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Messies Bar and Grill

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1310 Washington St, moved across town to old VFW, Oregon, IL 61061-1021
+1 815-732-4645
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11:00 - 01:00
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Sun 12:00 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Oregon
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

First move was to partner with the Oregon VFW For some reason that did not lasl long. They have re-opened down town Oregon just north of the Shell Station. First time there they were busy BUT my wife, daughter and two grand daughters got there food and later found out mine got "forgotten" somehow. Daughter ordered her burger medium towards... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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53 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2015

One look at the picture and ya, its a biker bar. Not the rowdy HH fighters but biker couples who make this a regular stop. Inside? Ya, its a Biker Bar, no frills, chrome tables and don't pull on the bar in fear it might fall over so wadda you expect? Not the greatest burgers and sides around that's what.... More 

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1 Thank Richard A
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2015

Have ordered chicken from Messie's several times and each time it is great. Tonight was no different. We ordered a bucket of chicken with fries and cole slaw and it rocked, price was very reasonable. We also go there on Sundays for the 'Bloody Marys'. They are huge and tasty. I have had other dishes there also and they were... More 

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Illinois
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51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

Greasy bar food, everything is fried. Menu is small- everything comes out overlooked and greasy. Would not recommend. Will not be back

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Pecatonica, Illinois
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102 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2015

We avoided this place for a long time and then heard that the food was really good. Just had to give it a try when we were in the area. We stopped in for a late lunch. I had the chicken strips with fries. They make their own batter and the strips are huge and tasty. My husband had the... More 

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1 Thank Dolly M
Oregon, Illinois
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91 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2015 via mobile

It's a bar and it's bar good so what can you say other than this is one of the better bar good I have found. Sundays is Bloody Mary days and is generally packed. If your not into the burger or fried chicken grease, try their grilled shrimp salad! Really good. The boys like the burgers. My vice is their... More 

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Rockford, Illinois
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121 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2014 via mobile

We met here with friends. We found a couple empty tables pulled them together there was to be 8 of us. The place is clean and we'll Maintained. My wife and I arrived early and our waitress took our drink orders. I ordered a Bloody Mary and she asked if I wanted in spicy, I said about Medium it perfect.... More 

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Sebring, Florida, United States
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75 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2014

I ordered the hand battered chicken stripes with onion rings and they were delicious!! My husband had the hamburger which he described as a "real hamburger" (a rare find) and homemade chips. He said his was great as well. Plenty of food! Look forward to going back again!

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Oregon, Illinois
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91 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2014 via mobile

Very good food for the price! They're service dog friendly on the patio. Sundays they serve an awesome Bloody Mary! And they know how to make it!well worth a stop in and repeat for lunch or dinner. Understand children are allowed before 9 p.m.. So plan your visit appropriately. appropriately.

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Ocala, Florida
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2014

New to area, heard the best fried chicken. Perhaps an off day. Waited almost an hour for my "bucket" of fried chicken, home, & oh my it was one of the saltiest greasiest fried chicken I have ever had. There was literally a pool of oil in the bottom of the container. Fries were most definitely not freshly fried. Rather... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 15
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 01:00
Thursday
11:00 - 01:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1310 Washington St, moved across town to old VFW, Oregon, IL 61061-1021
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Oregon
  • Phone Number: +1 815-732-4645
Description
Messies has a great menu. The prices fit's everyones budget. We also do alot of home cooking. We also have live music and dancing every weekend. Messies is a fun place to be any time of the day or night.

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