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Witt's Smokehouse & Deli

10325 E State Highway 33, Effingham, IL 62401-5362
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Ranked #23 of 57 Restaurants in Effingham
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Streator, Illinois
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104 reviews 104 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We stopped here on our long drive to Florida. I was a little disappointed with the meal. The BBQ flavor wasn't what I had hoped for. It wasn't bad, just not great. I don't know what the meatloaf was made of, but I wouldn't order that again. My son enjoyed his BBQ ribs and pulled pork. My other son enjoyed... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

Food is overpriced. And owner is rude and not kid friendly.. we were therw for a family dinner and were asked by the owner to get our 18 month old to either quit giggling so loud or leave.. note this is after he had been extremely well behaved all dinner and we had already paid. how do u discipline your... More

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Belleville, Michigan
12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This place is a little out of town, it sits by itself out in the country. We went in on a Sunday evening and had the place almost to our selves. We got the ribs and the pulled pork , both were very good, we would visit here again ! I asked why it was so empty when the food... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

My wife and I ate at Witt's for the first time last night. What a great treat. I had the baby back ribs; my wife had the brisket. Both were excellent. The baked beans are the best I've ever tasted. The services was great, the family atmosphere was exactly what we wanted, and it was very enjoyable. Note: Our GPS... More

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Effingham, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014 via mobile

I've recently figure out that Megan ( not sure how to spell her name ) had been let go . . we requested her EVERYTIME . the other waitress lacks personality and skills for a waitress . . won't be back unless Megan is is there .

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Smokey goodness. I post a pic. My husband got the Pick 2: Pork & Ribs. I got the Prime Rib Special. All was good,service was great...BUT THE PRIME RIB was amazing! It was a large cut, nice and rare like I ordered it. the best part was the nice lite smokey flavor it had. My husband was jealous when I... More

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11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

I'm in the military currently serving over seas, so I don't get much of a chance to enjoy my hometown restaurants. But when I am home, Witt's Smokehouse is always a stop that I make to get some good home style cooking. A must stop for those BBQ fans!

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56 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

We ate here after golfing at Cardinal Golf Course, Wonderful place with great atmosphere. They have an outddor area that has seating and a grassy area with picnic tables. They have just started gaming machines too. The loaded baked potato is to die for! Although a few miles out of town, this is worth the drive for sure!

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Effingham, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

One of just a handful of places worth eating at in Effingham county. Way better than Firefly grill. The best restaurant in Effingham is probably El Rancherito, it went downhill for a few years, but now they are back to top form. And El Rancherito didn't even make the list of 27, go figure. Second best place that I have... More

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Effingham, Illinois
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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

Witt's is outside of Effingham but definitely worth the drive. Love their pizza's. Lots of good BBQ items and more.

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