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632 North Main Street, Harrisburg, IL
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
pit stop before nashville

great salsd bar!! amazing desserts but breakfast stops at 11, you can get scramble eggs and thats bout it.. friendly staff

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2015
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North Manchester, Indiana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 via mobile

I have tried BBQ every we have visited. BBQ Barn is the best there is! Lunch of BBQ sandwich, fries and drink only $5, which less than you probably at McDonalds. Oh and the pies are to die for, home made creme horns, cookies, brownies; you name it they have it. Didn't get the salad bar it looked pretty delicious.... More 

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Carterville, Illinois
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47 reviews 47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Bar B Que Barn served excellent ribs. Salad bar was huge with lots of choices. As you leave, you must try your pick of lovely baked goods. Mini cream horns are wonderful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

great salsd bar!! amazing desserts but breakfast stops at 11, you can get scramble eggs and thats bout it.. friendly staff

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Aurora Illinois
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

We ate here on a Saturday evening, and would expect to have fresh food in the sald bar, not so. My husband said the ribs he ordered were the worse he has ever tasted. My fried catfish was mushy, the fried potatoes that came with it were a pile of grease. I give it two stars only because it was... More 

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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I would definitely not go out of your way for this BBQ. I stumbled upon the place while driving through and love BBQ so I stopped. The pulled pork was dry and didn't have much smoke flavor. The sauces were also nothing to write home about. Well below average! I would not recommend this place.

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Creal Springs, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014 via mobile

this place has to die for creampuffs which you can take home with you the barbecue ribs are also greatmiddle-of-the-road price I would totally recommend it to anyone going through Harrisburg no alcoholic beverages are served their

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Lawrence, Kansas
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3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I've been here for breakfast twice and this place can really make an omlette! The staff is polite and attentive, though why they have their salad bar set up at 730 in the morning is a little beyond me. I did order their brisket as a take out and I have never seen such tough, fatty brisket in my life.... More 

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Niles, Michigan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

After reading the reviews for this place and driving 8 hours my boyfriend and I were excited to try this place for his birthday dinner. We got there an hour before close and were completely un-impressed. The service absolutely sucked. The waiter was so rude and barely said two words the whole time, not sure what his deal was. My... More 

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Salem, Illinois
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70 reviews 70 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

BBQ Barn has been there for many years. Had great hamburgers when eating there as a child. Used to be Turners Restaurant. Now known for their BBQ. Decent salad bar also available. Would definitely recommend.

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Florence, Oregon, United States
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15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

Love this place, from the friendly owner and manager, the décor (very charming and appropriate) and the BBQ! Dry rub is the best, and they do it right. Breakfast is delicious and you can tell it's 'Homemade'. The mile high pies are hard to resist! Just a wonderful place, and an institution in Harrisburg.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 632 North Main Street, Harrisburg, IL
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Harrisburg

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue

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