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All 2 Kampsville Restaurants

Louie's Kampsville Inn

2nd & Joliet St., Kampsville, IL 62053
618 653-4413
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Ranked #1 of 2 Restaurants in Kampsville
Sun 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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English first
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Went on a Sunday evening in November. It has been several years since we've been to Louie's as we are not locals. They did not disappoint. In our party of 7 we got the catfish fried, cajun, grilled, and as fritters. The portions are generous and everyone was pleased with the quality. The service was prompt and pleasant. The place... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We took a beautiful family day trip across the Golden Eagle Ferry and drove to Kampsville just to enjoy a great meal at Louie's Kampsville Inn. I have never had Catfish taste this great. Three of us ordered the Catfish Fritter meals and the portions where huge. We should have shared. One member of the party ordered fried chicken strips... More

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506 reviews 506 reviews
269 restaurant reviews
223 helpful votes 223 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

After driving from Alton up to Grafton and along the Great River Road, we took the ferry over to Brussels and then drove on into Kampsville. Very special place for me since my mother and many of my relatives from her side lived in that area. We decided to go the Louie's. It was somewhat crowded, but the food was... More

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Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

My family has been going here for years but this was my first trip. A small river town makes the Kampsville Inn the place to go, some of the best Midwestern catfish around so stop in for a beer and some fish. Be sure to ask how the floods have affected this location over the years.

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Owasso, Oklahoma
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

This place had the best fried catfish I've ever had in my life. The corn fritters and chicken livers were the best ever. The atmosphere was very casual and it was right on the river where the ferry takes you across to the other side. It doesn't get any better than this.

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Glen Carbon, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2012

I had not been to the Kampsville Inn in years and decided to stop Friday (Nov. 23) around 11 a.m. on the way home to the Metro East from a Thanksgiving visit. I'll not be back until the management changes. I ordered the scored buffalo filet. It was OK except for an off-taste that I attributed to overused cooking oil.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012 via mobile

The food was the best I've had in along time. The fish is amazing , but they also have a marinated ribeye that's to die for. Go, stop, eat and watch the barge's pass by. I will be back for sure!

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Winchester, Illinois
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51 reviews 51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

This place has great food every time! We go here almost every other week and its always super yummy with healthy qty plates! There is a little play ground outside and you can sit and watch the car ferry take people across the river. You can never go wrong eating here....but a FYI is they do not take credit cards!!!

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2012 via mobile

This is an older reataurant. Lots of seating with a bar on one end. You can see the river out the windows. Food portions are large. We had fish. Took half of it home.

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11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2012

love the catfish fritters, always get plenty to eat! try the fritters "naked" they are very good too!

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Additional Information about Louie's Kampsville Inn

Address: 2nd & Joliet St., Kampsville, IL 62053
Phone Number: 618 653-4413
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Kampsville
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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