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Cracker Barrel

1101 Avenue of Mid America, Effingham, IL 62401-4700
+1 217-347-7130
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“stuffing” (2 reviews)
“dumplings” (2 reviews)
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1101 Avenue of Mid America, Effingham, IL 62401-4700
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've stopped at this cracker barrel a couple of times when traveling through Illinois. I got breakfast for lunch. The eggs were done right. My tea was refilled. My wife ordered a single pancake and bacon which came to $7. This was about the same...More

Thank Wheels282
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took two motor coaches to this restaurant..89 folks & they took very good care of us. Food & Service was very good.

Thank Diane C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After stopping to see The Cross, we ate here. The service was above what I expected & my chicken was very tasty. Also our wait time wasn't that bad either.

Thank Jodi H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great service, great French Dip great open faced beef sandwich. Although every one was outwardly nice, I felt thst they did not like us. This wasn't an issue of giving the waitresses the same amount of tables...we are in our 50 & 60's, we both...More

Thank Beth F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good food after a long day on the road. You pretty much know what you're going to get at this restaurant. Good service too.

Thank Cheryl F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised that I could get such good healthy choices at Cracker Barrel this morning. Haven't eaten breakfast here for a long time. The turkey sausage was great and so was the yogurt parfait!

Thank Rosie G
Reviewed 15 September 2017

We dined here the last night of our trip West. It is conveniently located near hotels, making walking a good option. We knew what they were known for, and they delivered it. They did run out of baked potatoes, which was disappointing. I do believe,...More

Thank Sliphorn
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Cracker Barrel has a good selection for breakfast , Farmers plate is a filler upper :) Have been their many times, also have good coffee

Thank Sandy G
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We were in town on a business trip and this is a place you can count on. We have ben to several around the country and this one had very good staff and a welcoming atmosphere.

Thank wbs1994
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

We have eaten at this location of Cracker Barrel several times. The food is always good and the staff is always very accommodating and friendly.

Thank Bim59
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1101 Avenue of Mid America, Effingham, IL 62401-4700
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Effingham
  • Phone Number: +1 217-347-7130
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