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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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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“cupcakes” (11 reviews)
“sandwich” (10 reviews)
“fries” (9 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
111 S Sangamon St, Lincoln, IL 62656-2012
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been eating here on every trip to Lincoln for the past several years. I am never disappointed in the food, and the servers are good at their jobs. It's a busy place, and feels warm and friendly every time!

1  Thank sandiegoguy2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good selection on the menu, good food and prompt service made our evening there enjoyable. Don't order the horseshoe unless you're really hungry. We had a hard time finishing our "pony" sandwich. The portions are large and the food was good and hot when it...More

1  Thank 63Lincoln
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

The service here was great, the atmosphere was really good as well. Food meh, the horse show was yellow cheese. I prefer white but it was ok. The steak /shrimp meal was really good and cooked perfect. When in the area we would go back....More

1  Thank Cheryl K
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

2  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

2  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

2  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

2  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!

3  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 LGS-SpaGal
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
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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