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Welcome Inn

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102 North Main Street, Elizabeth, IL
+1 815-858-2254
07:00 - 14:00
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Sun 07:00 - 14:00
Tue - Thu 09:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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Oswego, Illinois
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

The food was amazing - home cooking - awesome soups - awesome salad bar- amazing food. The staff was very friendly!!! A place to go and feel very welcome!!

Thank ghiccups
Paris, France
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158 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Recommended from several people for good, comfort food. Had pork tenderloin that was tasty enough that "it didn't even need mustard". I had the homemade beef stew and it was good, although I pulled out a couple chunks of fat. Another in our party had the oven baked onion soup and had rave reviews of it. The other person in... More 

Thank Luann Rae J
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

It's a pretty decent place. A little on the higher priced side, but not horrible. My family and I usually meet here for dinner as its the middle meeting place for both of us. A decent salad bar, and you get a lot of food.

Thank Ashly M
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Good food and great variety for a small town. We had breakfast and dinner and both meals were great with plenty of food. Small town appeal yet big city tastes.

Thank Deborah J
Anderson, Indiana
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We were trying to skip lunch because we had dinner reservations for later in the day. We found ourselves in Elizabeth at an antique mall when hunger hit. We walked in to the Welcome Inn and split a turkey wrap to hold us over. It was awesome, crispy, filling and fast! The service was excellent as well.

Thank JasonandStacie
Kenosha, Wisconsin
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71 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

VERY pleasantly surprised with our dinner at Welcome Inn.We were driving to Galena,IL for a long weekend and stooped for friday dinner on the way.Saw many cars parked outside plus sign said breakfast,lunch and dinner served.Expected typical bar food but found great variety of dinners:chicken,beef,pork & seafood.So many entrees were unusual variations that we asked our waitress for recommendations .I... More 

Thank Mark L
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

Very enjoyable dinner. Everyone in our party had a great meal and our server, Joline was fabulous! Wonderful spot, will be a repeat customer for sure.

Thank travel6969
Elizabeth, Illinois
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Al and Loulie are both great chefs and excellent with the local clientele. I would recommend reservations on busy summer weekends for Friday and Saturday night if you have a group over 4 people. Lorraine, the weekend bartender, is a dear. The staff includes Al and Loulie's family, as well as many locals. Do not hesitate to ask Al for... More 

Thank jennifersullivan32
Schaumburg, Illinois
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29 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

We were passing through town and stopped in. The prices are extremely reasonable. The portions were large enough that we both took away boxes for later. It was tasty.

Thank Hellenictraveler
Warren, Illinois
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79 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

Went here with the girls when we were antiquing in the area. We had a wonderful lunch. The waitress was AWESOME! We loved our meals so much... we brought the guys back for a Friday night! The fish was delicious as were the drinks! Again- another great waitress & great service.

Thank Lynnette T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 North Main Street, Elizabeth, IL
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Elizabeth
  • Phone Number: +1 815-858-2254

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