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1701 S Neil St, Champaign, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61820-7213
217-351-9115
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4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Special occasions
Entertaining clients
Dinner
Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 48
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Fabulous Every Time

If a great steak is what your looking for,you can't beat "The Ribeye." In 35+ years,we have ate there many times & it's always top notch. The salad bar is amazing,with much to offer. Really a meal in itself! One thing to mention:This place can be crazy-busy and even then,be prepared to wait a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
Vikingwench
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Farmer City, Illinois
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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105 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Farmer City, Illinois
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

If a great steak is what your looking for,you can't beat "The Ribeye." In 35+ years,we have ate there many times & it's always top notch. The salad bar is amazing,with much to offer. Really a meal in itself! One thing to mention:This place can be crazy-busy and even then,be prepared to wait a while,especially on weekends & game days... More 

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Hey do you like non-corporate restaurants, do you like great steaks cooked to order, do you like a fresh salad bar? This is the place for you. If you are in Champaign, skip the chain restaurants and have a meal at the Ribeye. You won't be disappointed. My favorite item: Herring in cream sauce from the salad bar.

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Monticello, IL
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We have made this a special occasion stop for years. The salad bar, steaks and chicken are very good. The service is always top notch.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This venue is known for their steaks and salad bar. They offer varying sizes of Ribeyes and great sides. The salad bar is known as one of the best in East Central Illinois. The decor, though unintended, makes you feel like you are back in the 80's. Quality of the service and food is very good but the ambiance needs... More 

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Manteno
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

My wife and I were in the area for a concert at a nearby winery and stopped off at this restaurant after reading the reviews on Trip Advisor. The place opens at 4PM on Saturday so we get there at 3:20PM and the parking lot already had people waiting. We were able to get around 3:40PM inside and put our... More 

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Danville, Illinois
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Made reservations at the Ribeye for a Friday night and good thing we did it was very busy! We got sat down quickly and waitress was super. Salad bar was loaded with choices can make a meal with the bar alone. Steaks came out on a super hot metal pan and still cooking. Had mushrooms and fries with the steak... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

My family visits Champaign (my hometown) and visiting The Ribeye is always on our list. The service is excellent, friendly but not over bearing wait staff. They are knowledgeable and easy to understand and very courteous. the salad bar is the best ever, try the peanut and pea salad and the carrot salad, my personal favorites! The steaks are cooked... More 

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Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Our entire family really enjoys going here for a wonderful meals and steaks are always cooked to perfection. The mouth watering salad bar is always kept full and fresh baked bread completes the meal never leaving room for dessert.

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Champaign, Illinois
Top Contributor
139 reviews 139 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I have been to the Ribeye on many occasions with my husband, family and friends. It's exactly what it says Ribeye. They know exactly what they do best. The menu consists of ribeye steaks in various ounces, a grilled chicken dish and fried shrimp. All meals come with the salad bar which is fantastic, one of the best in town... More 

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Mt. Airy
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Simply a good steak place with little frills. They have a great salad bar that you can go wild with building your own salad as you desire. They know how to cook a good Pittsburgh style steak

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1701 S Neil St, Champaign, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61820-7213
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Champaign-Urbana  >  Champaign
  • Phone Number: 217-351-9115

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?