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The Abbey

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18th and Spring, Quincy, IL 62301
217 228 8868
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3:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 3:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Quincy, Illinois
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gathered with daughter and family to send granddaughter off to college. As usual great 2for 1 happy hour for adults. Great food and service. A great atmosphere for friends to gather for good food and fellowship. Never disappointed in food or service.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My first visit & if I were a local I would consider this one of my favs. We started with the blooming onion, then we shared the pork tenderloin sandwich & a buffalo chicken sandwich covered in fries with those signature cheese sauce.

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Thank Jmb2020
Newark, mossouri, USA
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

They have the best apps. Great sauces and great food. Friendly wait staff. Might have to wait because it is popular.

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Iowa
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196 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

Hadn't been to The Abbey to in year after moving away from Quincy in the '80's. My 87 year old mother and I went at 5:00 on a Saturday prior to a Quincy Gems game. Right away as we entered it was very hard to focus coming in from bright sunshine as it was pretty dark inside. I was afraid... More 

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Quincy, Illinois
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016

I have never had a bad meal at the Abbey and it is certainly a local favorite but I do not care for the atmosphere. The restaurant is very dark and almost feels as though you are inside a cave. Not for me. However, if you can get past the darkness, the good is great.

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Thank Kayley H
Chicago, Illinois
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

Good choices on the menu. Well-prepared, nicely spiced food. I don't expect a lot of small-town large-menu restaurants but I was very pleasantly surprised. I had broiled shrimp and my teenaged companions had ribeye steak and a hot wings basket. All were enjoyable. Service was cheerfully inept but the friendly atmosphere meant it didn't matter. I would definitely return.

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Thank Mary B
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

I visited the Abbey this Friday July 1st with my family group of 7. We arrived to the restaurant being very busy but the girls took our name and gave us a waiting Time. The girls were brilliant and did everything they could to get our table quicker and we were sorted 15 minutes earlier than told on sitting we... More 

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Cullman, Alabama, United States
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53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Great appetizers - and the mozzarella sticks are the best I've ever had. Dinner entrees and snack baskets are good, but not outstanding with one of us trying the special rib eye and grilled shrimp and the other a rib basket with fries. Affordable in my opinion - we treated for five, with a few beers and the total bill... More 

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Memphis, Missouri
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70 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Very good food - no complaints from anyone in our party. We came in without a reservation and waited for over 30 minutes. One of the guys in our group complained (we were the only people waiting for a table) and he secured 2 tables for 6 of us. As we are walking in, we can see additional seating. :(... More 

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Millstadt
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86 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

I really really expected it to be better especially since there was a one hour wait. The appetizers were better than the meals. There was nothing wrong with the food and service, but it wasn't exceptional. There were five of us and we were crammed into a small booth. I have been here twice and felt the same both times.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 pm - 1:00 am
Monday
3:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday
3:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday
3:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
3:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
3:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
3:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18th and Spring, Quincy, IL 62301
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Quincy
  • Phone Number: 217 228 8868

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?