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Food Amazing staff very helpful and our experiences good ... read more
delores Jordan via google.com - Oct 11, 2020
Owners are very nice wait staff food was awsome keep up the good work 👍🏿 ... read more
John Moore Sr via google.com - Oct 11, 2020
Awesome awesome place!
Ferris Archie via google.com - Oct 7, 2020
1b1p!!LLLL6 ... read more
jennifer holm via google.com - Sep 27, 2020
The best crab cakes in Champaign! ...
The best crab cakes in Champaign! Large, moist and full of crab meat. The remoulade sauce is the perfect topping. Catfish Po' Boy and chicken and waffles are delicious too. The filet is crunchy, thick and perfectly seasoned and the Belgium waffle is firm and flavorful. The server is knowledgeable and very attentive. We will be back.
Diva 4. via yelp.com - Sep 26, 2020
The food iS ALL GOOD! Tried a few apps fried green tomatoes, fried pickles, Philly cheese egg rolls. Ribs and fried chicken where great!
James Cole via google.com - Sep 19, 2020
The food was excellent and staff was very nice. I had alligator po'boy. The shrimp po'boy had a nice kick. Banana pudding was best I have ever had. Philly steak egg rolls were really good and we had another appetizer that was very good as well. Honestly it is hard to pick the menu in general sounds great.
Jason Abrams via google.com - Sep 18, 2020
Great food and service as always. Wonderful job with following guidelines during covid ... read more
Courtney Anderson via google.com - Sep 11, 2020
Courtney is the best and food was great,!!!! it was my first time there today . Yes We will be back 😁😁 ... read more
Lori Wilson via google.com - Sep 10, 2020
Chicken was good the greens wasnt that tasty ... read more
Gordon Dancy via google.com - Aug 29, 2020
Neil St. Blues is one of the best all around places to eat in Central Illinois. Their menu contains some staple options, as well as plant-based substitutes. Neil St. Blues also has a full bar with a great drink menu. This black owned business is just a block from the Hyatt in downtown Urbana.
Michael Raices via google.com - Aug 27, 2020
Best place to get catfish and soul food sides! Catfish is crispy and perfectly seasoned. Mac n cheese has just enough salt and pepper. Greens are real and not from a can! And the cornbread is soft. Overall great place to eat!
Jazzmin Byler via google.com - Aug 27, 2020
This place is AMAZING! The food was cooked to 👌 and seasoned very well! The customer service was great. Friendly staff.
winnie williams via google.com - Aug 26, 2020
I will be back with my friends. Wish it was closer to my house, I would come every week.
Terry Booker via google.com - Aug 23, 2020
Frog legs are delish. Drinks are delish. Food is full of flavor & you’ll definitely need a box to take your food home. Jul was our server & he’s the BEST. We’ll be back.
Lena Becerra via google.com - Aug 21, 2020
Me and my partner had mixed reviews on our takeout order. I got the Blues Burger which was super delicious! My partner got the yardbird and the two of us weren’t very big fans.
Danny Clark via google.com - Aug 17, 2020
Absolutely love the food, ambiance, and service. The owners are great people who really care about bringing amazing soul food to Champaign. Can’t wait to see how this restaurant grows!!
Ashley via google.com - Aug 17, 2020
Honestly one of the best places to eat in Champaign. Absolute banger. Ordered a vegan burger and it was top notch. Owner was busy at the bar but still stopped by our table to talk to us. I'd love to come again to see the live music.
Naopan Ride via google.com - Aug 15, 2020
Great food always ... read more
Team 28Straight via google.com - Aug 11, 2020
Good friend chicken and corn bread. Easy pickup ... read more
Tom Fidanza via google.com - Aug 11, 2020
Amazing food... Definitely on my list to re visit... Have to try the fried green tomatoes... Delicious.
wilson llumiquinga via google.com - Aug 8, 2020
Loved it! It's also great that they have the option of dining in, outdoor seating and takeout. I had the deep fried Catfish Fillet Dinner with sides of sweet potato fries , red beans & rice. I especially enjoyed the sweet potato fries. It's one of the best I've had - looks visually appealing and tastes great. A mix of waffle-looks an ... read more
Isaiah Baba via google.com - Aug 5, 2020
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 customer service...food was good... fresh...nice portions...will go back ... read more
Sugar Wilson via google.com - Jul 24, 2020
Great service with a family atmosphere ... read more
talon g 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
Sunday brunch 11-3. Plenty of tasty choices..appetite needed ... read more
james mobley via google.com - Feb 23, 2020
The Good Food Is Great! The Staff Are So Friendly And Welcoming!
Michelle Fourman via google.com - Feb 23, 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 great time. The band was hot.
Regina Mcdonald 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
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