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The Raintree Restaurant

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1809 W Fayette Ave, Exit 159 Next to the Best Western, Effingham, IL 62401
+1 217-347-5336
16:00 - 22:00
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85 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good place to hang out and get good food from the restaurant. Not a complaint for this place. Kudos to Stephanie and Nikki - always a pleasure to see them and to be served by them.

Thank streetsmartsChicago
Saint Charles, Illinois
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56 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

I had low expectations as this restaurant is connected to the raintree is on i57 exit 159 formerly best western. Nice bar, great drinks good prices, Restaurant connected. I had the ribs great, better then the bbq in nashville I could not finish a full slab nor could my wife finish chicken parmesan Very tasty great service I stop here... More 

1 Thank thepawlaks
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115 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

There were three of us, and it was late in the evening so we had light meals. Together, we had the Patty Melt, the BLT, and the BBQ sandwich. All were prepared fairly quickly, and were more than adequate

1 Thank john439
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Dinner was good. Salad bar could have used more ingredients, however the clam chowder was excellent. We shared the pork chops.

Thank pennysuevt1
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57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

We tried the lounge area in this restaurant since it was right next door to our motel. It was OK. It was pretty dark and the decor needs some replacing. I had the salad bar which was limited. My husband had the wings and he said they were good. The bartender was very nice and attentive. There are several restaurants... More 

Thank Pat S
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

This motel is unacceptable when it comes to having a handicapped accessible room. It is: too crowded; poor air conditioning system, bathroom accessability inadequate; no refrigerator for medicine; and unclean. Abysmal.

Thank Alan G
Manchester, New Hampshire
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88 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

We were staying at the Best Western next door and were happy to be able to walk to this restaurant for dinner. There was a good salad/soup bar. Service was fast and friendly and the food was good.

Thank avidNHtraveler
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42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

The restaurant is not opened on Sundays.. Had the baseball game on. Food was not bad,for a burger and mushrooms.

Thank Kevin B
Memphis, Tennessee
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119 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

We checked at the Best Western in next door to the restaurant and received a free drink coupon. Şo we decided to go grab a little dinner even though it was very late. The hostess was very nice and seated us right away. Even though there was only one other couple in the whole place they didn't act put out... More 

Thank PhyllisGreenberg
Memphis, Tennessee
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103 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for a late night meal. After a long drive, fried chicken and a cold brew sure hit the spot.

Thank Jay G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1809 W Fayette Ave, Exit 159 Next to the Best Western, Effingham, IL 62401
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Effingham
  • Phone Number: +1 217-347-5336

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