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Gabby Goat American Pub & Grill

303 E Fayette Ave, Effingham, IL 62401-3616
+1 217-342-4628
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
303 E Fayette Ave, Effingham, IL 62401-3616
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great service, very friendly, wheelchair accessible, and amazing food!!! Service was fast and I would definitely return!!

Thank Kim M
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Had a great experience, food and service was excellent. Our server Julie was both outgoing and helpful in her suggestions, it was clear she enjoyed working for a reputable establishment. The food was very good, we all four had something different and all the meals...More

Thank lotterbacher
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stopped by while traveling through primarily for craft beer. Only a few on tap but lots of bottles. Did limited options for a vegetarian but Gouda Mac bites we good. I suggest adding a veggie burger sub for your burger options in your menu. Hubby...More

Thank BritVeggie
Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I stopped here because of the good reviews on TripAdvisor. We were seated in the enclosed patio area. The seats were very comfortable and our server (Jaden) told us about the special that night (ribeye steak). My wife and I ordered the...More

Thank Tosabob
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great food, good service. Was seated on the patio 66° so that was not very comfortable. Will definitely be back.

Thank swamp4077
Reviewed 6 days ago

Food was good, has an Effingham themed menu, drinks are good and price is reasonable. May have to wait on a table but worth it.

Thank Don W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been to the Goat many, many times and will go back many, many more. Great food, great service, great atmosphere. Highly recommend any time of day.

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped for dinner on our way through town and found Gabby Goat to be an enjoyable evening. The food was typical bar food but well prepared and reasonably priced. Our waitress was very attentive and super nice. Plus they changed the channel for us...More

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stumbled across this place the first week it opened and have been coming back since. Went there twice this last weekend. Wonderful Italian Beef,Reubens, and wraps. The largest beer selection in area.

Thank Darrell D
Jack T, Manager at Gabby Goat American Pub & Grill, responded to this review

Hello Darrel, I just wanted to thank you for your continued business and kind review on here! Have a great day! Jason Gines General Manager

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Although Gabby Goat was recommended by a travel guide, we were disappointed by both the service and the poor quality of the food. We would suggest trying BW3 or TGIF instead to get similar selections and a better experience.More

Thank Wayne F
Jack T, General Manager at Gabby Goat American Pub & Grill, responded to this review

Hello Wayne, My name is Jason I've been the GM here at the Goat since the day we opened which will be five years ago this July. First off I want to thank you for stopping in and also apologize as we obviously dropped the...More

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Is this the former Greyhound post house?
7 June 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 22
American, Bar, Pub
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:30 - 01:00
07:30 - 01:00
07:30 - 01:00
07:30 - 01:00
07:30 - 01:00
07:30 - 01:00
07:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 303 E Fayette Ave, Effingham, IL 62401-3616
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Effingham
  • Phone Number: +1 217-342-4628
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As a premier Pub & Grill we serve the best in gourmet burgers, fries,sandwiches, nachos, wraps, craft beers, beer, wine, martinis & cocktails, along with weekday lunch specials and nightly dinner specials. We are located in the old bus station so our exterior is very unique, however inside you will find state of the art Tv's, sound system and Vegas style comfortable seating.