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Triple E Bar-B-Q East

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906 E Deyoung St, Marion, IL 62959-3843
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Marion, Illinois
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

Very good place to eat. Don't expect nice fancy surroundings, just a simple cafe with good food. Breakfast is very good and prices are fairly reasonable. Another hometown favorite.

Thank sundancegroup
Queensbury, New York
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49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016 via mobile

Best spare ribs I have ever had in my life--and I have had my share of spare ribs. Tender, fall of the bone, delicious. Corn nuggets were good too. Mac & cheese tastes canned--skip it, definitely not homemade from scratch. I heard good reports in the fries and coleslaw from my fellow travelers. Good "Podunk BBQ" atmosphere. A real win.

Thank AndreaTheGreat
Creal Springs, Illinois
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Food has sat around a while and then reheated. Waitress said "sorry" but did not carry message back. I know why, the manager/cook told me I did not know what i was talking about! Suggest you stay away.

3 Thank Edward M
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178 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Only been here one time and I tried the rib tips. They came out really fast. I did not care for them though, they were tough and i personally did not care for the sauce.

Marion, Illinois, United States
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Go on in - seat yourself and relax. The salad with pulled pork is awesome -- a large, tasty salad. The bluegill dinner in one of my other favorites with corn nuggets (yummy), crispy french fries or okra. The other sides are good, too. The staff always have provided excellent service - they work together so well that it's no... More 

Thank Joyce S
Wayne City, IL
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74 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

Delicious food, with a fast friendly staff!! I highly recommend the rib tips, they're wonderful! Wish they would open another restaurant in Mt. Vernon!

Thank Chambliss06
Hillsboro, Illinois
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129 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Again, avoiding the chains. Good food. good service. Had the spare ribs, ochra, french fries and sweet tea. Ample servings, great texture and smoky flavor to the ribs.

Thank dougandbrenda
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

The food was decent. Best BBQ available in area, by far not. What made me consider a poor rating is service. Waitress was not very friendly. Did not really check in on us except once when we were done. Had to go up to counter to get receipt. The waitress apologized to the other worker, not us for having no... More 

Thank mjkj82
Elmhurst, Illinois
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

I have not had bluegill fish to eat in more decades than I would care to admit. It was good. Of course the Bluegill taste I remember was sweeter, but it was still good.

1 Thank Ginny P
Marion, Illinois
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

I will say that I have tried the Triple E BarBQ restaurants at 3 different locations. I will say that the location located on Lake of Egypt Rd. just west of Market St. is Superb! I've gone there numerous times and have never had a bad meal yet. The fish fry they have is to die for! So much better... More 

1 Thank Stephen S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    2.5 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 906 E Deyoung St, Marion, IL 62959-3843
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Marion
  • Phone Number: 618-997-1369

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