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This is it Eatery

16 N Chicago Ave, Freeport, IL 61032-4228
+1 815-616-5449
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (17 reviews)
“pulled pork” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 8:00 PMAll hours
$$ - $$$
16 N Chicago Ave, Freeport, IL 61032-4228
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1 - 10 of 164 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The menu is a rehash of the old ownership without the good stuff. What happened to the great Monte Cristo? Where is the wonderful stir-fry? Mickey Mouse pancakes, I miss you! Great location, good ambiance, though the creative touches have been removed. Please put your...More

Thank OriginalBarracuda
Reviewed 13 January 2018

Awesome food and awesome place !! Beef is Angus raised by the owner himself !! Owners are very personable and welcoming !! Beautiful bar with gaming machines on site-VERY pleasant place !!!

Thank windygroves
Reviewed 10 January 2018

I was glad to know tat This is it was still open. It was really good the first time I went back in April. I went last night and the food was okay. I had a New York Strip that was supposed to be medium...More

Thank Tim R
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Went there for dinner with my wife and some friends, great service, great food at reasonable prices.

Thank Shawn M
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

This is a great little restaurant! I don’t like BBQ but a review said the pulled pork was exceptional so I thought I’d give it a try to my surprise, I really enjoyed the pulled pork sandwich and the coleslaw was amazing! When our bill...More

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 22 December 2017

We Love the atmosphere of this restaurant, the food is always good and there is always a great variety of beers to try

Thank margiek673
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is in downtown Freeport. The menu has a good variety of food and a nice selection of burgers. We really liked the atmosphere, a bit quaint and funky. It definitely has its own Personality. The ribs were great, as was the chicken noodle...More

Thank Llamma2
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Every time I come to This is it I leave happy! Their nachos are a great start. They are known for ribs and pretzel buns on their burgers, but my favorite is the fish Fridays. The deep fried oreos are also definitely worth trying. Definitely...More

Thank pcwolf88
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Had lunch with spouse and her 2 Sister's from Madison. Everyone was pleased with their meal, including desserts. Sister's were surprised that Freeport had such a nice dining establishment and commented on the extremely reasonable prices.

Thank Dave Y
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Good service, happy people working there. Food was plenty and tasty, and the price was right. A quiet little place for two to go or dine with friends.

Thank cherylcS1593KV
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Parking Available, Television, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 N Chicago Ave, Freeport, IL 61032-4228
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Freeport
  • Phone Number: +1 815-616-5449
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