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Route 20 Bar

) #8 of 55 Restaurants in Freeport €€ - €€€ American, ,
2051 N Ayp Rd, Freeport, IL 61032-8802
+1 815-233-0560
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good45%
  • Average6%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“cheeseburger” (5 reviews)
“fries” (12 reviews)
“prime rib” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
€€ - €€€
2051 N Ayp Rd, Freeport, IL 61032-8802
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We have had Prime Rib here and Rib Eye and Fish Fry,Smothered Chicken and Burgers...all have been Great and prepared the way we asked.Soup or Salad with your entrees. The Bar room has seating with High Tops and regular tables. There is also a room...More

Thank WeAreGoneAgain
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Casual place that everyone love going to eat. We went on Friday evening at 5:00pm. By the time we were leaving the tables and parking lot full. Friday specials with fish and Friday and Saturday specials with BBQ ribs- I had this- very good. Thick...More

Thank PattyC54
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been driving by here for years and decided to stop in. It's clean, has friendly staff and food. They have daily specials that are down right cheap and good. I had Cheeseburger for $1.99 yes $1.99 add fries for buck. All good and great...More

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Asked another couple to pick a place, and we would go for supper. The food was okay, as it was bar food. Things that were breaded, were breaded. I tried the baked cod, and it was okay. Have had better. The wait staff is very...More

Thank BilB36
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Great steak on Thursday night. We eat here at least once a week. Food is always good , and service is excellent.

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Thursdays great special on Steak dinner. Can't be beat don't know how they do it financially. Friendly service family atmosphere convenient location

Thank Brian L
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Friendly, courteous servers and basic bar food items and bar are what you get at Route 20. Don't let a full parking lot worry you, they can handle a crowd. Specials are available each night. The fish and burgers are good. Try the fried pickles.

Thank Susan P
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Ribs were great. Service also excellent. Been here several times, never any disappointments. Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa+++++++++++++++++++++++++

Thank Ken B
Reviewed 22 September 2016

When you have a name like the "Route 20 Bar", thoughts of burgers and fries...done only tolerably well...come to mind. Forget that notion when you come here. Prepare for a surprise Friday night is their fish fry, and you can choose from four different varieties....More

1  Thank anchorman_61826
Reviewed 7 September 2016

the service was great and the portions were generous THE BACK ROOM IS LARGE ENOUGH TO HOST A BIG GROUP

Thank newkie2013
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Judi H
3 February 2017|
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Response from Brian E | Reviewed this property |
Probably not on purpose.
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3 December 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2051 N Ayp Rd, Freeport, IL 61032-8802
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Freeport
  • Phone Number: +1 815-233-0560
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