Great Breakfast Places In the Heritage Corridor

bacon, fried eggs, and toast with jelly


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.

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


Joliet Route 66 Diner Joliet, IL A great place where you can enjoy American comfort foods surrounded by family and friends. For a dining experience that brings you back to the 1950s & 60s, you can find this hidden gem tucked away on the corner, downtown Joliet.

A waffle covered in pieces of bacon topped with two eggs over easy


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


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


Matty’s Grill Pancake House Shorewood, IL A family-owned restaurant that has been serving up delicious burgers and breakfast for many years. The quality food and great service comes together at the right price, making it too hard to resist.

hashbrowns, ham, eggs, waffles, pancakes and coffee on a table


Sunfield Restaurant Ottawa, IL You will find everything from skillets and omelettes, to steaks, ribs, veal and burgers inside of this casual dining restaurant. This family restaurant is located right off of I-80 and perfect for gatherings and occasions.

eggs Benedict with beef and hash browns on the side


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


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 each of these locations for hours and Covid-19 guidelines before stopping by.

Scene Through The Corridor