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The Blue Dog Inn

111 S Sangamon St, Lincoln, IL 62656-2012
+1 217-735-1743
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“cupcakes” (9 reviews)
“walleye” (4 reviews)
“sandwiches” (8 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
111 S Sangamon St, Lincoln, IL 62656-2012
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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!

1  Thank Cyralynn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 .

1  Thank Susan P
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Food is always good. Unique decor. The staff is very helpful. I like how they have monthly specials.

2  Thank Brenda I
Reviewed 18 November 2017

This was surprisingly large. Looked small from the outside. Great decor. Really good food choices. Great attentive staff.

2  Thank Wantntotravel
Reviewed 22 September 2017

We showed up at 8:00 with 32 people coming from a visitation. We had so many complements afterwards on the food and service. PLUS, it is the cleanest restaurant visited in months. Every imaginable dinner was ordered and a few beers. My brother paid the...More

2  Thank ClintTraveler
Reviewed 28 May 2017

The 4 of us were seated in the first booth on the right as you walk in. Waitress was very busy but did everything she could to accommodate our service. 3 of us had salads which were good. The two getting soup were shocked to...More

3  Thank 1502marie
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We were looking for a restaurant where we could get a soup and sandwich and were sent to the Blue Dog Inn. The food is good and reasonably priced. However, the waitresses (3) spent their time texting and talking and not taking care of the...More

2  Thank cdrh
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

I stopped him on a trip and I was making up to Peoria Illinois. They have good food, friendly servers and decent prices. Who reminds you of a good Hometown bar with good food and enjoyable people.

2  Thank ArkansasEagle
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Stopped here for a late lunch on a weekday and found the food decent and the prices reasonable. The walls are covered with pictures of various breeds of dogs, and the atmosphere is surprisingly cozy.

2  Thank ladykjt
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

They have some new menu items.they are offering fruit as a side now.It looks fresh and hand cut not frozen or canned.I had the chicken wrap it was very good.a good portion of the decor looks original. I will try the fish on a friday.

2  Thank Jeff M
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18 February 2017|
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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
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
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