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Sawmill BBQ

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4060 Mississippi Ave, Cahokia, IL 62206-1076
618-332-3000
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7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 10:00 am
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 39
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Whoa! Pardner, This is Some REAL BBQ!

It ain't fancy, but your'e gonna need extra napkins. That's for sure! The meats are cooked out back and the sauces are home made. You will find a selection of BBQ delights that will set your mouth to watterin' while they put it on yer plate. You sure won't leave hungry, that's a certainty! Plus... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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Coronado, California
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Coronado, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

It ain't fancy, but your'e gonna need extra napkins. That's for sure! The meats are cooked out back and the sauces are home made. You will find a selection of BBQ delights that will set your mouth to watterin' while they put it on yer plate. You sure won't leave hungry, that's a certainty! Plus, there's a whole list of... More 

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Palestine, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Great BBQ. The pork steak on Friday and Saturday is wonderful. Walking distance to Cahokia RV Parque.

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nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is a great little place, good BBQ, lots of choices for entrees and side dishes. Cold beer if you want one. I've been here for lunch several time. Its always good.

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

BBQ type atmosphere; good food; ribs on Friday and Saturday nights only (go / reserve early to make sure you get some).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Server was kind and very helpful. Price was good. Food was great. Barbecue nachos and corn nuggets were enjoyable. Good atmosphere too.

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Alton, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Did some work at the near by airport. I was talking with the pilots about a lunch place. They both said the Sawmill. It was a great stop. Friendly staff. Great food. Had the pulled pork sandwich and homemade chips. The chips are great. The pulled pork had a great bark and great taste.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Don't look for fancy-the name Saw Mill-identifies it's appearance-rustic, sawmill appearance. Order at the counter, the food is brought out when ready - Find a seat- I ordered the special for about $10.99 which was a slab of ribs, and two sides and two slices of lightly toasted French bread-for my sides- I got the sweet potato fries which were... More 

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St Louis MO
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015 via mobile

e had heard about this place (for BBQ). So we went today for lunch. Pulled pork didn't have much of a smokey taste (I like lite to medium). Sauces decent. Baked Beans were disappointing… almost like what a person can get out of an upscale can at the supermarket… nothing to write home about. Got the sweet potatoes fries. You... More 

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Columbia, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We've been longtime customers of Sawmill and around a week before Thanksgiving got their email offering a whole smoked turkey for $50. I love their turkey to start with and their pork loin is superb as well, so I couldn't pass this up. We picked up the turkey at 10 AM Thanksgiving day. We got it home, put it in... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Brisket was a good cut but cold on the plate and beans hotter than normal. Very friendly counter waitress and good service at the table. Fairly rustic, like a sawmill..

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4060 Mississippi Ave, Cahokia, IL 62206-1076
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Cahokia
  • Phone Number: 618-332-3000

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10
  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 am - 10:00 am
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 10:00 am
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 10:00 am
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 10:00 am
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 10:00 am
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?