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KB Barbeque

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1301 Main St, Marion, IL 62959
(618) 993-1533
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

To start off I went into the restaurant with twin toddlers. After 3 waitresses, who were huddled together by the register, watched me struggle to get high chairs they then got a very simple order wrong. There was no follow up and again the same 3 waitresses stood talking about personal issues and couldn't be bothered to bring a check.... More 

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Sikeston, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

The service was friendly and spot on. The food was all better than good. BBQ had a rich smoke flavor and sauce was very good that you added on yourself. Catfish was done right, crispy and had lots of flavor. Sides were very tasty. There was talk of the White Pie and had to ask about it, it sounded good... More 

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Lutz, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Always a stop of mine when I'm in Southern Illinois. When I grew up in the 60's, this was known as Pulley's; the BBQ is as good now as it was then. And always, always get it with the slaw (chow). And they used to have Ms. Fosse's pies; I'm not sure who makes them now, but they are still... More 

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New Freedom, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Shame on the others who have given this little hometown spot anything less than a a five star!!! Best lunch I have had in a long time. I loved the small town feel with the big town taste!! We went here based on a recommendation from a friend and I could not have been more pleased!!!

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Metropolis, IL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 via mobile

Ate mid day lunch 2/28/15 after attending an auction in the area. I smelled the BBQ and asked my husband where it would be coming from. He explained. I had never heard of this place but he has ate here when it was another name years ago. At 2:30 pm I was surprised to pull inn and see as many... More 

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Cody, Wyoming
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41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

I was looking forward to bbq. Saw the smoker outside, saw the parking lot full, thought we were good to go. I had the bbq spare ribs. They wrre terrible. No flavor, tough as shoe leather, gross. Husband had fried fish. It was pretty good he said. Hushpuppies were good. Service was slow and poor. She asked hubby if he... More 

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Thank Jenna C
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 via mobile

Food is awesome service sucks had to wait on myself for coffee and water the waitresses need to learn how to wait on tables and serve customers

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

I recently dined in with a fishing buddy and we decided to try their grilled catfish for lunch. The serving portions were okay but the seasoning was on the light side and the fish was just slightly under-cooked. The food was warm and served fairly quickly. All in all, it was okay to eat but in the future I will... More 

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Thank BigJohn1976
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

We were once again staying in Marion, IL for college move in at SIU in Carbondale. We've done this trip 5 or 6 times over the past year and as such, have tried many of the local restaurants. We were up for something different, and consulted the handy Trip Advisor app, which lead us to KB Barbeque. It's definitely off... More 

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Marion, IL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

We have been here numerous times and we appreciate the consistency of the food and service. Have tried several of their dinner specials which were all quite good. The smoked chicken is a favorite and the pork chops they serve are gigantic. The lunch special of a BBQ basket is also quite tasty. I love their drive through service in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1301 Main St, Marion, IL 62959
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Marion
  • Phone Number: (618) 993-1533

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