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116, Mattoon, IL
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4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Thu 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Mattoon, Illinois
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I don't get out without the kids very often but when we do we make it a night. We were seated right away and our server was there to get our drinks promptly. Our server made great suggestions on the menu. My husband ordered a pasta dish while I had a steak. The food was great both... More 

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Thank TravisNJamie
Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

Disappointed they did not have what I wanted to eat ! But the burger was great ! I wish they would of told me that their was no ribs once I sat down, it would have saved me time

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Thank b0bkane
Chicago, Illinois
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

ALthough they were out of the ribs, we had a good dinner. The portion sizes were good as well. The service was also good.

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Thank mo b
Branson, Missouri
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

We like the atmosphere. The service and food are great. Our only objection is the tip of 18% is included if there are 6 or more people at the table. I prefer to tip according to individual service.

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Thank barnl2015
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015 via mobile

Places to get a nice steak in Mattoon are few and far between. With Cody's closing, Alamo has become Mattoon's go-to place for steaks. They have a good selection of other food as well. Just be sure to enunciate when you say how you want your steak done. I've witnessed multiple occasions when medium-rare and medium-well have been mixed up.

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Thank Johnathon M
Plano, Texas
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316 reviews
239 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

We had an early dinner at the Alamo. Which seems out of place for Central IL but that is an story. The service was great. The food was ok. We had an app plus dinner...a little bland for my taste or maybe it was frozen and then heated up. It looks like they get a good crowd, small and large... More 

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Thank Joe B
Mattoon, Illinois
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The Alamo has been a favorite for many years. The staff are all friendly and helpful. They are attentive as well as remembering of regular customers. The food is consistently good. Alex, the manager, has become a good friend over the years and does a great job overseeing the bar and restaurant. A good place to go while in this... More 

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1 Thank Stephen C
Mattoon, Illinois
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

I find that for the price, you get a way better quality of food, service, and atmosphere at the Alamo. Mainly the quality of food though and that's the important thing! I recommend their martinis, steaks, salad, and desserts!

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1 Thank Jessica N
Effingham, Illinois
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

A nice steak house with a very tasty set of apps to choose from. New York strip was cooked perfectly!! Server wasn't bad seemed a little shy but just maybe new.

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Thank socialgoat
Chicago
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138 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

I had the sirloin with the bullet bite sauce. The sauce was pretty tasty. My steak fries weren't very good, thank goodness I could dip them in the bullet sauce. You have to ask for dinner rolls if you want them. I was seated in a dank, dark alcove all by myself. The waitress was pleasant, although, the service was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Steakhouse
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116, Mattoon, IL
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Mattoon

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