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“Modern Norman Rockwell Painting”
Review of Del's cafe

Del's cafe
Cuisines: American
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Reviewed 3 July 2012

If Norman Rockell was still around painting Americana, this would be an ideal scene in the sense that it's the typical small town diner where the food is mostly fried, the waitresses are local high school girls, and the clientele is a mix of retired farmers who come in for coffee every morning, locals who all know each other and catch up on the news while waiting for their food, and random campers from the nearby state park. The furnishings are comfortably lived-in and you get the feeling that you can just drop in as you are, even if you're not from around here.

Thank Kery E
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Reviewed 22 June 2012

Stopped here on a recent road trip and was pleasantly surprised. It was late on a Sunday morning and Del's was packed with locals, so we decided to give it a try. It was like stepping back 50 years. the decor is dated but clean and well maintained, the folks are friendly, and the food is excellent. nothing too fancy, just good home style cooking. I had a hamburger that was made from fresh not frozen beef, the patty was large and cooked perfectly. I was in a hurry, but by the time I had finished my meal, I found myself wishing I could hang around St Charles just so I could have dinner at Del's. If I ever find myself within a couple hundred miles of St. Charles, I'm heading to Del's

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