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“Well....at least the dessert was good” 2 of 5 bubbles
Review of Witt's Smokehouse

Witt's Smokehouse
Ranked #25 of 61 Restaurants in Effingham
Cuisines: American, Barbecue, Bar, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Olney, Illinois
Level Contributor
45 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Well....at least the dessert was good”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2012

We decided to try this BBQ place since we have rode by it many times, neat looking place, like a log cabin. We went in with another couple, grabbed a table and ordered appetizers...which was a sampler platter consisting of mozzarella sticks, mushrooms and onion shreds?? We thought it would be big enough for us 4, hahahaha..it had 3 mozzarella sticks, 6 mushrooms and a handful of onions shreds. Are you kidding for $10.99?

ok, next was our entree, I had ordered Philly steak and cheese and my wife a chef's salad. The food finally came about 30 minutes later and there was only us and maybe 4-6 other people there. Service is slooowwwww. The Philly was overcooked and had no taste UNTIL I added bbq sauce, my wife's salad was lettuce out of a bag b/c it had the typical lettuce, shredded carrots and the purple cabbage in it and then they threw on some meat and a hard boiled egg. Ridiculous!!

So that was pitiful, we gave them one more chance and ordered dessert. I had cherry cheesecake and my wife peanut butter pie. They were very good but they should be for $3.25 each. I doubt if we go back!

  • Visited August 2012
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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English first
Wisconsin
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great service, good food!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 13, 2012

Our waitress was well trained and very friendly. She came back to the table several times to check on us always with a smile. The delicious smells of the food cooking drew us in and made our mouths water while we waited for our order. Happily I can say we were not dissapointed. We enjoyed everything about our dining experience from the food to the service.

Visited April 2012
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Effingham, Illinois
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214 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
“Good barbecue and great potato salad”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2011

Little off the beaten track but worth while if you are wanting barbecue. Outdoor seating is optional. The service is a little slow if you are in a big hurry.

  • Visited May 2011
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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