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Bernardi's II

123 N Mill St, Pontiac, IL 61764-1928
+1 815-842-1198
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tortellini” (9 reviews)
“fried chicken” (24 reviews)
“salad” (13 reviews)
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Italian, American
$$ - $$$
123 N Mill St, Pontiac, IL 61764-1928
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

Visiting Pontiac for the first time and stopped in to Bernard's II for dinner. Sherri was our very sweet server. Ordered the Stuffed shells with spinach and cheese. I requested to have the house marinara sauce added. The BEST decision ever ~ this sauce is...More

Thank Virginia P
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Our first time in Pontiac...wandering around downtown...went to the Pontiac Auto Museum (so cool !) then down the street to Bernardi's...It was quiet, cool and welcoming. Fast service 9Thank you Sherri) We asked our server what her favorite is and she said she was very...More

Thank Patnmel
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Great chicken speacial with side of spaghetti ...to much to eat. Great service! Nice atmosphere, friendly people, nice downtown location. I'll be back!

Thank Randall L
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Great first visit; entrees excellent (outstanding sauce) and very prompt service. Great location, historic but really comfortable atmosphere!

Thank IllinoisILtraveler
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

On Sundays there are not many restaurants open in downtown Pontiac, but after eating here, it would be my choice if every restaurant were open. Charming atmoaphere and welcoming, attentive, helpful staff. The Asiago Chicken and Tuscan Lasagna were recommended. Wow! Absolutely delicious. Large portions...More

Thank notcarla
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

We went to Bernardi's II on a Sunday evening it was delicious the bartender could not have been more kind, he recommended several entrees, everything was amazing!

Thank Anne G
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

I always enjoy my experience at Bernardis! On this trip, I had the marinated chicken breast-excellent!! The thousand island dressing is also great!

Thank erica_gen1
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

I attended a private party on the 2nd floor. The room was set up nicely. The food--fried chicken, au gratin potatoes, green beans--was tasty. The waitress was pleasant and attentive.

Thank Carole D
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Just returned from Italy. The food here is as good or better than what we had at Italian 5 star establishments.

Thank Stanley H
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Wednesday is a fried chicken special. Dinner included a half chicken, salad, choice of potato, side of spaghetti or tortellini. All this for less than $12. Chicken was deep fried to golden brown and was extremely tasty. Everything was very good but much more than...More

Thank Jennifer r
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 N Mill St, Pontiac, IL 61764-1928
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Pontiac
  • Phone Number: +1 815-842-1198
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