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Andresen's Cafe

215 East Broadway Blvd., Johnston City, IL 62951


Dating back to 1927, this family-oriented restaurant started as a popcorn cart and eventually became a family dining sensation. With a newly renovated banquet center with a 50+ seating capacity, Andresen's offers daily specials and desserts.

Come in and enjoy a big-town taste from a small-town place! It's a family-oriented restaurant where you can dine in or carry out. There are nightly specials of their home-cooked food. The recipes have been passed down in the family for generations and they use them today in the cafe. They serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner but don't forget dessert! They serve whole homemade pies that are available for order any day of the week or grab just a slice with your dinner. Check out the Menu!

Located in a historical building in downtown Johnston City, this cafe has lots of history. It all started in 1917 with a popcorn cart which then led to a 1927 confectionary in the current space and is now a friendly downtown diner. New additions include a banquet center and patio, complete with the original columns from the high school. A great place for reunions, weddings, and more!

Fan Favorite Tip:  Try the “Old Fashioned” Sunday Special – Get Chicken-n-Dumplings, green beans, mashed potatoes, dinner roll & cottage cheese for a great price!


More Information

  • Mon: 6:00am – 2:00pm
  • Tue: 6:00am – 2:00pm
  • Wed: 6:00am – 8:00pm
  • Thu: 6:00am – 8:00pm
  • Fri: 6:00am – 8:00pm
  • Sat: 6:00am – 2:00pm
  • Sun: 6:00am – 2:00pm

  • Accepts Credit Cards
  • Children’s Menu
  • Parking Available
  • Street Parking
  • Vegetarian Friendly

For groups over a 10-person party, please call 618-983-8497.

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