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Reviewed 24 June 2022 via mobile

Summer Strawberry Festival. Excellent spinach, strawberry and walnut salad. Atmosphere is family friendly. Staff is helpful.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 19 December 2021

Our group ordered eggs, bacon and pancakes. Food came quickly and was very good. Will return and try one of there pies.

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 6 October 2021 via mobile

I had the shrimp skillet meal. I have to say the flavor was great, though perhaps a bit salty. However, the texture was wrong. The dish was piping hot and the colors were vibrant but the broccoli was absolute mush. Looked good, just way over...cooked due to the heat. My son had a chicken strip sandwich and said the fries were a bit off as well.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 25 March 2021

We got in late so needed to order late. Perkins had late hours so that's what we did. The food arrived hot, delivered as ordered, and delicious as usual. We even ordered muffins for breakfast since we wanted to hit the road early in the...morning. Great choice. We would definitely do it again!More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 8 December 2019

As usual, I do not go away hungry from Perkins. I don't remember what I had ordered as I have misplaced my receipt, but it had fried potatoes, bacon, gravy and cheese on top and other stuff. It was good. The way the crispiness and...the seasoning of the fried potatoes was reminded me of the flavoring of a Taco John's Tatter Tot's if you've ever had them. The taste was somewhat similar. The meal was very good, and it also came with three pancakes as well. I have posted photos for you to look at. My wife did a build your own breakfast thing of two eggs, potatoes and bacon with a milk, and she had enjoyed her meal as well. It is a treat for us to go to Perkins as we don't visit there very often. Keep up the good work there cooks, we look forward to visiting again.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 29 August 2019

We arrived mid-afternoon having driven all day without eating. Perkins was offering their Pot Roast in several dishes. The restaurant was less than half full and we were seated immediately. Unfortunately, that was the last fast service we would see. Upon being told we would...need a minute to review the menu our waitress disappeared for the better part of 10 minutes. When she finally returned I ordered the Pot Roast Stroganoff and my wife the Pot Roast. The wait for the food was again excessive seemingly because the waitresses were more interested in talking than paying attention to their customers. After another extended wait, I was served the Stroganoff with no sides. If this is correct Perkins needs to rethink this dinner entree. The dish was actually pretty good for a chain restaurant. My personal taste would have prefered more seasoning and sour cream but that is a matter of taste and easily remedied. My wife enjoyed the Pot Roast but found the mashed potatoes bland, again easily fixed. I had planned on ordering pie for dessert but after a fifteen-minute wait with the waitresses not paying attention to anything other than their conversation we got up and moved to the cash register. Our waitress hurried right over and asked if we would like to see the ticket! Well, yeah, we thought seeing what we were paying for would be nice. We were both disappointed that a decent meal was made into a frustrating waiting period watching the waitresses talk. Had we not walked up to the register I have to wonder how long we would have sat there.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 11 August 2019

The food is quite good here but you better have some time to waste as the service is slow. Great breakfasts, worth a try. Just make sure you are not in a hurry,

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed 11 March 2019

I came here for Breakfast with my wife. We both had ordered the Build-a-breakfast. Two eggs, sausage, potatoes and buttermilk pancakes. It was not only good, but filling as well. If you want quality food from a chain restaurant, then Perkin's will fit the bill.

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

Enjoyed a good breakfast with family during a recent road trip that took us through Galesburg. Eggs benedict with avocado was delicious served with a healthy portion of hashbrowns and cut up fruit. Both of my sons enjoyed the chicken and biscuit meal with hasbrowns....Good value for food served.More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed 26 August 2018

Everything that is made at Perkin's is good. The Everything breakfast is a better deal than the Everything Skillet. Why? Becuase you get less food with the skillet. This is what the waitress had said when I had asked what the difference was. So get...the Everything plate and not the skillet. It is like a .70 cents difference in price. I had gotten the Everything omlette, hashbrowns, and three big buttermilk pancakes and orange juice. It was filling. I didn't need to eat lunch. Very good. Perkins never disappoints.More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

We arrived and were seated quickly in a less than "white glove" booth. The glass between us and the next booth was filthy...only brought to my attention by the child banging on it. Our breakfast took forever. The arrival not pleasing. My daughter's meal was...fine. Mine was not. The scrambled eggs resembled flat overdone crepes. The potatoes were over-bite-size "new on menu " country fries. The biscuits were day old. Never again...What a disappointment to this chain of restaurants claiming breakfast delights!More

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

I have went only once but had great food while I was there. I had stroganoff and was very pleased. The others that I went with had breakfast foods and I had the pleasure of trying their food. That being said going there at different...times of the day is no worry for good food.More

Date of visit: August 2017
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Reviewed 10 February 2018

Took the wife out for supper. We had chosen Perkins as we hadn't been here in awhile. Good choice. The wife had chosen the Chicken Pot Pie for $10.99. It also came with a side salad. I had a taste of her pot pie, and...it was good. It looked BIG. I think that my dish was better. I had ordered the Chicken, Bacon, Broccoli Pasta for $10.99. It was lemon herb marinated chicken with fresh steamed broccoli, parmacean cheese, Applewood bacon, and thin spaghetti. 1240 calories. It was very good. It would be a dish that i'd order again.More

Date of visit: February 2018
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

As it had been awhile since i've been to Perkin's, I had stopped in for breakfast. I had ordered their Tremendous Twelve. It consists of three eggs, four buttermilk pancakes, choice of hash browns, breakfast potatoes, tots or fruit and choice of four Applewood smoked...bacon strips or four sausage links. For those counting calories, this meal will range from 1130 - 1870 calories. The price for all of this deliciousness is $10.49. It was a good meal. The pancakes soak up the syrup, so you may have to add more as I did, but that was ok. I'll be back another time for another meal. I can't recall ever having a bad meal at a Perkin's. Keep up the good work!More

Date of visit: November 2017
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Reviewed 2 June 2017

I have eaten here many times and the food has always been very good. It can get busy and then service is slower - so if you want fast service pick a time away from the standard meal times. Trip Adviser lists this Perkins as...#45 of the Galesburg restaurants - behind many fast food places. This is a great mistake - first how do you compare fast food where most of their business comes from drive-thru to sit down restaurants with waitstaff? The food quality at Perkins is far better. I would place Perkins in the top ten in Galesburg (maybe top five, but I haven't eaten at all the small local restaurants so I really can't say for sure). When I see a review saying the waitress was impolite, I think that must be because those patrons started by being rude and insulting their waitress - a good way to get poor service. The waitresses and waiters are severally underpaid and they usually make good effort to be polite and efficient in hopes of getting some tips (even on days when their mood is poor because of the previous customers).More

Date of visit: May 2017
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Perkins Restaurant & Bakery is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 3