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Diners and Burgers in Downstate Illinois

1860 Public House

Casual dining atmosphere featuring craft beer & cocktails at the Historic Square in Red Bud, IL....more!

300 Cafe at TenPins

Refuel at 300 Café after a couple rounds of bowling at TenPins in Mount Carmel! Conveniently located alongside the bar room called "The De...more!

9th Street Cafe

Learn the history of Highland, IL at 9th Street Cafe. This establishment brings you delicious breakfast, lunch, and brunch options while providing a h...more!

AJ's Smashed and Smoked

AJ's is a smash burger bar with smoked hot dogs and awesome specialty fries. ...more!

Anthony's Wild West Restaurant & Fallout Saloon

Anthony's Wild West in Flora, IL is your one-stop-shop for all things fun! They serve pizza and BBQ into the night and offers a selection of games...more!

Aviston Family Restaurant

Aviston Family Restaurant strives for excellence in the preparation of every recipe. ...more!

B.J.'s Garden Inn Cafe

The restaurant offers regular menu items in addition to a breakfast, lunch and dinner buffet. If you're dining with a particularly large group. B....more!

BackPorch SmokeHouse

BackPorch SmokeHouse specializes in smoked meats in a casual atmosphere....more!

Barb's Bounty Jams and Jellies

Barb's Bounty has a wide selection of jams and jellies, relishes and pickles made with locally grown fruits and vegetables. Come enjoy ready-to-go...more!


BEAST Craft BBQ Co. in Belleville, IL guarantees barbecue that's “all killer, no filler." Try BEAST Craft BBQ Co., rated #1 best BBQ re...more!


A local bar with pizza, wings, appetizers, plenty of beer and cocktails! Guaranteed to bring you back for more!...more!

Big Mama's BBQ Express

Another item unique to the St. Louis area is the crispy pig snoot. Snoots, which have a flavor similar to pork rinds, can be served in several ways, i...more!

Billy Bob and Nina's Restaurant

The best potato salad and chicken fried steak around! Stop in to try out our southern style home cooked food!...more!

Blind Daddy's Hideout

Blind Daddy’s Hideout is a recently renovated motel, restaurant, and bar all in one convenient location. The Keyesport boat access to Carlyle La...more!

Blue Springs Cafe

The Blue Springs Cafe restaurant is the perfect place to sit down and enjoy a good meal, be it lunch or dinner. The staff at Blue Springs Cafe wants t...more!

The Boiler Room Restaurant

Delicious home style cooked food located on Hanover Street....more!

Broadway Bar & Grill

A staple in the community for many years, Broadway has become accustomed to a reputation for its delectable cuisine and welcoming atmosphere. Our menu...more!

Bubba Lubba BBQ

Drive Thru, Dine-In and catering...more!

Bunkers Bar & Grill

We have a lot of exciting things going on!! Fresh Salad Bar each and every day!! Monday is all you can eat soup and salad bar. $7 Taco Salads on Tuesd...more!

Buretta's Bar & Grill

We are centrally located right in downtown Nashville, IL on Saint Louis Street. Stop in and enjoy some of our famous burgers or homemade onion rings a...more!

The Burnt End

The Burnt End is a BBQ restaurant in the heart of downtown Red Bud, IL that serves delicious BBQ and refreshing drinks with small town ...more!

Carmi's Main Street Cafe

All American Restaurant with a hint of variety! Come on in and try it out!...more!

Casino Queen Restaurant

Dine in only. Steak served with the utmost quality....more!

Centralia House

From the historic atmosphere, exceptional service, to the exquisite cuisine, you are sure to enjoy your dining experience with us. Our dining roo...more!


Charlie’s Off Main is downtown Belleville’s only place for a sit down breakfast. We serve breakfast, lunch, & dinner. It’s a gre...more!

Chickens Country Restaurant

The best chicken around guaranteed!...more!

The Chuck Wagon

Enduring, country-style counter serve with a pinball machine offering Mexican & American staples. Try The Chuck Wagon on your next trip to Fairvie...more!

