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Sharks Roadhouse - CLOSED

1336 US Highway 20 W, Elizabeth, IL 61028-9303
+1 815-858-9898
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
25 Apr 2016
“Great atmosphere - disappointing food”
3 Jan 2016
“Out of ribs, but awesome brisket!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Barbecue, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
1336 US Highway 20 W, Elizabeth, IL 61028-9303
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

Super great place for bikers and hanging out to watch a sporting event, play pool; and if they have live music (especially blues on Sundays) super fun. Food and service needs work. I must say Keith has done an amazing, creative job on the whole...More

Thank jennifersullivan32
Reviewed 3 January 2016

I purchased a certificate for Sharks on Restaurant.com because we pass by it when we visit my daughter in Dubuque and all the reviews said they have awesome ribs. My husband loves BBQ ribs, so I bribed him into riding 2.5 hours (each way) with...More

Thank Wendy D
Reviewed 28 November 2015 via mobile

Good burger. Great sauces. Excellent wings. Good service. Lots to look at and take photos of. So why only 4 stars ? It's a wee bit expensive for what it is -apart from that a great lunch

Thank morningstar59
Reviewed 27 October 2015

We brought our family for lunch on our way to Galena and had such a great experience we stopped on our way home on Sunday for dinner the food was great, but the atmosphere is something every one should stop and see !!!

Thank Keith T
Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

We visited around 2:30 pm on a Sunday for a late lunch. It was busy but still, 90 minutes to wait for your food after your order is ridiculous and it really was not very good. Baked potato was hard, beans tasted like they came...More

Thank WillTravel2TryFood
Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

We stopped here for a quick lunch on our way to Galena. We were pleasantly surprised with the portions and quality of the food. Great pulled pork.

Thank Hawksfanatic
Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

I had heard a luke-warm review about this place, but we were very pleased with the food and service. My husband and I both had the beef brisket sandwich and it was delicious! Our waitress explained the three different kinds of barbeque sauce. The Georgia...More

Thank Diann C
Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

Order takeout - simple order: baby back ribs, fried chicken, coleslaw, baked beans, and cornbread. Unfortunately sharks couldn't get the order straight - we did not get the coleslaw or the cornbread. Things happen though, right? If the food is great everything is balanced out....More

1  Thank Brad K
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Whilst on a girls trip to Galena we wanted a place near to our hotel where we could get a bite to eat and a drink and we stumbled upon the Shark`s roadhouse in Elizabeth, Illinois. And all I can say is that we had...More

Thank suziq32
Reviewed 2 June 2015

The ribs were so tough, that I could barely get them off the bone! I was very disappointed with how slow the service was, given the fact they weren't even busy. Seems like they mainly cater to bikers and locals. I wouldn't even bother going...More

Thank Jim K
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Restaurant Details

American, Barbecue, Bar, Pub
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1336 US Highway 20 W, Elizabeth, IL 61028-9303
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Elizabeth
  • Phone Number: +1 815-858-9898
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