Effingham, IL 62401
- American, Contemporary, New American
- Lunch 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Dinner 5-10 p.m. Mon.-Sat., 3-8 p.m. Sun. Brunch 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sun. (Bar open till 1 a.m. Mon.-Sat.)
- All Major Credit Cards, cash, ATM/Debit
- Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Private Party, Banquet Facilities
- Brunch, Dinner, Evening, Lunch
- Full bar
- Accepted, Recommended
- Free, Lot Available
Riverfront Times' Description
Niall Campbell has cooked in New England, Puerto Rico and California, but he and his wife, Kristie, decided to open Firefly Grill in wee Effingham, Illinois. The result is worth the nearly two-hour drive from St. Louis: a beautiful, eco-friendly restaurant serving classic American bistro fare, much of it grown in the restaurant's own garden or sourced locally. Steaks and pork chops are grilled over oak, and pizzas are baked in a wood-fired oven. Unusual dishes like elk and upscale takes on crab rangoon fill out the lengthy, oft-changing menu.
Tips from foursquare
A must stop in Effingham
A gem in a small town.
450 miles in the car and a fantastic place to stop and get lunch. the food is fantastic, the employees are very nice, and the atmosphere is great!
Yum!!! If you have to drive from Texas to Michigan...make a point of stopping here.
What a fantastic place and story. Try anything and everything. As many times I have been here, I've never had a bad anything.
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