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Bully's Smokehouse - CLOSED

1035 Century Dr, Edwardsville, IL 62025-3772
618-659-1802
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- Mar 4, 2014
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30 reviews from our community

80% Recommend
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English first
Edwardsville, Illinois
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Both locations were great. Family owned & operated. A real treasure. I hated to see them fold. They were always busy, so I was really surprised.

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Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

While Bully's had the best smoked meats in Edwardsville, it has fallen to the increased restaurant competition in town. The location now hosts the relocated Wang Gang. A very good Asian Fusion choice.

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Evansville, IN
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

Months ago I had a dinner seminar there and at another place they had with the same name. Both are gone. Service was great, as was the food. Staff was the same. Place was full when I was there; don't understand how they went under. In the same strip mall area is Bella Milano; try that.

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Edwardsville, Illinois
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012

They had a great place in Edwardsville that had great food and great service. I guess the economy got too bad to keep paying the high rent but I miss them being there.

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Edwardsville, Illinois
Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012 via mobile

Great BBQ, although Bandanas is better (and cheaper). But when I do go, I get the sweet potato and massive pork steak. Yummy!

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Edwardsville, Illinois, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

My husband and I eat there frequently because we both love it! I was very impressed though not surprised when I heard people in St. Louis discussing it as the best place to get pulled pork, when I was at work one day! I must agree! and the owners and the staff are attentive and gracious! It is always a... More

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Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

The place isn't exactly palatial but it's very clean. Nice selection of beers and appetizers and plenty of TVs to watch sports (the Rams were on). BBQ is where it's at. The ribs were as good as I've had anywhere (including Memphis) and the pork steak was incredible. Sides were good but not on the same level as the meats.... More

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Martinsville, Indiana
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82 reviews 82 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

Okay, so this is a great smokehouse! Best chicken I have EVERY tasted. Chicken cut freshed and breaded each day and deep fried. Not a heavy chicken, not greasy, served to perfection. The restaurant is in a strip mall so it was a little hard to find. We went one day while we were in town and it was so... More

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EdnaRD
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

We visited Bully's for a quick dinner, but ended up sitting at the table for 15-20 min before anyone even came to greet us. Once we told the hostess that no one had seen us yet, a nice server came over about 5 mins later. The food was fair, but I was disappointed that my sandwich was served with pepperjack... More

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Collinsville, IL
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012 via mobile

Sunday evening and more than half empty. After we were seated by the hostess we were ignored by the rest of the wait staff. After fifteen minutes flagged down the hostess and asked about a server. This is in a nearly empty dining room. While we waited to be recognized by anyone of the employees we could clearly see the... More

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