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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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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
303 E Fayette Ave, Effingham, IL 62401-3616
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Reviewed yesterday

Stopped for lunch based on positive reviews and a great website. BUT: Food was not delicious or special, although the iced tea was excellent. Fried catfish bites tasted pre-packaged not fresh, the accompanying tartar sauce tasted out of a bottle and the coleslaw was probably...More

Thank Karen K
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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

We knew we’d be staying in Effingham on the last night of our trip home from Florida, so I checked Trip Advisor for a good restaurant for dinner. The reviews for Gabby Goat were all positive and interesting, so we tried it, and are so...More

1  Thank Kathi S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great Effinghamburger and craft beer. Great service, our waiter gladly explained the food and the beer. The food was really good. The bottled beer selection seemed endless but the draft selection was a bit short. The fish selections were catfish, period. That's okay if you're...More

Thank Dale L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had stopped for the night and found the Gabby Goat. A quick call to see if they did take out orders was answered quickly and in very friendly fashion so we placed an order to take back to the hotel. The American Rangoons and...More

Thank Christopher K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great adventure. We'd read good TripAdvisor reviews and dropped in for early supper.....it was fantastic. Seated quickly, served an iced tea and beer and a pulled pork and a Full Monty sandwich with fries. The big sandwich was about 6 inches high chock...More

1  Thank Tulafaye
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family was traveling through on a 10 hour road trip and wanted a place to stop, eat and relax for a bit. Food was AMAZING We all have a different Burger from a wide selection and share to bite. We were led to their...More

Thank ATCnDO
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Nice cozy fun bar with great ambiance and food. Had the pulled pork on a pretzel bun and it was great!

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Stopped here for dinner with a traveling group of 12. I must say that it was one of the best experiences I've ever had with a large group. Our waitress was awesome - she kept our drinks filled and never once had to ask again...More

Thank deekay7
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

On our way back to Indy from a baseball game in St. Louis we decided to stop for dinner and didn’t want a chain or fast food restaurant...after reading some reviews we decided to give this place a go.... so glad we listened to the...More

1  Thank Addie W
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped here for dinner with our teen & ‘tween as we drove through based on Trip Advisor reviews. Doesn’t look like much from the outside but we enjoyed the cheerful atmosphere inside. Almost got seated on the indoor patio which would have changed our entire...More

Thank MarleeTravels
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Questions & Answers
26 November 2017|
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Response from pam p | Reviewed this property |
I would say no. maybe if you have a large group of people, otherwise I've never had trouble getting a table.
7 June 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 22
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
7:30 am - 1:00 am
7:30 am - 1:00 am
7:30 am - 1:00 am
7:30 am - 1:00 am
7:30 am - 1:00 am
7:30 am - 1:00 am
7:30 am - 1:00 am
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
  • E-mail
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.
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