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Smitty's Tavern

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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good15%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“tenderloin” (10 reviews)
“french fries” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, American, Pub
Leonore, IL
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Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

LaSalle County, Illinois is a major American tourist destination off Interstate-80, for travelers, research scientists, tourists, industrialists, truckers, families, and all who appreciate nature. Four great State of Illinois Parks anchor the county's historic river valley: Starved Rock, Matthiessen, Buffalo Rock, and Illini. They all...More

2  Thank Pietro S
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

My Husband and Had heard that Smittys chicken was good. We were disappointed when we realized the chicken was not deep fried but rather broasted. The chicken was awful! The bones of the chicken were black. I had the 1/4 light and the breast was...More

1  Thank Diane5412
Reviewed 14 May 2016

I stopped here on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 during a 40 mile bike ride with 3 girlfriends. Waitress was unbelievably friendly and accommodating. After we saw other plates get delivered we knew we could not eat an entire lunch and still get back on our...More

1  Thank IowaCyclist1990
Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

Good food and cold beer.... Best bar food available in the area... A very good spot to gather with friends and have a casual time

Thank Dandlit
Reviewed 21 December 2015

Randy and Candy run a great little place off the beaten path. A few miles for us to get there off the highway, but a must when we going through. Tenderloin like none other. Cold refreshments and outstanding service.

Thank Dan R
Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

Stopped by here with family coming back from Iowa headed to Chicago. Found Smitty's on Facebook and had to make the run down from I-80. We all had the pork tenderloin sandwich. Although a bit over cooked they were still pretty good. Service was excellent!...More

Thank Bruce G
Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

Seriously, biggest tenderloin you will ever have! Nice little place tucked away between corn fields. Friendly staff, tasty food, great atmosphere. What else do you need? Highly recommended.

Thank MrKaffee
Reviewed 16 May 2015 via mobile

I had heard about this place from my co-workers and heard about the big tenderloins. I had to check it out. The town is really small only about 100 people and you wouldn't think there would be a place like this. It's about 20 minutes...More

1  Thank John W
Reviewed 4 February 2015 via mobile

This bar/restaurant is known for its tenderloins and their wing special on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The place is not huge, so on wing night you may have a big wait to eat. Maybe arrive at 4 which is when the wing special starts. We enjoy...More

Thank sunshinesandy32
Reviewed 17 September 2014

Small so recommend going early if you're there for "Wing Nite". Great food, prices & bartender. We keep coming back; sharing with our friends

1  Thank Pyrowidow
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, American, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Leonore, IL
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Leonore
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