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Crane Alley

€€ - €€€American, ,
115 W Main St, Ste 1, Urbana, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61801-2737
+1 217-384-7526
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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“burger” (18 reviews)
“fries” (8 reviews)
“salad” (6 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
115 W Main St, Ste 1, Urbana, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61801-2737
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Since I am moving to Urbana, I have been making an effort to support local businesses. My son and I decided to try Crane Alley, a long standing, trendy upscale bar and eatery, for our weekly lunch together. I let him out to get a...More

1  Thank tbird169
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When the weather is right, run to this fun outdoor dining spot. The fish sandwich was great and the crowd was eclectic.

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

I ate here on the recommendation of two friends. Had an appetizer ribeye and drinks. They were extremely busy the night we were there but their service was great. Had had a long drive that day and they were prompt and got our appetizer to...More

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

We each had something different; salad, hummus, burgers… All work great! The service was wonderful… our server with Olivia. Friendly and great with recommendations. The beverages were great and atmosphere fun! We will be back

Thank Becky F
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Visited for lunch during the week. It was not busy at all. The service was attentive and knowledgeable. The tortilla soup was fantastic :) My friend had a cheeseburger and said it was delicious! It was a great lunch and a nice option to have...More

Thank walsh352017
Reviewed 3 February 2018

Love this place, but sometimes hate the wait. Fries are cooked twice to stay crunchy and easier getting in here since the parking garage was built.

Thank Stephanie O
Reviewed 22 December 2017

My wife and I have eaten here many times. Each time we pick something new and we have liked everything we have tried. The atmosphere is nice and relaxing, especially the outdoor seating in the summer. This is a go to place for us to...More

Thank ShooterfromChambana
Reviewed 19 December 2017

SKIP J. T. WALKERS FOREVER. If you want more upscale food than Legends on Campus, this is the place to go folks. Their burgers rival any I have had in Chicago, the beer is crisp, cool and delicious, the ambience is lovely and we found...More

Thank Cheryl C
Reviewed 22 July 2017

My 13-year-old daughter (who looks 18) and I went after listening to music in downtown Urbana. We just had salads and fried macaroni, but it was delicious. Our waiter Raoul/Pablo was a lot of fun and simply charming. (Love, Jenny and Stacy)

Thank Katrina O
Reviewed 16 June 2017

I got a BBQ burger and fries. They made me a lettuce wrap instead of a bun which was nice. I got to sit outside away from the bar and noise. I didn't have to wait long for my food. The staff were very friendly...More

Thank ruuree
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
American, Bar, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 W Main St, Ste 1, Urbana, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61801-2737
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Champaign-Urbana  >  Urbana
  • Phone Number: +1 217-384-7526
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