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Sloppy Gene's

) #19 of 46 Restaurants in Sterling $
111 E 3rd St, Sterling, IL 61081-3610
+1 815-625-6846
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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good30%
  • Average20%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (3 reviews)
“omelet” (2 reviews)
“french toast” (2 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 15:00All hours
CUISINES
Diner
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LOCATION
111 E 3rd St, Sterling, IL 61081-3610
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Reviewed 8 June 2017

This is a nice little hole in the wall place in old downtown Sterling. We have only been there for breakfast, I think it is also open for lunch. Their choices for breakfast are all good, and inexpensive. I don't know how they do it,...More

Thank davidlI5106MM
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Amazing atmosphere with great food. great friendly service. Would recommend highly for breakfast! (My favorite)

Thank jbferris2012
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

It took forever to get waited on,the waitress was rude, table and silverware was dirty, sloppy genes were dry as a bone, there was hair in the french fries, and the noodles in the soup were mush and it was tasteless, and the place was...More

Thank mamaboonie
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Small quaint location, Great food, and good soups!! wish it was open longer. great Sloppy joe's (: Always a friendly staff!

Thank CJHH91
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for fancy and frills this isn't the spot for you, if you just like good food stop on in!! Admittedly we mostly go there for breakfast, but best part is, anything on the menu is game for breakfast!! The Gene Rite omelette...More

Thank Bud-Dog23
Reviewed 20 January 2016

Not a fancy place-old style diner-Have to try one of their supreme omelets. Omelet with hash browns and choice of meat rolled inside, served wit sausage gravy poured over the entire omelet.

Thank Bob B
Reviewed 29 October 2015 via mobile

Both breakfast or lunch, you will find a good meal here for a reasonable price. Don't go for the atmosphere, go because you're hungry.

Thank Tim M
Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

This is a fun place to go. Irish pup with Mexican food. Drinks are good and the food.... you better be hungry! Family and friends are welcome.

Thank kdk9
Reviewed 2 September 2015

The main food they make here is fine grained hamburger on a bun. The food is very good and the staff which has changed since the last time are still a group of friendly, excellent servers. The breakfast is still good. The sandwiches are always...More

Thank edpleskovitch
Reviewed 1 July 2015

This restaurant was a Maid-Rite and has been redone as Sloppy Gene's. The food is pretty much the same and IS good food. The staff are mom's if you understand me. :) They are good at their jobs and good wait staff also.Mostly everything is...More

Thank edpleskovitch
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 13:00
Monday
06:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 15:00
Thursday
06:00 - 15:00
Friday
06:00 - 15:00
Saturday
06:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 E 3rd St, Sterling, IL 61081-3610
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Sterling
  • Phone Number: +1 815-625-6846
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