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Blue Boar

920 Kratzinger Hollow Rd, Cobden, IL 62920-3781
+1 618-833-7788
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good28%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
920 Kratzinger Hollow Rd, Cobden, IL 62920-3781
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good backwoods location and atmosphere for this place. Service and food was good with lots of families coming in throughout our meal

Thank Daniel P
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

The Blue Boar always sends me mixed signals. I have been giving my business to them for the past 4 years. Each time, there has been a different issue with their service or hostess. I want to start with the positives. The food has always...More

Thank Dovernj
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We had great food! Generous portions and hot when served. Pulled pork nachos were delicious and catfish tenders were very fresh. Great little man made grotto by the restaurant as well. Great outdoor seating.

Thank stephl0vest0travel
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We had a friend with us who new the place. Place funky and remind me a bit of a mess hall with a loft of stuffed animals for decorations. That said the service was friendly and the fried chicken very good. I would go again...More

Thank KeldCNielsen
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We stopped in for lunch on the Sunday before the Eclipse. The place was fairly crowded as usual and the service was prompt. There were four in our group. The men had the fried chicken dinner which was huge. It had about four pieces of...More

Thank J-W
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

1st visit on Saturday for a 618 Jeep Run. The people from Blue Boar were super accommodating for the number of Jerome in attendance. The food was hot and delicious. The hall they catered for us was top notch and reasonably priced. We were so...More

Thank sabhmueth
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Not many restaurants in the area to choose from so I would put this one in the average category. If you are interested in viewing mounted animal heads of all species while you dine then this is the place to go. Personally I did not...More

Thank Donald62650
Reviewed 11 July 2017

New to the area and have been in search of quality BBQ for months. This place is acceptable, average at best. The pulled pork came on a nice bun; however, there was actually TOO much smoke and almost no hint of seasoning. Sauce is sweet,...More

1  Thank Nicholas G
Reviewed 8 July 2017

We tried to get some lunch here yesterday (having heard about the place from others), but we couldn't even get waited on. After standing by the hostess station for 10 minutes or so, a surly young blonde seated us and took our drink orders. Plenty...More

Thank OgreDog
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Having spent the afternoon at Giant City State park, I was in the mood for some Southern Illinois bbq. The Wild Boar did not disappoint. A half rack of tender, falling off the bone baby back ribs, Mac and cheese and rice and beans was...More

Thank JChristopher
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18 December 2015|
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Response from SoILTraveler | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, according to their Facebook page, they are closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day! I had lunch there earlier today! When you visit, the Pulled Pork Nachos are a must!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 920 Kratzinger Hollow Rd, Cobden, IL 62920-3781
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Cobden
  • Phone Number: +1 618-833-7788
(618) 833-7788 / (800) 440-4489
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