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Sawmill BBQ

4060 Mississippi Ave, Cahokia, IL 62206-1076
+1 618-332-3000
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“baked beans” (12 reviews)
“brisket” (17 reviews)
“apple sauce” (3 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
4060 Mississippi Ave, Cahokia, IL 62206-1076
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Had dinner at this small, family run BBQ joint, and left feeling well fed after a great meal. The meat is served dry, and you can choose which sauce to put over it. The sides are also worthy of note. The service is flawless, with...More

Thank jonthethird
Reviewed 5 days ago

Had dinner... it was so good, we went back for breakfast! Authentic BBQ joint. They have beer for mom and dad and a nice selection of local soda for the kids.

Thank MN_Peter
Reviewed August 16, 2017

Who Knew? Two days ago we took advice of friends and headed down to the Great River Road in Cahokia Illinois to see if they were right when they said the Sawmill BBQ Restaurant had terrific BBQ. Over the years working in St. Louis, Memphis...More

1  Thank Nipohc
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

Meat is good with NO SAUCE definitely was not a fan of the sauces they had to offer. Nice atmosphere and good service.

1  Thank lisaandlarry
Reviewed July 28, 2017

You order at the counter then they bring everything to you, even refills on drinks. Was there for work and recommended to eat here was glad. The food was great, the sides were also. The turkey was some of the best and my partner said...More

1  Thank Dan6801
Reviewed June 8, 2017

Came for lunch with a co-worker while in the area for business. We both had the brisket and salads and they were excellent. Popular place with lots of locals and regulars. You order at the counter then they bring you your food. Had a great...More

1  Thank David C
Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

My family stayed at the campground. They offered a 10% discount. We had to pork nachos. They were amazing and huge order. We got the turkey dinner platter with green bean and applesauce sides. The applesauce must be homemade. It had huge pieces of apples....More

1  Thank aufinc
Reviewed November 23, 2016

Place looks like what you'd expect an authentic BBQ place to look like! It has that rustic look. Really good food I highly recommend it!

Thank DStahre
Reviewed September 18, 2016

At the front of the Cahokia RV Park, people pack in this pleasant, traditional BBQ place. We ate there twice, the brisket, pulled pork and ribs are all excellent, as are the side such as macaroni salad, baked beans and onion rings

Thank despidey
Reviewed September 12, 2016

The food was good. Nothing about it was mind-blowing. just GOOD BBQ. portions seemed a bit small for the price, given the location.

Thank skb3824
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 am
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 am
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 am
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 am
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 am
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4060 Mississippi Ave, Cahokia, IL 62206-1076
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Cahokia
  • Phone Number: +1 618-332-3000
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