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Gabby Goat American Pub & Grill

303 E Fayette Ave, Effingham, IL 62401-3616
+1 217-342-4628
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“goat” (27 reviews)
“burger” (33 reviews)
“onion straws” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
303 E Fayette Ave, Effingham, IL 62401-3616
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Reviewed today

I have heard several times the Gabby Goat is a must try and we were not disappointed. The menu has fantastic offerings of sandwiches and burgers and sides. Plenty of options for all out there. We were there for lunch and will have to try...More

Thank hockeygoon96
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Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Had a great experience, food and service was excellent. Our server Julie was both outgoing and helpful in her suggestions, it was clear she enjoyed working for a reputable establishment. The food was very good, we all four had something different and all the meals...More

Thank lotterbacher
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wow wow wow what an amazing place we stumbled across in this town. We just happened to be passing through this town on our way down south. We looked on yelp for a good place to stretch and have lunch. Im so glad yelp reviewers...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

We were cruising down I-70 and needed a break. This place is about 5 mins off the highway and totally worth the stop. It was packed with locals. The food was great, the prices were great, the beer selection had a craft aspect to it,...More

Thank Nick P
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Food and service were both excellent. Passing through on our way South and stopped off for a quick lunch. Followed advise if others on TripAdvisor and glad we did!

Thank becca61616
Reviewed 6 days ago

Travelling up to Chicago area from Houston. Picked the Gabby Goat off a food app for the area we were driving through. We were looking for something local and not a chain. It's a mile off the main highway but well worth the couple of...More

Thank Neal F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was passing through Effingham on a business trip. Based off reviews, I thought it was worth the stop. If you want to healthy meal, this is not your place. If you're looking for unique twist on bar food, this is your place. The Southwest...More

Thank J.J. G
Reviewed 1 week ago

My sister and I were driving from NJ to Kansas City Missouri in a U-Haul. We were starving from our long journey and asked the clerk at our hotel for a sports-bar to watch our opposing childrens alma maters (Virginia Tech vs. Boston College). She...More

Thank evkhan
Jack T, General Manager at Gabby Goat American Pub & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hey Girls, It's Jason thank you for the great review! Look forward to seeing you on your next adventure!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was great.. . burgers are very good and fish sandwich was excellent! Food came out in a timely manner even though was busy lunch crowd. We definitely will be back!!

Thank Randy J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love going here for lunches and dinner menu is awesome too. I have tried at least half of the menu...their steak bites are really good, along with prime rib, and novelty sandwiches.

Thank jmefford
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$22
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 1:00 AM
7:30 AM - 1:00 AM
7:30 AM - 1:00 AM
7:30 AM - 1:00 AM
7:30 AM - 1:00 AM
7:30 AM - 1:00 AM
7:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 303 E Fayette Ave, Effingham, IL 62401-3616
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Effingham
  • Phone Number: +1 217-342-4628
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As a premier Pub & Grill we serve the best in gourmet burgers, fries,sandwiches, nachos, wraps, craft beers, beer, wine, martinis & cocktails, along with weekday lunch specials and nightly dinner specials. We are located in the old bus station so our exterior is very unique, however inside you will find state of the art Tv's, sound system and Vegas style comfortable seating.
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