The Chuckwagon

Chuckwagon Cafe is a family restaurant with a homey atmosphere. a good place to eat with LARGE portions and friendly people....more!

Columbia City Saloon Bar & Grill at West Park Bowl

West Park Bowl has been serving Columbia since 1982. We are proud to keep this establishment up and serving the community! We are located off Valmeyer...more!

Copper Fire

Stylish, contemporary restaurant and bar offering New American fare, cocktails, and live acoustic music!...more!

Country Cafe by Roy-el

With over 30 years of experience, the family-owned Roy-el Catering operates as a full service caterer. They provide high quality, great tasting foods ...more!

Crossroads Restaurant & Lounge

We are a family style restaurant. We serve breakfast, lunch and supper. We have great food, service and prices....more!

Crystal's Country Cream

Ice Cream fun for the whole family!...more!

D.S. Vespers Sports Pub & Eatery at The EDGE

The EDGE features freshly made food with the majority of it locally sourced.  We have been long known for our 1/2 lb Angus beef burgers, homemade...more!

Dairy Dee - Sumner

Stop by Dairy Dee in Sumner, IL during the Spring and Summer to taste their Seven Daily Soft Serve Flavors. Every day they serve vanilla, chocolate, l...more!

Dave & Joyce's Country Kitchen

Come to Dave and Joyce's Country Kitchen and enjoy our breakfast menu which is served all day!...more!

Deep South

Order your southern food favorites from this veteran owned and operated BBQ restaurant in McLeansboro. Deep South's family friendly environment, k...more!

Doreen's Restaurant

Doreen's has a diverse menu and our staff is happy to help you find your new favorite item everytime you come!...more!

The Downtown Lounge

Friendly bar and grill. Daily lunch buffet and full menu. Come enjoy our video gaming area!...more!

Dr. Jazz Soda Fountain & Grille

Dr. Jazz is located in Lebanon, Illinois, which is within a general area often referred to as the "Metro-East" portion of the Greater Metrop...more!

Du Quoin Family Restaurant

Smiling waitresses, good food, hot coffee, breakfast anytime, and reasonable prices....more!

Earl's Supper Club

Family owned AND operated since 1952 by the Earl Williams family. Specializing in catfish, shrimp, and chicken....more!

Eckert's Country Restaurant

Eckert's, the largest family-owned Pick-Your-Own orchard in the U.S., started as a simple roadside stand in 1910. Today, the 6th and 7th generatio...more!

Edley's Bar-B-Que

Edley's Bar-B-Que O'Fallon serves mouthwatering Nashville style bbq....more!

Fairways at Greenview

Located at Greenview golf course in Centralia, Fairways is great American food! Steaks, salads, sandwiches, entrees and specials....more!

Family Kitchen

We are a family owned and operated business. Our deserts are made homemade daily, our food is made to order....more!

Farris Family Restaurant

Come in and enjoy the very warm environment that we have here at Farris Family Restaurant. It is a nice place to bring the family to and enjoy good ho...more!

A Fine Swine BBQ

Enjoy traditional barbecue at A Fine Swine BBQ. A Fine Swine uses traditional low-and-slow cooking methods to serve you fresh, championship-quality ba...more!

Five Brothers Cafe - Fairfield

Traditional American food that is served by people who care about quality service and care....more!

Five Brothers Cafe - Salem

Five Brothers Cafe on Main street makes delicious food using fresh ingredients....more!

Fletcher's Kitchen & Tap - Belleville

Fletcher’s Kitchen & Tap is a family owned and operated business with deep roots in the Belleville community. Founded in 2004, our family se...more!

The Freeze

Delicious food everyone will enjoy!...more!

Funderburk's Gas Grill & Deli

We are a full service diner offering breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Our varied menu includes everything from breakfast to pizza, fried chicken to burge...more!

Gallagher's Restaurant

Located in historic downtown Waterloo, Illinois, and just minutes from the metro St. Louis area, Gallagher's has been serving the best fried chick...more!

