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Fred's diner

225 Center St, Grayslake, IL 60030-1534
+1 847-223-9776
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“hash browns” (7 reviews)
“soups” (2 reviews)
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American, Diner
225 Center St, Grayslake, IL 60030-1534
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an omelette , eggs , pancakes, toast The waitress was a lot of fun We sat at the counter and watched all the food being made . The food was excellent diner food Coffee was good too I will definitely return for more...More

Thank sarah h
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the way a diner should be. A wide selection on the menu, with an ample portion of whatever you order, cooked the way you wanted it. I ordered the Spanish omelette soft, with no bell peppers. Hash browns well done with onion added....More

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is hearty, plentiful, and reasonably priced (be aware, it's also CASH ONLY) but the best part is the mouthy waitresses. The more they pick on you the more they like you. Great fun for breakfast and they open REALLY early (4:30 AM last...More

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Basic diner, but what is VERY special is the high quality of harassment you get. They know all their regulars. Always fun. Always busy. A Grayslake favorite. Be prepared to give the staff a hard time, and you will be rewarded with a fun time....More

Thank msyfoopoo
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

A waitress owned local diner where everyone knows your name, sarcasm is served with love, and the food is good and hot, like home! Absolutely the BEST breakfast strip steak this side of Vegas. Make this place your regular stop.

1  Thank ShowYourAuto
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

We went to Fred's Diner at the recommendation of friends. We were not disappointed, really great! The sisters who own/run this place are a stich! The only thing wrong is that they are closed on Sundays. Check it out, you'll be glad you did

1  Thank lgage2017
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is a wonderful, quirky local haunt for breakfast that always packs em' in and I have never had a bad meal here. The ladies who run it aren't afraid to serve up a little abuse with your food, but its all good-natured. The "Special...More

1  Thank J6245YCdavids
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Fred's has the best home cooked breakfast, lunch, soups, etc! The snarky waitresses will keep you on your toes! That's just one piece of charm this local establishment will provide!

1  Thank Chad E
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

There's not enough words to review this place except GO you won't be sorry! This place is extremely clean, the food is amazing AND the owner Joyce & her sisters are a hoot & so much fun!! We will be back for sure, it's really...More

1  Thank Dee C
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Love Fred's Diner. Joyce's friendly yell during the breakfast rush ensures everyone gets what they need when they need it. Heaping helpings of eggs, hash browns and pancakes mean you won't leave hungry...for a few days!

1  Thank luv2tvlwithkids
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
04:30 - 14:00
04:30 - 14:00
04:30 - 14:00
04:30 - 14:00
04:30 - 14:00
04:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 225 Center St, Grayslake, IL 60030-1534
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Grayslake
  • Phone Number: +1 847-223-9776
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