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Gabby Goat American Pub & Grill

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, ,
303 E Fayette Ave, Effingham, IL 62401-3616
+1 217-342-4628
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
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303 E Fayette Ave, Effingham, IL 62401-3616
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stopped for dinner. If you like local bar atmosphere this is your place. Nice beer menu. Good sandwhich and burger menu. Would go back again.

Thank Doug L
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

We knew we’d be staying in Effingham on the last night of our trip home from Florida, so I checked Trip Advisor for a good restaurant for dinner. The reviews for Gabby Goat were all positive and interesting, so we tried it, and are so...More

1  Thank Kathi S
Reviewed 4 days ago

We stopped here on our way through and had a delish dinner. We had a horseshoe and a pony, both were very good! We got the white cheese sauce and because we are cheese lovers we got some extra for dipping the fries. Service was...More

Thank JoAnne F
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Finally! I got to eat here! Wonderful craft beers, food, and waiter Dillon! We will be back. 😊 I recommend the Effing”ham” burger.

Thank Marla E
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped at Gabby Goat for lunch on our way to Dayton, Ohio. We found the place on an online search. It was busy at lunchtime but we did not have to wait very long to be seated. We had burgers which were very tasty....More

Thank Z214PGdonna
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped for lunch today on our way through Effingham. It was a few minutes off the Interstate but well worth it. The ruebens were excellent as was the fish sandwich and the chicken wrap. Prices were very reasonable. Our waitress, Courtney, was excellent. She...More

Thank EAF2775
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place, lots of drink choices. There was a variety of food items to choose from. TVs on the walls to watch your or their favorite teams. Started at a normal buzz but got louder as the visit/night went on, maybe because of all the...More

Thank Eve K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in Effingham on a road trip and we always look for local places to eat. While a bit off the beaten path, we decided to try since the menu was diverse enough that everyone could find something they liked (2 teenage boys) and the...More

Thank jpblake
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Never disappointed with the gabby goats food or service! Mara was a great waitress and recommended us trying the steak bites! We always enjoy food, drinks, and service! We will definitely be back!

Thank Tayler M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're looking for a good time and good vibes the Goat offers these in spades. The Gabby Goat is a warm, welcoming place for a fun night out with friends. The food and drink selection is second to none and is loaded with great...More

Thank Curtis H
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26 November 2017|
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Response from pam p | Reviewed this property |
I would say no. maybe if you have a large group of people, otherwise I've never had trouble getting a table.
6 June 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 22
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 1:00 AM
7:30 AM - 1:00 AM
7:30 AM - 1:00 AM
7:30 AM - 1:00 AM
7:30 AM - 1:00 AM
7:30 AM - 1:00 AM
7:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 303 E Fayette Ave, Effingham, IL 62401-3616
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Effingham
  • Phone Number: +1 217-342-4628
  • E-mail
As a premier Pub & Grill we serve the best in gourmet burgers, fries,sandwiches, nachos, wraps, craft beers, beer, wine, martinis & cocktails, along with weekday lunch specials and nightly dinner specials. We are located in the old bus station so our exterior is very unique, however inside you will find state of the art Tv's, sound system and Vegas style comfortable seating.
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