank Jolle B

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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
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1055 Gardner St, South Beloit, IL 61080-1410
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  South Beloit

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