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Route 20 Bar

) #11 of 55 Restaurants in Freeport $$ - $$$ American, ,
2051 N Ayp Rd, Freeport, IL 61032-8802
+1 815-233-0560
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good47%
  • Average5%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“cheeseburger” (4 reviews)
“onion rings” (5 reviews)
“prime rib” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
2051 N Ayp Rd, Freeport, IL 61032-8802
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1 - 10 of 56 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great steak on Thursday night. We eat here at least once a week. Food is always good , and service is excellent.

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thursdays great special on Steak dinner. Can't be beat don't know how they do it financially. Friendly service family atmosphere convenient location

Thank Brian L
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Friendly, courteous servers and basic bar food items and bar are what you get at Route 20. Don't let a full parking lot worry you, they can handle a crowd. Specials are available each night. The fish and burgers are good. Try the fried pickles.

Thank Susan P
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Ribs were great. Service also excellent. Been here several times, never any disappointments. Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa+++++++++++++++++++++++++

Thank Ken B
Reviewed 22 September 2016

When you have a name like the "Route 20 Bar", thoughts of burgers and fries...done only tolerably well...come to mind. Forget that notion when you come here. Prepare for a surprise Friday night is their fish fry, and you can choose from four different varieties....More

1  Thank anchorman_61826
Reviewed 7 September 2016

the service was great and the portions were generous THE BACK ROOM IS LARGE ENOUGH TO HOST A BIG GROUP

Thank newkie2013
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Stopped in for a cheeseburger with our boys. They got the pizza buffet and thought the pizza was good with a constant supply of hot pizza's ready to be devoured. The cheeseburger was great, juicy with bacon crumbles on top. The handcut fries were so...More

Thank Brian E
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

If it's too good to be true, there's a catch. The $1.99 cheeseburgers on Tuesday are really poor. The meat was poor quality served on a large white bun. I wanted a well, well done burger; arrived pink in the middle and totally tasteless. Fries...More

Thank Aussy2014
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This place has some GREAT daily specials. The burger night and steak night specials in particular. Unfortunately, the quality has bee inconsistent. On my last visit, my friend and I both got ribs. Mine were wonderful, but his were almost inedible. We finally did talk...More

Thank Ray M
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Probably the best steak I've had all year. The prime rib was good, too. A great place to gather the family for an evening.

Thank Charlie_120451
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Judi H
Do you have Vegan offerings?
2 February 2017|
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Response from Brian E | Reviewed this property |
Probably not on purpose.
Russell H
do you have Chicken Parm
3 December 2016|
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Response from carlsonrn | Reviewed this property |
I think not
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2051 N Ayp Rd, Freeport, IL 61032-8802
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Freeport
  • Phone Number: +1 815-233-0560
  • E-mail
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