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What's Cookin'

409 7th St, Charleston, IL 61920-2046
+1 217-345-7427
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good24%
  • Average15%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible4%
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CUISINES
American
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
409 7th St, Charleston, IL 61920-2046
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Reviewed April 29, 2018

Was a great place to eat. New owners which I have heard nothing but good about. Will go there to eat then it becomes WB's.

Thank prairierose2
Reviewed October 2, 2017

We have visited "What's Cookin" several times for breakfast and found the employees friendly and liked the down home environment. . The food to be good and the quantity to be more than adequate and would recommend the restaurant

Thank 29rls
Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

Love this place excellent breakfast baked goods are homemade. Service is great and restaurant is clean!

Thank zimrock
Reviewed August 12, 2017

They have the best biscuits and gravy in town. Everything else is pretty standard though. Good homemade breads. Go for breakfast and you will not be disappointed.

Thank Uberdonk
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

Great cornbeef hash and eggs , very good breakfast place, they are open for lunch too good specials everyday

Thank Daniel H
Reviewed July 27, 2017

We discovered this place when our son was at Eastern Illinois. He has not been there for the past eight years, but I sidetrack out of my way on my way home from Paducah Illinois's annual quilt show to go to this restaurant for lunch....More

Thank Peg W
Reviewed July 16, 2017

We were here for breakfast, and it was fairly busy--mostly all tables filled, and fairly steady. Food is not much above what a home kitchen produces, so the payment is for not having to fix the food and clean up after. However, I never did...More

Thank honeybee0042
Reviewed July 16, 2017

The staff is EXCELLENT about refilling coffee, even when they're really busy. I like that they have a flavored coffee each day in addition to the regular kind. The food is pretty decent, too, especially the homemade strawberry bread.

Thank ann12339
Reviewed June 16, 2017

What's Cookin' is a friendly, comfortable mid-small town restaurant we have never failed to enjoy. Food is tasty and well-prepared and service is prompt and as friendly as family. Even if you have something else, the French onion soup is not to be missed. that...More

Thank Fred L
Reviewed May 11, 2017 via mobile

Awesome breakfast. Great service and the best food. Also serve Mimosas and Bloody Mary's! Love this place, a mist visit in Charleston!!

Thank Shannon S
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Sherri D
July 19, 2017|
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Response from sclptr | Reviewed this property |
They are open from 6am-2pm Mon-Fri 7am-2pm Sat/Sun Breakfast is served all day.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Monday
6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Tuesday
6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Wednesday
6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Thursday
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Saturday
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 409 7th St, Charleston, IL 61920-2046
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 217-345-7427
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