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Downtown Diner

) #27 of 55 Restaurants in Mattoon $$ - $$$ American,
Broadway Avenue, Mattoon, IL
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good18%
  • Average25%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible12%
5 weeks ago
“good food good proce”
26 May 2017
“Local diner”
Open Now
06:00 - 20:00All hours
American, Diner
$$ - $$$
Broadway Avenue, Mattoon, IL
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Since the new ownership took over, this place has done a complete turnaround!! Great. Great breakfast buffet, healthy options too, and an awesome salad bar at lunch! Eat local!

Thank Hamptons903
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

nothing fancy but good food at a good price new owners are hrading in right direction good place for breakfast

Thank john y
Reviewed 26 May 2017

We always try the local diners/cafes as you sometimes get a really good deal and meal. This place is average. Lots of local there, had lunch special. Chicken was overcooked, green beans were from a can - warm rolls however were delicious. Have a buffet...More

Thank familytraveler812
Reviewed 2 March 2017

The title speaks for itself! Do Not Go There!!! Seriously... The Food is NASTY! They Pre-Make their Spaghetti Pasta then Re-Boil it to heat it up. They Pre-MAke their Sauce, and "Nuke" it to warm it up...

Thank Stevens_Review
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Very nice Sunday breakfast. I enjoyed the local restaurant experience. I ordered bacon, eggs, hash browns and toast from the menu rather than eating the breakfast bar. Breakfast bar looked good. Great service. Busy place. Located in the center of town a couple miles from...More

Thank Scott36447
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We visited on a Saturday, fairly busy with good service. Salad Bar was very fresh, no bag salad, good salads and soups. Innovative menu additions as well as traditional menu items. Buffalo chicken horseshoe was amazing! Breakfast all day. Many items made from scratch. Wait...More

Thank P51nut
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Friends. Breakfast. Sausage was yummy. Food edible. Building cold. Service one person asked for our waitress and she pointed out it was she and she would be with us. Point she had walked past the table several times.

Thank suiteest
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

After visiting back here it didn't seem as special as it "use" to be. The potatoes were runny but the salad bar rocked!! Cheryl is still cranking out some awesome pies!!!

Thank Marty W
Reviewed 15 July 2016

We met a couple here for an early lunch. Two of us had the salad bar and the others had heavy meals .....hot sandwich and "blue plate special. All was good, fresh and tasty. Cool air, friendly staff, wide aisles, broad menu. Overall 2 thumbs...More

Thank michael m
Reviewed 29 March 2016

The food was good but not exceptional. Breakfast food was the best. Had a buffet but we didn't go there, ordered from a menu. It looked clean. Service was good.

Thank pinrep
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 14:00
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: Broadway Avenue, Mattoon, IL
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Mattoon
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