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Lil' Chef

1616 S Saginaw Rd, Midland, MI 48640-5634
+1 989-631-3660
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good20%
  • Average25%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
9 Nov 2017
“Lil' Chef. Midland, MI Landmark”
14 Aug 2017
“Good Find Good Food”
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06:00 - 21:00 Hours
1616 S Saginaw Rd, Midland, MI 48640-5634
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

Lil' Chef has been a Midland, MI landmark since the dawn of time. The ownership has varied along with the quality of service and food. There have been times when i would have rated a 0/5, more recently however, 4/5 is far more fitting. The...More

Thank mrJoe_b
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Stopped for dinner last week. My wife had the french dip sandwich and she said it was delicious, could not eat it all, (take home time). I had the club sandwich which is the best I have had in a long time. Service was excellent....More

Thank tomgee88
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Staff is wonderful, they do watch and keep your drinks full (I like that). The food is fast, you can enjoy the variety. The tables are in different sizes, but if you plan on a crowd, they will set tables together in another area. One...More

Thank RJVlier
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Good food, with friendly prompt service. The environment is clean and receptive. The food was served warm but you might want to give specifics as to not be disappointed....example: bread toasted until "browned", etc.

Thank GoTurner
Reviewed 15 March 2016

For last few years, they have not added one single item to their salad bar, their menu is the same always, and the service is bad.

Thank vivianmh2014
Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

I've been frequenting here for 20 years! The service is always good and the coffee is great. With all the big box places "the chef" as us locals call it is a stand out in the mom and pop places to go!

Thank Joshua T
Reviewed 25 December 2015

I Used to work here I've seen food dropped on floor and re-plated most dishes are microwaved including the baked fish i have seen cooks use washroom and walk right by a sink without using it. walk in cooler is Dirty there have been finger...More

2  Thank Penny W
Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

I have been to Lil' Chef a few times before tonight and it has always been "okay". The times we have been there in the morning have always been decent. However, we went in the evening today and tonight's visit was not as pleasant. Mother...More

2  Thank Natalie G
Reviewed 1 February 2015 via mobile

Sadly places like this are going away for cookie cutter restaurants. I enjoy the small town feel as well as these types of restaurants that I grew up with. Good food and kind service. Worth the stop.

Thank Joseph L
Reviewed 6 December 2014

Friendly, personalized service with delicious food has made Lil Chef a favorite spot for decades. Easy to find with plenty of parking, once inside our two orders of Farmer’s Omelet and French Toast were well prepared, served promptly & delicious. Our first experience with Lil...More

Thank Ernest M
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1616 S Saginaw Rd, Midland, MI 48640-5634
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Midland
  • Phone Number: +1 989-631-3660
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