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Triple E Bar-B-Q East

906 E Deyoung St, Marion, IL 62959
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Ranked #46 of 82 Restaurants in Marion
Sun - Thu 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Takeout
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English first
Wayne City, IL
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Delicious food, with a fast friendly staff!! I highly recommend the rib tips, they're wonderful! Wish they would open another restaurant in Mt. Vernon!

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Hillsboro, Illinois
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92 reviews 92 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Again, avoiding the chains. Good food. good service. Had the spare ribs, ochra, french fries and sweet tea. Ample servings, great texture and smoky flavor to the ribs.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

The food was decent. Best BBQ available in area, by far not. What made me consider a poor rating is service. Waitress was not very friendly. Did not really check in on us except once when we were done. Had to go up to counter to get receipt. The waitress apologized to the other worker, not us for having no... More 

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Elmhurst, Illinois
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

I have not had bluegill fish to eat in more decades than I would care to admit. It was good. Of course the Bluegill taste I remember was sweeter, but it was still good.

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Marion, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

I will say that I have tried the Triple E BarBQ restaurants at 3 different locations. I will say that the location located on Lake of Egypt Rd. just west of Market St. is Superb! I've gone there numerous times and have never had a bad meal yet. The fish fry they have is to die for! So much better... More 

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Collinsville, IL
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71 reviews 71 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013 via mobile

I'm that guy you heard about, you know the one I went to a barbecue restaurant and ordered the fish. Don't do it! The fish labeled blue gill on the menu tasted like carp that had been raised in a sewage treatment plant! Service is ok. Food is disgusting. Price is way over what it should be. Don't bother a... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012 via mobile

The atmosphere at Triple E is kind of a diner type of feel. It is large and open with a lot of space. I have been here a few times and have always had pretty good service. I can't think of one time where I have had bad service and I have been here with large parties. I would have... More 

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36 reviews 36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012 via mobile

The staff was very friendly and attentive. I had the baby back ribs, fries, and coleslaw. She had the fried shrimp onion rings, and baked potato. The ribs were very meaty. No smoke ring, no smoke flavor. There were two types of BBQ sauce on the table. Not sure what you would call them. Both had a distinct sour flavor.... More 

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41 reviews 41 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

Doesn't matter which Triple E you go to, it smells like old grease. Probably because that's an awful lot of what they deal with. All the food is greasy. Almost everything is deep fried (except for the barbecue, which I don't care for). But if you like "all you can eat" then this is the place for you. The staff... More 

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LaFayette, Georgia
18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2012 via mobile

The servings were a nice size for the price, but the sauce was a little spicy. Not my favorite BBQ. The meat was tender and the slaw was tasty.

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Additional Information about Triple E Bar-B-Q East

Address: 906 E Deyoung St, Marion, IL 62959
Phone Number: 618-997-1369
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Marion
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Barbecue

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