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Pauly's BBQ

310 E Columbia St, Arthur, IL 61911-1402
+1 217-543-2400
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cornbread” (10 reviews)
“pulled pork” (10 reviews)
“ribs” (16 reviews)
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310 E Columbia St, Arthur, IL 61911-1402
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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Foods delicious. Order single portion is by the pound, meats tasty, moist and delicious. Service friendly and fast. Eat in spacious, rustic but memorable. If ordering take out, or large orders for big groups, the tasty place to go

Thank Patti V
Reviewed 16 July 2018

The fried mushrooms for an appetizer were very fresh, and the serving was huge. Some of the best I have ever had. We love visiting Arthur, and am glad we tried this bbq restaurant on this trip. The udders and butts combo platter was awesome!

Thank Rachel D
Reviewed 2 July 2018

The food as always is great, BBQ the best around, Now they have fixed up the place. Inside and out. So much nicer....makes everything better .

Thank Mickey4761
Megan K, Manager at Pauly's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

We are glad you like the new renovations!

Reviewed 26 November 2017

We stopped by Pauly's BBQ for dinner with our extended family last week. We've lived in Texas for 17 years now and are quite familiar with Texas BBQ which sets the bar high. I ordered the pulled-pork sandwich at Pauly's BBQ and was blown away....More

Thank Traveling_M0M_of_3
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

I am always stuck on the large Hog Trough !!!! Tender potatoes covered with tender pulled pork and fresh grated cheese all over the top with sour cream and your chores to BBQ sauce

Thank packrat427
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Great little restaurant for BBQ pork plus all the sides with different BBQ sauces for you to choose from..

Thank Timothy H
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

We (two couples, late 50s early 60s) were visiting the area and wanted a quick lunch but not typical fast food, so we drove by the chain restaurants and saw that the parking lot was full at Pauly's. We took that as a good sign....More

Thank MBandMB
Reviewed 13 September 2017

The food is always good here. The help is friendly. It is a small restaurant but will take reservations

Thank oldtraveler51
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Pauly's is a local restaurant for us. They are delicious for their BBQ and their fish. In my experience, stay away from the hamburgers. Everything else is delicious. Their mac-n-cheese is moist and tasty. The Hobo Potatoes are also good. Ribs, also, are delicious. The...More

Thank Vickie W
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

I love smoked and BBQ. This is my all time favorite place for it. Their meats are tender and sauces are wonderful. Side dishes are down home and they are always generous. This restaurant is worth the drive and service is top notch. I believe...More

Thank C4168BWjanew
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 310 E Columbia St, Arthur, IL 61911-1402
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Arthur
  • Phone Number: +1 217-543-2400
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