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Plainfield Restaurant Vacancies Spark Debate

Bin 48 in downtown Plainfield is slated to close next month. Credit: File photo
Bin 48 in downtown Plainfield is slated to close next month. Credit: File photo
What kind of restaurants should come to Plainfield?

News that one downtown Plainfield restaurant had closed and another will shut down next month sparked plenty of discussion among Patch readers last week.

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Plainfield-area residents had strong opinions about the types of restaurants they'd like to see fill the vacancies.

Here are some of the suggestions offered up by Plainfield readers via Facebook and on Patch:

  • bd's Mongolian Grill
  • Cooper's Hawk
  • Noodles & Company
  • Egg Harbor Cafe

Other suggestions included an organic restaurant, pizza place, tapas restaurant, coffee shop, bike shop, parking structure or ... a strip club.

Your turn: What restaurants would you like to see in downtown Plainfield?


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jbay1995 January 21, 2014 at 10:59 PM
Tapas would be great! I agree we should stay away from chain restaurants. I hate what Naperville has turned into. Would much rather dine and walk around downtown Plainfield?
Joki2 January 23, 2014 at 09:21 AM
It's obvious that the Mom and Pop shops are not what Plainfield wants. Get what the people want Coopers Hawk, uncle Julio's, Rainbow Cone, plush horse , anything but these fly by night restaurants. If I'm paying good money I want a brand I could trust. It's 2014 Plainfield not 1990 anymore!!!!
Joki2 January 23, 2014 at 09:21 AM
It's obvious that the Mom and Pop shops are not what Plainfield wants. Get what the people want Coopers Hawk, uncle Julio's, Rainbow Cone, plush horse , anything but these fly by night restaurants. If I'm paying good money I want a brand I could trust. It's 2014 Plainfield not 1990 anymore!!!!
Brian Zurita January 24, 2014 at 04:18 PM
Wow! Plush Horse? IF ONLY!! :-) How about a really good Thai restaurant? No matter what, no chains. And any serious plan for building up downtown and attracting and keeping restaurants is absolutely going to have to include a decent-sized parking garage.

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