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Town House Books and Cafe

105 N 2nd Ave, Saint Charles, IL 60174-1912
+1 630-584-8603
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good25%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (73 reviews)
“quiche” (41 reviews)
“soups” (51 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
105 N 2nd Ave, Saint Charles, IL 60174-1912
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a quaint spot for brunch. The asparagus quiche and sweet potato bisque was amazing! My husband had the monte crisco and was equally impressed. Always love a place with good coffee! Can't wait to go back to try their desserts.

Thank Stephanie N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great, quaint book store! Wonderful selection and I love the staff recommendations sprinkled throughout the store. The store itself is so quaint, like a great bookstore should be! The food at the cafe was excellent! I had the asparagus quiche and the asparagus soup (what...More

Thank Cynthia D
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

This is one of St Charles Staples! It has great sandwiches and salads..no riff raff of fast food. I usually go to The spa Next Door and follow it right up with townhouse books for lunch.. It is so clean and cute, quiet, just for...More

Thank RippTrish
Reviewed 23 January 2018

great for lunch or breakfast. Fresh ingredients large servings and thoughtful ingredient combinations. Love the bookstore.

Thank rubinao59
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

All homemade every single thing here is amazing you can never go wrong. Cute Old-time bookstore attached. I could just go for the desserts OMG

Thank Joan P
Reviewed 10 January 2018

The Town House books café always has good food. I tried their signature Apple and onion Quiche. It was excellent. Their home made potato Chips are great and their fruit bowl was good but the season is not right for the best variety. We had...More

Thank Alma4434
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Great spot for a book browsing and a meal! Quaint! Meandering through store was a delight! Great selection different than a Barnes or border experience. Enjoyed the cafe connected to the the bookshop

Thank mark N
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

If you are in the area this is the place to go for a very good lunch. There is something for everyone. A large variety of fresh salads, sandwiches are wonderful soups. The portions are large and don't miss the desserts. It is connected to...More

Thank Rubina O
Reviewed 21 December 2017

I probably eat there once a quarter, to meet girlfriends for a casual lunch. The café is located on one side of the house, the book store is on the other (both share and entrance). It can get pretty busy at lunchtime, but if you...More

Thank NickieDS
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

My sister, Mom, and I went there for lunch and had wonderful soups and salads, especially the home made dressings. I also had a chai latte that was terrific. Great atmosphere!!

Thank Miragraham
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8 May 2017|
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Response from mjohnston12 | Reviewed this property |
They do not take reservations. You can call ahead if you have a large party I do believe.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 N 2nd Ave, Saint Charles, IL 60174-1912
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Saint Charles
  • Phone Number: +1 630-584-8603
  • E-mail
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