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Food scene in Champaign

BBQ Joint
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“The best BBQ in town. There are many sauces to choose from but really the ribs are so delicious you don't even need sauce. Get there early because some favorites can sell out--ask for "burnt ends" which is a crazy name for something so good.”
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Brewery
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“They have great pretzels, Local Beers, and a wonderful chicken poblano dish!”
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Bar
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“Farm-to-table type fare, on the pricier end for Champaign but still not terrible! ”
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Bakery
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“Incredible breads and deserts all made locally. Wonderful sandwiches and food too.”
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Bar
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“Seven Saints is my favorite restaurant. It has a cozy atmosphere, indoor and outdoor seating, a variety of tasty plates, and the best cocktail list in town. It's a great value for the price, in my opinion. Expect to spend $10-$30 per person depending on what you choose to eat and drink. The kitchen stays open until 11 pm and the bar stays open later.”
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Bar
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“Great outdoor seating on Taylor Street. Full bar and unique texmex menu. Live music some evenings.”
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Restaurant
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“It is impossible to find another Chinese restaurant quite like Golden Harbor. Get ready for huge portions + an epic menu selection.”
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Sports Bar
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“This restaurant is a bit of a sports bar and can get loud and crowded at night. I prefer going there at lunchtime or as a first stop in the evening for a gourmet boozy shake before the nighttime crowd rolls in. They have the best burgers in town and amazing nachos.”
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Restaurant
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“ Armando + his staff have brought C-U the greatest Mexican food I've ever had in my life.”
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Coffee Shop
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“This is the best place to get a quiet cup of coffee at night when the other places are closed. They also serve food, but I have not tried much on the menu.”
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Bar
“Fine Dining with an awesome wine list. Reservations recommended.**** A half block away!”
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Bakery
“They make cupcakes. My girlfriend loves cupcakes because she says she doesn't have to share. Personally I think there is more icing than cupcake but I guess that's why they are popular.”
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Restaurant
“A slushi flight you can't leave town without trying! The owner is in a band. Naturally the place tends to have wonderful live music. I find this the best Gin drinking atmosphere in town. ”
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Restaurant
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“The best date spot! Last time I was there an old film was playing in the background on a brick wall and a quartet playing off to the side. ”
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Restaurant
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“Eclectic menu and setting, wonderful for a romantic dinner, or evening out with friends. Tasty brunch menu on the weekends.”
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Coffee Shop
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“Lovely little place with great quick food and specialty coffees and drinks.”
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