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9th Street Cafe

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American, Cafe, Diner
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900 Laurel St, Highland, IL 62249-1503
+1 618-654-2622
05:00 - 14:00
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Highland, Illinois
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the place to go for breakfast in Highland. Brad's Big Breakfast easily feeds 2 or more. They have great breakfast food, no matter what you order, at a reasonable price.

Thank Kurt S
Level Contributor
35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food is always great. Great service and good price. Love this place!! The menu has many choices and the servings are plentiful. I highly recommend eating here!

Thank IllinoisEscape
A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Quilt on ceiling and news stories from the area on tables under resin. Very quaint, nice people, and food was perfect!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Level Contributor
10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

No better place for breakfast in Highland. Ask and you shall receive. My personal favorite is the bacon laced pancake. Thanks Patrick! The Logan is not to messed with. 😊

Thank Chaz96
Level Contributor
24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Local fine establishment that offers home style cooking breakfast and lunch. I primarily eat here for breakfast, but they do have a lunch crowd. All the meats are from local producers as well unless things have changed. the waitress's are on top of it and the service is great.

Thank Justin W
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Such a great atmosphere! Everyone is so nice and the food is great. Come here when you want a good home cooked tasting meal!

Thank tracy r
Littleton, Illinois
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

A group of six of us ate lunch at the Ninth Street Cafe yesterday before we visited Rosemary's Quilt Shop next door. The food was great, and the service was excellent. Portions were large. They were also serving breakfast, along with a fish special with a choice of three fishes. We noticed on the way out that they served chunky... More 

Thank farmgirl61452
Clinton, Indiana
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45 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

We had breakfast there on a Sunday morning, but went just a bit earlier than normal in order to avoid the Sunday crowd. It didn't take too long to get our food, and the prices were more than reasonable! Their pancakes are delicious, and my husband was pretty fond of their biscuits and gravy. With everything that our table ordered,... More 

Thank anburton
Troy, Illinois
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

My wife and I went there at least 2 days a week when we lived in town. Now we moved 20 miles away and still go there every time we want to go out to breakfast. Very inexpensive, excellent food with a great staff!!

Thank craigakoehler
Highland, Illinois
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71 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

Went here for breakfast and was impressed with how busy the place was. The food was very good. I really enjoyed the pictures on the wall, Lot of local history. The server was very friendly even though she was quite busy. It is easy on the wallet.

Thank Pilgore

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
05:00 - 14:00
05:00 - 14:00
05:00 - 14:00
05:00 - 14:00
05:00 - 14:00
05:00 - 14:00
05:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 900 Laurel St, Highland, IL 62249-1503
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Highland
  • Phone Number: +1 618-654-2622

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