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Fred's diner

225 Center St, Grayslake, IL 60030-1534
+1 847-223-9776
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“hash browns” (7 reviews)
“soups” (2 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
225 Center St, Grayslake, IL 60030-1534
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great consistent and old diner. Cheap eats with crazy service and great tasting food. We good there several times a year for a real old school blast from the past! The food is plentiful and is very reasonable. Crazy in your face service with a...More

Thank Patti2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A small downtown diner serves up some pretty good food for a reasonable price. You will have to wait for a table on the weekend but if you want the experience it’s worth it

Thank W6194SHrobertb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The crew that in’s the place are all great! They remember your face and sometimes your nam if your lucky!!

Thank Jojovolleyball
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Great nostalgia. The food is all diner. The service is wild and surly but sweet! WE love this place for a great cheap food. But be aware it is VERY popular and gets crowded. So go early of late and have a wonderful breakfast!

1  Thank Patti2
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Small time diner with good food. Waitresses make Your meal fun. We've eaten there for breakfast also.

Thank Carroll F
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Delicious everything-- swiftly delivered--constant coffee refills-- you'll love it! It's a tiny place, try for a window seat.

Thank karenmcclu
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Only open for breakfast and lunch Monday thru Saturday, this place can turn your bad day into a great day! Owned by one fun lady and all waitresses are related to her - making them so fun as well. Have to have a sense of...More

1  Thank Pamela R
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We stop here every time we see our Doctor who is in Grayslake. Great service, great repartee with the waitresses and the food is very good. Lots of fun.

Thank vegasjan52
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Great service, delicious food served in a timely manner. Always consistent. Perfectly cooked eggs. They will remember you after a visit or two

Thank Jean T
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Quaint diner with a sassy server, she is great, but the only reason to return. Typical greasy spoon diner, which we all need sometimes for sure. The menu is exactly the same as Whitney Street just a few doors down.

1  Thank Meghan_A_Columbus_OH
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
04:30 - 14:00
04:30 - 14:00
04:30 - 14:00
04:30 - 14:00
04:30 - 14:00
04:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 225 Center St, Grayslake, IL 60030-1534
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Grayslake
  • Phone Number: +1 847-223-9776
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