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White Fence Farm

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11700 Joliet Road, Lemont, IL 60439
+1 630-739-1720
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Crest Hill, Illinois
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Four of us out for dinner on a beautiful Sunday early evening. The wait, 20 minutes, didn't seem long because there is still so much to see. Haven't eaten IN for a while, usually only carry out. Salads were great, and three of us had the awesome chicken. I, however, had the fish, which was EXCELLENT! Who could know? Wine... More 

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Thank mayeanne
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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476 reviews
346 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

The billboards hype this as the worlds best fried chicken so our expectations were pretty high. This is a destination place good for large groups and tour busses. The concept is a little odd for us city dwellers I guess. It's massive with different rooms and themes. There's a dusty doll collection (creeped me out) as well as a vintage... More 

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Thank CzechMate2010
Champaign, Illinois
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67 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

My family and I have been coming here for years, the restaurant is very unique with so many old antiques and a great farm house feel to it. It's very large and great for business meetings (despite the hours), parties, or just an evening out. The chicken is absolutely delicious! Especially with their homemade chicken gravy. There is a petting... More 

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Thank Allison D
Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

The chicken that everyone raves over is ok at best. It's fried with very little seasoning...the sides themselves are great.

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Thank james_brown91284
Lockport, Illinois
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178 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

We dine here about once a year for a birthday dinner. It's perfect for large groups. They serve the chicken and relish items family style. The relishes are fresh and delicious. Chicken is served piping hot. The broiled white fish is good and quantity of fish is large. The decor is dated and could use some sprucing up.

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Thank lovetochill10
Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Delicious dinner- great service- chicken is excellent steaks are delicious- great little drink menu and the appetizer relishes - love it!

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Thank Juliejuls
Chicago, Illinois
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65 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2015

First, an admission : We go, about once a year. When we leave, it's pretty much the same story : the salads and relishes are very good (and the hushpuppies yea!), the chicken isn't very good, the bar simply cannot mix drinks (and isn't interested when you explain that) and the ambience is like a mausoleum. The facilities need updating--have... More 

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Thank SL-from-IL
Lemont, Illinois
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142 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2015

just recently re-visited this great establishment. Excellent, plentiful food, fine service and great nostalgic ambiance. Although, well known for great chicken meals, the white fish and steaks are excellent as well as the included starters of bean salad, coleslaw, corn fritters, red beets and cottage cheese. Have renewed our commitment to return often.

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Thank Richard B
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

My family has been frequenting this restaurant for years. Was my Mom's go to restaurant. Meal starts with hush puppies and salads, followed by the best chicken in town. There are other options if you are not a fan of chicken. I usually wind up dinner with Brandy ice cream, another favorite. Enough seating for small or bigger family's to... More 

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Thank Nancy B
Aurora IL
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2015

The place is so interesting, filled with antiques, old farm impliments, clocks, cash registers and on and on. In the summer there is a petting zoo. Sometimes on weekends there is a long line and wait to get in but the kids are entertained by all the cool old stuff on display. They do accept reservations though. The special chicken... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11700 Joliet Road, Lemont, IL 60439
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lemont
  • Phone Number: +1 630-739-1720

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