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326 Vermont Rd., Carterville, IL 62918
+1 618-956-9900
16:00 - 21:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 16:00
Thu - Sat 16:00 - 21:00
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Sarasota, Florida
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful scenery inside and out! The location is a bit out of the way, but once you get there it is absolutely stunning. We went on Thursday date night in July, food is good, wine selection is nice (one bottle comes with the meal) and the atmosphere is absolutely beautiful. We will definitely go back when visiting family in the... More 

Thank Wanderita
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A friend of ours invited us out for dinner on a Thursday night. We accepted, but what I didn't know was where we were going. My guy & this couple found The Legends at Walker's Bluff while I was out of town. Every Thursday they have what's called a date night menu. For $45 per couple, you each get an... More 

Thank Margaret S
Saint Louis, Missouri
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There were no shortcuts taken when they designed and developed this place. Simply put, the nicest and most impressive place to visit in S. Illinois. We will be back!

Thank crmblues
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59 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A definite destination place as it is most out of the way. Several friends recommended, so we wanted to give it a try. Atmosphere is fantastic with attention to detail. Soft lighting, cloth table cloths and napkins, fireplace. I had the bouillabaisse which had a nice flavorful base. It came with 3 shrimp and 3 mussels one of which did... More 

Thank Dasibeth
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55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We had a party of 14 with dinner reservations.The staff at Legends were extremely accommodating. We arrived early for a tasting and to listen to the music. This winery was the only one all day to give an actual tasting amount of wine. The rest only gave a half of a sip. The wines were delicious and the service was... More 

Thank sabhmueth
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Walker's Bluff is a local winery with a few different areas for eating. Legends in the nice, special occasion place, The General Store is a neat lunch spot-soups, salads, etc and an actual store. Also they have a wine cave/tasting area. They have a lot of special events at the property so be sure to check the calendar.

Thank lilly89
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and service. We came for the Irish Fest and Scottish Highland Games. Can't wait to come again next year.

Thank Shari K
Herrin, Illinois
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went here for dinner a few weeks ago. It is a beautiful restaurant with very friendly, attentive and professional staff. My meal was excellent which was potato crusted cod, but that is all you get . A medium sized fish filet on a plate. I ordered a side of asparagus which consisted of four spears. It... More 

Thank richsgirl0210
Paducah, Kentucky
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

We had an excellent meal with excellent service on our first time visit to this unique destination. The medium well ordered steak did have to be returned as it was prepared medium rare. But it turned out fine. Candidly, if you drive at night you will wonder if you are lost before you finally arrive. There were NOT many people... More 

Thank BrayGeorgeBray
Jonesboro, Arkansas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Was expecting the food to be amazing after seeing the location and the inside of the resturant. The staff was very polite and well mannered. We got the family style lunch on Sunday which was fried chicken, (burnt) mashed potatoes (watery and instant) gravy (cold) corn (from a can and cold) slaw (cut up cabbage) chicken and dumplings (chewy no... More 

Thank NanaDR
Amanda R, Digital Media Coordinator at Walker's Bluff, responded to this review

Hi NanaDR, Thank you for the feedback, we are always trying to improve our customer experience and we are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your time at Legends. I have sent your review on to our manager. Thank you! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 326 Vermont Rd., Carterville, IL 62918
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Carterville
  • Phone Number: +1 618-956-9900
Outstanding 5 star restaurant located just minutes north of Carbondale at the new Walker's Bluff Winery. This is now the finest restaurant in Southern Illinois!

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