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The Blue Dog Inn

€€ - €€€American, ,
111 S Sangamon St, Lincoln, IL 62656-2012
+1 217-735-1743
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“cupcakes” (11 reviews)
“sandwich” (9 reviews)
“walleye” (4 reviews)
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
111 S Sangamon St, Lincoln, IL 62656-2012
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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch while passing through the area. My wife had the Bleu Burger with pasta salad. She seemed to like both items. I had the special with was pork brisket sandwich with a side of Pasta Salad and also had a cup...More

Thank Dragons30
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Big menu, had the special: stuffed tomato w/chicken salad and a side of cottage cheese. Very tasty. Server was very friendly and told ma all about the original wood cabinets and about the hotel that used to be upstairs. Evidently Chicago dignitaries (gangsters) used to...More

Thank Ed V
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

After checking into our hotel, we set out to see Historic downtown Lincoln. We had a late lunch so we weren't hungry for a big dinner. We stopped here & were happy with that decision. We got a couple ice cream alcoholic beverages (yum) &...More

Thank Lynn C
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Just had dinner and it was really good. I had the chicken fried steak special with green beans, mashed and white gravy and my wife had a spinach salad with grilled chicken breast. We started with 6 wings and shared a cup cake. You get...More

1  Thank Lyall H
Reviewed 15 March 2018

I really love the blue dog it is a family favorite for dinner at our house. My daughter and husband always ask to go here. I really love their fancy fries and coyote sandwich. The cupcakes are to die for!! A must try!

2  Thank Cyralynn
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

I think they changed cooks .we went there my date got a horseshoe I got the meatloaf we should of stuck with burgers n fries .

2  Thank Susan P
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

Food is always good. Unique decor. The staff is very helpful. I like how they have monthly specials.

3  Thank Brenda I
Reviewed 17 November 2017

This was surprisingly large. Looked small from the outside. Great decor. Really good food choices. Great attentive staff.

2  Thank Wantntotravel
Reviewed 21 September 2017

We showed up at 8:00 with 32 people coming from a visitation. We had so many complements afterwards on the food and service. PLUS, it is the cleanest restaurant visited in months. Every imaginable dinner was ordered and a few beers. My brother paid the...More

2  Thank ClintTraveler
Reviewed 28 May 2017

The 4 of us were seated in the first booth on the right as you walk in. Waitress was very busy but did everything she could to accommodate our service. 3 of us had salads which were good. The two getting soup were shocked to...More

3  Thank 1502marie
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Response from Susan H | Reviewed this property |
Yes, just catty-corner.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 S Sangamon St, Lincoln, IL 62656-2012
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lincoln
  • Phone Number: +1 217-735-1743
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