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215 E Broadway Blvd, Johnston City, IL 62951-1604
+1 618-983-8497
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good41%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
2 Jun 2018
“Comfortable, Hometown Diner”
3 Feb 2018
“Sit down, order the special & take in the ambiance”
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215 E Broadway Blvd, Johnston City, IL 62951-1604
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Reviewed 2 June 2018

A very pleasant, "down home" sort of diner. Very straightforward cooking, with plenty of good food on your plate, in a very family friendly atmosphere.

Thank GHerste
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Had some excellent chicken and dumplings here with a customer. Service is great, the place is clean, it’s old and very historic. The old booths are fantastic! And they take plastic if you need but use cash so you can watch them pull the arm...More

Thank Jpbway57
Reviewed 16 September 2017

The food at Andresen's Cafe is a staple around this small town! Home cooked meals - NOT fast food - Great place for seniors and the slower crowd! This place is packed at 11:30 am for lunch!! Also, campers from nearby Arrowhead Lake Campground always...More

Thank Joe F
Reviewed 15 January 2017

We were on our way back home from Florida and decided to try other than fast food off I57 and we found Andresen's. It's hard to believe this place This place originally opened in 1927 by a Norwegian immigrant. The new owners have truly kept...More

1  Thank Kristine V
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Stopped in for nearly weekday lunch while searching for other than fast food off I57. This place, opened in 1927 by a Norwegian immigrant, has served generations of hungry coal miners and farmers and their families. Great burgers, specials and desserts, with a friendly staff...More

Thank Mike-in-Bama
Anthony S, Manager at Andresen's, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2017

Thank you for stopping in and trying us out. Glad you enjoyed the history

Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

We frequently dine in at Andresen's on the weekend. The Sunday Specials are always a big hit. I have never had a bad meal. Wait staff is very friendly! However, don't go in expecting to have a quick meal. They are usually very busy, typically...More

Thank Megan R
Reviewed 5 October 2015 via mobile

Happen to stop in for lunch and had never been there. Small town flavor with good food. Reasonably priced and friendly. Good choice on my part.

Thank Jim R
Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

So many options of sandwiches and yummy sides along with homemade pies (I got the 4 layer butterscotch delight). If you want to get full of old timey home cooking this is the place to do it. We got, Bbq (melt in your mouth) chicken...More

2  Thank daenergymon
Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

Really simple food. Hamburger was good and prices really reasonable. The better rating is more about the interesting old timey atmosphere. Great to step outside the food chains and enjoy life.

1  Thank James J
Reviewed 9 June 2015

We were looking for a non-fast food restaurant and after having a pathetic experience at another truck stop on our trip we found this little gem off the beaten path. Decent fod, decent proices, and history of the place. The waitress was friendly also which...More

2  Thank psam6
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Average prices
US$2 - US$9
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 E Broadway Blvd, Johnston City, IL 62951-1604
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Johnston City
  • Phone Number: +1 618-983-8497
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