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Bobby's Barrel Inn

) #1 of 5 Restaurants in Volo ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American,
35009 N Gilmer Rd, Volo, IL 60073-9726
+1 815-385-8811
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar
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35009 N Gilmer Rd, Volo, IL 60073-9726
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Reviews (97)
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Reviewed 4 days ago

First time visitors and loved it! Had Pete's Plate which was large and well prepared. Wife had special ordered eggs that cooked perfectly. Bloody Mary's were excellent. Others in our party had the Hobo plate and the skirt steak and both were great.

Thank John H
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had another wonderful breakfast at Bobby's on Fathers Day. Huge omelets, great potatoes and fresh fruit.

Thank swehla
Reviewed 1 week ago

A little off the main road place to get comfort food and be comfortable with great service. Wide variety at breakfast, lunch and dinner for food and drinks. For specialty omelette like chorizo to strawberry French toast for breakfast to fantastic hamburgers, fish, and bbq...More

Thank Kfessett34
Reviewed 1 week ago

The quality of the food varies but overall this is a good neighborhood place to eat. We will return with a better understanding of their strengths and weaknesses in the kitchen. The atmosphere is warm and woody. Generally older customers in the 5-6 time period....More

Thank Ted R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bobby's is a fave of myself and my friends. The staff is super friendly and the food is just like home cooked! GREAT ATMOSPHERE!

Thank Kim G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is how all restaurants used to operate. Good food, friendly wait staff, at competitive prices. No disappointments.

Thank jfew
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We come back again and again and so do lots of other people because we see familiar faces. We are weekly diners at the Friday fish fry and think the broiled Cajun cat fish is the best around.The service is fast and efficient. You might...More

Thank Frank V
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Sit anywhere you want when you walk in. Friendly staff. Great food. Reasonable prices. Not a bad way to take a break from a full day at the Volo Auto Museum.

Thank KenHomburg67
Reviewed 27 April 2017

this is an excellent neighborhood place to enjoy a very good meal but if your looking for waiters in tuxes and 100 dolor bottles of wine your in the wrong place.

Thank vdkucz
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Good food, great service, reasonable prices. Always treated like family. will continue to return regularly.

Thank Mike R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35009 N Gilmer Rd, Volo, IL 60073-9726
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Volo
  • Phone Number: +1 815-385-8811
  • E-mail
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