Toast to 16 Tazewell Co. Breakfast Eateries



Tazewell County is a place where breakfast is made ‘over-easy' and you ‘butter’ believe they know their way around a breakfast menu. We love these Tazewell County breakfast spots a ‘brunch' —whether it’s simple and traditional, loaded with chorizo, piled high on country-fried steak, covered with maple syrup, or stuffed with smoked lox.

Here are 15 of the best, most glorious breakfast eateries for your morning feasting in Tazewell County. ‘Mimosa’ey on over and tell us your favorite.

The 520 Cafe    {{East Peoria}}   // Casual diner dishing up classic American comfort fare. You'll have plenty of fuel for adventures after a bountiful breakfast sure to start your day out right. The 520 Cafe has amazing food, an attentive staff, and a menu with plenty of options to choose from. 

Aunt Ginny’s Cafe    {{Morton}}   // Despite being new to the community, Aunt Ginny’s Cafe has certainly made a splash! Specializing in omelets, biscuits and gravy, and special breakfast horseshoe sandwiches, they've brought their a-game to Morton. Stop by for a breakfast you're sure to love. 

Busy Corner   {{Goodfield}}   //  With breakfast served until 1 pm and a menu full of everyone's favorite early morning foods, Busy Corner is the place to be! Whether you're an early bird or a late riser, you never have to miss out on made-from-scratch pancakes, countless omelets, or made-just-the-way-you-like-it skillets. Stop by for breakfast when you want it and enjoy it how you want it.

Childers Eatery   {{East Peoria + Peoria }}  // Childers Eatery lays down such a mean morning meal—with good thick, crisp-chewy bacon, flaky house-made cheddar biscuits, and creamy homemade hollandaise. With three locations, the locals are known to throw down s'mores French toast and conquer butternut squash-andouille-kale frittatas. Regardless of your mood, Childers will start your day with a classic American breakfast.

Common Ground Bakery and Cafe   {{Delavan}}   // Common Ground Bakery and Cafe puts a fun spin on conventional breakfast. With a menu with everything from cinnamon rolls to biscuits and gravy, breakfast subs to breakfast pizzas, you can stick to the classics or switch it up and try something new. Stop by for a bottomless cup of joe and try to enjoy all that Common Ground has to offer!

Cummins Family Restaurant   {{Washington}}   // All day breakfast in Washington, coming right up! Stop by Cummins Family Restaurant for omelets just the way you like them or maybe even french toast that's to die for. Cummins is sure to have everything you want in a delicious breakfast, so stop by and see for yourself!

Eddy’s Kitchen Family Restaurant   {{Mackinaw}}   //   New to Mackinaw, the menu at Eddy’s Kitchen is influenced solely by what Chef Eddy enjoys not only to cook but also to eat. With passion, creativity, and quality ingredients, Eddy’s Kitchen will soon become your favorite breakfast joint. From strawberry and nutella-stuffed french toast to skillets piled high with avocado and melted feta, this spot has fresh delicious breakfast items you’ll love. 

Eggcellent Cafe    {{East Peoria}}   //   Whether you're an early riser or like to sleep in, Eggcellent Cafe never fails to bring you endless breakfast options that you're sure to love. 6 types of eggs benedicts, crepes, limitless options of french toast and pancakes, mimosas, Blood Marys and Irish coffee are just a small part of their extensive and delicious menu!

Jack’s Cafe   {{Tremont}}   // Steak and eggs, breakfast sandwiches, and french toast are just a few of the options on Jack’s Cafe's seemingly endless breakfast menu. This family friendly restaurant is complete with excellent service and delicious food, so no matter when you stop by or what you order, you are sure to have an unforgettable experience! 

K’s Cafe   {{Minier}}   //  Calling all breakfast lovers! K’s Cafe is open early for a sunrise breakfast to help you start the day off strong. Whether it's their signature breakfast special or their delicious breakfast burritos, these top-notch options are the perfect start to an even better day.

Mackinaw Family Restaurant   {{Mackinaw}}   //   This homey restaurant is a spot for good ol’ fashioned home cookin’. Pancakes, waffles, and crepes in every flavor imaginable. Biscuits and gravy.  Breakfast sandwiches. Omelets. Skillets. Steak and eggs. Truly, what other classic fan-favorite could you ask for from a breakfast menu? 

Main Street Family Restaurant   {{Creve Coeur}}   //   Three words:  Breakfast. All. Day. This menu is packed with greasy-spoon classics—locally-sourced eggs made to order, piles of crispy hashbrowns, thick slabs of smoked bacon, hearty sausage gravy poured over fluffy biscuits, cheesy omelet, impressively tall skillets, melt-in-your-mouth pancakes smothered in orchard-fresh berries and cream—whatever you order, you can’t go wrong.

Mike’s Cobbler Corner Family Restaurant   {{Pekin}}   //   A late start to your day doesn't have to mean you miss breakfast, thanks to Mike’s Cobbler Corner. Proudly serving breakfast all-day long, the dishes that come out of this kitchen keep people coming back for generations! Try the hot cakes, hash browns, or any of their numerous omelets and you’ll fall in love with this hot spot, too.

Miss Vickie’s South  {{Morton}}  //  Head over to Miss Vickie’s South to enjoy breakfast and excellent service. Unique french toast options and a wide variety of skillets and omelets make up just a small part of their large menu. The sky’s the limit at Miss Vickie’s!

Olde Towne Bar and Grille   {{Delavan}}   //  Omelets, pancakes, biscuits, and gravy. What more could you need? This family owned and operated restaurant has been around for 25 years, and their delicious options have helped it earn its spot as a fan favorite. Olde Towne Bar and Grille in Delavan is the perfect spot to chow down on the breakfast foods you love! 

Washington Family Restaurant  {{Washington}}   //   Washington Family Restaurant is your spot for homestyle cooking with breakfast served all day! The extensive menu includes build-your-own skillet, an endless variety of combination plates, omelets, and pancakes—making this diner an ‘egg’cellent start to your day.

Eggcellent Cafe

Photo References: The Shoppes at Grand Prairie (cover photo), Eggcellent Cafe (used above)

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