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Daphne's Family Restaurant

American, Greek, Diner
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720 Woodlawn Rd, Lincoln, IL 62656-1446
+1 217-735-1699
06:00 - 20:00
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Geneseo, United States
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47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Ask for biscuits and gravy with very crispy bacon. Biscuit and gravy was good. But the bacon was cold and not crispy. Coffee was good

Thank Andrew R
Central Illinois
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83 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Third time trying this place. Breakfast last time was cold and not good, staff couldn't have cared less if we were there. Thought we'd try lunch. Fence dip was burnt and not good at all. Daughter is a vegetarian, ordered spaghetti with non meat sauce. Came with meat sauce and meat on it. Didn't see waiter at all after food... More 

1 Thank TJ4traveling
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We were coming from a family funeral around 2pm. We called ahead and we're happy to here they could accommodate. 1st impression a little suspect. The staff started slow but finished strong. There were approximately 50 of us arriving randomly. We all ordered and we're all fed even offered drink refills! The menu had a large selection offer breakfast all... More 

1 Thank Frank B
Lincoln, Illinois
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51 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The last three times I ate there for Sunday breakfast I ordered simple scrammed eggs that came burnt. A brown haze all over the eggs. Another time I ordered the ground steak and ordered it medium rare and it was well done. We live in town so can go often and the food has been going down hill the last... More 

1 Thank Peter L
Regina Beach, Canada
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284 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Friendly service and food was served hot and fresh. A menu with a wide variety and something for everyone. Prices are very reasonable. The best schnitzel I've had anywhere in ages!

Thank ScottAfghanistan
Normal, Illinois
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

Once an excellent mom-and-pop-type restaurant, Daphne's seems to have gone downhill. :( The quality of the food is OK, the prices are a little high for what you get, and the service is kind of lacking.

Thank gborchardt
Los Angeles, California
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

Our schedule has our day beginning on the late side. We need to find a place that serves breakfast around 2pm. Lincoln doesn't have the typical IHOP or Denny's are the two "go-to" places when nothing else is available. Daphne's is a big step up -- a very simple place with excellent food. The service is friendly and efficient. You... More 

Thank jcohen1123
Palatine, Illinois
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201 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

I was driving through the state and stopped here when I got hungry. I enjoy visiting family restaurants when in traveling. The food was tasty, a Ruben sandwich, salad, pie for desert. Décor unexceptional, wait staff was attentive. The surprise was Hal Holbrook (actor) also dining there. He commented that his meal was great. Overall a good alternative to your... More 

Thank bLiselotte
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241 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016

I ate here 4 times and tried to find something I would like. The food is pretty bland and tasteless. Like food in a nursing home. Good salad.

Thank Jeff M
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

Always good food at great prices & service is great too! If you get a chance try it you will be glad you do

Thank Bonnie S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
American, Greek, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 720 Woodlawn Rd, Lincoln, IL 62656-1446
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lincoln
  • Phone Number: +1 217-735-1699

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