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The New Chalet Restaurant

Diner, American
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514 State St, Ottawa, IL 61350-3579
+1 815-433-2746
06:00 - 19:00
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Sun 07:00 - 14:00
Mon 06:00 - 14:00
Tue - Thu 06:00 - 19:00
Fri - Sat 06:00 - 20:00
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125 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

The food at this restaurant is just like you'd make at home, but somebody brings it to you! Coffee is included in the breakfasts, so it's also economical. The service is friendly and accommodating.

Thank travel4funIl
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Breakfast is really good here. I always get the breakfast wrap. Delicious and flavorful. Waitresses are friendly and service is top notch.

Thank Michelle D
Downers Grove
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43 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2015 via mobile

Everyone seems to know everyone here, including the wait staff. Have a great breakfast at a great price. Waitress do a great job taking care of you. Have been here many times, will be here for many breakfasts to come.

Thank kimawms
Crest Hill
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2015

I have eaten here many times, but I mostly stop for breakfast because it's the best meal they serve. I have had other meals here and they were not so good. The biscuits and gravy are really good, I don't eat them myself, but family and friends love them. I have had the fried chicken and thought it was pretty... More 

Thank Diane G
Ottawa, Illinois, United States
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2015 via mobile

Good but not exceptional. Affordable, friendly, and plenty of seating. Of similar...Bee hive, highway etc. This is the best of them.

Thank Steve C
Muncie, Indiana
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916 reviews
805 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2014 via mobile

I was with family & friends, for "brunch," on Sunday, and it was very good. My OMLET was ok. We were able to order breakfast @ noon. All in our group agreed that the food was good, but not excellent. The place was packed, so fixing meals for a restaurant full, all at once, is a real task. I/we will... More 

Thank JpDrumr
Cape Coral, Florida
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2014

Whenever we are in the area we go here. Love the fried chicken and shrimp. Took 4 couples there tonight and they loved it.

Thank campergirl1246
Ottawa, Illinois
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80 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2014 via mobile

Typical fried/grilled food restaurant. Always fast service. Even a drive through for phone in orders. Recommend fish specials on Fridays and Chicken on Saturdays. Spaghetti also good. Gyros are the best in town.

Thank Don S
Ottawa, Illinois
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2013

This place is clean and has your average diner fare. Good food, good prices, nothing extraordinary................

Thank luvtrvl99
ottawa, Illinois, USA
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137 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2013

Last time we went with my elderly father, we ate breakfast that was delicious. Dad spilled his water and they were more than accomodating to him. We love their coffee

Thank karenk00

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Diner, American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 514 State St, Ottawa, IL 61350-3579
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 815-433-2746

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?