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Crane Alley

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$$ - $$$American, ,
115 W Main St, Ste 1, Urbana, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61801-2722
+1 217-384-7526
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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“burger” (11 reviews)
“minestrone” (2 reviews)
“calamari” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
$$ - $$$
115 W Main St, Ste 1, Urbana, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61801-2722
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Reviewed April 13, 2016 via mobile

Went for a crawfish boil, and a drink many other times. I love their beer menu and their vibe. Great food too.

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

I love coming here to drink, it's a good bar. But, found it average on the restaurant side. Came for dinner date and found the "dining room" area crowded and awkward. Wine was a good pour, beer was cold. Calamari was greasy and not crisp...More

1  Thank lisajonson
Reviewed March 22, 2016

office people and friends met here recently on a Friday night. It wasn't too crowded but it took a long time to get a table. so we drank at the bar. I had a good Ruben. it was filling and delicious but kinda dry. hardly...More

1  Thank Desert2013
Reviewed March 18, 2016

I really would have loved to have given a better review. I used to hang out in a sporting goods store which Crane Alley now occupies. Unfortunately after all the build up from me your staff was sort of disappointing.

1  Thank jwhoyt1
Reviewed February 9, 2016 via mobile

Atmosphere is mostly bar, I say this mostly because they have beer bottles lined on the rafters and pool tables. Which is more than fine by me, just an observation. They do have rear seating in the back which does get you away from the...More

1  Thank MobileJello
Reviewed January 16, 2016 via mobile

Delicious food. We ordered a turkey reuben, and a turkey pita. Yum Yum Yum Yum Yum. The fries were amazing! Great beer selections, too!

1  Thank MDP6
Reviewed November 10, 2015

Finally made it into this Downtown Urbana restaurant for lunch. The atmosphere is charming and the food is delicious. Jenny, my waitress, was attentive, charming and friendly. I was dining alone after a meeting and we had a great chat! My combo lunch of a...More

1  Thank KatrinaOlson
Reviewed October 31, 2015

This is a very good choice for a Burger in Urbana. My preferred one is the WAR PIG Burguer that is 1/2 pound burger, bacon, grilled ham, chipotle aioli, gorgonzola. Fantastic!

1  Thank Pablo A
Reviewed October 27, 2015

Recently, We went to Crane Alley after a U of I football game and absolutely loved it. If you are into Craft Beers, this is the place...lots of draft and bottled beer...including PBR : ) This is part bar, gastropub and pool hall...with class. Even...More

1  Thank bikynmike
Reviewed October 26, 2015

Waiter was terrible (Tucker), our meal took forever to get to us, and is there ANY racial diversity in their staff?? No.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $20
American, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 W Main St, Ste 1, Urbana, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61801-2722
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Champaign-Urbana  >  Urbana
  • Phone Number: +1 217-384-7526
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