Gary's Restaurant

Family-owned and operated, Gary's Restaurant offers home-cooked food at its best....more!

Geo's Wings & More

These award winning wings will be sure to make you wanting more! We aim to serve you with the highest quality around!...more!

Gilligan's Cafe & Creamery

An eatery in Chester, IL, with a full food menu, hand scooped ice cream & baked items....more!

The Good Ol' Days Restaurant

Good Ol Day's is the Oldest restaurant in Clinton County. Now that says a lot !...more!

Grandma's Kitchen - Flora

Grandma's kitchen is home-style food that everyone will enjoy!...more!

Granny's Country Kitchen

Granny's country kitchen will taste just like the wonderful food you grew up eating!...more!

Gray's Restaurant

We have served Lawrence County and the surrounding areas for 70 years. Come enjoy our hand cut steaks and catfish!...more!

Gridiron Grill

Over at the Gridiron Grill, we have the largest food portions for the highest quality possible! Come for the food, stay for the fun!...more!

Hi-Pointe Drive-In

Hi-Pointe Drive-In is a local chain featuring burgers, milkshakes, and more. ...more!

Highland Diner

The Highland Diner will send you back in time. Our service is fantastic and our food is even better!...more!

Hoffman House

Delicious drinks, come hangout with us!...more!

The Holiday Motel & Restaurant

Eat, sleep and celebrate at The Holiday Motel & Restaurant in Olney, IL! The hotel offers an indoor pool and hot tub, newly remodeled rooms and de...more!

Hovey's Diner

Support local, family-owned businesses when you dine at Hovey's Diner in Olney, IL. Established in 1952, Hovey's Diner is the perfect place to...more!

Howie's on Main

Howie's on Main serves delicious American-style food and fresh, cold beverages, which mean's it's the perfect place to meet with friends! ...more!

HV's Food & Spirits

Visit HV's Food & Spirits, Olney's favorite 50's spot, during your Downstate Illinois adventure! This locally-owned restaurant offers ...more!

Iron Saddle Ranch

Iron Saddle Ranch is your one-stop shop for trailer sales, lunch & dinner, western apparel, and even feed and tack. Located in Salem, IL, the ranc...more!

J & T's Caliber

We are an American Bar & Grill. Our made from scratch menu includes steaks, seafood, & burgers....more!

Joe and Onie's

Quality First. Family Centric. Belleville Proud. Coffee, breakfast, salads, soups and snacks!   For Southern Illinois Coffee Trail particip...more!

Jovalou Cuisine & Cocktails

Cuisine you’ve never seen in an atmosphere you won’t want to leave! Jovalou Cuisine & Cocktails in Fairfield offers seasonal cuisine m...more!


JT's is a family owned and operated small town diner. We offer a variety of home cooked plate lunches and sandwiches and buffet....more!

Juicy Peanut

Come hangout with us at the Juicy's always a good time!...more!

Julian's Drive-In

Located at Old Hwy 50 in Flora at the West Y. Open Monday - Saturday 9am - 9pm....more!

Just Sue's

The bar is located in the small friendly town of Evansville, IL. Just Sue's is well known for our Pizzas and Bloody Marys. We have a great group o...more!


Kahuna's Burgers is a family-owned and operated restaurant that offers fresh, delicious American cuisine in convenient dine-in or drive-thru optio...more!

Kalin's Cafe

Delicious food-serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner!...more!

Karsyns Soule

A restaurant with soul food, varieties of fish and wings, as well as homemade desserts that are to die for. Peach cobbler being a favorite of our...more!

The Keys Lake Carlyle

We have 3 full dining areas & 3 full service bars. Our UPSTAIRS Bar includes a DECK that OVERLOOKS THE LAKE. Bands every Sat night....more!

Knotty Pine Inn Restaurant

After you have enjoyed a warm meal at our restaurant, stop by for a rest at our conveniently located Knotty Pine motel.     ...more!

Kretzer's Grill & Bar

Kretzers offers sandwiches to steaks. We are famous for our All-U-Can Eat Snow Crab Legs and Fried Chicken. Restaurant hours Sunday-Wednesday 11:...more!

