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Lone Star Steakhouse

1507 Hampton Dr, Effingham, IL 62401-1787
+1 217-342-7078
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good34%
  • Average28%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“salad” (9 reviews)
“steak” (36 reviews)
“salmon” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Steakhouse, Pub
££ - £££
1507 Hampton Dr, Effingham, IL 62401-1787
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were travelling from Tennessee to Champaign, Illinois on Mother's Day so knew our choices would be limited but decided to try Lone Stare. We were seated immediately and our server gave me a coupon for a free appetizer on our next visit. Our waiter...More

Thank jodyt821
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The menu is varied but fish dishes limited,there are a number of sides to pick from .It is atypical chain steak house with good but not outstanding food. The decor is rustic. One con: our table was sticky. Don't know if it is the finish...More

Thank larry h
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Served old stale food. Wedge salad served w/ blue cheese crumbles that tasted and looked more like cottage cheese, tomatoes were too mushy. Steak was too chewy to swallow completely.

Thank Margaret C
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

The service as good and the appetizers were great. My steak was ok but not was I would expect for a 23$ steak a lot of fat and don't believe the best cut of meat. But was a pleasant time and again service was good.

Thank Eric H
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Stopped here after visiting server always restaurants, but the wait was long. We walked right in here, no wait. Service was excellent. There was four people in our party. One person thought their food was execelent (pork chop). The other three, including me had the...More

Thank Scm0574
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Our group of 8 ate at Lone Star the evening of the 8th of this month. 7 of us ate steak. 5 of those steaks went back to the kitchen, with one going back twice! They were so thin,dried out, and way overdone! Never will...More

Thank rdbsrb
Reviewed 19 January 2017

My wife and I often dine at the Lonestar because of the good food. We have our favorites ( filet, chopped steak with mushroom gravy) and only once in at least 100 visits over several years was the food not up to our expectations and...More

Thank Ron R
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped in on my last night staying in effingham . I got the New York strip the rice and a salad and the queso for an appetizer all the portions were great the steak tasted wonderful and my waitress did a very good job ....More

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Had dinner here while passing through on a cross country drive. The rolls and cinnamon butter are awesome! Had a Cajun spiced ribeye... it was middle of the road. Great happy hour margarita for $2.99! Wonderful caramel cheesecake. Overall, pretty good.

Thank TedeElizabeth
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Arrived about 5 (they open at 4) and it wasn't busy. After being seated in center of large open area and my order was taken, the server spent a long time talking to a couple nearby who turned out to be her parents. I received...More

Thank usaw1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Steakhouse, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1507 Hampton Dr, Effingham, IL 62401-1787
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Effingham
  • Phone Number: +1 217-342-7078