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1302 W Jackson St., Macomb, IL 61455
Today
11:00 am - 9:00 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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Visitor rating
  • 6
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 4
    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
Annual Couples Dinner was a wonderful occasion.

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Tom S
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Macomb, Illinois, United States
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32 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Macomb, Illinois, United States
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

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
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015 via mobile

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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40 reviews 40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
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
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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
26 helpful votes 26 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
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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61 reviews 61 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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
Top Contributor
159 reviews 159 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 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
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?