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14839 N Park Rd, Effingham, IL
217-868-9695
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
relaxing hideaway

This is a nice little lakeside place with basic bar food, outdoor seating, and a homey feel. Summer seasonal only but enjoyable non-chain food in a town pretty hard to find options other than standard everytown america dining. Not easy to find.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

This is a nice little lakeside place with basic bar food, outdoor seating, and a homey feel. Summer seasonal only but enjoyable non-chain food in a town pretty hard to find options other than standard everytown america dining. Not easy to find.

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Effingham, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

I have never written a restaurant review before but after visiting Abigail's I knew it was time. I have heard the radio ads and my friends talk, so I took the family. What a GREAT choice. The place was packed, everyone was have a great time. We chose a seat outside with an umbrella. The food was excellent, the place... More 

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Effingham, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

I gave this place a couple of tries because i live by the lake. First time i went i had to get up for my own refils and the waitress asked if we would like dessert or our check but we hadnt even got our food. Seconed time Both of or orders were wrong and again had to get up... More 

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Effingham, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

Low quality food with out taste. To many items on the menue for a lake side restaurant. They should find a few items and try to cook them correct rather then try for an expanded menue

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Effingham, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

Met several couples at Abigails. Had good time relaxing with a few of the lake. Friendly staff and good food. Nothing fancy.

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Decatur, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

Our family spent the Labor Day weekend at beautiful Lake Sara in Effingham Il. Of course we had to make a return visit to our favorite resturant called, "Abagails". The steaks were great. My daughter and her husband tried one of their specialties of Medallion Steak dinner. They said it was the most flavorable steaks they had ever had. Of... More 

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Effingham, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2012

This restaurant is right in our neighborhood and has a very nice laid back atmosphere. We love that we can go and be dressed casually and not be out of place. The outdoor seating is fabulous, lots of nice chairs and tables with umbrellas. There is a nice view of the lake and you can watch boats launch into the... More 

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Decatur, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

We took our family, (13) to the lake and rented a boat for the day. The weather was sooooooo hot that day (July 7th),and what a treat to have an excellent resturant right on the marina. Abagails is clean, and the food is the best. I had the bar-b-que chicken wings and they melted in my mouth. We ate every... More 

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Address: 14839 N Park Rd, Effingham, IL
Phone Number: 217-868-9695
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Effingham

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  • Address: 14839 N Park Rd, Effingham, IL
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Effingham
  • Phone Number: 217-868-9695

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