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The Raintree Restaurant

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1809 W Fayette Ave, Exit 159 Next to the Best Western, Effingham, IL 62401-1991
+1 217-347-5336
04:30 - 10:00
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Brooklyn, Iowa
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364 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Raintree Motel right next door, which we have been there many times, and were prepared to walk to the Iron Skillet Truck Stop behind the motel. The check-in person at the motel gave us a free drink coupon. First we didn't know it was open so we decided to try it. First impression sort of so-so... More 

Thank Ron A
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85 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Good place to hang out and get good food from the restaurant. Not a complaint for this place. Kudos to Stephanie and Nikki - always a pleasure to see them and to be served by them.

Thank streetsmartsChicago
Saint Charles, Illinois
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60 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

I had low expectations as this restaurant is connected to the raintree is on i57 exit 159 formerly best western. Nice bar, great drinks good prices, Restaurant connected. I had the ribs great, better then the bbq in nashville I could not finish a full slab nor could my wife finish chicken parmesan Very tasty great service I stop here... More 

1 Thank thepawlaks
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124 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

There were three of us, and it was late in the evening so we had light meals. Together, we had the Patty Melt, the BLT, and the BBQ sandwich. All were prepared fairly quickly, and were more than adequate

1 Thank john439
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Dinner was good. Salad bar could have used more ingredients, however the clam chowder was excellent. We shared the pork chops.

Thank pennysuevt1
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58 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

We tried the lounge area in this restaurant since it was right next door to our motel. It was OK. It was pretty dark and the decor needs some replacing. I had the salad bar which was limited. My husband had the wings and he said they were good. The bartender was very nice and attentive. There are several restaurants... More 

Thank Pat S
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 July 2016

This motel is unacceptable when it comes to having a handicapped accessible room. It is: too crowded; poor air conditioning system, bathroom accessability inadequate; no refrigerator for medicine; and unclean. Abysmal.

Thank Alan G
Manchester, New Hampshire
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88 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

We were staying at the Best Western next door and were happy to be able to walk to this restaurant for dinner. There was a good salad/soup bar. Service was fast and friendly and the food was good.

Thank avidNHtraveler
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42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2016

The restaurant is not opened on Sundays.. Had the baseball game on. Food was not bad,for a burger and mushrooms.

Thank Kevin B
Memphis, Tennessee
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123 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

We checked at the Best Western in next door to the restaurant and received a free drink coupon. Şo we decided to go grab a little dinner even though it was very late. The hostess was very nice and seated us right away. Even though there was only one other couple in the whole place they didn't act put out... More 

Thank PhyllisGreenberg

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
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Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
04:30 - 10:00
04:30 - 10:00
04:30 - 10:00
04:30 - 10:00
04:30 - 10:00
04:30 - 10:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1809 W Fayette Ave, Exit 159 Next to the Best Western, Effingham, IL 62401-1991
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Effingham
  • Phone Number: +1 217-347-5336

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?