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Gabby Goat American Pub & Grill

) #3 of 48 Restaurants in Effingham $$ - $$$ American, ,
303 E Fayette Ave, Effingham, IL 62401-3616
+1 217-342-4628
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (52 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
303 E Fayette Ave, Effingham, IL 62401-3616
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1 - 10 of 263 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here for lunch while traveling for my job. Loved the atmosphere and the food. I would definitely return here. Highly recommend this place!!

Thank pinkgreen6
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Reviewed March 5, 2017 via mobile

Had a great experience, food and service was excellent. Our server Julie was both outgoing and helpful in her suggestions, it was clear she enjoyed working for a reputable establishment. The food was very good, we all four had something different and all the meals...More

Thank lotterbacher
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are in town every August for family activities. We enjoy evening dinner events at Firefly and Neimergs that are family group activities. Gabby Goat continues to be my favorite lunch stop. We love the outside seating.

Thank mikeandsharly
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff was super friendly. Not many vegetarian options but waitress made recommendations on modifying the menu to accommodate me. The sweet potato waffle fries with the butter rum dipping sauce was amazing! We liked the place so much we went two days in a row.

Thank RuNcK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by with my co-worker/friend who loves to try new places when she travels. SUCH a great experience. I live/go to school in Charleston but i've NEVER even heard of it. BEST place over been to in the area this far. the fried pickles &...More

Thank Gabriella N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fish tacos were great and huge beer selection. Pulled pork not very good but we are professional bbq'ers. Great staff. Had to go back to the next day to get my daughter a t-shirt. Would go back and highly recommend.

Thank Brian P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best corn beef hash and eggs ever! We come here often but 1st time,for breakfast. Also real good Bloody Mary

Thank pam p
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Found this on TripAdvisor and the great reviews are accurate. Good food, super friendly fast service. Welcome change from chain spots on cross country trip. Affordable and satisfying stop after hours of driving. A little loud on Friday night- filled with large parties, but still...More

Thank dz182
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Every time we are in Effingham we try to stop and have a burger and fries--food is always good and service is always friendly--usually we go at early evening time--one of the best places to eat in Southern Illinois--lots of parking in back

Thank Bill R
Reviewed July 14, 2017 via mobile

Stopped here based on Trip advisor reviews, and they are right. Burgers are very good, and the fries as well. No frills just good beer, drinks and food.

Thank Alan W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $22
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
7:30 am - 1:00 am
7:30 am - 1:00 am
7:30 am - 1:00 am
7:30 am - 1:00 am
7:30 am - 1:00 am
7:30 am - 1:00 am
7:30 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 303 E Fayette Ave, Effingham, IL 62401-3616
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Effingham
  • Phone Number: +1 217-342-4628
  • E-mail
As a premier Pub & Grill we serve the best in gourmet burgers, fries,sandwiches, nachos, wraps, craft beers, beer, wine, martinis & cocktails, along with weekday lunch specials and nightly dinner specials. We are located in the old bus station so our exterior is very unique, however inside you will find state of the art Tv's, sound system and Vegas style comfortable seating.
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