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Witt's Smokehouse

$$ - $$$
American, Barbecue, Bar, Pub
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10325 E State Highway 33, Effingham, IL 62401-5362
+1 217-868-5615
09:00 - 20:30
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Sun 09:00 - 20:30
Thu 11:00 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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Effingham, Illinois
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bbq tasted good. Ordered brisket got pulled pork. Ordered thin sliced meatloaf and got a hamburger patty. Ordered a gyro and got pressed meat. Not from a spit. With sour cream and cheese. No onions or cucumber sauce. Gyros have no cheese. Especially pizza cheese. It tasted like a taco pizza. Pretty disappointed for $50.00 meal. Portions were very small.

Thank reddiesel94
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Date night: Excellent beer selection, arrived 5:30, packed at 6:30 with couples and families. Waitress was prompt, friendly and personable. Both had the ribs which were fall off the bone perfectly cooked. Extensive list of sides to choose from. Very good smokehouse.

Thank Benjamin H
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

The pulled pork is very good as well as the garlic mashed potatoes and baked beans. Service was always with a smile. There are very nice people there.

Thank Charlie S
Las Vegas, Nevada
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Came out here to eat on a Friday evening. The restaurant was not too busy when we arrived. We were politely sat and told the nightly special. My wife ordered the pulled pork sandwich and I had the brisket. Both were very good options and the brisket included 2 sides. We both ordered fries and you get a bunch. Overall... More 

Thank baadkin
Effingham, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Witt's is a great place to eat. It has a unique atmosphere to unwind with family and friends. The menu offers a great variety to choose from. I have eaten here several times and I have always had a great meal. Witt's also caters in the community. I have used their catering service which also has a wide variety of... More 

Thank sekinney2016
Champaign, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped at this smokehouse on a sales call. The first thing you'll notice is that the property and restaurant is immaculate. The log cabin looking building is sharp looking and very fitting on what awaits you inside. Huge menu with lots of options. I thoroughly enjoyed my pulled pork sandwich. Can't wait til try it all. The owner is a... More 

Thank RobbTob
Detroit, Michigan
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

the last time i was in town 5 years ago i would have rated witts a 5 star but they have changed quite a bit! we had ribs that were tough and burnt, the pulled pork was sweet like candy- yuck!! the sides ranged from overly sweet to tastless.

1 Thank Dtestworkin
Utica, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

This is a great local BBQ restaurant. I have eaten here about 5 times in the past few years, and have never been disappointed. If you like smoked and BBQ, this is a place to stop at. The also have a bar if you would like an alcoholic beverage. They also have lunch specials.

Thank Ron W
Effingham, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

My niece and I had lunch together this afternoon. We ordered salads and the chicken bacon ranch pizza. The pizza was extra good. Our waitress kept our glasses full and brought us a to-go box for our leftovers.

Thank SAM92311
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Food was great, the remodel is beautiful but prices seemed like they have increased. If your looking for a some good bbq then this is the place. Their fried mushrooms are amazing

Thank Jaime S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10325 E State Highway 33, Effingham, IL 62401-5362
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Effingham
  • Phone Number: +1 217-868-5615

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?