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Backyard Grill & Bar

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American, Bar, Pub
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201 E State St, Cherry Valley, IL 61016-7703
815-332-4176
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hobart, Indiana, United States
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

out of town and looking for somewhere we had never been. They had a very large menu selection. The food was VERY hot and fast. Everything tasted good.

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Thank Jodi T
Cherry Valley, Illinois
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016

Nice small-town feel to the place. Love the patio in the summer. Good sandwiches. Wish the dining room was a little bigger.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

If you want cheap alcohol come here...otherwise steer clear. The steak fries must have been made hours ago.

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

This Backyard Grill and Bar is one of three. The other two are in Roscoe, Illinois and Loves Park, Illinois. My husband and I used to go three days a week, until our favorite bartenders left, then the manager and his assistant went, then the prices went up and--you get the picture. All the interesting faces went elsewhere and although... More 

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Rockford, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Cherry Valley is a very small community about 1 mile, East on Harrison Ave., from Cherryvale Mall. This little restaurant and bar (bar is seperated from restaurant) has the best Onion Rings, the best rack of ribs, the best Prime Rib, whether it be sandwiches or a small, or regular meal, you will not be dissappointed. Our senior citizen brunch... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

They have one of the best burgers around. They have really good french fries called steak fries and they are not greasy. Great for a family.

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Thank Dennis T
Cherry Valley, Illinois
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Every time I order from here, I've always received great service! The staff is always friendly and attentive to your needs!

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Thank Alanasayshi
Illinois (Chicago suburbs NW)
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Came with a party of 9 after an Ice Hogs game. It fit the bill perfectly! I was able to make a reservation and the table was all setup waiting for us even though we were 20 minutes late (I did call and let them know). Everyone from the 11 yr old to the 70+ grandma liked their food. Burgers... More 

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Thank McCarder
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014 via mobile

Cheers type bar, nice clean and friendly. We had burgers and fries for lunch. Burgers tasted fresh off a charcoal grill with thick slices of bacon and cheese cooked perfectly-just mouthwatering. We have eaten here numerous times and the food is always good, sometimes slow when they are busy, but always worth the wait.

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Thank jbucko18
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Love this place! Great food n peeps! Come here as often as I can! :-) Alwayz a great time spent here with the great food n people!!!! :-)

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Thank Kim H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $25
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 E State St, Cherry Valley, IL 61016-7703
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Cherry Valley
  • Phone Number: 815-332-4176
Description
Located in the heart of the Village of Cherry Valley, IL. We are right off of Hwy 39/90 & US Hwy 20 about two miles from CherryVale Mall. It's a great place to come and enjoy our outdoor deck seating or step inside our bar area or dining room for a fantastic meal any time! We are a block away from beautiful Baumann Park bring the family out for a great time!

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