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Boondocks Bar & Grill

249 N Central St, Gilman, IL 60938-1218
+1 815-265-4100
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average0%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“burgers” (3 reviews)
“french fries” (3 reviews)
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249 N Central St, Gilman, IL 60938-1218
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

A clean comfortable bar/restaurant in a small town. A good place for a quiet lunch during the day; I point that out since I am not sure if it gets noisier and less family friendly in the evening. Service was prompt, prices were reasonable; and...More

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

When I came in I was greeted by a angry women who looked mad because I was there. No smile , no greeting just a mean look. She was washing the floor and a bucket with a mop was leaning against the booth i decided...More

Thank Bob W
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

This place is your local neighborhood tavern with really good food and atmosphere. Barkeep are always friendly and fast. They have good bands there some weekends and always have parties.

Thank Catherine B
Reviewed 17 January 2017

After a long day of traveling it was great to relax and enjoy an awesome meal with a great waitress who gave excellent service . And the best part our hotel was right across the street.

1  Thank PennyW3
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Was in town for work and everyone said to go to the Boondocks for good food, my boyfriend had the fired bologna and loved it said it was yummy, reminded him of childhood food, I had the grilled pork chop, wasn't that great was dry...More

1  Thank StacyD91566
Reviewed 30 September 2016

We stopped by in August for lunch on a Monday. In town to check it out as a one of the guys in our group had the same last name as the town. :) Very nice place and bartender (who also cooked our meal). She...More

1  Thank sss5720
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We were looking for a dinner stop after leaving Champaign and I found this spot by looking online. Boondocks is a very casual local bar environment but we really enjoyed our fish and chips...I had perch and my husband had cod....both were quite good....very fresh...More

Thank sswksq
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Very great burgers (The Boondocks Burger & the Boom Boom Burgers) and fries. Friendly service. Definitely worth a visit.

1  Thank AKfromLA
Reviewed 26 October 2015

We stayed in Gilman on our way down and on the way back from Champaign for the football game and had dinner at the Boondocks twice. Had the 18 ounce + ribeye special both times and these were definitely the best steaks that I've had...More

4  Thank T1871XCmichaeld
Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

This is probably one of my favorite out of town places to go. Me and my 2 coworkers went here after work and I must say it has such great food and it's cheap too! The beer is absolutely fantastic and the bartender was very...More

2  Thank Kaleb M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene
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: 249 N Central St, Gilman, IL 60938-1218
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Gilman
  • Phone Number: +1 815-265-4100
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