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Smitty's Tavern

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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“tenderloin” (13 reviews)
“chicken wings” (2 reviews)
“french fries” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub, American
€€ - €€€
Leonore, IL
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Huuuuuugggge tenderloins. Went on a Friday for all you can eat fish. Very good. Very reasonable prices. Fun atmosphere. Lively bar area.

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 4 August 2017

I've heard about this place for years, and finally got a chance to give it a try. It was everything people had talked about! The food and service was great, and at a reasonable price, too! The tenderloin was huge! We will certainly return (well...More

Thank Travelmaint
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Called in an order for 2 tenderloin baskets and a cheeseburger basket,,Wife was told it would take 45 minutes. I went to the bar 45 minutes later to pick up my to go order. The girl was digging thru a ple of receipts and said...More

1  Thank Fredelcamino
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

LaSalle County, Illinois is a major American tourist destination off Interstate-80, for travelers, research scientists, tourists, industrialists, truckers, families, and all who appreciate nature. Four great State of Illinois Parks anchor the county's historic river valley: Starved Rock, Matthiessen, Buffalo Rock, and Illini. They all...More

2  Thank Pietro S
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

My Husband and Had heard that Smittys chicken was good. We were disappointed when we realized the chicken was not deep fried but rather broasted. The chicken was awful! The bones of the chicken were black. I had the 1/4 light and the breast was...More

1  Thank Diane5412
Reviewed 13 May 2016

I stopped here on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 during a 40 mile bike ride with 3 girlfriends. Waitress was unbelievably friendly and accommodating. After we saw other plates get delivered we knew we could not eat an entire lunch and still get back on our...More

1  Thank IowaCyclist1990
Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

Good food and cold beer.... Best bar food available in the area... A very good spot to gather with friends and have a casual time

Thank Dandlit
Reviewed 20 December 2015

Randy and Candy run a great little place off the beaten path. A few miles for us to get there off the highway, but a must when we going through. Tenderloin like none other. Cold refreshments and outstanding service.

Thank Dan R
Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

Stopped by here with family coming back from Iowa headed to Chicago. Found Smitty's on Facebook and had to make the run down from I-80. We all had the pork tenderloin sandwich. Although a bit over cooked they were still pretty good. Service was excellent!...More

Thank Bruce G
Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

Seriously, biggest tenderloin you will ever have! Nice little place tucked away between corn fields. Friendly staff, tasty food, great atmosphere. What else do you need? Highly recommended.

Thank MrKaffee
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Leonore, IL
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Leonore
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