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Clay's Popeye's Bar-B-Que

1121 S Grand Ave E, Springfield, IL 62703-2618
+1 217-522-0386
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good20%
  • Average13%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible0%
4 May 2017
“Very disappointed”
28 Nov 2016
“We will go back”
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1121 S Grand Ave E, Springfield, IL 62703-2618
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Reviewed 4 May 2017

Went for lunch and had the rib special. They were spare ribs and seemed to have been cooked in an oven, not even on a grill. No smoke, no bark, not good.Sauce was very runny, and the sides were very small. Would not recommend nor...More

1  Thank pld_13
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Was in town wanted some bbq, my family and I stopped in and we enjoyed everything we got everyone got something different

Thank Yolanda P
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is a very non-formal restaurant, if you come in a few times they start calling you by name. It's a family run business, and that comes through from the start. It's a wet Bar-B-Que, with temperature ranges from mild to their famous Blazing Heifer...More

Thank Tedd W
Reviewed 2 April 2016

A great place for BBQ, especially considering the price. For just a few bucks, you get a pile of meat, bread, a side, and a drink. Great sauces, quick service, and plenty of seats round out the experience. On your first trip, you can easily...More

Thank Joseph B
Reviewed 12 January 2016

I've been eating at Popeye's Bar-B-Que since it was originally opened by Benson "Popeye" Jones, and I've never been disappointed!

Thank jeanaff
Reviewed 8 December 2015

Showed up at noon was only 2 people in place eating. Got a soda and couldn't drink it tasted bad. To bad it was the best and portion would fill you up not no more. The sauce is good. Won't go back.

1  Thank earl r
Reviewed 5 September 2015

I have lived here all my life and have always heard of Popeyes bbq. Their hours always made it a bit diffucult to catch them open, but finally managed to try it. I was expecting fall off the bone tender ribs and these were not,...More

1  Thank KittyandFelix
Reviewed 23 August 2015

My family and I have eaten there so many times. Never had a bad meal. Always good service and friendly folks who work there. The lunch special with beef tips, and pork is my favorite. The sauce is always the same; delicious. The sides, potato...More

Thank oxfordcook
Reviewed 18 August 2012

I was visiting the area and extensively searched for a BBQ restaurant. Based on the reviews, we went and it wasn't as expected. In a nutshell, if you are looking for BBQ that reflects that Chicago flare, this place has lost it's spark. According, to...More

1  Thank JANET4749
Reviewed 15 June 2012

This place has been around for sometime, and BBQ is their game, Pulled pork, Chicken and ribs, rib tips, and sausage. I have eaten there more times than I can count and have Never had a bad meal, the people that run and own it...More

Thank Toney L
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1121 S Grand Ave E, Springfield, IL 62703-2618
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 217-522-0386
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