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Joe Sippers Cafe

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114 S 4th St, Effingham, IL 62401-3639
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Effingham, Illinois
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is unique. It is one of my favorite lunch spots in town to eat lunch. My two favorites are the southwest salad and the mozzarella and pesto panini. You also should try the hummus or the black bean salsa. Highly recommend!!

Thank 22Hannaw
Effingham, Illinois
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Joe Sipppers has a great selection of coffees & teas to enjoy at the cafe, or beans to take home and brew for yourself. The sandwiches are tasty, the wraps are good, and I especially like the tomato bisque soup. Their colored tortilla chips are a fine addition to their lunches. There are plenty of breakfast goodies too, like muffins... More 

Thank fromls2ss
Bloomington-Normal, Illinois
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163 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

I ran in for a cup of coffee to go and it was good and was back for lunch. The cafe itself has ample seating options and two rooms. It was nice to sit away from the counter area in the back room. The room was great to be able to converse as a group and there was not a... More 

Thank ColoradoJojo
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016 via mobile

It is the only coffee place in the area. Plus, they make their own coffee and offer a great selection of other drinks and food items, and free WIFI. I like to go with my family or friends!

Thank belmontemarie
Effingham, Illinois
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

I always enjoy going to Joe Sips. Their food specials are always tasty, fresh and locally sourced. They are original dishes and unique. Coffee drinks are the same way. However, my only gripe is the prices. I feel they can be too expensive and service is sometimes slow. The "kids" working behind the counter are often too chatty amongst themselves.... More 

Thank Naisy88
Effingham, Illinois
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016

They always have the best drinks and can make just about anything you request! They also have really good food and snacks here as well.

Thank kelsieveach10
Effingham, Illinois, United States
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

I go for the relaxing, laid back atmosphere and the Southwest Salad...or Santa Fe Wrap. They also display local art and have live music days as well.

Thank Debbie M
Casey, Illinois
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86 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Staff is very friendly and place is very clean even the restrooms. Love the games they have so kids of all ages do not get bored. Food is very good and never a wait.

Thank 2Colorado2013
Effingham, Illinois
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This is one of the loveliest places in town. The staff is friendly, and the atmosphere is warm and comfortable. There is a nice menu of fun sandwiches and salads with nothing deep-fried. Great coffee, delicious desserts.

Thank carbetsto
Chicago, Illinois
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Skip the mermaid and go to sippers. Laid back above average for private coffee shops - local and relaxed. Very good sweets. Nice employees.

Thank hovaard45

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 S 4th St, Effingham, IL 62401-3639
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Effingham
  • Phone Number: 217-347-2233

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