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Bandanas BBQ

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309 E Main St, Carbondale, IL 62901-3009
+1 618-490-1777
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good34%
  • Average24%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“pork” (5 reviews)
“ribs” (4 reviews)
“fried okra” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
309 E Main St, Carbondale, IL 62901-3009
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've eaten at Bandanas several times in various cities. I really do like their food. This is the first time that I've been with my husband and we decided to order the platter for two. That was an excellent choice, we had more than enough...More

Thank tjcruiser98
Reviewed April 26, 2017

We always order the "budget buster" meals, plenty of food, for under $6. Food is good, always good service

Thank CarK49
Reviewed February 11, 2017

Great atmosphere/ décor. Wonderful smoke smell, even better tasting pork and beef brisket BBQ. Great sauces as well. Good service, completely satisfied!!!

Reviewed January 5, 2017

My co-workers and I enjoyed a nice lunch here. The lunch options are very good, and not terribly pricey. I've never eaten dinner there, so I can't speak to the dinner prices. The sauce selections vary and fit every taste. The restaurant is clean. The...More

Thank Chad H
Reviewed December 18, 2016

Quick lunch, their budget buster deals are amazing, plenty of food and cheap as h***. Bandanas has great sauces for all their amazing meats and my favorite side, fried okra.

Thank Jeremy C
Reviewed October 22, 2016

We were in town for my husband's Carbondale High reunion. After exploring the changes in the town since we'd been there 10 years ago, we needed lunch. The food was good, We split one of their samplers for two. There was more food than we...More

Thank Juliann M
Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

Nice portions...everyone loved it...tons of choices..excelllent sides...super clean...pretty...and super friendly and attentive servers!

Thank letsvacay2
Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

I took a friend to Bandana's to celebrate his birthday over lunch. We were immediately seated in the dining room and the waiter quickly arrived to take our order. I ordered the sausage dinner plate and my friend had a sausage sandwich. The food arrived...More

Thank Dan E
Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Went there with a large group. I'm on a restricted diet, and they were able to accommodate me (allowed me to get green beans instead of bread). I got their turkey meal, and it was delicious, not dry at all. Their original BBQ sauce is...More

Thank Betty K
Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

Some of the best food around. The service is wonderful. We get and give gift certificates for Christmas every year. I love the fried green beans.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 309 E Main St, Carbondale, IL 62901-3009
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Carbondale
  • Phone Number: +1 618-490-1777
  • E-mail
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