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The Wharf

$$ - $$$American, ,
201 W 1st Dr, Decatur, IL 62521-5205
+1 217-423-5450
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (5 reviews)
“reuben” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
201 W 1st Dr, Decatur, IL 62521-5205
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Cozy, locally owned spot with bar and tables surrounding a freestanding fireplace. Good fish sandwich, the chicken sandwich is also great I'm told. Nice varied menu. The place is tops with locals, and I'd certainly head back next time I'm in Decatur. Nothing fancy but...More

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 7 May 2017

The Wharf is located behind the Marathon gas station. We ordered the Nautical Nachos ($10.99) & Southwest burger w/ Sweet potato fries ($10.49). I would highly recommend the burger and fries, but there is no need to purchase the nachos. The nachos are plentiful, but...More

Thank Tim M
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

First time visitor. The Lobster Bisque Soup and the Bourbon Salmon were delicious. The soup was perfect in flavor. The Salmon was flakey and cooked to perfection. The Bourbon glaze was nothing short of perfection. All I can say is you need to try this...More

Thank Drblohm
Cori R, Owner at The Wharf, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Thank you for choosing The Wharf for dinner! We truly appreciate your generous feedback and we hope to welcome you again soon! I will pass on the great review to my amazing staff and management!

Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

The new owners have done a bit of remodeling and the place looks great. The food is good and the service was very good. We all ordered something different, and everyone was very pleased. We were a little cramped. We were a party of 8....More

1  Thank Denise S
Cori R, Owner at The Wharf, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Thank you! Glad everyone enjoyed the food, however, I'm sorry for the cramping situation, we are always looking for ideas how to overcome this issue. We hope to serve you all again very soon!

Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Visiting in town with friends. Decided we wanted to try a new place and we were craving a "good burger and fries." This place did the trick. Good dose of nautical atmosphere tucked behind some chain restaurants. Doesn't look like much from th outside, but...More

2  Thank greenkoala
Reviewed 24 March 2017

My hubby and I wanted good sandwiches and fries for carry out lunch. I was in South Shores, so The Wharf popped into my mind. My hubby got the walleye sandwich and fries. I got their Reuben and sweet potato fries. We both only ate...More

1  Thank Brenda W
Reviewed 16 March 2017

not much on the outside, but inside the atmosphere and food are a knockout ! The biggest sandwiches you have ever seen and everything is just delicious . Out door seating on the patio when the weather permits ............

1  Thank tmh564
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Oh the wharf! One of my absolute favorite hole in the wall bars/restaurants! It's hidden behind the gas station and looks sketchy on the outside with bars on the windows but it's all part of its environment. The inside is cute with fantastic cheap bar...More

1  Thank tyuhas
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

This is a regular lunch spot following tennis or golf. Excellent burgers and Reubens, salads good too, but my favorites are the sandwiches. The new owners have retained the same menu; as good as ever

2  Thank Deggto
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Tried The Warf today for lunch. Only plus was the wait staff. Tried Breaded Tenderloin. Basically a pork chop with breading, which would not stay on. Tasteless. French fries would have great potential, but they were not hot. Wife tried the fish special, rubbery and...More

1  Thank Heritage355
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 W 1st Dr, Decatur, IL 62521-5205
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Decatur
  • Phone Number: +1 217-423-5450
Phone number of restaurant is 217-423-5450. Lunch & Dinner Menu. Easy to find doing a Google search. Thanks!
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