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Witt's Smokehouse

10325 E State Highway 33, Effingham, IL 62401-5362
+1 217-868-5615
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good25%
  • Average20%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (4 reviews)
“baked beans” (3 reviews)
“pizza” (4 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
10325 E State Highway 33, Effingham, IL 62401-5362
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Reviewed yesterday

After a waiting the week for this place to open on Thursday ... I was severely let down with my selection of beef brisket. However, it was served with really good coleslaw and potato salad, both tasted as if they were homemade. The brisket was...More

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you have young children, drive one mile North of all the fast food joints and eat some real food outside on their fenced in patio and let the kids play on the playground while you eat in peace!

1  Thank Erin H
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Bbq tasted good. Ordered brisket got pulled pork. Ordered thin sliced meatloaf and got a hamburger patty. Ordered a gyro and got pressed meat. Not from a spit. With sour cream and cheese. No onions or cucumber sauce. Gyros have no cheese. Especially pizza cheese....More

Thank reddiesel94
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Date night: Excellent beer selection, arrived 5:30, packed at 6:30 with couples and families. Waitress was prompt, friendly and personable. Both had the ribs which were fall off the bone perfectly cooked. Extensive list of sides to choose from. Very good smokehouse.

Thank Benjamin H
Reviewed 6 December 2016

The pulled pork is very good as well as the garlic mashed potatoes and baked beans. Service was always with a smile. There are very nice people there.

Thank Charlie S
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Came out here to eat on a Friday evening. The restaurant was not too busy when we arrived. We were politely sat and told the nightly special. My wife ordered the pulled pork sandwich and I had the brisket. Both were very good options and...More

Thank baadkin
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Witt's is a great place to eat. It has a unique atmosphere to unwind with family and friends. The menu offers a great variety to choose from. I have eaten here several times and I have always had a great meal. Witt's also caters in...More

Thank sekinney2016
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped at this smokehouse on a sales call. The first thing you'll notice is that the property and restaurant is immaculate. The log cabin looking building is sharp looking and very fitting on what awaits you inside. Huge menu with lots of options. I thoroughly...More

Thank RobbTob
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

the last time i was in town 5 years ago i would have rated witts a 5 star but they have changed quite a bit! we had ribs that were tough and burnt, the pulled pork was sweet like candy- yuck!! the sides ranged from...More

1  Thank Dtestworkin
Reviewed 22 September 2016

This is a great local BBQ restaurant. I have eaten here about 5 times in the past few years, and have never been disappointed. If you like smoked and BBQ, this is a place to stop at. The also have a bar if you would...More

Thank Ron W
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Mary H
We are planning a family reunion. How much notice do you need for a lunch for 26 people? We will be staying in Effingham. Please let me know at thank you
7 July 2015|
Response from hovaard45 | Reviewed this property |
in my opinion, 26 people would nearly fill this restaurant, if not more than 3/4 of it. and they are not open more than 4-5 days out of the week and not all day during that time; so i would call them for sure before... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Barbecue, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10325 E State Highway 33, Effingham, IL 62401-5362
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Effingham
  • Phone Number: +1 217-868-5615
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