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HiWay Restaurant

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Norris Drive, Ottawa, IL
+1 815-431-9431
06:00 - 21:00
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Northbrook, Illinois
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121 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Enjoyed chicken wrap for lunch. Clearly a place that's popular with locals. Quite affordable, and the service is outstanding.

Thank Merrill M
Ottawa, Illinois
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

The people at the Highway restaurant are friendly. They always seem happy to see you. We have gone for breakfast, lunch and dinner. It's a nice homey place to go. I think I enjoy breakfast the most and you can have that anytime which I do often.

Thank andipat
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Our family has been eating here for years, especially at breakfast time, but occasionally for lunch and dinner. Food is high quality, fast and tasty. Omlettes and skillet breakfasts are the best! Texas skillet pictured.

Thank Allan T
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Enjoyed local pork tenderloin sandwich for lunch. Service was very fast and food good. A regular local dining establishment.

Thank goingbyebye
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66 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Nothing fancy the restaurant has been in Ottawa for years. For the selection and portions is a really good deal. Nothing fancy but when it comes to good food fancy is not really what it's all about. I would recommend shrimp. Salads are good. Atmosphere is friendly. Service is good. Price is very affordable. All in all a really good,... More 

Thank duke-duchess
Sullivan, Illinois
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

This is by far the best place I have ever been for breakfast! They were packed when we pulled up and still got us seated and eating in probably less than 20 minutes! The food was freaking awesome! I had the Texas Skillet and everything about it was amazing. Nick makes some pretty damn good bloody marys as well. Definitely... More 

Thank Bryans10101982
Houston, Texas
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016

We were leery about eating here because there was only one car in the parking lot. We went in anyway. There were numerous numerous options on the menu. The food was great and good portion sizes. We had also been visiting in Chicago as well. My brother said that this was restaurant was his favorite so far on the trip.... More 

Thank Jeaneen
Northfield, Minnesota
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71 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Good for families. My husband had the b &g omelet and he said it was awesome. Good stop on our way to starved rock

Thank kakes005
Marseilles, Illinois
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50 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2016

This is a popular place, never had anything that disappointed me here. Always clean and has good service.

Thank Mrsesp1
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

The Hi Way is a great local find. Very broad menu with something for everyone. Many cusines. Full meals at a very reasonable price. Clean, family friendly environment. Great kids menu, too. Great owners and staff.

Thank Vicki M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Norris Drive, Ottawa, IL
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 815-431-9431

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