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102 E Jackson St, Carbondale, IL 62901-1501
618-549-0771
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4:30 pm - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 4:30 pm - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 2:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cozy and romantic

My boyfriend took me here for my birthday. We enjoyed an awesome appetizer, entrees and drinks in the back outdoor area. They have a huge drink menu with old fashioned cocktails. Always a lot of fun, even if you're just stopping in for a late-night fancy nightcap!

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 10, 2015
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Carbondale, Illinois
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English first
Carbondale, Illinois
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53 reviews 53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

My boyfriend took me here for my birthday. We enjoyed an awesome appetizer, entrees and drinks in the back outdoor area. They have a huge drink menu with old fashioned cocktails. Always a lot of fun, even if you're just stopping in for a late-night fancy nightcap!

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Chicago suburbs
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Excellent food and service. An upscale dining experience in Carbondale, located at the center of town.

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Carbondale, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Global Gourmet is one of my most favorite restaurants, ever. There is nothing that I don't love about it - the space itself has a terrific ambiance and the patio is a romantic spot, mostly in the sense that it reminds me of small restaurant patios in New York, Puerto Rico, Rome, that are just comfortable and perfect for dining,... More 

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Paris, France
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44 reviews 44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

This is my favorite place for a date night in Carbondale. The atmosphere has a city feel to it and the service is very good. The wine list is great and very reasonably priced. The food has been consistently great. This time i had a very delicious wedge salad, a perfectly cooked stake and a yummy bread pudding. Would definitely... More 

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Murphysboro, Illinois
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Global Gourmet sits on the north side of "The Square" in Carbondale. The restaurant is the most romantic in Carbondale and feels hip, yet mature. Global Gourmet offers a world class selection of spirits and wines and makes excellent desserts; it's become my wife's and my favorite spot to go on date nights after having an early dinner and seeing... More 

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Sanford, Florida
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61 reviews 61 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 via mobile

The G spot is the name of the outside patio where you can enjoy drinks and food in a cozy atmosphere. I've been here 5 times and haven't been disappointed. The menu changes monthly which I like. Last trip I had the salmon with bourbon honey butter,rice and asparagus. As an app I had the delicious artichoke dip that came... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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50 reviews 50 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Small restaurant in a cute area in Carbondale! Casual yet elegant atmosphere. Drinks were fantastic! We had the spinach artichoke dip appetizer and it was amazing! Salmon was excellent. My husband had the lamb and it lacked flavor and was pretty pricey! We will definitely return for another date night but not order the lamb next time.

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Carbondale, Illinois
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64 reviews 64 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I really enjoy the food here. The ever changing menu is delightful. Unfortunately the atmosphere is loud and the wait staff is average at best. Because of the atmosphere we don't dine here often, we have just not found the experience worth it

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Naperville, Illinois
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Eclectic mix of cuisines which made the choice of dinner entree challenging. I opted for a Cuban pork dish which was tender and delicious - spiciness, flavor and heat just right. Mt husband chose Greek Kefketedes, which were equally good. Friendly, knowledgeable wait staff and thoughtful service.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Fantastic food! Fantastic atmosphere! People who work here are happy - kudos to the proprietor. Who, in fact, I was lucky to meet and even learn something from. I had a suspicion that he was one of those 'living his dream' owners. He came over to ask my wife and I if he could take our picture (we had our... More 

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Additional Information about Global Gourmet

Address: 102 E Jackson St, Carbondale, IL 62901-1501
Phone Number: 618-549-0771
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Carbondale
Open Hours:
Monday 4:30 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday 4:30 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday 4:30 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday 4:30 pm - 1:00 am
Friday 4:30 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday 4:30 pm - 2:00 am
Cuisine: International

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 102 E Jackson St, Carbondale, IL 62901-1501
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Carbondale
  • Phone Number: 618-549-0771

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International
Open Hours
Monday
4:30 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
4:30 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
4:30 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
4:30 pm - 2:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?