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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

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  • 36
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  • 10
    Very good
  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great Smoked Turkey for Thanksgiving

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 3, 2014
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Columbia, Illinois
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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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20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Have been many times in the past but probably not for a good 6 months. Good as always and the most crowded I've ever seen it! Went for lunch on Friday but they did good job getting everyone served fast enough and friendly. For $10 each it was very filing and good bbq. Recommend the turkey or brisket.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We were staying at the rv park and got a discount to the restaurant so we couldn't pass that up. Service was awesome we did a phone order and was ready in like 10 minutes. The brisket was superb as was the pulled pork. My boyfriend was over the moon about the corn fritters. Only complaint was for the price... More 

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South Lake Tahoe, California
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We were on a long....trust me on this one.....long cross country journey and checked into the Comfort Inn and Suites. April, the hotel manager recommended this one and said it was one of the best restaurants around. When we drove up, we could not even tell if it was open or not. It fronts a nice looking RV park, but... More 

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Bradford, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Celebrating my daughters birthday we made 16 stops along St Louis and this happened to be one of them. They had a special half price deal on Groupon so we decided to try it out. This place was not hard to find and right off the main road. There is a place for campers right behind it but it did... More 

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Columbia, null, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We were always hesitant to eat here and finally stopped in on the recommendation of someone else. I cannot tell you how many times we have been back. We have even used them for catering a birthday party. The beef brisket and pulled pork are my faves; love the large variety of sides. The service is great and the people... More 

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Beaver Dam, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

My wife and I got ribs and the pulled pork take out here. Nice meaty ribs that come with out BBQ sauce you get your choice and put it on yourself. Even without the sauce the ribs were great, I'm not normally a ribs guy but these were very good. My wife had the pulled pork sandwich it had great... More 

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East Rochester, New York, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Cute little BBQ place in an area with very few non fast food options. I had the sliced brisket - quite tasty, nice smoke ring. Smoked turkey was a little on the dry side, but that's tough to avoid when you smoke poultry. Their baked beans were outstanding. The potato salad was oddly liquidy... not sure what that was about.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The place is a locals spot. I got the beef brisket, chopped up turkey breast and green beans and baked beans. The brisket was fatty none of the food was hot. Nothing tasted like it had been smoked. Never seen any indication they had a smoker. It does sit in a camp ground parking lot.

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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 1 - 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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