Lawrenceville Drive In

Home of the Original Pizza Burger and Wrangler Burger....more!

Lisa's Market Street Grill

Stop in for any meal of the day-We serve breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert, and drink!...more!

Little Nashville Restaurant

Little Nashville Restaurant is your destination for good home cooking in Nashville, Illinois....more!

The Little Red Barn

Delicious fresh food with great service. Stop on by The Little Red Barn....more!

Lollie's Cafe - Percy

Looking for some local color and great food in the Percy area? Lollie's Cafe is a local favorite here in Percy, Illinois. After opening in 2008, t...more!

Lollie's Cafe - Sparta

If it’s time to eat in Sparta, Illinois, it’s time to go to Lollie's on North Market Street. The friendly staff at our family-own...more!

Lu-Bob's Family Restaurant

At LuBobs you will find breakfast, sandwiches, dinners, pizza, homemade pies and soft freeze any time of day. LuBobs strives to be affordable and top ...more!

Lucky Joe's Corner Bar & Grill

We serve lunch, dinner, coffee and drinks!...more!

Mad Pig Bar-B-Q

Started by Mark and Debbie Montgomery in 2015, MAD Pig BBQ dishes out the highest quality, best tasting BBQ. Each dish is prepared fresh daily accordi...more!

Main Street Cafe

Belleville eats such as breakfast, dinner, cakes and pies!...more!

Main Street Cafe

Quaint breakfast and lunch cafe serving up home cooking!...more!

Main Street Diner

Enjoy all-day breakfast and lunch and dinner specials that can't be beat at Main Street Diner in McLeansboro, IL. Stop by any day of the week duri...more!

Main Street Supper Club

This restaurant is a 5-star gem located in a small town in east-central Illinois.  We are only 5 minutes off Interstate 70.  We offer upscal...more!

Mandy's Restaurant

Restaurant with awesome breakfast and lunch!!! If you are in Grayville, you must try it! Great atmosphere and service. The portions are huge! Really g...more!

Marie's Ice Cream Shoppe

Marie's Ice Cream Shoppe is ready to sweeten your day during your next adventure in Downstate Illinois. Try their delicious ice cream, made in-hou...more!

Mary's Bar & Grill

Delicious food in a small town will feel at home!...more!

Micasa Sub Shop

For subs made with pleasant service, great quality and a family-friendly price, try Micasa Sub Shop!...more!

Mill Creek Restaurant

Home cooked food with great service. You'll feel right at home!...more!

Millside Inn

Millside is located in Germantown, IL. It is the oldest building in town. We just recently added the barnyard outback for bands and partying with TVs,...more!

Moonshine Store

Founded in 1912, we are the best burger joint around! Open year round.  ...more!

Old 50 Cafe

Old 50 Cafe will send you right back in time! Stop in and check us out....more!

Ott's Tavern/Millstadt Fish Stand

Ott's Tavern is a staple in Millstadt that offers burgers, wings, pizza, and more! ...more!

Pistol City Restaurant & Saloon

Enjoy a delicious, all-you-can-eat buffet, as well as a full menu! Pistol City Restaurant's fried chicken, burgers and down-home comfort food are ...more!

PJ's Diner

Serves delicious food all day!...more!

Poor Little Mikey's Choo Choo Barbeque

Delicious BBQ prepared with love....more!

Popeye's Chop House

USDA Choice Steaks, Pork, Fresh Seafood, Chicken, Pasta Dishes, and much more!...more!

Poplar Place

Poplar Place was established in 1985, in Centralia, IL - Marion County and is a business miscellaneous and offers dance lessons and meetings....more!

Powhatan Motel Restaurant

Delicious food and amazing service!...more!

Reids' Harvest House

There are always plenty of entrees to choose from on our line. Our menu consists of over 100 separate recipes that are rotated on a daily basis. ...more!

