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Wooden Nickle Pub and Grill

171 S Main St, Glen Carbon, IL 62034-1416
+1 618-288-2141
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good43%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
13 Feb 2017
“Yummy tacos”
3 Feb 2017
“First time lunch”
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All hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
171 S Main St, Glen Carbon, IL 62034-1416
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is always good at the Wooden Nickle. Sometimes it's hard to get in, but that's because of its reputation. A good buy for your buck.

Thank Beverly A
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

When I am in town I always make a trip to taco Tuesday, tacos are cheap and fantastic. My favorite are the meat on hard shell. This time around we tried the mozz sticks and shrimp skewers and they were awesome. This place has great...More

Thank Scott P
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We stop here when friends are in town. Great place to gather. Food is good. Outdoor porch is comfortable and warm in cold months.

Thank cemmerich1
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Taco Tuesday is great. Great value and tastes yummy. Service is quick and nice atmosphere. Salads are good.

Thank amhagemann
Reviewed 4 February 2017

We tried the Wooden Nickel for the first time and was very pleased with the food and the service. We had a table of 5 and experienced now problems being waited on. Food was very delicious. Definitely go back again.

Thank Tony C
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

The food is decent, service is spotty, and drink prices a little steep. And what I mean by spotty, it's hit or miss if your waitress is busy talking to "friends" at another table. There has also been a time where our waitress was more...More

Thank lmbeck
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The nickel is a great small town bar and grill. Great menu. Fantastic service. Good for kids until after dinner.

Thank paulthurley76
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Had lunch the other day with a friend and very much enjoyed our food. We both had the Asian Pork Wrap and it was fantastic. The pork was very flavorful with a mix of Asian vegetables and sauces. The menu has appetizers sandwiches salads along...More

Thank stlmark
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Nice little stop in Glen Carbon. My rum runners were great but my service and food not so much. I ordered the Frisco Melt. The sourdough was dry & hard that you couldn't eat it, the cheese wasn't melted enough to stick, & you couldn't...More

Thank Jacqueline H
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

This was a nice restaurant for a relaxing meal. We sat on the back patio hi top, tvs had various football games on, and the food was great! ! We were able to have a nice conversation with our family and surprisingly were not bothered...More

Thank Becky L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 171 S Main St, Glen Carbon, IL 62034-1416
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Glen Carbon
  • Phone Number: +1 618-288-2141