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Hen House Family Restaurant

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6008 S 6TH Rd, Springfield, IL 62703
+1 217-529-3690
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Blairsville, Georgia
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30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had breakfast on a Sunday morning before church. Food was average in quality and wait staff all but ignored us. Waitress spent time visiting with the foul mouthed regulars and seemed frustrated when we needed drink refills. Prices were very reasonable. Decor was a hodge podge of pictures of regulars and kitchen decor on the wall.

Thank brooks711
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

The food is always good. You can never go wrong! Their meatloaf is amazing! They also have cute gifts and old candy that u can purchase. Feels like an old farm house to me. Nice, warm, and cozy.

Thank jojomomma90
Chicago, Illinois
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Family run feel with really affordable prices. Food portions were really good for the value and the waitress was very nice. Definitely go if your in the area.

Thank sdickey024
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190 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Ate there one night. Food was good. Two people were basically running the place. The waitress and the cook. Good service.

Thank CruiserIllinois
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Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Horrible service. Went with 3 others, they all got their drinks, I waited 15 minutes for a glass of chocolate milk. Ordered a bacon omlette, got some southwestern omlette with onions, green peppers, hamburger. It was gross. My friend ordered anerican fries and got hashbrowns. Won't be going back ever

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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53 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We ate here for breakfast. Staff were all friendly, service was fairly fast, and coffee was both good and plentiful. Like in the title, the food is all basic offerings, but good and filling.

Thank Ksee73
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39 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

This is a cute little "mom and pop" place that takes one back to what might have been found along Route 66. It was full when we got there, seems very popular with area "regulars". The staff was friendly. However, our table had not been washed, it was sticky from syrup. The waitress botched an order...no toast that was ordered... More 

Thank Kathy B
Chorley, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

I really enjoyed my meal at the Hen House. We were staying opposite at the Day's Inn and when we went inside we found it quite quaint and rather 'British' and as British people we were quite taken with it. The food was quite basic but you got a decent size portion and the place had quite a friendly feel... More 

Thank Caroline S
Jacksonville, Illinois
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131 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

This diner is a true step back in time. The décor appears to be the same as in the 1996 travel era. The cashier area has books, greeting cards, games and other misc that was staple with interstate travel. The interior is dated but clean and well taken care of. Then there are 4 plastic milk crates by the entrance... More 

Thank cyclonesdan
Hoffman Estates, Illinois
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208 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Breakfast for eight was served up with a smile. Food and staff is very good and affordable. Nice country cozy place.

Thank triptime4us

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6008 S 6TH Rd, Springfield, IL 62703
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 217-529-3690

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