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Bretz Wildlife Lodge & Winery Restaurant

) #2 of 15 Restaurants in Carlyle ££ - £££ American
15469 State Route 127, Carlyle, IL 62231-6404
+1 618-594-8830
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
27 Apr 2017
“Good food, good location”
20 Apr 2017
“Good food & great service.”
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
££ - £££
15469 State Route 127, Carlyle, IL 62231-6404
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Certainly unexpected being a lodge, winery and restaurant, two of three which we enjoyed. First the wines, most enjoyable especially when your server brings them to you. Additionally the restaurant is second to none in the area. The portions are huge and well prepared. Try...More

Thank mic397hael
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After a fun filled day on the lake, it was good to sit down to a very good meal. Bretz is a fun restaurant with a Safari atmosphere that kids young and old enjoy. They have it all.... great venue for any kind of gathering....More

Thank Bill T
Reviewed 27 April 2017

This place has decent food and decent (though not amazing) wines. The location is very nice, with a grassy area and a bridge and ponds out back. There is an outdoor bar that occasionally has live music. The server was friendly and efficient. The food...More

Thank Henry B
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We ate at Bretz Wildlife a week or so back and will definitely return. I had the baked potato which was very good (Yukon Gold, I believe) & came with plenty of toppings (a usual complaint of mine) and he had the fish with sides....More

Thank mlheerenwordsmith
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

No complaints. Good service. Food good with good size portions. Worth the stop. Neat atmosphere with wildlife motife

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

We each ordered different sandwiches and split them. The fish sandwich and the tenderloin sandwich were both good. Not our first visit here and won't be our last.

Thank betsy s
Reviewed 25 September 2016

The food was lukewarm to cold and a little high priced for what you get. The service was good, but waited long time for food (It was not crowded) . I will not eat here again.

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Love going to Bretz Winery 💕. What a beautiful location to watch the sun go down and hear the different bands they bring in They have excellent staff as well great menu for everyone.

Thank 0417
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Went out of my way to find this place but I can't say that it was worth the extra 30 minutes on my drive. Decent breakfast if you're in the area.Menu is very small and the brunch selection is limited as well. Sufficient for a...More

1  Thank 284law
Reviewed 4 September 2016

we have stopped in here several times when out on a motorcycle ride they have a great sitting area outside and inside and the wine and food is really good I would highly recommend this place to everyone

Thank ladybug698
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15469 State Route 127, Carlyle, IL 62231-6404
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Carlyle
  • Phone Number: +1 618-594-8830
  • E-mail
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