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Lone Star Steakhouse

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Steakhouse, Pub
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1507 Hampton Dr, Effingham, IL 62401-1787
+1 217-342-7078
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Served old stale food. Wedge salad served w/ blue cheese crumbles that tasted and looked more like cottage cheese, tomatoes were too mushy. Steak was too chewy to swallow completely.

Thank Margaret C
Hope Mills, North Carolina
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39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The service as good and the appetizers were great. My steak was ok but not was I would expect for a 23$ steak a lot of fat and don't believe the best cut of meat. But was a pleasant time and again service was good.

Thank Eric H
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Stopped here after visiting server always restaurants, but the wait was long. We walked right in here, no wait. Service was excellent. There was four people in our party. One person thought their food was execelent (pork chop). The other three, including me had the steak sandwich which was ok, but not what I expected. Would most likely skip this... More 

Thank Scm0574
Davenport, Iowa
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Our group of 8 ate at Lone Star the evening of the 8th of this month. 7 of us ate steak. 5 of those steaks went back to the kitchen, with one going back twice! They were so thin,dried out, and way overdone! Never will go back!

Thank rdbsrb
Vandalia, United States
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

My wife and I often dine at the Lonestar because of the good food. We have our favorites ( filet, chopped steak with mushroom gravy) and only once in at least 100 visits over several years was the food not up to our expectations and they comped that meal. I did not give the place a 5 star rating because... More 

Thank Ron R
Warsaw Ohio
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101 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped in on my last night staying in effingham . I got the New York strip the rice and a salad and the queso for an appetizer all the portions were great the steak tasted wonderful and my waitress did a very good job . The restaurant was very clean I would definitely go back on my next trip!!!

Thank Kevin C
Loveland, Colorado
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68 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Had dinner here while passing through on a cross country drive. The rolls and cinnamon butter are awesome! Had a Cajun spiced ribeye... it was middle of the road. Great happy hour margarita for $2.99! Wonderful caramel cheesecake. Overall, pretty good.

Thank TedeElizabeth
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122 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Arrived about 5 (they open at 4) and it wasn't busy. After being seated in center of large open area and my order was taken, the server spent a long time talking to a couple nearby who turned out to be her parents. I received no bread, no refills, and a not-hot meal. I'm guessing it was ready but she... More 

Thank usaw1
Decatur, Illinois
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197 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

The Lone Star in my town closed several years ago, leaving me a Lone Star void in my life. I was pleased to find one in Effingham.

Thank Diana R
Lawrence, Kansas
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Went in a large group. The food was just fine, but the room wasn't big enough to hold us all so we were all spread out. Made meeting and greeting a bit difficult. I'd go back as just a couple.

Thank BevM_Kansas

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Steakhouse, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1507 Hampton Dr, Effingham, IL 62401-1787
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Effingham
  • Phone Number: +1 217-342-7078

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?