We had a successful weekend with our Lemon Garlic & Sweet and Spicy Asian Shrimp Skewers! A little behind the scenes action of our marinated Shrimp! Thank you to all of our wonderful customers who came for lunch & dinner this past weekend! You guys rock!


2 weeks ago
Best local restaurant, hands down. The staff clearly works their asses off to provide the most paramount, yes cost effective, high quality food, which is so far beyond the taste and presentation of our local chain restaurants with their bland, overly refined and processed carbohydrates, prepared in bulk, and stored in freezers for weeks, prior to thawing, frying and throwing on a plate with no regard for good quality food serive. Chain restaurants and fast food franchises can easilylhave 5 employees on the clock, no matter what but,. Because Backwater invests directly into their employees AND quality and prestnation of their menu, ALL while attempting to remain competitive price-wise with these ever encroaching fast food restaurants originalty, menus completely devoid of any originality, full of bland-ass, preservative-filled, cardboard "edible" food found on every block. Even though the calibur of food at these establishments which, not only leaves so much to be desired, but sho...
- Eazy S
3 months ago
Loved it. Great food and awesome service.
- Amy T
7 months ago
Great atmosphere, wonderful people, and darn good food. If ever back in this area we will definitely stop by again. Thank you Katie and Bree, your recommendations were spot on.
- Melissa N
Open 7 days a week. Daily food & drinks specials! Family oriented & fun for all! Pool table, Dart board, live video gaming & Bowling Alley to be open soon! 

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1608 S. Washington street
U.S. Highway 51
Du Quoin, IL 62832
United States

Business Hours

Mon:11:00 AM – 1:30 AM
Tue:11:00 AM – 1:30 AM
Wed:11:00 AM – 1:30 AM
Thu:11:00 AM – 1:30 AM
Fri:11:00 AM – 1:30 AM
Sat:11:00 AM – 1:30 AM
Sun:11:00 AM – 1:30 AM
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