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Boondocks Bar & Grill

249 N Central St, Gilman, IL 60938-1218
+1 815-265-4100
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average0%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
5 days ago
“Great bar food and service”
29 Aug 2017
“Nice Small Town Pub for Lunch”
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Bar, Pub
249 N Central St, Gilman, IL 60938-1218
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stopped here on our way to Chi. Had the boondocks burger and western burger. Both delicious. Service was fast and friendly!

Thank lindahC1184PD
Reviewed August 29, 2017

A clean comfortable bar/restaurant in a small town. A good place for a quiet lunch during the day; I point that out since I am not sure if it gets noisier and less family friendly in the evening. Service was prompt, prices were reasonable; and...More

1  Thank Jim S
Reviewed February 23, 2017 via mobile

When I came in I was greeted by a angry women who looked mad because I was there. No smile , no greeting just a mean look. She was washing the floor and a bucket with a mop was leaning against the booth i decided...More

Thank Bob W
Reviewed January 26, 2017 via mobile

This place is your local neighborhood tavern with really good food and atmosphere. Barkeep are always friendly and fast. They have good bands there some weekends and always have parties.

Thank Catherine B
Reviewed January 17, 2017

After a long day of traveling it was great to relax and enjoy an awesome meal with a great waitress who gave excellent service . And the best part our hotel was right across the street.

1  Thank PennyW3
Reviewed October 21, 2016

Was in town for work and everyone said to go to the Boondocks for good food, my boyfriend had the fired bologna and loved it said it was yummy, reminded him of childhood food, I had the grilled pork chop, wasn't that great was dry...More

1  Thank StacyD91566
Reviewed September 30, 2016

We stopped by in August for lunch on a Monday. In town to check it out as a one of the guys in our group had the same last name as the town. :) Very nice place and bartender (who also cooked our meal). She...More

1  Thank sss5720
Reviewed August 28, 2016

We were looking for a dinner stop after leaving Champaign and I found this spot by looking online. Boondocks is a very casual local bar environment but we really enjoyed our fish and chips...I had perch and my husband had cod....both were quite good....very fresh...More

Thank sswksq
Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

Very great burgers (The Boondocks Burger & the Boom Boom Burgers) and fries. Friendly service. Definitely worth a visit.

1  Thank AKfromLA
Reviewed October 26, 2015

We stayed in Gilman on our way down and on the way back from Champaign for the football game and had dinner at the Boondocks twice. Had the 18 ounce + ribeye special both times and these were definitely the best steaks that I've had...More

4  Thank T1871XCmichaeld
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 249 N Central St, Gilman, IL 60938-1218
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Gilman
  • Phone Number: +1 815-265-4100
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