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The Rootbeer Stand

225 N Columbia Ave, Oglesby, IL 61348-1434
+1 815-883-9254
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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225 N Columbia Ave, Oglesby, IL 61348-1434
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a hamburger, which was just okay, and fish, which my husband said was good. As another reviewer stated, the salad is just shredded lettuce and dressing. Our server was very nice. After looking through the reviews again, we should have tried some dessert....More

Thank LoveBeaches1017
Reviewed 11 October 2018

My husband and I enjoyed stopping at this nostalgic drive-in for some ice cream sundaes. I went in to order instead of using the call-box.

Thank Elizabeth A
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Grabbed a couple deluxe burger baskets and found them to be very good including a small shred lettuce salad. Of course the root beer was frosty cold in the classic glass mugs. Topped it off with a hot fudge sundae which was just enough. The...More

Thank mrtjl
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Stopped there last night ordered 2 piece fish dinner. I should have sent it back it was burnt. I think their oil was old. I didn’t eat them. I won’t be going back.

Thank Mary K L
Reviewed 2 September 2018

The Rootbeer Stand features all kinds of soft serve ice cream treats (9 flavors) and its own homemade root beer along with a full lunch menu. We showed at 3 o’clock and joined lots of families inside. It’s only a 10-minute drive from Starved Rock...More

Thank james V
Reviewed 27 August 2018

I always forget about this place but will go there more often now. Called in order and was ready on time. Pleasant helpful staff.

Thank Denise T
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

We stopped here on our way home from Peoria for some nice cold treats on a hot summer day. My husband and I had the root beer float in the frosty mugs.....excellent! The root beer is the perfect balance of sweet with the soft serve....More

Thank Z7063WFangieg
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Great little root beer drive in. Actually stopped 2 times, once for a full meal, and once just for floats. Burgers were great. Got a double cheese burger with bacon. It was very filling and delicious. Worth going out of your way a little bit...More

Thank Jared B
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Poor quality food, rude wait staff. I wouldn’t eat here again under any circumstances. The restaurant looks appealing from the road, old fashioned drive in, but looks can be deceiving.

1  Thank 217darrylj
Reviewed 27 May 2018

We loved the rootbeer floats and I loved the corn nuggets those are hard to find. Had a fried chicken sandwich was just okay husband had a fish sandwich was just okay too. Loved they gave you a small salad with your basket. Decor looks...More

Thank Claygoddess
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Response from Michael T | Reviewed this property |
sorry I can't answer that question. I live in California but stop by there each and every year when I come back for my Fathers birthday. My thoughts would be yes. If not they could give you a x receipt for a certain... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 225 N Columbia Ave, Oglesby, IL 61348-1434
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Oglesby
  • Phone Number: +1 815-883-9254
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