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P J Klem's

8000 Ogden Ave, Lyons, IL 60534-1124
+1 708-447-4343
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good20%
  • Average40%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
14 Oct 2016
“GOOD Place for Breakfast - good choices”
16 Apr 2017
“Soup is good. ”
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8000 Ogden Ave, Lyons, IL 60534-1124
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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

So the soup here is really good. The rest is average. A bit overpriced for my taste. We have had a couple meals here because of convenience. But the food was not worth the price.

Thank rpm1774
Reviewed 11 November 2016

The after-church time around 11AM on Sunday is busiest, but they will take good care of you. The staff are all excellent. Make sure you say hello to MAMA. That's what everyone calls the co-owner. I call her "Babushka Mama." She will kiss you on...More

Thank Nicholas K
Reviewed 15 October 2016

You can go here for a $4.99 breakfast special or a $9.99 omelette. Service was good and the crowd for a late breakfast (after 10AM) was still fairly busy. Would go again. Coffee cup was never empty (always filled up)

Reviewed 22 September 2015

PJ Klem's has the best cream of chicken and rice soup. They are such a friendly place and the food is always great!

1  Thank Paula K
Reviewed 7 January 2015

Corner family restaurant on Ogden Ave. in Lyons, Illinois. This is essentially a blue collar old neighborhood with your average Joes who are among the nicest, friendliest folks you would want to meet. Now...the food is (my opinion) really good! You get great portions and...More

Thank DaBaronVH
Reviewed 8 October 2014

PJs has been around a long time and remain a good family restaurant...great Monte Cristo by the way...they are in the midst of redecorating which will make it even better...

Thank kathidahl
Reviewed 27 May 2012

good family place with great food. Reasonably priced. Not far from Brookfield Zoo.

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 5 June 2010

My parents and their friends eat breakfast here almost every Sunday after church for more than 10 years. The waitresses know what they'll order and how they like it cooked. We are greeted warmly when we enter. The food is consistent and reasonably priced. There...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2008

Typical Greek style restaurant. Good breakfast and was a favorite of my grandpas for like ever.

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Reviewed 7 February 2008

great simple food

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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
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07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8000 Ogden Ave, Lyons, IL 60534-1124
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lyons
  • Phone Number: +1 708-447-4343
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