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Mama's Arcade Cafe

Pulaski St, Lincoln, IL
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (5 reviews)
“potatoes” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, Diner, American
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LOCATION
Pulaski St, Lincoln, IL
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Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Yeah this place is a little hole in the wall with some seriously good food and service! The employees are very kind and they really hustle.

Thank joseph s
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in this restaurant for breakfast. The service was very good. Only thing I’d change is come back and refill coffee more often. Breakfast was great home style cooking. Prices are very reasonable.

Thank ice1955
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

My eggs and hash browns were cooked perfectly and I'm very picky! Very friendly staff. You have to get a cinnamon roll, divine! Lunch is also good, just an all around great hometown diner.

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Located downtown on the old square. The place has been around since I was a kid. Great breakfast and lunch meals. Very friendly staff. Prices are reasonable. Use a ramp at a corner if you are wheelchair bound. Look out the windows and you see...More

Thank MONYMAN53
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

I have only eaten here for breakfast.Even the oatmeal is good.I think I have eaten every item on the breakfast menu.The pancakes are dinner plate size.You can't go wrong here.Fast friendly service.

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 29 March 2017

I met a friend for breakfast. I've been to Mama's many times and today was just as good. The food was great and the service was excellent. My bacon and eggs were done just as I like them.

Thank Jim_Cox1946
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Best place for breakfast in Lincoln, IL. I have been coming here since I was a child. I have never been disappointed in any of the food I have ordered. My favorite is 2 eggs medium, with American fries, sausage (best I have ever had,...More

Thank Bonnie R
Reviewed 7 May 2016

I only have eaten breakfast here. I enjoy the cornbread hash . biscuits and gravy.and the breakfast specials are very good.make shure you are hungry if you order the pancakes. I have not had a bad meal there

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

We like to go to Mama's on Sunday mornings. It's usually busy but if you have to wait, it won't be long. It's a good breakfast for a very fair price. Lunch items are ok and reasonably priced also.

Thank ttttia
Reviewed 22 April 2016

I got a late start and hit Mama's before 7 AM . When I arrived I noticed a lincoln police officer dining and it was moderately busy but I grabbed a booth near the window and was issued a pleasant greeting by a local sitting...More

Thank willdriveforfood
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Cafe, Diner, American
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pulaski St, Lincoln, IL
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lincoln
Description
The best little place for breakfast in Lincoln, IL.
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