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The Ribeye

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1701 S Neil St, Champaign, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61820-7213
217-351-9115
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4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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midwest
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whether you're a Townie or a Visitor. If it's a great steak you're craving go to The Ribeye on South Neil Street. And don't stop at the great steak. The twice baked potatoes is to die for and the salad bar is top notch! My problem, the salad bar is soooooo good,I can never finish my steak! But....dinner the next... More 

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Thank micks92
Gifford, Illinois
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The ribeye is one of our favorite places. The staff is excellent. The salad bar is the best. Never give five stars but this place is a 5 star.

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Thank stagecoach02
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to get unlimited salad bar..and great steaks! The wait staff is terrific! Not on the path of busy in town restaurants! They were busy but in a relaxing way!

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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Location is nice. Great alternative to a chain restaurant. Great cuts of meat, and service. Establishment is a little dated, however that is the atmosphere created. It's definitely a steakhouse only locals know about.

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Thank neg2013
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387 reviews
344 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered a 10oz Ribeye that was cooked perfect. It was juicy to the last bite. The baked potato was big and spot on. Also included in the meal is the all you can eat salad bar. It had plenty to choose from and can be a meal by itself. You also get bread. The service was great.

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Thank OnTheGo64082
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35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food is pretty good. The atmosphere is... We'll, it isn't fine dining. They could use a remodel. Not my favorite place in town. To be fair, many of our friends love it. Bit on the pricier side.

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Thank Dwkerux
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

Decided to eat at The Ribeye because of the great reviews. Not disappointed. In fact, we expected a good meal and had a great meal and a great time! Denise, our sever, was fantastic and so patient when all four of us kept changing our orders (adding onions, switching baked potatoes to twice baked, etc). Pleasantly surprised by the wine... More 

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Thank Lisa S
Bloomington, IL
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016

:Loved the old school steakhouse concept with a salad bar that had about anything and everything you would ever want.... the rib eyes were not that great to be honest. Disappointed. Twice baked potato well worth the up charge. The drinks were made well--we enjoyed Ameretto Stone Sours.. Didn't have dessert . Server was great.

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Thank MIchelle I
midwest
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

When we crave a great steak we head to The Ribeye without hesitation! By far the best in our area. We've taken friends and family there for years. Besides great steaks,the salad bar is fantastic! Highly recommend you check it out!

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Thank micks92
Denver, Colorado
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

The Ribeye is a C-U institution. My family has been going here for decades and it's always a winner. Most recently, we were there for Father's Day 2016. If you go, order what they are known for -- a ribeye steak with a baked potato and at least one trip through the salad bar. To me, steak and potatoes truly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $20
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1701 S Neil St, Champaign, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61820-7213
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Champaign-Urbana  >  Champaign
  • Phone Number: 217-351-9115

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