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Friendly service, nice ambiance, and tasty soul food! They also have a good amount of vegetarian/vegan option. I’ve never tried jambalaya before so I figured I’d get it and it did not disappoint! I will be coming back here again to see what else they have to offer!
Ryan M via google.com - May 17, 2022
All ways say yes to the desserts. An next time we're in town we'll be back. that you ... read more
James Dombrowski via google.com - May 16, 2022
One of the best meals I’ve had - from apps to main meal and dessert. Perfect service, too. Owner is outstanding. GO TO THIS PLACE. You will not be disappointed.
Melissa Kraman via google.com - May 14, 2022
Loved it! I have a special diet EVERYONE, OUR waitress Ms. MARY, the owner Ms. Gail, they were so accommodating. We had a party of 20 for my husband's birthday celebration. We had a great time!
8 Ain't Enough Real Life With Us via google.com - May 2, 2022
Had great dinner with my lovely wifey😍. Neil St. Blues has it down for jambalaya, greens, fried okra, and fried cabbage. The rib tips were decent, with good sauce and the Mac and cheese had good flavor too. The hotness of the jambalaya was perfect, and more than I could finish at once, greens needed a little more spicy, but very go ... read more
chad fonner via google.com - Apr 30, 2022
Excellent food exercise service staff very helpful ... read more
Joanne Cooper via google.com - Apr 22, 2022
The absolute best!! Service was A1, the food was amazing. I'm disappointed that I didn't get to take a picture of my plate. Wide variety of options!!
S Tims via google.com - Apr 22, 2022
There was not much on the menu that I could eat, because I don't eat pork or scavenger seafood. So, I had the chicken (tenders) and waffles. The chicken was okay, but the waffle was EXCELLENT! Nice and crispy on the outside, but soft on the inside.
Tamiko Muhammad via google.com - Apr 14, 2022
Can't say enough good things about this place. The prices were the best before covid hit but inflation hit everyone. Try the fried catfish with sauteed green beans with mac and cheese. My favorite.
Benjamin Mann via google.com - Apr 7, 2022
Probably my favorite place to eat in Champaign now.
Sal Nudo via google.com - Apr 2, 2022
The food here was pretty good. The red beans & rice and fried okra was delicious.
Latoya Mason via google.com - Mar 30, 2022
Very good food. The crib legs are amazing.
Andrew Powell via google.com - Mar 27, 2022
Good was amazing! Such big entrée dishes & the service was great...
Gloria Perez via google.com - Mar 25, 2022
Best food I've had in Champaign hands down ... read more
The Valueman via google.com - Mar 22, 2022
Obsessed with the burgers and the drinks are great as well. Service is an A+ too!
Krista Dawson via google.com - Mar 15, 2022
I thought everything was great! The food, presentation and staff were awesome!
Thomas Grindley via google.com - Mar 14, 2022
This is really good, soul place to eat and dine but the last time me and the family went for dinner. The wait time was over an hour. Sometimes, when dining, people can exceed the limits of being courteous of other guests, and that can push business away. When I'm dining with family, we normally are seated feed and have a drink, but w ... read more
Michael Howardgkf your videos are so awesome via google.com - Mar 7, 2022
ribs were really good, loved the sweet bbq sauce ... read more
Jason Alzate via google.com - Mar 6, 2022
Very nice experience. Haven't had their food yet but it looks and smells amazing. The bartender was very nice and helpful.
Stu Hogg via google.com - Feb 27, 2022
Great venue for the "What Did She Say" after party! The hosts were attentive, the snacks were spot on, and the special concoction drinks were absolutely amazing!
Tana Ward via google.com - Feb 27, 2022
The food was great and our waitress,KoKo, was awesome! I was too busy eating to take a pic but will definitely get one when I go back.
Will Watson via google.com - Feb 17, 2022
Delicious food, friendly staff that know the menu, and amazing vegan selections. The kitchen is really careful about allergies and food contact, too.
Julia Cronin via google.com - Feb 9, 2022
The food was really good, food came out piping hot. Good customer service! Overall 10/10 ... read more
Life With Zaniah via google.com - Feb 4, 2022
Very nice venue and plenty of space.
Hewitt Douglass via google.com - Jan 27, 2022
The ribs were good ... read more
Steven Rasch via google.com - Jan 21, 2022
Service great ! Food Awesome! Ordered Chicken and Waffles with a side of Collard Greens. Peach Cobbler ala mode for dessert! The atmosphere makes you want to just sit there all day.
B. A. Lewey via google.com - Jan 8, 2022
The Neil St. Blues, New Year's Eve event, was very awesome. The food was sooo delicious the atmosphere was fun and the cocktails were on point. I would definitely support this venue for future events!!
PAMELA DENISE via google.com - Jan 3, 2022
The food was 👍 ... read more
Patricia Haynes via google.com - Dec 17, 2021
Definitely not my first time here. The gumbo is awesome, catfish is damn good. So far, everything has been great. Then I got the shrimp and grits. It was literally life changing. By far the best I’ve ever had. I’d add a photo, but I ate it far too fast for that. Their ribs are fire too.
Ryan Thomson via google.com - Dec 17, 2021
Food was super good, accomadated a large party no issues ... read more
1122CST via google.com - Dec 16, 2021
Being from GA originally, finding southern soul food is hard to come by in the midwest. Neil St. Blues always hits the bullseye when it comes to comfort food that taste like home. The staff is wonderful and they make you feel welcomed when dining in or or even picking up for carryout.
