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Red Ox

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1302 W Jackson St, Macomb, IL 61455-1930
+1 309-833-4200
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2017 via mobile

Had the chopped steak was very good as were the sweet potato fries. Salad bar was ok, could be updated with fresher lettuce. Overall good experience

Thank Bsg15
Macomb, Illinois, United States
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

We were served a fine dinner on a very busy Saturday night. My compliments to the server and the chef for a great meal.

Thank Tom S
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54 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

My group actually rented it out for a breakfast event where it was setup buffet style. Enjoyed the cooked to order omlettes. Was disappointed is the strangeness of them not have no any jelly, even though they had biscuits on the buffet. Wait staff was fine. Will consider this venue should we do similar event in the future

Thank ChicagoKappa09
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016

My husband, son, and I went here in January of 2014 for a late afternoon meal. The interior wasn't what I was expecting and was very dated. Of course, a nice atmosphere is good, but I'm more concerned about the taste of the food, as are most people. We all had some type of steak entree. Each one of those... More 

Macomb, Illinois
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35 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

Red Ox consistently has good food. The Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday steak & shrimp special is very good and at a good price. The staff is always helpful and courteous.

Thank 1980dani1980
Saint Joseph, Missouri
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208 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

We've eaten here for years, and always enjoyed it, but they've recently undergone an ownership change and a change in management style, and also, some new additions to the menu, and they've improved the eating experience considerably.

Thank Steve P P
Industry, Illinois
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

You can go in and eat one day and it's good the next time it's awful My husband ordered a well well done streak and it came rare! By that time everybody else's food was all but gone so the credited us but it ended being the same price because they charged us for potato and salad!

Thank osterjackie
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

The Red Ox in Macomb, IL was at one time my favorite restaurant in that area. But after having a meal there this past Sunday, I can safely say I will never return. It's always been a little overpriced, but the food has always been good, so I would never complain. On Sunday, I ordered the coconut shrimp with a... More 

Thank Joshua S
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

My wife and I stopped at Red Ox, because we heard they have the best steak in town from our hotel. I ordered ugly steak with baked potato, not only my steak was cooked perfectly but also the flavor is absolutely amazing, it is the best steak I had ever had. My wife had their steak and shrimp combo special,... More 

Thank HungryBoy2010
Union City, Michigan
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73 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016

We stopped in while traveling through town. It had good reviews so we thought it would be a good stop. Upon arriving there were not many cars in the parking lot which is a usual sign to us that this would not be a winner. Their entry door was in disrepair with the paint peeling off, another sign, but we... More 

Thank carlen t

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1302 W Jackson St, Macomb, IL 61455-1930
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Macomb
  • Phone Number: +1 309-833-4200

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