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1302 W Jackson St., Macomb, IL 61455
Today
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Ate here for lunch. Great Service Good Food

I had a simple char grilled chicken sandwich and fries, and everyone in our group ate off of the lunch menu, and it was all good and reasonably priced. Service was very good and quick with drink refills. Nice pick in our visit to Macomb for business.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 19, 2015
David B
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Altamont, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Had a company dinner,,started off with me getting my own menu,,salad was basically opening a bag and dumping it on a plate,,appetizers was frozen food and rubbery,hr and half wait on entree and when it came I will say not the best steak but not the worse..would not come back,stayed this time because it wasn't my money for the meal.

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Altamont, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

I had a simple char grilled chicken sandwich and fries, and everyone in our group ate off of the lunch menu, and it was all good and reasonably priced. Service was very good and quick with drink refills. Nice pick in our visit to Macomb for business.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This restaurant is one that "looks are deceiving" but i gave it a chance and i am so glad that we did. They have amazing specials for a great price and the quality and quantity of the food was great!!! It definately did not dissapoint. We are already making plans to go back. The wait staff was quite friendly as... More 

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Freeport, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

I had been to this place before and had great service, but it was not so when I came back the second time. It was graduation weekend and we had made reservations ahead of time to eat there. We were shown to the basement banquet room where 5 tables were set up. There were two waitresses for all tables. We... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

The service was great, we had a friendly greeter, bartender, and waitress. The salad was ok, the breadsticks were very good. The problem was with the main entrées, the grilled salmon "served over dill sauce" was overcooked and dry with hardly any dill sauce to speak of. My wife's filet mignon was ordered medium, it was well done and dry.... More 

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Freeport, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

The waitress was wonderful and I received prompt service. The food was great. I went with my daughter and she had something called the, "Ugly Steak." She gave me a bite and it was really good. I ordered a regular steak and it was also good. I would return.

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Macomb, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Great service, great food and a great atmosphere made for a wonderful night. Thanks to The Red Ox staff for all you did for our group.

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Macomb, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I have had the opportunity to eat at this restaurant several times and I am sorry to report that their food mediocre at best. This is the sad state of affairs in Macomb. The Red Ox offers a salad bar and soup for lunch for $9.00. The salad bar is very small and has very few options for your salad.... More 

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Monmouth, Illinois, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Décor Old fashioned, wait staff pleasant and knowledgeable. Waiter suggest a light one chicken breast option for my wife. I had Surf and Turf. A small sirloin nicely medium, and some shrimp probably done in older oil. Salads ok nothing special. Clientele in this college town was clearly senior citizen. Not a hip or happening place.

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Macomb, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

As a longtime resident of the community, I can say without any reservation that the Red Ox serves the best menu in town. The restaurant is a longstanding icon within the community and has built a very loyal clientele. My family has been a customer since 1967 when it was the Red OX Supper Club. From the Ugly Steak to... More 

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Additional Information about Red Ox

Address: 1302 W Jackson St., Macomb, IL 61455
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Macomb
Open Hours:
Sunday 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 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1302 W Jackson St., Macomb, IL 61455
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Macomb

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
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
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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