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The food is phenomenal.  The people ...
The food is phenomenal.  The people are lovely. Everything feels like an old family recipe.
Vicki V. via yelp.com - Jul 30, 2020
Great service. Fast. Definitely delicious. Needed more salt in the greens and a tad bit more sugar in the sweet potatoes, but I’m from southern Indiana and we like sweet and salty.
Joe Bell via google.com - Jul 26, 2020
Best food ever. Clean and welcoming atmosphere. I ALWAYS stop when I'm traveling I-74. Love this place!!!!
Dural Bond via google.com - Jul 25, 2020
Great service with a family atmosphere ... read more
talon g via google.com - Jul 24, 2020
Great customer service...food was good... fresh...nice portions...will go back ... read more
Sugar Wilson via google.com - Jul 24, 2020
Great food. Great atmosphere!
Shavone Taylor via google.com - Jul 21, 2020
Service was a little slow but my food was great!!
Kayana White via google.com - Jul 7, 2020
Great service. They are doing a great job complying with covid regulations. Fried chicken was amazing, shrimp and grits needed a touch of salt but that is what hot sauce is for! Overall highly recommend supporting this great local business. Looking forward to when they can have live music.
Mark Athey via google.com - Jul 7, 2020
Been looking forward to coming ...
Been looking forward to coming here since before the lockdown. We had a fantastic lunch. I had the shrimp po-boy, and my friend had the yardbird sandwich. We started with the fried green tomatoes, which were good, but my wife makes them at home so I'm a bit spoiled. Also, please don't serve them with ranch. I can give you a great rec ... read more
Bret H. via yelp.com - Jul 4, 2020
DELICIOUS! We ordered off of GrubHub, got catfish, which came with mac and cheese and candied yams, a vegan oyster mushroom po boy sandwich, and extra fries. We live across town from Neil Street blues about 5 miles and our food was delivered hot. The cat fish was meaty and succulent, crispy on the outside with a mild seasoned breadin ... read more
Landon Stark via google.com - Jul 3, 2020
Awesome ... read more
Donald Brown via google.com - Jun 28, 2020
Good food ... read more
Carolyn Johnson via google.com - Apr 25, 2020
Great addition to downtown Champaign ...
Great addition to downtown Champaign. Love the food, love the vibe. Service is great. Ever since Seaboat closed I have struggled to find somewhere that can fry fish right, Neil Street Blues does!  Fried catfish is excellent, perfectly seasoned and crispy. All the sides I've tried have been good. Jambalaya dinner portion is huge and t ... read more
Dorothy L. via yelp.com - Mar 28, 2020
The ribs are amazing as were the collard greens. I ordered from grubhub but I'll have to go to the actual location soon to try the rest of the menu ... read more
Ian Kidder via google.com - Mar 19, 2020
The McMullens do a great job!!
Brandi Cross via google.com - Mar 17, 2020
Wonderful food, wonderful service, wonderful banana pudding!!
Sabrina Scott via google.com - Mar 9, 2020
Great service and equally great food ... read more
Bobby Wasabi via google.com - Mar 7, 2020
Performed here before with our band (KALESA) and we loved the atmosphere, the food, and the staff. The owner, Gayle, is wonderful! I work part-time at the Hampton Inn Urbana, and I always recommend their restaurant when people ask for food places downtown to our guests 💕 ... read more
Therese Lu via google.com - Mar 7, 2020
Deliciousness and great atmosphere! Service was wonderful too.
Rj Osler via google.com - Mar 7, 2020
The William marsales blues band frikn rocks! My first time in champagne and. It was awsome ... read more
Donna Daily via google.com - Mar 1, 2020
Great Food!!! Great Sounds!!! Good Atmosphere for a date!!!! Great and personalized service!!!!
William Bess via google.com - Mar 1, 2020
Neil's is outstanding best seafood ...
Neil's is outstanding best seafood in Champaign! I would recommend it anyone who loves seafood.
Joe S. via yelp.com - Feb 29, 2020
I have been here 3 times and enjoyed ...
I have been here 3 times and enjoyed it thoroughly.  The food and service are both wonderful. My favorites are the hush puppies, crab cakes, and catfish tacos.
Sally S. via yelp.com - Feb 27, 2020
The Good Food Is Great! The Staff Are So Friendly And Welcoming!
Michelle Valadez via google.com - Feb 26, 2020
The Good Food Is Great! The Staff Are So Friendly And Welcoming!
