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4060 Mississippi Ave, Cahokia, IL 62206-1076
6:00 am - 10:00 am
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 10:00 am
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

OMG!!! My family of six (four boys 16-20) enjoyed our dinner at this establishment. The food was excellent and the portions were more than we expected!! Not even our boys could finish everything! Most of us wanted ribs, but they had run out so only one of our boys got the ribs; however, their website clearly says "until we run... More 

Thank Busyx6
Savannah, Georgia
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53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place has some great BBQ. All of us thought the brisket, pulled pork sandwich, and turkey sandwich were worth the stop. Unfortunately, the rest of the meal - buns, chips, fries, even the soda needed some drastic improvements. TIP: you can order just the meat and bring it home to compliment your own sides.

Thank Dan M
Cahokia, Illinois
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The atmosphere is incredible. It has a lot of old time decorations. It is a very relaxing atmosphere, the staff is very friendly.

Thank Harbug63
Teterboro, New Jersey
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241 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

It's a bbq shack Dark & a bit worn but to be expected Cashier was great! Super friendly, helpful and patient. Mac&cheese bites crazy good if you need to change the oil in your arteries... Pork sandwich was good and nice sized Fries a bit bigger than normal but very tasty Baked beans good Chips just ok most over cooked... More 

Thank Foodisfun77
Cahokia, Illinois
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Food was great! And the customer service was good. The menu had a lot to choose from. Very small facility but very welcoming

Thank weteamscott
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Great small local BBQ restaurant service great brisket, Side include corn poppers. Very filling and great friendly service

Thank jtsimmons
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601 reviews
462 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

Portions seemed a little smaller than the past couple years but still rates high because it's so good! Also don't like how they have no name sodas now so I just got water. Restaurant itself seems nicer and bigger all the time. Apparently they have a few slots now. I was amazed with how crowded it gets during lunch on... More 

Thank Banny9949
St. Louis
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83 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015 via mobile

This is a little favorite BBQ shack I love to stop at when I'm in the area. Great BBQ, really... It's not like most over rated BBQ joints, this place really does serve great BBQ. The service is as good as it gets, they have a moderate menu so you will find something good to eat, all the sides are... More 

Thank BarryRay1964
Coronado, California
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272 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

It ain't fancy, but your'e gonna need extra napkins. That's for sure! The meats are cooked out back and the sauces are home made. You will find a selection of BBQ delights that will set your mouth to watterin' while they put it on yer plate. You sure won't leave hungry, that's a certainty! Plus, there's a whole list of... More 

Thank prevere
Palestine, Texas
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Great BBQ. The pork steak on Friday and Saturday is wonderful. Walking distance to Cahokia RV Parque.

Thank judysmith4317

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Barbecue
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
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
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4060 Mississippi Ave, Cahokia, IL 62206-1076
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Cahokia
  • Phone Number: 618-332-3000

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?