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Pistol City Restaurant

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505 E Grant St, Coulterville, IL 62237-1622
+1 618-758-2443
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Eleven of the Effingham HOG Chapter members rode down Oct 23. For Sunday Buffet. Waitress's seated us and were very friendly. Took our drink orders right away. We all told them we wanted the Buffet. Food is excellent, hot and plentiful. WE WILL BE BACK.

Thank Lloyd E
Granite City, IL USA
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98 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

I have only eaten the buffet here each time but there is a reason for that. The food is good. I see no reason to order off the menu because I enjoy buffets and this is no exception. The good quality is above average for a buffet but the choices are limited compared to bigger chain buffets. That has never... More 

Thank Eric B
Southern Illinios
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

We live about 20 minute from Pistol City and eat there regularly. I have never had a bad meal. Their buffets are well maintained and the Friday seafood buffet is especially good. Homemade cakes and pies are excellent. Good food, at a good price.

Thank PrevailingConditions
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2015

Have driven by many times but never stopped before. I thought it was mostly a bar. But it is mostly a restaurant. We were in a hurry so we ate the Sunday buffet and was very surprised that it was very good. The service was good and the atmosphere was OK. Could use some updating and snow removal. But all... More 

Thank Ralph M
Frankford, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2015 via mobile

I was born and raised in Coulterville, when I came back to visit my folks I always tried to work in a visit to Pistol City, Mom and Dad have passed so sadly now when I go visit them at the cemetery I still work in my Pistol City visit. Best place in SO IL to eat.

Thank Sue6005
Steeleville, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2013

Their food is good, but it is their breakfast that is my favorite. It is the only place left that I can get whole hog sausage, or at least it tastes like it. That with the ham and cheddar omelet, is the perfect breakfast.

Thank Leslie T
Allen, Texas
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2013

What a great place to eat. was in town for a week for the SCTP nationals and ate breakfast four times and dinner twice. The dinner buffet was fantastic! Can you say frog legs!!! Yum! I am glad I live in texas or I would get fat If I lived around thiss place! The prices are cheep!!!

Thank mrja13
Percy, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2012

This place is amazing! My husband was working near here and went for breakfast one morning. The next morning he took our whole family and from then on, we were hooked. Whenever we are within 50 miles of here we make a point to eat here. It is extremely well priced. The green beans and macaroni and cheese are like... More 

Thank AmberE21
Belleville, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2012

The food quality of the buffet was way above average. The pork steaks were great, grilled and sauced perfectly, not floating in a vat of bad BBQ sauce. Even the side veggies, corn and green beans were good, unusual for a buffet. Salad bar was fresh and clean and dessert was apple crisp and they were not canned apples. I... More 

1 Thank MINIdriver07
Belleville, IL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2012

The dinner buffet is excellent. The best baked beans I've ever had. My husband raves about the frog legs on Friday night's buffet. Dessert and salad bar is included for around $10. The breakfast burrito is my favorite. You can get it with ham, sausage or bacon for $3.29. Add a side of western fries. They now have homemade pies,... More 

1 Thank Debbie W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 505 E Grant St, Coulterville, IL 62237-1622
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Coulterville
  • Phone Number: +1 618-758-2443

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