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Boondocks Bar & Grill


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$5 - $20
Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner

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Reviewed January 14, 2020 via mobile

Great food, service, price, will definitely be coming back and it will be on a Saturday so we can check out the ribeye they look phenomenal but food very good so far

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank Waffles73
Reviewed November 23, 2019

Met a friend there for lunch. The food was good, the place was clean, and the staff were great. I would definitely go back.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank NickVonZipper
Reviewed November 14, 2019

Nice comfortable atmosphere. Good home cooking. Friendly staff. Stopped because there were so many locals parked in the lot.

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank 1336kathyk
Reviewed November 5, 2019 via mobile

This was our first time visiting. We walked in, saw plenty of open tables and grabbed a seat. It was Friday night so we decided to try the Ribeye special. We placed our order and didn’t get our food for 1 1/2 hours!! They only...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank bluebird333
Reviewed August 24, 2019 via mobile

Food was great, waiter was very friendly. He recommended the fish special and it was very good We got out food really fast. We will definitely stop there again the next time we pass through the area.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank 815brendaw
Reviewed November 21, 2018

This is a must stop in and see location here in the quaint community of Gilman. The waitstaff at lunch was very personable and attentive. The food selection was very appealing and satisfying for a lunch. The price, however, was incredibly affordable.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Jill D
Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

Stopped here on our way to Chi. Had the boondocks burger and western burger. Both delicious. Service was fast and friendly!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank lindahC1184PD
Reviewed August 29, 2017

A clean comfortable bar/restaurant in a small town. A good place for a quiet lunch during the day; I point that out since I am not sure if it gets noisier and less family friendly in the evening. Service was prompt, prices were reasonable; and...More

Date of visit: August 2017
1  Thank Jim S
Reviewed February 23, 2017 via mobile

When I came in I was greeted by a angry women who looked mad because I was there. No smile , no greeting just a mean look. She was washing the floor and a bucket with a mop was leaning against the booth i decided...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Bob W
Reviewed January 26, 2017 via mobile

This place is your local neighborhood tavern with really good food and atmosphere. Barkeep are always friendly and fast. They have good bands there some weekends and always have parties.

Date of visit: July 2016
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