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Bob Evans

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1776 McDonough St, Joliet, IL 60436-1293
06:00 - 21:00
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Sun 06:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 22:00
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Burlington, Iowa
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77 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I hadn't been to a Bob Evans in several years, but breakfast at night sounded good. It was a good choice.

Thank Shane1102
Chicago, Illinois
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2,784 reviews
1,570 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,788 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bob Evans is synonymous with breakfast. All-day breakfast. Two scrambled eggs, sausage links, hash browns, English muffin, orange juice. But how about dinner? How many people know they can get a very good dinner at Bob Evans? On our most recent trip to visit my mother, we stopped for a late snack at the Bob Evans location at 1776 McDonough... More 

Thank Taylor B
Lexington, South Carolina
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127 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I travel extensively for work and it is rare that I get to sit down and enjoy a meal at one of my favorite places to eat. I was excited that my hotel was within walking distance of the restaurant. I stopped in two nights in a row for dinner. First night the food was mostly ok except the biscuits... More 

Thank Gryphonwar
1 review
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

We arrived at 5:00 for dinner, with two other tables already there. We waited over 45 minutes for food, and never got another drink refill. Other tables that came in after us were served. There was no sorry. As we checked out, they messed up Our bill, and added a 50% tip to It. When we commented it was a... More 

Thank Sara B
Joliet, Illinois
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 January 2017

We always choose to eat at this Bob Evans as it is in close proximity to where I work and the food is affordable and normally fantastic. The pot roast is a favorite of mine. However the last time I ordered the sandwich was horrible. The carrots were undone. The onions were huge and taste nasty even the meat did... More 

Thank Ava_Adediwura
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Nice restaurant, Hostess was friendly, server was pretty good, a bit overwhelmed fr the crowd-food was hot and delicious :)

Thank Michell O
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63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Went there with family and friends from out of town to celebrate the holidays. It was a good place for us to meet half-way, We enjoyed breakfast and a visit -- no one hurried us to leave. I had whole grain pancakes that were absolutely delicious! The bacon was perfect, as well (I asked for it to be crisp, and... More 

Thank Marjorie N
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153 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016

For some reason, we got away from breakfast at Bob Evans over the years. We recently were reacquainted with their consistently good food and have been inspired to return again in the future. I go for the basic bacon and eggs, while my wife needs a plate of biscuits and gravy. Both food and service were good.

Thank Murph211
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258 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 223 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Food and value were just okay and what you'd expect from a chain restaurant. I had a crispy chicken salad that was a poor imitation of Applebee's, but it was all right. Husband had a burger, again okay. Pending the lack of other locally owned restaurants, we'd eat there if we were in a pinch for food.

Thank jazzie F
Milan, Illinois
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Just left this place after eating dinner. I will say that the food was very good, affordable, and made correctly. That's where my good experience ends. This was prime time dinner hours and my husband and I were shocked at how little the staff was doing. There was not a large crowd, but there were still multiple diners present and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1776 McDonough St, Joliet, IL 60436-1293
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Joliet
Phone 815-725-0818

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