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3663 E William Street Rd, Decatur, IL 62521-1658
217-423-9163
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Once a week visit

They have great buffet specials. When I'm in town I usually have lunch here. The variety is good and the prices are too. It isn't too often that the place is empty. Good home cooked food.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
GeraldH35883
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Decatur, Illinois
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Decatur, Illinois
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40 reviews 40 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 NEW

I LOVE that about Whit's End. ALWAYS good servers--polite and cheerful. They are one of the few places where you can always get sweet potato fries--YUM! They also have a great Cobb Salad. My hubby and I have split EVERY sandwich on the menu (most are too large for one of us to eat!), and they're ALL delicious! Their dinners... More 

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Decatur, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

They have great buffet specials. When I'm in town I usually have lunch here. The variety is good and the prices are too. It isn't too often that the place is empty. Good home cooked food.

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Decatur, Illinois
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65 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Their Taco Salad is the best in town. The pizza is fantastic, and all the various fried goodie appetizers are yummy. This is a bar setting and depending on when you go, you might run into some loudmouth drunks in there.

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Decatur, IL
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Employees wont stop going out the front door to smoke (which doesn't close properly,letting in.constant stream of frigid air)...it's uncomfortably cold , which people are saying but doesnt stop the constant smoke breaks. Also...no chicken AT ALL in my chicken quesadilla. Won't be back.

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Decatur, Illinois
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

My hubby and I probably would never have discovered this gem, if not for a fund-raising effort at our son's school! A coupon for a breaded pork tenderloin and fries got us in the door the first time. Great food, drink and service has caused this to be our favorite "date night" spot! Honestly, we have been on a budget... More 

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Decatur, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Our TOPS group goes frequently. Service and kitchen speed the best. Found by accident when recommended by somebody at a garage sale on Lake shore drive. Do not like the meat loaf, otherwise everything is great and almost always need a to go box.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

The atmosphere was fun and inviting .. like a local bar where everyone knows your name. The service was excellent and everyone was very friendly. I had the Ribeye Steak sandwich, unfortunately it was grisly and hard to eat. The rest of the food was so, so. But for the low price not too bad. From the reviews, I was... More 

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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

We have lived near this place for 11 years and decided to stop because there were always so many cars in the lot. We now go quite often. Great food, cheap prices (for instance, all-you-can-eat fried chicken, mashed potatoes, rolls,etc. for 6.50 on certain days, BLT's are $3.50, Taco Salads, hamburgers, shrimp, meatloaf, about anything you could want for really... More 

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Decatur, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012

My hubby and I visited because we had a coupon, otherwise, might never have gone there. Had their tenderloin and fries...EXCELLENT! Noticed other items on the menu we want to go back and try.

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Decatur, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

I love their tenderloins and livers. This is a place that you wouldn't think has good food.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: 3663 E William Street Rd, Decatur, IL 62521-1658
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Decatur
  • Phone Number: 217-423-9163

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  • Cuisine: American

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