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“Locals recommend this place!!”

17th Street Barbecue
Ranked #1 of 95 Restaurants in Marion
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $25
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Description: Illinois was recently named one of "11 Top BBQ Cities in America" by Thrillist, thanks to 17th Street. Mike Mills and his crew are proud to support and shine a spotlight on Southern Illinois, sharing the gospel of barbecue and their delicious food both in Southern Illinois and nationwide. At 17th Street, barbecue is a culture, not a concept. The restaurant is a community gathering place where guests become family. Rooted in history and family, their delicious barbecue smoked using local apple wood and their famous Magic Dust(R). Owner Mike Mills has devoted his life to the pits and is considered by his peers a true pioneer, legend, and leading force in the barbecue world.
Dwight, Illinois
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111 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Locals recommend this place!!”
Reviewed March 16, 2014

Great meals, cold beer, and I could walk to/from hotel.Fairfield right next door. I was in town on business and asked for some places for dinner. This was the first one mentioned. I had the brisket sandwich w/a side and beer. Buddy had ribs and said they were perfect. We sat at the bar and Andrea made it a fun evening.

  • Visited March 2014
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Lonoke, Arkansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Good place for bbq and local beer”
Reviewed February 12, 2014

This bbq joint has a wide variety a smoked meat that is all worth trying. My suggestion is to split the grand champion which provides a large enough portion of each meat to share. I was very happy to find that they serve beer from local Big Muddy Brewery. Overall a good place to grab a meal and a beer.

  • Visited February 2014
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Great place for ribs!”
Reviewed February 5, 2014

This place is a wonderful place to get ribs and chicken. Food was hot, tender and flavorful. Service was good as well. Prices reasonable. I had a chicken sandwich which WEA sender and juicy, along with a side if creamy macaroni. My husband had ribs, fries, and collard greens, which were all good. We'll be back.

Visited January 2014
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“A Southern Illinois classic!”
Reviewed February 3, 2014 via mobile

We go here as a family all the time. The atmosphere is great and the BBQ is as good as you will find for chain BBQ. They have changed their menu,removing the the homemade chips and sweet potato nuggets. They were awesome. The BBQ is great and the sauce and Magic Dust are worth buying for home. The only time we has bad food(fried pickles) that were too greasy,we were not charged. Highly recommend!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great food, great price”
Reviewed January 11, 2014

Nothing to dislike. Excellent food every time we go, friendly staff, a bar to grab a drink if you wait for a table, and very reasonably priced.

Visited November 2013
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