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Cracker Barrel

2602 W Main St, 62959, Marion, IL 62959-4931
618-993-6306
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Ranked #5 of 82 restaurants in Marion
Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Jul 11, 2014
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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We went to cracker Barrel on 7/10/14 and had no complaints! It was my first time eating at a Cracker Barrel and I have to say, I loved it! Down home southern type of food. I had the chicken and dumplings and my fiance had the sampler plate of meatloaf, country-style ham, and chicken and dumplings, we also had cornbread... More

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Ocala,Fl.
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Food is always consistently good and is down home comfort food.. We particularly stop @ Cracker Barrel Rest. when traveling North on I-95 from Fla. for most meals when the are available.

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Pinckneyville
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The food is very much what I like-- down home, stick to your ribs country style. The atmosphere and the store are very "homey". I love to go there in cold weather when the big fireplace is blazin' and sit as close as I can if a table is available. Only problem is table is not available sometimes because apparently... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Really like Cracker Barrel's food, and I love the coffee. It's nice that the stores are all very similar to give you that feeling of home when you're travelling. This one was no different with their friendly staff, clean store, and good food.

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Illinois
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72 reviews 72 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This restaurant is typical of all the Cracker Barrel restaurants. It has good food, generous portions and decent prices. It is also usually crowded so you might have to wait awhile before you are seated. But the food is delicious and worth the wait.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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127 reviews 127 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

We hadn't been to Cracker Barrel in a while, and this was close to our hotel so we were eager to go there after a day of travel. The kids' menu items seemed pretty skimpy to us especially the grilled chicken. The grilled chicken on our salad was pretty skimpy as well. Our server was not friendly either.

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Hot Springs, AR
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

We had the Haddock Fish dinner, really excellent. Even though the restaurant was very busy, we got great service and a superb fish dinner. We have spent more and gotten less, a real value. After driving 400 miles, and eating sandwiches to save time, it was a real treat to get such good service and excellent food. It was close... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
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50 reviews 50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

Cracker Barrel is one of my favorite restaurants. This one in Marion, IL did not disappoint. Despite arriving at 6pm on a busy Saturday night, we were seated right away. The waitress was friendly and prompt taking our order. The manager stopped by to chat, noticing we were from out of town and was friendly as well. Our food was... More

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

Your typical Cracker Barrel. But like most I have been to, very dependable for a home style cooked meal. Service was good and everyone was friendly. It was nice having it next to the best western I stayed at.

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Plymouth, Indiana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

My wife had the Fried Chicken Tenderloin Country Dinner Plate and I had the Country Fried Shrimp Platter. We both had Sweet Whole Baby Carrots and Fried Apples. All was excelllent.

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