Top Restaurants in Staunton, Illinois

Staunton Illinois is located in Macoupin County Illinois and has a modest population of approximately 5000. Don’t let our lack of stop lights and Wal-Mart fool you, we like to dine out. Staunton has roughly 20 different restaurants for every taste and budget. Our small town offers Subway, Dairy Queen and Hardees as fast food chain options, the rest of our restaurants are independently owned and operated restaurants, ranging from upscale dining to casual family friendly dining. These are 3 of my personal favorite places to dine in Staunton.

R&B’s Family Restaurant is located at 802 S Hackman Street in Staunton Illinois. This is one of my favorite weekend places to eat as they have a breakfast,lunch and dinner buffet on the weekends. The breakfast buffet has traditional breakfast favorites such as, scrambled eggs, biscuits and gravy, fresh fruit and all of the breakfast meats you can imagine just to name a few. For lunch and dinner they have a fried chicken buffet with mashed potatoes and gravy,vegetables and salad. The buffet also has shrimp as well pork chops so there is something for the pickiest of eaters. R&B’s also has daily specials. However be warned when ordering a special or menu item the portions are rather large. You will more than get your money’s worth at this restaurant. They accept cash, credit cards as well as local checks. There hours are 7 days a week from 8am-9pm. They can be reached at (618)635-2588


Bamboo Garden is a restaurant specializing in Chinese cuisine. They are located at 121 S. Edwardsville Street in Staunton Illinois. This is my favorite weekday lunch time place to visit. They have a excellent lunch menu with specials including your choice of fried or steamed rice, soup, your choice of a egg roll or 2 crab rangoons as well as a drink and your entree for under $6.00. The dinner and weekend menu is also moderately priced and they offer various options to go with your taste and budget. Bamboo Garden accepts credit cards, local checks and cash. They are open Sunday thru Thursday from 11AM-2:30PM and again from 4:30 PM thru 9Pm and Friday’s and Saturdays they are open 11AM-2:30 PM and again from 4:30PM thru 10:00 PM. There telephone number is (618)635-7423

Schweppe’s River Fish Inn is a restaurant specializing in fish. They are located at 124 E Henry in Staunton Illinois.They are famous for their buffalo fish. This is a all time favorite for me as they have a great $2.00 breakfast, as well as lunch and dinner specials. The best thing about Schweppe’s is they offer appetizers that are hard to find at most restaurants such as sweet potato fries and corn fritters. The also offer a wide variety in fish ranging from catfish, buffalo, and Alaskan white as well as shrimp and calamari. Be sure to have a hearty appetite as the food is served in epic proportions. Schweppe’s is open 7 days a week from 6AM-9PM. Sunday’s they do close at 2:00 PM. They do not accept credit cards however there is a ATM one block away. They also accept local checks and cash. There phone number is (618)635-2777.

These are just a few of the many great restaurants Staunton Illinois has to offer. When visiting this small town you are sure to find something that will please your palatte as well as your wallet. For more information visit