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Blue Boar

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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920 Kratzinger Hollow Rd, Cobden, IL 62920-3781
+1 618-833-7788
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 10:00 - 19:00
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Large, family oriented restaurant. Lots to choose from on the menu including a variety of cajun options. Servings sizes are large and most tables had to go boxes when they were finished. Great bar with exceptionally reasonable prices.

Thank Elaine B
Marion, Illinois
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244 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

This place is a little bit hard to find if you've never been there before and are arriving in the evening but there is plenty of parking and a large dining room so getting a seat shouldn't really be a problem. The food was okay but nothing spectacular. I had been told on more than one occasion that it was... More 

Thank ANR_78
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We brought my dad there for his birthday dinner and the waitress could not have been more helpful and accommodating. The food was delicious and we really enjoyed the eclectic decor and warm atmosphere. We have eaten outside before and love the waterfall and creekside table. Definitely worth finding the place.

Thank Jon W
Benicia, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

This place does a lot of business. The decor inside is fun and the service was good. I had heard great things about the food but it didn't live up to what I had expected. Baked potato was dry. Vegetables were a little over cooked for my liking. Everything was tasty and I will return on my next visit. Great... More 

Thank smccain4
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134 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

My husband and I had Cajun and our friends ordered steaks. All meals were delicious and reasonably priced. Ask to sit in the porch area, it is quieter. Decor was lodge like and fun to discover. Be sure to look at the art in the trees by the waterfall!!!

Thank Laurie O
Scott City
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Once you get passed all the animals displayed the food was good was busy so waited for a server to bring our menu, then awhile to finally get our food. He forgot our appetizer brought it at the end of our meal. The outside is a very nice setting pretty scenery and a small waterfall.

Thank BetteI
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

My wife and I recently visited this restaurant after visiting some of the local wineries. I have been there once before but this was the first time my wife was there. We both were very happy with the food and service. The portions were plentiful and tasted great. I had the 1/2 slab of ribs (after spending nearly a half... More 

Thank Just4relaxing
Chaffee, Missouri
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

The Blue Boar is located off the beaten path. It has a nice relaxing scenery complete with a waterfall. The food is awesome with many choices. The restaurant itself is nice and clean and very modern. The décor inside is very unique and something to look at it in itself.

Thank Beaches2114
Cobden, Illinois
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Have eaten there several time. Food is good to very good. Service is slow. Last time I went it took almost two hours to get our food, then mine was cold. Have not been back since.

Thank Michael T
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48 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

This place is certainly worth a visit! Set amidst the rolling countryside, the grounds are well-kept, the dining room is eclectic - everything from stuffed animals to instruments - and the food is good, with some interesting offerings. Service is prompt and friendly.

Thank MaineVagabondGirl

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 19:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 920 Kratzinger Hollow Rd, Cobden, IL 62920-3781
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Cobden
  • Phone Number: +1 618-833-7788
(618) 833-7788 / (800) 440-4489

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?