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Canteen Restaurant

214 S Hough St, Barrington, IL 60010-4360
+1 847-382-0900
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (10 reviews)
“soups” (2 reviews)
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06:00 - 15:00All hours
$$ - $$$
214 S Hough St, Barrington, IL 60010-4360
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the outside, you might not go in...but it's a diamond in the rough. Inside it's so cute. It's decorated like an old airplane hanger and there are old movie posters decorating the walls. It's actually bigger inside than it looks from the outside. The...More

Thank all4relaxation
Reviewed 19 April 2017

I was on my way back from a trip to a nature preserve and saw this restaurant 'canteen".It was lunch time for me. I Pulled into the parking lot and when I went inside, was greeted the minute I walked in. Service was great and...More

Thank Stan K
Reviewed 10 April 2017

My husband and I were travelling home from Chicago and stopped in at The Canteen. From the outside I could tell it had character and locals had mentioned that this was place to be on Sunday morning for breakfast or lunch. We tried the eggs...More

Thank Tracey C
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Never been for anything but breakfast, but you can't go wrong. Great value, lots of cool thinsg to look at in this Quonset Hut building with the aviation themed décor.

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Everybody has their favorite Greek restaurant, and this is mine. They aspire to a little bit more here, with interesting boutique-y breakfast dishes like you'd find at the fancier egg joints, and they do fantastic BBQ items as well. I'm also a huge fan of...More

Thank Thomas L
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Although we are regular Canteen patrons, our out of state grandkids always insist on lunch here! We love the traditional avgolemono soup, salads, skillets, and all the sandwiches.

Thank susan4mat1946
Reviewed 28 October 2016

They're open for breakfast and lunch. The menu is extensive with a wide variety of great choices! It's a hard job to chose between breakfast and lunch because it's all delicious! its a hard choice at lunch to chose between the French fries or the...More

Thank Phyllis P
Reviewed 18 July 2016

this has been an institution in town for years – I would think at least 50 years, probably much longer. Everyone in town knows it and has been to it multiple times. It is wildly popular for breakfast and lunch on the weekends, but honestly,...More

1  Thank Tundraclown
Reviewed 16 February 2016

What you would expect from a breakfast fare restaurant. Non chain certainly helps in its plated dishes.

Thank D W
Reviewed 2 January 2016

Great local flavor. Atmosphere great with aviation memorabilia hanging from the ceiling and movie posters adorning the walls. Posters come from an era when movies were movies. Very friendly. Breakfasts very tasty. They actually know what basted eggs are. Sorry, Egg Harbor & the rest...More

Thank Robert S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 214 S Hough St, Barrington, IL 60010-4360
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Barrington
  • Phone Number: +1 847-382-0900
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