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Sharks Roadhouse

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1336 Us Highway 20 W, Elizabeth, IL 61028-9303
+1 815-858-9898
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11:00 - 01:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 01:30
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Elizabeth, Illinois
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Super great place for bikers and hanging out to watch a sporting event, play pool; and if they have live music (especially blues on Sundays) super fun. Food and service needs work. I must say Keith has done an amazing, creative job on the whole place. It's fun just to go in and see all the really cool stuff; taxidermy,... More 

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Thank jennifersullivan32
Sycamore, Illinois
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016

I purchased a certificate for Sharks on Restaurant.com because we pass by it when we visit my daughter in Dubuque and all the reviews said they have awesome ribs. My husband loves BBQ ribs, so I bribed him into riding 2.5 hours (each way) with me to return my granddaughter to her parents by telling him we would stop at... More 

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Thank Wendy D
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54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

Good burger. Great sauces. Excellent wings. Good service. Lots to look at and take photos of. So why only 4 stars ? It's a wee bit expensive for what it is -apart from that a great lunch

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Thank morningstar59
Elizabeth, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015

We brought our family for lunch on our way to Galena and had such a great experience we stopped on our way home on Sunday for dinner the food was great, but the atmosphere is something every one should stop and see !!!

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Thank Keith T
Zion, Illinois
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268 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2015 via mobile

We visited around 2:30 pm on a Sunday for a late lunch. It was busy but still, 90 minutes to wait for your food after your order is ridiculous and it really was not very good. Baked potato was hard, beans tasted like they came from a can and brisket was just blah! Would not return or recommend.

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Thank WillTravel2TryFood
Batavia, Illinois
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110 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

We stopped here for a quick lunch on our way to Galena. We were pleasantly surprised with the portions and quality of the food. Great pulled pork.

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Thank Hawksfanatic
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

I had heard a luke-warm review about this place, but we were very pleased with the food and service. My husband and I both had the beef brisket sandwich and it was delicious! Our waitress explained the three different kinds of barbeque sauce. The Georgia mustard is the closest to some I had in South Carolina. I've been looking for... More 

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Thank Diann C
West Chicago
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

Order takeout - simple order: baby back ribs, fried chicken, coleslaw, baked beans, and cornbread. Unfortunately sharks couldn't get the order straight - we did not get the coleslaw or the cornbread. Things happen though, right? If the food is great everything is balanced out. As a second unfortunate experience the food was a far cry from subpar (ie terrible).... More 

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swindon, wilts
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2015

Whilst on a girls trip to Galena we wanted a place near to our hotel where we could get a bite to eat and a drink and we stumbled upon the Shark`s roadhouse in Elizabeth, Illinois. And all I can say is that we had a great time. We were made very welcome by `Roadhouse Rhonda` and a few of... More 

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Thank suziq32
Nevada, Iowa
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2015

The ribs were so tough, that I could barely get them off the bone! I was very disappointed with how slow the service was, given the fact they weren't even busy. Seems like they mainly cater to bikers and locals. I wouldn't even bother going there again.

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Thank Jim K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:30
Saturday
11:00 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1336 Us Highway 20 W, Elizabeth, IL 61028-9303
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Elizabeth
  • Phone Number: +1 815-858-9898

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?