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220 N Haughton Hwy, Greenup, IL 62428-1169
217-923-5100
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11:00 - 21:00
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73 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Location is great. Service is exceptional. Prices are competitive. Food is uninspiring. This place reminded me a diner not a BBQ place. Ribs were ok. Pulled pork wasn't spectacular but still edible. The sides are small and lacked seasoning. The BBQ sauce seemed store bought. Overall it seemed a bit pieced together by a quick run to butchers and deli.

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Thank Michele W
Cincinnati, Ohio
1 review
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Very clean. Super nice staff. Excellent food. Good value. Did not expect all that from what it looks like on the outside.

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Thank mk1776
Lake Zurich, Illinois
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74 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

If you are on Highway 70 about 35 minutes before Indiana and 35 minutes from Effingham, IL then this stop in Greenup, IL should be considered. It is a quick off and on the interstate and they have very good BBQ and sides. Reasonably priced, quick service and so much better than fast food. Take exit 119 (Greenup). Exit also... More 

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Thank LZMike
Lafayette
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped here off of I70. Looked like a good BBQ place. It is. Worth the stop. Pulled pork and pulled chicken was great. Might stop here on our way back to try the brisket.

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Thank Arthur M
1 review
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Didn't expect much to be honest, as this place is in the middle of nowhere... but wow! Happened in on all-you-can-eat rib night... left stuffed with some fantastic ribs! If you're passing through, stop here!

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Thank Adam P
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

It was good food for the price. The Service was fast and polite. Could have more selection on the bread like cornbread and other yummys.

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Thank Jose A
Indianapolis, Indiana
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516 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 279 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Stopped in for dinner and I was not impressed. The counter service was very, very friendly and service was quick. The place was pleasant enough, even the bathroom was clean. The food was not all that good. I had a sample platter of ribs, brisket, pulled pork, and cole slaw. The ribs were OK, they were done, meaning you could... More 

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Thank Zebra_45678
Saint Louis, Missouri
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295 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped by while passing on the interstate. Pork barbecue sandwich tasted like store bought, Cole slaw was pretty good, baked beans were sweet.

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Thank hallercf
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

staying in greenup, decided to try the local bbq, was a nice little spot off the road, lady inside was very friendly and helpful with menu choices, the bbq was really good brisket is to die for and the pulled pork is simply amazing, being from Texas I know good bbq and this is not too far off pace, give... More 

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Thank Rodney B
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Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Had a very enjoyable lunch on our way back to St Louis. The pork sandwich, homemade creamy slaw was good. Loved the homemade peach pie. Thank you

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Thank Dorothy G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220 N Haughton Hwy, Greenup, IL 62428-1169
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Greenup
  • Phone Number: 217-923-5100
Description
New BBQ restaurant. Just off Interstate 70 in Greenup, IL. Homestyle BBQ, very friendly staff. Reasonable prices. Clean.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?