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“Really bad” 1 of 5 bubbles
Review of Willby's

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Willby's
Ranked #41 of 53 Restaurants in Willowbrook
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Waitstaff
Description: 7800 Kingery Hwy Willowbrook, IL 60527 (877) 228-7143
Willowbrook, Illinois
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Really bad”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2013

Went there on Mother's Day for brunch. It was really bad food where nothing was even labeled so you had to take the lid off of everything just to see what it was and some things you still couldn't tell what they were, very unorganized, and a lot of staff that did nothing. The worst part was getting the bill and seeing a gratuity tip on the bill for $27, for what, all they did was get our first set of drinks which took 15 minutes after we sat just to get. Besides the fact I've never been to a buffet where a 18% tip was added on. I sure will never go back.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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English first
Bay City, Michigan
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1,278 reviews
587 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2,377 helpful votes
“Use your breakfast coupons....”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2013

We had breakfast and lunch here as it was part of the business conference my DH attended. Your usual breakfast buffet offerings. I'd rate both meals average. Service was spotty, but friendly. The decor is very nice, and they ramp it up for dinner, with candlelight and white tablecloths.

We also have dined here in our last two visits to this hotel. Again, average food and average service, both times, so nothing has improved. That is too bad, because if they did, I bet a lot of locals might just come here to dine.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank tymetraveler222
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Springfield, IL
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70 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Great for a hotel restaurant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2012

The breakfast buffet is simple, but adequate. The food is good. The evening fare is unexpectedly good. Very elegantly served and very good food. Like everything in Chicago, it's overpriced. Can't fault Willby's for the cost of living in Chicago, though.

Visited November 2012
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Thank randyw36
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Hauppauge, New York
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Average at best”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2012

Food was average at best, service was spotty. Staying at the hotel was the only thing that had us return.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Leslie V
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Northfield
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46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“What a deal!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2012

After family recommended this restaurant, I decided to try it for myself. Willby's, located in a Holiday Inn offers a full menu but, also has 8 "DINNER DEAL" entrees (ranging from the catch of the day, chicken, meatloaf, pork chops, shrimp, to pasta dishes) for $11.95 from 5 to 8 PM every evening. All these deal dinners include the soup and salad bar, a great mini loaf of hot bread and butter, vegetable, coffee or tea and dessert. For that price, you can't beat it! Tony, our server was excellent! My only criticism and the reason I did not give this restaurant an excellent rating is because the salad bar was not re-stocked as soon as something was empty. Many staffers (I saw 3 or 4) walked by the salad bar and checked it out, but did not replace the empty food containers as fast as they should have. In my opinion, that is a must for a salad bar. The food was good and "dinner deals" at our table had sizable portions. I would go back again!

  • Visited July 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Phyllis D
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