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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

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  • 5
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
The Best

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
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Macomb, Illinois
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Macomb, Illinois
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014 via mobile

Went and tried the steak and shrimp special. Steak was good and overall the three courses were great value. The breadsticks were awesome and the service was prompt/polite. I'd definitely go again and maybe try that 'ugly steak'!

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Macomb, Illinois
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50 reviews 50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The Red Ox is a great place to eat while in Macomb. They have a varied menu and the prices are reasonable. From a good "Ugly Steak" to a casual meal you can't go wrong. One of the nicer places in Macomb. They also have private dining area for a special occasion like a rehearsal dinner, shower, etc.

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Fargo, North Dakota, United States
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59 reviews 59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

There were two of us for lunch and both of our meals were very good. Location of the restaurant was good but the best part was the exceptional service that we had. Everyone in the restaurant was amazing, friendly and took great care of us. Would definitely recommend to anyone.

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New Haven, Connecticut
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153 reviews 153 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

This place has some of the best steaks I've ever had.....went there at a recommendation with a group of people and I am sooo thankful .....ordered the Ugly Steak and it couldn't be more beautiful.... I would marry the chef for recipe....wish they would tell me how they make it but they won't - I hate them ! It was... More 

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IL
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46 reviews 46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

My mom dad took my wife and I here for our 6th anniversary. My Dad has to eat glueten free, which isn't a problem normally. Well when we walked in the waitress was sitting in a booth on looking at her cell phone. She then seated us and have us a menu. This was around 3:00 PM, I mention this... More 

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Wichita
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148 reviews 148 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

With wood paneled walls and and glass mirrors behind the bar, my impression of the Red Ox is that it has been the local "special occasion" restaurant for decades. The menu includes a wide variety of entrees served with soup or salad, choice of potato and vegetable. I had shrimp which was OK, but not great and a small over-cooked... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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163 reviews 163 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Ate here while we were visiting our old haunts. They have a good buffet on Sunday - lots of salad choices, soups, breads, several meats and desserts. Not the best food ever, but not bad.

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Macomb, IL
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The Red Ox has become a Macomb institution providing solid, great tasting, unpretentious food every day (but closed on Mondays). All entrees are prepared from scratch, as your mom might say. The salad, soup, bread, and dessert bar feature a wide variety of items beyond the menu.

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Manning, SC
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134 reviews 134 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

I do not remember it looking like the picture so don't be surprised. Maybe I remember wrong. However, this was recommended for our business dinner while we were in Macomb. The prices were about $16-24 for a steak which is a little high given the setting but the food was really good and tasty. The service was very good and... More 

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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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?