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Sharks Roadhouse

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1336 Us Highway 20 W, Elizabeth, IL 61028-9303
815-858-9898
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11:00 am - 1:30 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:30 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 13
    Excellent
  • 6
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great food on the way home from Galena Territory

I had heard a luke-warm review about this place, but we were very pleased with the food and service. My husband and I both had the beef brisket sandwich and it was delicious! Our waitress explained the three different kinds of barbeque sauce. The Georgia mustard is the closest to some I had in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
Diann C
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Batavia, Illinois
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

We stopped here for a quick lunch on our way to Galena. We were pleasantly surprised with the portions and quality of the food. Great pulled pork.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I had heard a luke-warm review about this place, but we were very pleased with the food and service. My husband and I both had the beef brisket sandwich and it was delicious! Our waitress explained the three different kinds of barbeque sauce. The Georgia mustard is the closest to some I had in South Carolina. I've been looking for... More 

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West Chicago
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 via mobile

Order takeout - simple order: baby back ribs, fried chicken, coleslaw, baked beans, and cornbread. Unfortunately sharks couldn't get the order straight - we did not get the coleslaw or the cornbread. Things happen though, right? If the food is great everything is balanced out. As a second unfortunate experience the food was a far cry from subpar (ie terrible).... More 

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swindon, wilts
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Whilst on a girls trip to Galena we wanted a place near to our hotel where we could get a bite to eat and a drink and we stumbled upon the Shark`s roadhouse in Elizabeth, Illinois. And all I can say is that we had a great time. We were made very welcome by `Roadhouse Rhonda` and a few of... More 

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Nevada, Iowa
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

The ribs were so tough, that I could barely get them off the bone! I was very disappointed with how slow the service was, given the fact they weren't even busy. Seems like they mainly cater to bikers and locals. I wouldn't even bother going there again.

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Sugar Grove, Illinois
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14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Great burgers and fries. Service is excellent. Hunting themed bar and eating area. Nice place for a quick casual meal or snack.

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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

I thought that the food was excellent. My husband and I ordered a burger and the brisket. My husband loves bbq and is often disappointed with brisket. It did not disappoint. The burger was great, we also ordered baked beans, they were nothing to write home about. It tasted like they were straight from a can. I think that if... More 

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Clinton, Iowa
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74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

There are some of the most scenic roads to travel on a motorcycle around Sharks. The BF & I love to take one of the Harleys out and enjoy a nice day trip, and one of our favorite stops is Sharks. They have a great outdoor seating area that showcases live music on occasion, the food is fantastic, there is... More 

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Galena, Illinois
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50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We visit this place on a regular basis and we've tried most of the menu items, all of which are very good it's the service that is what is bringing this review down. Some nights the staff has been excellent some nights the staff has been terrible. This establishment is for sale and I hope the future owners will fix... More 

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Monroe, Wisconsin
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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We decided to stop here while passing through town. My boyfriend LOVES BBQ so we were excited it give it a try. My boyfriend ordered the 3 meat plate. He chose the brisket, pulled pork, and the ribs, it also came with two sides and corn bread. When it arrived, it actually came with Texas Toast. The pulled pork was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1336 Us Highway 20 W, Elizabeth, IL 61028-9303
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Elizabeth
  • Phone Number: 815-858-9898

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:30 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:30 am

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