Michelle Fourman via google.com - Feb 23, 2020
Sunday brunch 11-3. Plenty of tasty choices..appetite needed ... read more
james mobley via google.com - Feb 23, 2020
Had a great time. The band was hot.
Regina Mcdonald via google.com - Feb 15, 2020
I recently went here for Valentines Day! We ordered the blues burger and it was absolutely delicious. The music was wonderful and overall this is a great place to check out.
Sharon Palli via google.com - Feb 15, 2020
Had a blast, music and crowd were great!
Jim Pennebaker via google.com - Feb 14, 2020
We had a great time. Easy atmosphere, fun people.
Justin Cochran via google.com - Feb 9, 2020
Chef Curtis is a master, and this was our first time back in the area since he launched his new restaurant. We expected top-notch soul food and our every expectation was met and exceeded! Great atmosphere, congenial service, and delectable food. We will definitely return!
Jeni Weidenbenner via google.com - Feb 8, 2020
Great food and servers ... read more
Julie Parrish via google.com - Feb 6, 2020
👍👍👍 ... read more
Shana Franzen via google.com - Feb 5, 2020
Not alot of options but staff was friendly ... read more
Karissa Northway via google.com - Jan 27, 2020
Love the place. Food is good. Go and have fun.
Simon Hill via google.com - Jan 22, 2020
Great food wonderful entertainment great night out ... read more
michael sherfield via google.com - Jan 16, 2020
Had an AWESOME TIME ... read more
David McGill via google.com - Jan 14, 2020
I went to buffet on Sundays from 11am til 3pm. And experience the most awesome brunch . Everything was very fresh and hot and taste so delicious .
Daryon McDanil via google.com - Jan 14, 2020
This is a place where you love ...
This is a place where you love to hate or hate to love if that makes sense.  We've been several times because the food that we've ordered has been really good.  The hate part is the service and the bartending.  There always seems to be plenty of people meandering around, but no one actually helps you.   We wait for someone to finally ... read more
Debrah S. via yelp.com - Jan 13, 2020
My Sorority #Deltagirl had our Founders fellowship this afternoon. The food was delicious. The staff was wonderful. Very attentive. I look forward to going back.
Maria Shaw via google.com - Jan 13, 2020
Lovely safe and friendly place ... read more
Starr Suitt via google.com - Dec 29, 2019
I had it delivered so no comment on the service but The ribs were very good! Very meaty and portions very generous. Sweet sauce just right.
markus23 via google.com - Dec 29, 2019
I had a delivery, so no comment ...
I had a delivery, so no comment in the service but The ribs were very good! Very meaty and portions very generous. Sweet sauce just right. Corn bread yum!
Markus23 .. via yelp.com - Dec 28, 2019
Our server, Jalisa, was so friendly and fast! Our first time visiting and we were very pleased. The shrimp and grits were amazing. My hubby and son both ordered the ribs, I sampled both~sweet and spicy. The meat just fell off the bone and both sauces were good. The atmosphere was comfortable, with downtown street views on both sides.
Annie H via google.com - Dec 28, 2019
Great service and food ... read more
Sharva Hampton-Campbell via google.com - Dec 26, 2019
Alright ... read more
Celebrity.Dancer via google.com - Dec 26, 2019
Great food and service!
Shobia Smith via google.com - Dec 25, 2019
We came here after my cousin's ...
We came here after my cousin's graduation from UofI. Michael S. was so very kind. He took such good care of us as our server. And Jamelynn was gracious too.

The food was so good. I had fried catfish, collard greens and fried okra. Everything was delicious. If I ever have the opportunity to come back to Champaign, Neil's is wh
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Asia C. via yelp.com - Dec 21, 2019
Really clean and really great food.
Kevin K. via google.com - Dec 18, 2019
Had a delicious 😋 dinner, with friends. This place never disappoints.
Jennifer Blackwell via google.com - Dec 18, 2019
Food was good, music was awesome, be prepared for it to be loud in there ... read more
Jordan Kennedy via google.com - Dec 5, 2019
The owner, she's one of the nicest people you Want to meet. The staff is great food is phenomenal ... read more
kimani rashad via google.com - Nov 30, 2019
Delicious food! Music and aura is wonderful. Great date nite location.
Mel Jane via google.com - Nov 30, 2019
Great food and staff ... read more
Tre Hawkins via google.com - Nov 26, 2019
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