Reifschneider's Grill & Grape - Columbia

Reifschneider’s Grill & Grape offers a unique dining experience with soups and salads, brick oven pizzas, sandwiches and wraps, seafood, ste...more!

Reifschneider's Grill & Grape - Freeburg

Reifschneider’s Grill & Grape offers a unique dining experience that includes something for everybody including appetizers, soups and salads...more!

Richards Farm Restaurant

Located in the sleepy town of Casey, IL, Richards Farm is a classic American style restaurant. There is a picturesque 1930’s barn with quaint di...more!

Route 13 Diner

Formally known as Moore's Restaurant, this diner has been serving quality meals at reasonable prices to the Metro East area since 1935. ...more!

The Shack

Locally owned diner located in Sumner, Illinois. Great food, great service, great atmosphere. Open Tues-Fri 6am-1pm and 6am to 9:30am Saturdays Call i...more!

Shelly's Burger Station

Shelly's Burger Station is located in downtown Vandalia, IL and are known for their hand pressed burgers!...more!

Shorty's Smokehouse

When you think of Downstate Illinois, don't you think of barbecue? Shorty's Smokehouse in Waterloo makes classic Southern Illinois barbecue an...more!

Sip It

Delicious home style cooked fast food....more!

Smokin' K's BBQ & More

Traditional American cuisine including barbecue and breakfast....more!

Soulcial Kitchen

Mobility with a Mission! Food trucks offering BBQ, tacos, burgers and more, all for a cause!  Tuesday-Saturday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.  ...more!

South Main Diner

If inexpensive comfort food is what you crave, you are at the right place. Good food, good service and a good experience....more!

Southside Ribs

Southside Ribs is the perfect place for barbecue lovers. The menu features a ton of different options, so there is something everyone will love!...more!


Spudz is a locally owned counter service restaurant. We serve the biggest and best baked potatoes, panini sandwiches, salads and soups. Filling of all...more!

Stymies Rest at West Berwick

Refuel after a couple of rounds on the green at Stymies Rest, the cafe at West Berwick Golf Course....more!

Sunny's Cafe

Breakfast served all day, daily lunch specials, and fast, friendly service! Try our famous Haystack or Killer Omelette!...more!

Susie's Restaurant

American food served to you with a smile....more!

Tammie Jo's Meal House

Try Tammie Jo's Meal House on your next advenutre in Flora, IL for delicious breakfast and down-home meals....more!

The Mill

Food, Wine, Beer & Martini Bar...more!

Tin Cup

Sit down to a lovely breakfast, lunch or dinner at the Tin Cup in Noble, IL. Their walleye is a local favorite! Stop by on your next adventure in Down...more!

Tiny's Pub & Grill

Visit Tiny’s Pub & Grill, a locally owned and operated restaurant in Downstate Illinois since 1975! Home to the ½ pound “Tiny B...more!

Top Shooters

Top Shooters is located in Columbia, IL. Just 5 min from South County in St. Louis. Established in 2002, a very fun sports bar. Smoke Free, Video Gami...more!

Tuscany Grill

Whether you’re looking for a quick bite to eat or an affordable night out with the family, Tuscany Grill can help! Tuscany Grill has been servin...more!

Twin Rivers

A small family style restaurant with a big view of the conflux of the White and Wabash Rivers....more!

Two Farmers

Old School Walk-Up and Drive-Thru serving Smashburgers, Fries, Ice Cream, and Flavored Drinks!...more!

The Villa on 45 Restaurant

From steak dinners, to delicious sub sanwiches. Mouthwatering pizzas, to the classic cheeseburgers. Also, salads, dinner plates, and kids meals!!!...more!

Wally's Drive In

Wally's Drive In located in Breese, IL serves traditional diner food. ...more!

Washy's Pub

Join Washy's Pub for delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner options with a hometown, friendly twist. Washy's Pub also offers a wide selection o...more!

Who Dat's Southern Food

Dine at the only authentic Cajun restaurant in Downstate Illinois! Who Dat's Southern Food's unique menu blends Cajun cuisine with Illinois sp...more!

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