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This is it Eatery

16 North Chicago Avenue, Freeport, IL 61032-4228
+1 815-616-5449
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“ribs” (15 reviews)
“pulled pork” (8 reviews)
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16 North Chicago Avenue, Freeport, IL 61032-4228
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1 - 10 of 154 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had lunch here the other day. I knew it changed hands so I expected the menu had changed a little. I ordered the Cod sandwich which was tasty. The fries were really good, crispy and seasoned well. Service was average, waitress mixed up the drinks...More

Thank Mary L
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

We ate at This is It two nights in a row, because the first night was so good. We had sandwiches the first night. I had the brisket and the pretzel bun was yummy! We decided to go back the next night for an entrée....More

1  Thank Lisa915
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

We dropped in to This is it Eatery for dinner on a Saturday night. The chicken and spinach salad was tasty and the dressing was delicious. My mom had the fried shrimp and fries which were very tasty. The service was quick and the restaurant...More

Thank profshortt
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Great food and a great atmosphere. The ribs are very good, and the burgers are even better . Would definitely eat here again.

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I stopped in recently for a business lunch with three others. The restaurant reopened with new ownership, same menu and decor. Service was good, food came out timely and very good as well. Nice place for lunch.

Thank Wkmwms1
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I found this gem on your site when we looked for a lazy Saturday lunch spot. We ordered the Bourbon Bbq Chicken sandwich and Beef Brisket sandwich. The bourbon sauce and bbq sauce were excellent. Double battered fries and coleslaw are served...More

Thank Nancy R
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Not impressed. The food was lukewarm. This restaurant is closing its doors anyway. It is for sale. The atmosphere is good though.

2  Thank karikrn
Reviewed 10 May 2017

While spending a couple of days visiting family, decided to try this restaurant as it was New since our last visit. We were happy with our decision and enjoyed a delicious meal. We shared a combination of ribs and steak. Everything was cooked as ordered...More

Thank conda90
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

A unique place near the Freeport Courthouse. Great homecooked reasonably priced food. Ribs and the Fried Oreos are to die for!

Thank Vicki N
Reviewed 9 April 2017

This is a cute, quirky little restaurant downtown. It's got some very good menu items and some that miss the mark a bit. Their burgers, pulled pork, and ribs are very good. I'm not a fan of their fries or their salads. However, try the...More

Thank Kate P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 14
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Parking Available, Television, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 North Chicago Avenue, Freeport, IL 61032-4228
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Freeport
  • Phone Number: +1 815-616-5449
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