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Bandanas BBQ

309 E Main St, Carbondale, IL 62901-3009
+1 618-490-1777
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good35%
  • Average22%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (8 reviews)
“pork” (7 reviews)
“lunch options” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00 Hours
American, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
309 E Main St, Carbondale, IL 62901-3009
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Reviewed 16 July 2018

Brought a group of teenagers down to SIU for a youth conference and stopped in to Bandana’s for lunch. The menu had lots of options and most included one or two sides. The pulled pork was very good, as were the baked beans and potato...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Good, friendly place! Will definitely be going back with friends and bringing home on the way past it!

Thank National Carpet C
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Although this is technically outside the "Barbecue Capitol of Illinois," this is an excellent place for ribs, cold beer, and good sides. Get a full rack and you won't be disappointed.

Thank Dochoch
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

First time to this particular Bandanas, but regularly eat at Bandanas. This one has a new style building and it was very updated and pleasant. Food is almost always consistently good regardless where we have stopped. Today was no different. I had turkey, husband had...More

Thank ssd2010
Reviewed 6 June 2018

Stopped at Bandana’s BBQ for dinner while visiting Carbondale for business. Visit was in the later evening, so place was occupied but not very busy at that time. Was seated almost immediately, and server was quick to stop at table to take drink order. Server...More

Thank Dr_Xaos
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

We both ate lunch the service was very good and our food was great the portion was good we ate pork and turkey baked potato and beans

Thank Leon S
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Passing through town and hoping for a good BBQ place, but this wasn't it. Ribs were very tough with little meat. Pulled pork was good though.

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 21 August 2017

These ribs are much better than 17th Street Bar and Grill. Well seasoned with a great rub and large and juicy. Love the Carolina spicy sauce. Chicken has crisp skin and a great smoky flavor. Really good BBQ beans and garlic bread. Reasonable prices. Good...More

1  Thank PeeWeesMom
Reviewed 28 July 2017

When in Carbondale, eat at Bandana's. It wasn't busy, because it was before the dinner rush. My server was pleasant & helpful with the menu. Order taken, cold drink was quick. Didn't have a long time to wait on food. I had the Southern style...More

1  Thank mwbare
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped in here for a Friday night with my son who wanted some ribs. Very good for a chain restaurant. Like they bring the ribs out with their run on it and let you decide the sauce. Probably 6-8 different sauces to try from. Would...More

Thank dennishY906TM
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 309 E Main St, Carbondale, IL 62901-3009
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Carbondale
  • Phone Number: +1 618-490-1777
  • E-mail
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