Breakfast From Around the Corridor

Breakfast around the corridor


Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. To properly start your day off right, we have a list of places in the Heritage Corridor where you can enjoy your breakfast while gaining energy for the day.


Thyme Craft Kitchen Peru, IL Midwest farm fresh ingredients, seasonal chef elevated dishes with unique flavors to start off your morning right. Also, you can come back later for their crafted cocktails, midwest beer & whiskies, and hand selected worldwide organic wines.

Thymes Craft Kitchen Breakfast waffles


Jitters Joliet, IL Located just two blocks from the Rialto Square Theatre and Harrah’s Casino, you can stop in for breakfast or lunch. Their specialties include pastries and sandwiches made fresh daily. Try their fresh brewed coffee and espresso drinks for a morning burst.

three breakfast sandwiches stacked on top each other made with eggs sausage and bacon


Clayton's Tap Morris, IL Generations have been gathering for food and spirits at Clayton’s Tap for over 40 years. Clayton’s Tap is your place to grab tasty breakfast that will give you the burst of energy you need before starting your day.

Clayton's Tap breakfast food


Cherry Hill Café Joliet, IL Their menu offers a variety of breakfast creations that are both delicious and filling. Not only that, you get an amazing value here with the amount of food on each plate.

fried eggs, bacon, hame, hash browns, and toast with a cup of coffee and orange juice


Home Cut Donuts Joliet, IL Start your day with something sweet at this local favorite coffee and donut shop. They have over 55 years of early-morning experience, serving over 45 varieties or donuts, eclairs, cinnamon rolls, muffins and cookies to help satisfy your sweet tooth.

someone holding up a cup of coffee in front of donuts

The New Chalet Restaurant Ottawa, IL Voted one of the best restaurants on Ottawa, they are only minutes away from Starved Rock State Park. You can enjoy an old home cooked meal made to perfection.

a togo container with two sausage links, egg over easy, French toast and maple syrup in a container


Nonie’s Bakery Utica, IL A family-owned bakery that serves breakfast and lunch. Inside their shop, you can sit back and relax in their quiet environment to connect with your family before a day of exploring Starved Rock State Park.

French toast, bacon and scramble eggs on a plate


Lock 16 Café and Visitor Center La Salle, IL Enjoy this Illinois & Michigan Canal restaurant and visitor center that offers homemade desserts, specialty coffee and plenty of unique things to purchase. Dine then shop all in the same place.

a muffin and a cup of coffee


Bruce & Ollie's Utica, IL Proudly serving Capannari's Ice Cream, Deli sandwiches, soups, salads, craft beer/wine, and breakfast in a family-friendly setting.

Bruce & Ollie's breakfast coffee and muffins


These are just a few of the many places you can sit down and enjoy your breakfast down the Heritage Corridor. Be sure to check out our website for more locations down Route 66, along the I&M Canal, and Starved Rock Country.  

Scene Through The Corridor