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Cracker Barrel

Illinois State route 23, Ottawa, IL
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“soup” (2 reviews)
“fries” (2 reviews)
“steak” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Illinois State route 23, Ottawa, IL
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The noisy atmosphere of rattling dishes,and 100 coversations bouncing off the walls was enough for me. I had Roast Beef Mashed,and a vegie. They need a differnt cook!

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 24 February 2018

Hadn't been here for awhile, and never quite get the popularity of Cracker Barrel. It's just OK to us. Portions seemed to be small; nothing we ordered was an exceptional value. Taste overall just OK - nothing I couldn't cook at home, and when I...More

Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Cracker Barrel has such a wide variety from healthy to extremely fattening so it’s hard not to find something great to eat

Thank mooshie0227
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Very friendly waitress which is always great when dining out. The food is great! The fireplace sets a nice atmosphere.

Thank K S
Reviewed 13 November 2017

I ate here for lunch on my Birthday, but it was a Sunday, so there was a line for tables. Since I was alone, I only had to wait 10 minutes, but there were parties of as many as 19 that were being seated before...More

Thank radtech97
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

No matter where you travel you will find Cracker Barrel . The food is always good. You can try a good selection of foods. They remind you of what grandma used to make. They are always clean but the gift shop in usually crowed.

Thank Kurt R
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

You can trust a certain standard at Cracker Barrels. This was the same good comfort food, breakfast all the time and attentive service. Now that yummy pumpkin gingersnap dessert is on the menu. This one had nice flowers, including a huge hydrangea. Big, mowed, clean...More

Thank pennstatetraveler
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

I came here for a quick lunch from my company, it won't be a regret cuz you deserve to have this taste a try. I tried their lunch special and it's turkey sautéed with nice technique, soft and tender. If you are not a sweet-holic,...More

Thank sunroofaure
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Had the foil wrapped roast beef with carrots,onion,potato,corn,and tomato. Gosh that was a great eat. Service was spot on and responded promptly to any and all our needs.

Thank djnels0n
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Our group of 6 enjoyed a variety of menu items,prompt service, and the total amount of our ticket was reasonable for all the food we had. Servings were ample and tasty. Quiet relaxed atmosphere. We returned a couple of days later at lunchtime and were...More

Thank GoldenRose09
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Illinois State route 23, Ottawa, IL
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Ottawa
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