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124 W State St, Princeton, IN 47670
+1 812-635-9500
04:00 - 14:00
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Tue - Sun 04:00 - 14:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Myself and my wife had lunch there. I had the giant tenderloin which was 3 times bigger than the bun. It was a frozen tenderloin which was breaded. The tenderloin was fries so hard that it was almost impossible to eat. My wife had the breaded cod fish sandwich which was also frozen but it wasn't very good. The fries... More 

Thank Bradykids
Princeton, Indiana, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

the Palace is the meeting place of almost every one in town. they are open till 2 in the afternoon and serve a plate special every day. you can get about anything for breakfast and lunch is always crowded. the food is excellent

Thank Becky R
Carterville, Illinois
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

Decided to try this place for breakfast and it was bad from the time we walked in. The waitress was to busy on her phone to do anything but say sit anywhere while never looking up. She was rude every time she came to the table. The food was good but what we got was overpriced for what we got.... More 

Thank Betty B
Tom S, Owner at The Palace Cafe, responded to this review

I would like to apologize for your first impression of The Palace Cafe and thank you for bringing your concerns to our attention. We expect our guests at The Palace to be treated like royalty and have already addressed your observations with our staff. I hope you reconsider your decision not to visit us again and allow me the opportunity... More 

Vincennes, Indiana
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015

My husband and shared a tenderloin (it was too big for just one person). Place was clean and wait staff was friendly. We will go back and try the breakfast!

Thank Ann5819
Princeton, Indiana
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

Great tasting food! Great service! Diner atmosphere. Place is always hopping busy, which tells you how good the food really is!

Thank LASD61
Frederick, Maryland
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2015

This converted pool hall serves excellent southern Indiana food. Entrees, soups, sandwiches are all worth trying, Staff is friendly and helpful and you gett good value for your money.

3 Thank rbhurst
Winter Garden, Florida
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58 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2014

Remodeled. There on a weekend. Great menu, good service and food to match. North-west side of courthouse.

Peru, Indiana
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2014 via mobile

Wondered in for a cup of coffee while in town visiting. Found this place quaint and charming with a down home atmosphere. Homemade cinnamon rolls daily. Smelled terrific but were sold out. Large menu for such a small place. Open for breakfast and lunch only. Sandwiches and lots of homemade desserts. We went back two more times during our visit... More 

2 Thank KimBickel
Vincennes, Indiana
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144 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2013

Recently remodeled and under new owners/management....just not the same place it used to be. This place was around 40 years ago when I was in high school

Thank Indy_Fan_Man
Fort Branch, Indiana
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45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2012 via mobile

We have ate here twice since renovations. Once for breakfast and one for lunch. Both times we have been great. They have salads on the menu, but I didn't see anyone ordering them! Everyone was loving the huge cheeseburgers, Texas tenderloins, German bologna, big plates of fries, and huge stacks of onion rings. They have homemade desserts also, but we... More 

Thank kellutvols

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$8
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Open Hours
04:00 - 14:00
04:00 - 14:00
04:00 - 14:00
04:00 - 14:00
04:00 - 14:00
04:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 124 W State St, Princeton, IN 47670
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Princeton
  • Phone Number: +1 812-635-9500

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