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Nelly's on Rt.66

140 Bridge St, Wilmington, IL 60481-1275
+1 815-476-9590
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
1 week ago
13 Mar 2017
“Home time ”
Closed Now
All hours
American, Fast food
140 Bridge St, Wilmington, IL 60481-1275
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Above average menu and food for a burger/fry type place. Lots of variety: beef burgers, bison burgers, pulled pork, salads, super good fries. Delicious, friendly, fun food stop

Thank jsevanston
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We had heard they had good food here, but we were very UNimpressed by both the food and decor. I do not recommend.

Thank monat503
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Nelly's is a classic hot dog stand which offers a rather large menu. French fries are hand cut and cooked when you order them. Nelly's also serves beer.

Thank Joe C
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Nelly's put their own spin on a lot of their foods. They also offer you the chance to sign your name on the wall or roof.

Thank Daniel P
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

I dream of this sandwich. I honestly love everything I have eaten here. My son loves their burger. And my husband could eat their burger and hand cut fries everyday.

Thank Christina H
Reviewed 16 December 2016

Love this place! Fun and unique atmosphere filled with character and charm. The owners and the staff are so friendly and inviting every time we make a visit. The menu selection is HUGE and has something for everyone to like. When you’re there make sure...More

Thank swalega1
Reviewed 15 December 2016

They focus on how thier place looks rather than the food they produce. Food is poor, unless your getting a hot dog or fries. I tried thier pulleed pork, Awful to say the least. The location is good the place looks nice inside, but are...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 14 December 2016

dont waste your time, not good at all, small portions and bad food, need some good line cefs for sure

Thank Cheryl L
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Small joint type of atmosphere. Large menu. Husband and I had pulled pork sandwich and pulled chicken sandwich both with shredded onion rings. Everything was really good we will come back again. They had kids menu, some beer, wraps ,a couple soups, various sandwiches even...More

Thank Gloria S
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

If u have time to wait this place is unique. It is located in a strip mall next to a furniture store. The food is decent. The menu is large. Would go back.

Thank kdfly
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 Bridge St, Wilmington, IL 60481-1275
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 815-476-9590
  • E-mail
Nellys is the down home feel good restuarant. Sign our ceiling or write on our marker boards. Visit with locals or travelers on Rt. 66! Best darn Pulled Pork, Hand Pressed 100% Angus Burgers, Fresh Cut French Fries, and Fresh Cut Lightly Breaded Onion Rings!