Everyone knows the way to find a good place to eat at a reasonable price is to ask a local. One of the breakfast hot spots that Kenosha locals will direct you to is The Coffee Pot.
Although Janis Barnhill and Julie Zorn have owned The Coffee Pot for about ten years, it was a diner long before that. In fact, some say the coffee pot sign that hangs out front was Kenosha’s first neon sign.
In nice weather, patrons can dine al fresco in the Garden of Eatin.
Inside, a wrap-around lunch counter takes up a good portion of the small restaurant, and tables fill in the space that’s left.
Regulars greet each other by name or scan a newspaper spread out on the counter while sipping coffee. You can tell by the crowd that fills the diner that the food must be good. You won’t be disappointed. The menu runs from the simple two eggs and toasted homemade bread for three bucks, to the fancy, like Smoked Salmon Benedict for only $7.99. At lunch The Coffee Pot offers sandwiches such as Jamaican Jerk Chicken Breast or the Wonderfully Wisconsin, a grilled cheese sandwich with three cheeses: Swiss, cheddar, and pepperjack.
Regulars and newcomers alike enjoy the warm welcome by staff at The Coffee Pot—and delicious, reasonably-priced food.
The Coffee Pot, located at 4914 7th Avenue, Kenosha, Wisconsin, is open for breakfast and lunch seven days a week. Check the web site for exact hours.
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