Kim’s Place Café

“Food That Makes You Happy”

The #1 Local Family-Owned Restaurant in Jacksonville, IL

Family Restaurant & Local Dining Café

in Jacksonville, IL

Kim’s Place Cafe is a top choice for breakfast, lunch, and dinner when dining in Jacksonville, Illinois. Kim’s Other Place located at 218 W.  Morton Avenue, a short distance from Kim’s Place Cafe, offers delicious donuts, cakes, and homemade pies.

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Why You Should Visit Kim’s Place Café

Family-Owned Business

Kim’s Place Café is owned by husband and wife, Brad and Kim Fellhauer. When you visit our restaurant in Jacksonville, IL, you’ll be treated like part of the family.

16+ Years of Industry Experience

With almost 20 years in food service, Kim’s Place offers a range of delicious American classics that are made to perfection and customized to your liking.

Delicious Classics

Get everything from cheeseburgers and breakfast omelets to seafood, chicken wraps, homemade desserts, and so much more on our menu at Kim’s Place.

Small Town Atmosphere

There’s nothing like a cozy, small-town café to make you feel at home. Our Mom N’ Pop restaurant is located in the middle of Jacksonville, IL. Come visit us today!

About Us: Kim’s Place Café

Kim’s Place Café has been open to the public since 2021; however, owners Kim & Brad Fellhauer have well over a decade of experience in restaurant management and the food service industry. Located in Jacksonville, IL, our restaurant offers American cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Look at our menu to find some of your classic Midwestern favorites!

About The Owners

Situated just off the immediate downtown square in Jacksonville, the longtime go-to eatery for locals, known as Norma’s Café, opened anew on August 18, 2021, as Kim’s Place Café by Brad and Kim Fellhauer.

“I had gotten wind a few weeks ahead of time … that Norma was retiring … I talked to [the landlord of] the building to see if we could work something out if I were interested,” Brad explained. When he spoke with his wife, her response was that it was a shame it would be closing. So, he asked her if she’d be interested in buying it. “We talked about it for 30, 45 seconds probably … [Kim] was pretty ready to go. That’s how it happened.”

The pair work as a team, with Brad running the business side of things and Kim doing what she loves best: cooking!

With their success, Kim’s Place Cafe has expanded. They purchased SafeCo Bakery and have re-christened it “Kim’s Other Place,” which will serve homemade donuts, pies, and more!


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