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Bigelo's Bistro

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140 N Main St, Edwardsville, IL 62025-1902
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Forsyth, IL
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73 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We did not know Edwardsville & were looking for a nice place downtown. The name & look in the window encouraged our stopping. We were quite pleased. The server was friendly & knowledgeable. Good menu choices. Food was very good, large portions, and very reasonably priced considering all of this.

Thank mrjlsee
Roxana, Illinois
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is amazing! all the food is great and the service is amazing.,... They have Beer, wine whatever you would like to go with the great food

Thank tidwell2004
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75 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

I was in town on business and had eaten at just about all the places in town. Food was as good as any I had had, but Ashley behind the bar was probably the best I have ever had. Spinach salad was great, summer pasta was good, and service was the best. Try it

Thank Magoo41
Edwardsville, Illinois
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

It was a girls night out so we just had appetizers and something to drink the food was good staff very friendly and accommodating

Thank BettyJ325
Edwardsville, Illinois
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2016

I really enjoy the variety on Bigelo's menu. I have been pleased with everything I have ordered, but their soup selections are my favorite. Additionally, their waitstaff are very accommodating.

Thank Cecelia15
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

I grew up in Edwardsville and never paid paid attention to this place- maybe because it's very unassuming from the outside. Decided to try it on a whim and so happy we did. Incredibly friendly wait staff. House chips were good. I ordered an oven baked sub and it was great. I don't usually like waffle fries, but these were... More 

1 Thank Angie M
Edwardsville, Illinois
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43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

When they're good, they're great. The spinach salad can be so fantastic that you wonder why you aren't eating here daily or so bad, you never want to see spinach again. The same goes for the other salads, too. When hot, the waffle fries are to die for and when cold, they're awful. I always want this place to be... More 

Thank Jandt2007
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 4, 2016 via mobile

Fast friendly and great beer selection. Food for lunch is average but worth a visit. The pulled pork has great flavor and their bbq chx pasta was good.

Thank Brian K
Edwardsville, Illinois
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128 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

I went there with a friend for lunch we had tomatoe basil soup that was amazing Also the small house salad which was also great Loved the house dressing Small but quaint place been in Edwardsville forever Will return

Thank IBBETSY_11
Sister Bay, Wisconsin
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 7, 2016

We looked forward to visiting Bigelo's when we went to Edwardsville for a concert. The reviews were all enthusiastic and we thought we had a treat in store. Unfortunately, Bigelow's does not take reservations; when I called I was told that getting a table would probably not be a problem, though of course there were no guarantees. To be safe,... More 

Thank Betsy R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 N Main St, Edwardsville, IL 62025-1902
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Edwardsville
  • Phone Number: 618-655-1471

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