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Crane Alley

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
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115 W Main St, Ste 1, Urbana, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61801-2722
+1 217-384-7526
11:00 - 02:00
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I ate there several times during my one month research stay at UIUC. Food and service was always great!! Keep it up !

Thank Sven R
1 review
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

This was our first time there. Food was great, as well as the service. We didn't have any wait at all. I had a BBQ burger and my other half had a Rueben sandwich. Will definitely go there again.

Thank Janice D
Champaign, Illinois
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Monday lunch...arrived shortly before noon. Greeted warmly and promptly by server. Choose soup of day...minestrone and turkey pita. Very good lunch. Friendly staff.

Thank 61801_wanderingfool
Boulder, Colorado
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Pretty extensive beer selection. If you're there to eat, try the turkey reuben sandwich with sweet potato fries! I like to play a game of 8-ball while I'm there. Great atmosphere and staff.

Thank JoeSaber0
Carol Stream, IL
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57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

We went here for a late afternoon lunch on a Saturday, so we're unable to take advantage of the lunch specials which ended at 2. I had a burger, and my friend had a Reuben. Both were good. If you love beer, looks like a great place to go. The beer menu was long. When you enter the bar and... More 

Thank Linda60188
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53 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We were part of a private party in the loft area. The hosts selected the menu and it was served buffet style. Everything was all very good and the beer selection is fantastic!!

Thank 901MichelleC
Monument Valley, Utah
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81 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Nice little restaurant with a cool vibe! Went with friends and sat outside. It was such a nice outdoor setting. We enjoyed appetizers and flights. I'd go back for sure

Thank Kara P
Urbana, Illinois
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We have always had great meals and appetizers. Somewhere different to go. We have always had good service.

1 Thank Paula R
Brownsburg, Indiana
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Wonderful time eating outside and enjoying a beautiful day. The food was very good and very tasty. The service was very prompt, pleasant, and polite.

Thank Jeff H
flora il
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

We met on a Sunday with family and a dog. Our waiter, Daniel, went totally out of his way for us. Recommendations ....a water bowl for the dog.......total refreshing attitude. The food was wonderful, we all had something different. And it was all delicious, I don't think much went back...lol. Very extensive drink menu with LOTS of beer to try.... More 

1 Thank robbind

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
American, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 W Main St, Ste 1, Urbana, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61801-2722
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Champaign-Urbana  >  Urbana
  • Phone Number: +1 217-384-7526

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