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Red Ox

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1302 W Jackson St, Macomb, IL 61455-1930
+1 309-833-4200
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11:00 - 20:00
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Sun 11:00 - 20:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Bushnell, Illinois
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I ate in the downstairs tonight, April 19th, for a private dinner and meeting. The small group of 13 people had their choice of either a steak with shrimp or Mahogany Chicken. I asked the waitress what kind of sauce was on the chicken; she had no idea and only knew that it was smoked. She made... More 

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Thank ludwick2002
Colchester, Illinois
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Current owner is gradually rebuilding the excellent reputation of years past. Weeknights are only about 20% of capacity as I see it. Give it try if you haven't been there in a while.

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Philadelphia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Had the chopped steak was very good as were the sweet potato fries. Salad bar was ok, could be updated with fresher lettuce. Overall good experience

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Thank Bsg15
Macomb, Illinois, United States
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

We were served a fine dinner on a very busy Saturday night. My compliments to the server and the chef for a great meal.

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Thank Tom S
Chicago
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54 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

My group actually rented it out for a breakfast event where it was setup buffet style. Enjoyed the cooked to order omlettes. Was disappointed is the strangeness of them not have no any jelly, even though they had biscuits on the buffet. Wait staff was fine. Will consider this venue should we do similar event in the future

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Thank ChicagoKappa09
Illinois
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

My husband, son, and I went here in January of 2014 for a late afternoon meal. The interior wasn't what I was expecting and was very dated. Of course, a nice atmosphere is good, but I'm more concerned about the taste of the food, as are most people. We all had some type of steak entree. Each one of those... More 

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Thank RVOVUM
Macomb, Illinois
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36 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Red Ox consistently has good food. The Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday steak & shrimp special is very good and at a good price. The staff is always helpful and courteous.

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Thank 1980dani1980
Saint Joseph, Missouri
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217 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We've eaten here for years, and always enjoyed it, but they've recently undergone an ownership change and a change in management style, and also, some new additions to the menu, and they've improved the eating experience considerably.

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Thank Steve P P
Industry, Illinois
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 September 2016

You can go in and eat one day and it's good the next time it's awful My husband ordered a well well done streak and it came rare! By that time everybody else's food was all but gone so the credited us but it ended being the same price because they charged us for potato and salad!

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Thank osterjackie
1 review
Reviewed 6 September 2016

The Red Ox in Macomb, IL was at one time my favorite restaurant in that area. But after having a meal there this past Sunday, I can safely say I will never return. It's always been a little overpriced, but the food has always been good, so I would never complain. On Sunday, I ordered the coconut shrimp with a... More 

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Thank Joshua S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1302 W Jackson St, Macomb, IL 61455-1930
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Macomb
  • Phone Number: +1 309-833-4200

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?