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Escobar's Restaurant - CLOSED

6 E Columbia Ave, Champaign, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61820-3620
+1 217-352-7467
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (10 reviews)
“duck” (7 reviews)
“taquitos” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Latin, Spanish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
6 E Columbia Ave, Champaign, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61820-3620
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

Read all the fabulous reviews but didn't order anything anyone raved about which in hindsight we probably should have. Our drinks were quite tasty as was the guacamole and chips appetizer. The multi color chips were warm and fresh. The duck entree was quite good...More

Thank Yvettetravels
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We were a little unsure about what to expect from "Latin American" cuisine, since neither of us is too into very spicy food.Our waiter was so accommodating to bring us a taste of the sauces in the dishes we were contemplating. (sauces, by the way...More

Thank Jelln431
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Escobar's is arguably the best restaurant in town. The food is eclectic American, with an ethnic twist...Guatemalan, I think. The pupusas are great, as is the guajillo cream sauce and everything else they make, actually. One thing you must do is visit the restroom. Why,...More

1  Thank Cello12345
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

We ordered appetizers and a salad since appetizers are where chefs take risks. The pupusa with red pepper cream was delightful. It could have been a meal in itself. Enjoyed the coconut shrimp with lime jalapeño dipping sauce was lovely. The duck in the crunchy...More

Thank Heather D
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

We ate at Escobar's last Friday with friends that suggested it. When I first saw the menu online I was a little unsure what to expect. What we found was 2 things. 1. The food was delicious. 2. The place was nearly empty. First the...More

Thank Don U
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

We dined here last night and have frequented this restaurant many many times since they opened for lunch and dinner. I will begin by saying the food is very good here and deserving at the price point that it is. My main issue is the...More

Thank mooresy2
Reviewed 5 April 2016

Found this by accident (thanks Trip Advisor!) during an unexpected stay in Champaign. We had an excellent meal – crab & cheese chili relleno was very tasty; as was the tender steak asada. Some of the best Mojitos we’ve ever had. Two (large) entrees, a...More

Thank Joe D
Reviewed 4 April 2016

One of our favorite Champaign restaurants! Have been eating in Champaign for over 20 years and just learned of Escobars about a year ago. Wonderful choices and everything our normal party of 4 to 6 has tried has been enjoyed. The breads are fresh and...More

Thank wamdist
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

Wow! Great food and huge portions. I had the chorizo and and the family had Brioche French Toast and both kinds of the Eggs Benedict. Everything was amazing! Don't forget the Calamari it was the best I ever had.

Thank LotsOHockey
Reviewed 9 February 2016

I went here with a group of friends. I thought the food was overpriced and not that impressive. With so many choices of restaurants in the area I probably won't come here again.

Thank PhillysGG
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 E Columbia Ave, Champaign, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61820-3620
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Champaign-Urbana  >  Champaign
  • Phone Number: +1 217-352-7467
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