11 Mom & Pop Restaurants In Illinois That Serve Home Cooked Meals To Die For

Chain restaurants can be boring, and fine dining places can be pricey. But luckily there are loads of restaurants right in the middle. We’re talking about those classic mom and pop restaurants. These are the ones that are family-owned, not so flashy exteriors, and fair prices. The cooking is typically simple but filling. Here are our top 11 mom and pop restaurants in Illinois.

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What is your favorite place for down home cooking?