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201 W. 1st Drive, Decatur, IL
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Description: Phone number of restaurant is 217-423-5450. Lunch & Dinner Menu. Easy to...
Phone number of restaurant is 217-423-5450. Lunch & Dinner Menu. Easy to find doing a Google search. Thanks!
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    5 of 5 stars
    Service
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    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Went to the wharf the other day after watching a softball game - food was about like I remove and even better than it used to be because of the nonsmoking policy there...

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 10, 2015
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Oreana, Illinois
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Oreana, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Went to the wharf the other day after watching a softball game - food was about like I remove and even better than it used to be because of the nonsmoking policy there...

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Decatur, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This has a real small town feel with friendly staff and good food. They have added a patio to increase the seating capacity as there aren't very many tables inside especially hard to get a table at peak times. Can't go wrong with a Wharf burger!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Hard to find being hidden behind Arbys, but worth the effort to find. Unique food that's not health, but tastes great.

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Decatur, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

What can I say other than I have never had a bad meal here. The place is super dark, no windows, like the bourbon barrel, with similar food. Delicious. Get the Wharf burger, it will blow your doors off. Huge tasty burger and fries that you cant finish. Hard to find if your not familiar with Decatur, but definitely worth... More 

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Decatur, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The pick 3 platter is the best. The deep fried chicken livers and mushrooms are the best I've had anywhere. The mushrooms are sliced, fresh , battered & deep fried. The potato skins are good too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

This is the place to go if you like fried mushrooms! They are the best by far! Nice atmosphere, casual and friendly place.

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Decatur,Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Most likely the best bacon and bleu cheese burger in Decatur, Illinois !!! Medium well burger, crisp BACON, bleu cheese on a toasted bun !!! Your choice of fries, fresh cut with parmesan seasoning !!!

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Decatur, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Ate hear with family a few weeks ago. Had a simple cheeseburger. It was juicy and flavorful. The fries were fine but the burger was all I wanted it was sooooo good. My husband had a fried pork tenderloin horseshoe. (A horseshoe is a Central Illinois food. It is bread often texas toast, meat usually burger/ham/turkey or whatever, fries then... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Food is always amazing. Service is very good as well. Be prepared to wait if you go on a weekend. Be sure to get a wharfburger and fried mushrooms! Also have a decent selection of draft beer

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

They have the best variety of food. I have never been disappointed with the Wharf. All time delicious food. Make a reservation if you are going Friday or Saturday night as they are booked solid. The prices are very very reasonable cant hardly eat at subway for these prices. Nice fireplace inside on cold winter nights and a patio outside... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 201 W. 1st Drive, Decatur, IL
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Decatur

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Description

Phone number of restaurant is 217-423-5450. Lunch & Dinner Menu. Easy to find doing a Google search. Thanks!

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