Clarissa Hibbs via google.com - Dec 7, 2021
Great service and great food.
Ritterson Laguerre via google.com - Dec 2, 2021
Had a ball , food and drinks were great ... read more
Valencia Covington via google.com - Nov 28, 2021
Really expensive, but worth it, good customer service.
Zabrina Rose via google.com - Nov 23, 2021
I'm in love with this place and the owner is amazing.
Tosha Guin via google.com - Nov 18, 2021
I had a very nice dine in experience here. The waitress was super great and the food was delicious. Great vegan options!!
Danielle Cozzola via google.com - Nov 18, 2021
It's what soul food should be! My girlfriend caters and I cook as well. Rare to find a restaurant that cooks as well as we do. Everything was amazing!
Kevin Bradley via google.com - Nov 14, 2021
Food was delicious! Seasoned just right. Prompt customer service, she explained everything we needed to know. Thank you very much! We will definitely be back!!!
Esther Thomas via google.com - Nov 7, 2021
Today was rather disappointing... Neil St. Blues like many other establishments is unfortunately, short-staffed or at least they were today. After being seated it was 10 mins before we were acknowledged, another 15 before we got plates, another 5-7 before we went asking for silverware to eat with, another 5-7 before we had beverages, ... read more
Tammy W. via google.com - Nov 1, 2021
The food was pretty good and the service was great. We came in close to closing but never felt rushed.
Erika James via google.com - Oct 27, 2021
Good food good service...friendly attitudes.....
Leslie Smith via google.com - Oct 26, 2021
Came back 2 years later and it was even better!!!!
Brent Fritzler via google.com - Oct 23, 2021
The place to go for soul food.
Aaron Davidson via google.com - Oct 23, 2021
OMG Neil St. Blues owes me nothing!!!! When I tell everything we ordered was a well seasoned delicious experience crafted to reward my tastebuds for their years of dedicated service. Our waitress was just as wonderful as the food. Deja was a great server and her suggestions did not disappoint. The food came out hot and delicious.
Felicia Dalton via google.com - Oct 14, 2021
😋 ... read more
EyeDevise via google.com - Oct 13, 2021
Very good shrimp and grits! One of my kids liked their chicken and waffle, and the other one liked her chicken sandwich. The service was friendly. This restaurant has higher-end items, but also sandwiches. You can go there and spend a good buck on something great, or save money with scaled down items. I wanna go back and try other di ... read more
Michael Carlson via google.com - Oct 13, 2021
Great food and atmosphere! We liked the fried oysters and the frog legs.
A. Kramer via google.com - Oct 10, 2021
Amazing food! Great drinks and atmosphere! The bartenders were very friendly!
Jorge Arguelles via google.com - Oct 8, 2021
Food and atmosphere is great 👍 ... read more
Teresa Browne via google.com - Oct 6, 2021
Great atmosphere, clean interior. Grilled shrimp was fresh and well seasoned. Pasta was tender and delicious. Service was slow though. Banana pudding was nothing spectacular.
V Lam via google.com - Oct 2, 2021
Love this place for a taste of NOLA & southern cooking. Phenomenal food, great atmosphere & very personable, efficient staff. Our 1st go to when visiting U of I campus area.
Oran Turner via google.com - Sep 27, 2021
A friend of mine was waiting for his guy to be fixed up, so I decided to take him down here to spend time. It was well worth it. Friendly waiter and delicious food.
Aaron Dille via google.com - Sep 25, 2021
Love everything here!
Candice Cobb via google.com - Sep 22, 2021
Great food 😋 ... read more
pop smoke via google.com - Sep 19, 2021
For Lunch today we decided to Stop by “Neil St Blues”. Friendly staff , very clean and they take precautions as well during this pandemic. I ordered the chicken wing Dinner that comes with 4 pieces (Fried hard) to give you that nice crispy skin, while being juicy and tender inside. My sides Included mac and cheese , and collard gree ... read more
Kendall Harden via google.com - Sep 17, 2021
We had the most amazing experience. Service is phenomenal and food was delicious. Highly recommend.
Gabby Singh via google.com - Sep 15, 2021
I'm a certified chef and I tell you that the food is amazing and great service my frog legs were a hit with the fries almost a meal itself. Beautiful atmosphere good music and energy i love it ... read more
prodion ward via google.com - Sep 12, 2021
Nice music, simple but nice decor. Friendly service. Burger and fries were good. A little expensive. $30 lunch for 2.
Greg Purnell via google.com - Sep 8, 2021
The food gets five stars, the service was considerably less then that. To be fair, I was ina big party and seated outside, but the real issue was communication. A number of times our party was told the server would be back in just a minute (with drinks, to take our order, to fix an order that was wrong) but it took 5-10 minutes betwe ... read more
Matthew Klimuszka via google.com - Sep 6, 2021
Okay let me just say that literally anything you order will be absolutely phenomenal. I love it so much. The service is attentive and the food is sooo good. I have absolutely nothing negative to say about this place its fantastic.
Sun Flower via google.com - Sep 3, 2021
Excellent atmosphere, food and servers!!! New favorite restaurant ... read more
Tammy Dinger via google.com - Sep 3, 2021
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