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“Better than Codys” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Alamo

Alamo
Ranked #22 of 64 Restaurants in Mattoon
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Mattoon, Illinois
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Better than Codys”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2014

I find that for the price, you get a way better quality of food, service, and atmosphere at the Alamo. Mainly the quality of food though and that's the important thing! I recommend their martinis, steaks, salad, and desserts!

  • Visited February 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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1 Thank Jessica N
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Date | Rating
  • English first
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English first
Effingham, Illinois
1 review
“A nice Steak house”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2013

A nice steak house with a very tasty set of apps to choose from. New York strip was cooked perfectly!! Server wasn't bad seemed a little shy but just maybe new.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank socialgoat
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Chicago
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148 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Ok steak, old decor”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2013

I had the sirloin with the bullet bite sauce. The sauce was pretty tasty. My steak fries weren't very good, thank goodness I could dip them in the bullet sauce.

You have to ask for dinner rolls if you want them. I was seated in a dank, dark alcove all by myself. The waitress was pleasant, although, the service was slow.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank chicagofran2
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Blue Springs, Missouri
2 reviews
“Good food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2013

fun place, good food. Steaks are the way to go. Good selection of beers. Would visit again when in Mattoon.

Visited July 2013
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Thank Alan L
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O'Fallon, Illinois
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288 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
“Nice place to unwind if you've been on the interstate.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2013

This is the place to unwind after a day on the interstate. The atmosphere is unique, and the staff (our server was Kelsey) goes out of their way to welcome first-timers. The menu is varied and invites repeated visits. The lobster pincher appetizer is delicious and a real surprise for a restaurant so far from New England.

Visited June 2013
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1 Thank Charlie282
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