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Eckert's Country Store & Farms

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951 S Green Mount Rd, Belleville, IL 62220-4814
+1 618-233-0513
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Illinois
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111 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Second time at Eckert's for a business -related banquet. Fried chicken is scrumptious, mashed potatoes are real, milk gravy delicious and vegetables good. Highly recommend!

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Amanda B, Manager at Eckert's Country Store & Farms, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words - come back soon! More 

tarijacobs
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Located outside of Belleville Eckarts is a great place to eat and shop. Menu has home style items like chicken fried steak which is great meat loaf chicken and dumpling that are good. Fried chicken is great real potatoes and good little rolls. There deserts are home made and of what ever is in season also a awesome bread pudding.... More 

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Thank TarisTravels
Amanda B, Manager at Eckert's Country Store & Farms, responded to this review

Thanks so much for visiting and for taking the time to leave a review - we hope you come back soon! More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Their fried chicken is awesome plus it's eat all you can for $12! We always go to Eckerts Belleville during summer to watch outdoor live concert. It's a great thing that they hold this type of event every year, just wish it was during fall or spring so you get to enjoy the cool weather.

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Thank SuzanneEric
Amanda B, Manager at Eckert's Country Store & Farms, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting and for loving our fried chicken like we do!! Great idea about fall or spring concerts - I will pass that info along. More 

Texas Panhandle
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62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The reviews for this place sounded great, so we ventured out to their lovely and impressive farm. We decided to share their family fried chicken special. AYCE fried chicken, mashed potatoes, green beans, and corn. Sounded great. However, the chicken was very overcooked - the white meat was so dry we saved most of it for our dogs. The green... More 

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Thank Cobwebs11
Amanda B, Manager at Eckert's Country Store & Farms, responded to this review

Thank you for giving us a chance, however I am very sorry that you were disappointed with the fried chicken...it is typically so very good. Please know that I have shared your feedback with the Restaurant Managers so we can work to correct the problem. Thanks again for visiting and for taking the time to review our business. More 

Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We started with dinner in the restaurant and it was great. I am a breakfast lover so breakfast all day was perfect. The meal was so big I could not finish it. My wife got the fried chicken skillet. She loved the chicken, thought the mashed potatoes were okay, and the green beans just all right. After dinner we hit... More 

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Amanda B, Manager at Eckert's Country Store & Farms, responded to this review

Sounds like the perfect trip! Thanks for visiting and we hope to have you back soon! More 

Troy, Missouri
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54 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had heard from many friends and family that we needed to go to Eckert's farm and restaurant in Belleville. It was a warm day, but that didn't deter us. First, the staff was extremely friendly and very family oriented (not something you see much anymore). First we went out to the orchards for Pixie Crisp and Gala Apples. These... More 

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Thank ChadSimpson
Amanda B, Manager at Eckert's Country Store & Farms, responded to this review

Thank you so much for spending your day with us!! We hope to see you and your family back here soon!! More 

Columbia, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had our grandkids, ages ranging from 5-13 for the week. We thought it would be fun to go to St. Louis Missouri for the day. We found this amazing restaurant that was affordable and all we could eat. We all had the fried chicken, mashed potatoes, green beans and bread. It was amazing! Everyone loved it and left feeling... More 

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Amanda B, Manager at Eckert's Country Store & Farms, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words and for spending the afternoon with us. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Glendale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice country atmosphere with a family feel. We arrived around noon for lunch and had about a 15 minute wait. Friendly and polite staff greeted us behind the counter. Our waitress Tammy was very nice and was able to answer all our questions about the menu. My business associate ordered the Aunt Helen's Strawberry salad and I went with the... More 

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Amanda B, Manager at Eckert's Country Store & Farms, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting Eckert's for your first time...we sure hope it won't be your last! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The fried biscuits were good, but the apple butter put them at Awesome! Food fresh, coffee strong, service friendly, facility clean. We've decided to try out their dinner menu tonight with friends. Only minor complaint was no alternative to pork items such as turkey bacon/sausage. That didn't stop us from having a good meal. Thanks, Candy, for not letting our... More 

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Amanda B, Manager at Eckert's Country Store & Farms, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to visit Eckert's and review our business. We hope you come back to see us soon!! More 

Belleville, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The fruit and vegetables are wonderful here. This store has grown so much everything from vegetables to fudge and homemade pies

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Amanda B, Manager at Eckert's Country Store & Farms, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review, we hope to see you back soon!! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $15
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 951 S Green Mount Rd, Belleville, IL 62220-4814
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Belleville
  • Phone Number: +1 618-233-0513
Description
Eckert's Country Store and Farms is the largest family-owned and operated pick-your-own orchard in the United States. Established as a farm and simple roadside stand, the Eckert family now owns and operates farming, entertainment and retail entities in Belleville, Grafton and Millstadt in southwestern Illinois. For a century, Eckert's has served the bi-state region as a local source for agricultural products including pick-your-own strawberries, blackberries, peaches, apples, pumpkins and Christmas trees during the growing season. Today, Eckert's offers an experience that extends beyond pick-your-own produce to include the Eckert's Country Store & Garden Center, and the newly expanded Restaurant. Eckert's offers specialty foods, meats, wine and cheese selections, as well as a range of classes, including cooking and wine classes for adults, and special children's activities for families to enjoy throughout the year.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?