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The Axe Bar

4.7
4.7
112 Reviews
$30 and under
American

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Booked 7 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    American, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service

  • Hours of operation

    Fri, Sun 11:00 am–11:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (217) 888-0049

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Neighborhood

    Champaign

  • Parking details

    Street Parking also available on Neil St. and Walnut St.

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Menu

At present, we do not have menu information for this restaurant. Please see their website or wait to visit the restaurant to learn more.

What 112 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.7
4.7 based on recent ratings
  • 4Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.5Ambience
  • 4.3Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Central Illinois

    Best Overall

  • Central Illinois

    Best Service

  • Central Illinois

    Best Value

  • Central Illinois

    Good for Groups

  • Central Illinois

    Romantic

  • Central Illinois

    Special Occasion

  • Central Illinois

    Vibrant Bar Scene

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  1. D

    Dumbledorf

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Relaxing yet energetic atmosphere. Staff was cool, courteous, helpful, and informative. Our group of 8 had a great time and will be returning for the friendly & fun competition.

  2. LB

    LindaB

    St. Louis

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 15, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5

    We had a fantastic time!! The timing was great- we ordered food (fun bar menu) and it came while we were throwing. The coaches were so patient and made it really fun! They seemed really focused on making sure you could throw successfully - lots of great tips without making you feel bad about your novice skills. It was a great night out!

  3. LI

    LISAP

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 14, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5

    Fun place to go. It is loud they throw stuff here. Food is bar food but it was good.

  4. S

    Susie

    Chicago

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on May 13, 2022

    overall3food4service5ambience4

    Food is tasty but the soft drink prices are waaay high!

  5. MM

    MelissaM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    The staff was so nice and accommodating. It was for my birthday celebration and throwing axes was great!

  6. KB

    KelliB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Very fun date night! Great atmosphere and great drinks!

  7. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great venue, great service, friendly team, fun time!

  8. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 9, 2022

    overall3food2service5ambience4

    The atmosphere is great. Very lively. Drinks were expensive.

  9. R

    Ragdoll9

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    Great bar food choices. We had almost every appetizer in our group. We also had pizza and a few sandwiches. The pizza was definitely everyone’s favorite. The service was excellent. Very attentive and kind. Overall it was a great time for everyone in our group.

  10. LT

    LovetoTravel

    Chicago

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on April 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Lots of fun for our group! Great service! Prices were reasonable. We would all go back.

  11. SP

    StormyP

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 1, 2022

    overall5food2service5ambience5

    Worth it if you are going for a special occasion or a fundraiser. 10/10 will do again. Food was good, a tad over priced but okay. The bartenders and staff were incredibly attentive and knowledgeable. Everyone was lively.

  12. TO

    TomO

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    First time throwing axes. The staff was very friendly and attentive. We would definitely do this again!

  13. DP

    DoublePat

    Orlando

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 20, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5

    For a Sunday afternoon, this was a great place to try axe throwing and watch March Madness while getting a bit to eat. Staff were great, and it was very casual.

  14. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    It was fun !

  15. RF

    ReneeF

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    The pulled chicken sandwich was awesome. The Axe throwing was a fun and great experience. I would love to do it again. The staff was awesome and very helpful.

  16. J

    Jacobw

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 12, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience4

    The Axe Bar was amazing. A good time to grab some food and have some fun after. Great for date night, family outings, work events. The food was good, staff was friendly and helpful, our server was great and the axe throwing was a blast. It is a bit loud in there, but if that doesn't bother you, go and have some fun!

  17. SP

    SaraP

    San Francisco

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 12, 2022

    overall4food3service5ambience5

    We had a fun experience, and everyone should try it at least once! Atmosphere and service staff was outstanding. Pizza was way too sweet, but other menu items were great. Prepare to spend a lot of money.

  18. P

    Plxjr

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great place, friendly staff, tasty food. Also they have axe throwing.

  19. a

    anonymous

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 5, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5

    We had a girls night there, Great energy and overall experience. We were all first timers and they instructors were very helpful. We didn't get to try the food but will definitely be back again because the menu looked great!

  20. JR

    JoannaR

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 26, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5

    Fun experience, food was rather expensive (for what you got). Staff was phenomenal, great service.

  21. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 20, 2022

    overall4food3service3ambience2

    Had a great time, throwing axes is a ton of fun. Food and drinks feel overpriced. Definitely not going there specifically for food… the axe throwing is the main attraction. Thought the mango wheat beer they have on tap was awesome.

  22. NB

    NancyB

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 19, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    We had a great time and the food was really good. I would recommend going!

  23. N

    Nightmare

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 19, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience4

    Great place to visit with friends & a nice place for events.

  24. SF

    SarahF

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 13, 2022

    overall2food3service1ambience1

    Our party made 2 separate reservations to accommodate our group of 10, they consolidated them down to 1 and made us wait 90+ minutes.

  25. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 12, 2022

    overall4food2service4ambience4

    I really enjoyed the axe throwing and the atmosphere. The biggest downfall was the price of bourbon. I paid $19 for 2 ounces of angels envy. I can go buy a whole bottle for $60. There aren't any prices on the drink menu, so you better ask just how many bottles you're paying for when you order a glass.

  26. TC

    ThomasC

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 12, 2022

    overall4food1service5ambience4

    It was a lot of fun! We did not try any food but we came there as part of a date and the staff was super friendly and Very helpful! The place was clean and a great environment!

  27. MD

    MaggieD

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 6, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    The food was delicious and our group enjoyed throwing the axes. The staff was wonderful and very attentive. Highly recommend!

  28. J

    Jenra

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 5, 2022

    overall5food4service4ambience5

    For being your only option in town to throw an ax, it really isn't a bad place! Nice and open with plenty of room to mingle and play. The ax themselves are fairly light weight and easy to throw. Great place to hand out with friends and family!

  29. JP

    JodieP

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 5, 2022

    overall5food1service5ambience5

    I thought it was a great time. The staff was really friendly and helpful. The only thing was the time rental was pricey. There was 6 of us and our bill was over 300. We each had 2 drinks. Including beer and cocktails. One order of pretzel bite’s. I understand with the Covid situation and trying to overcome the business situation but, twenty + dollars for sixty minutes per person is a bit high.

  30. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 30, 2022

    overall4food3service4ambience3

    Be expected to wait even if you make a reservation. It was very busy, but they had plenty of staff to help customers. Would definitely go back.

  31. JH

    JeriH

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 30, 2022

    overall5food1service5ambience1

    The axe throwing was great however we are older and the music was horrible and too loud.

  32. JB

    JeffB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    EVERY employee was friendly, helpful, and professional. We had so much fun and we were treated like friends/family instead of two people off the street. It has been a very long time since we went out and had a 100% positive experience like this. We will be back and we will recommend The Ax Bar to all our friends.

  33. TS

    ToddS

    New Orleans

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    What a delightful night! Well staffed, supervised and engaging. Food was wonderful, server was terrific. Ax throwing well supervised and coached.

  34. CO

    CassO

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Had a great time. Went in the middle of the week so it was t busy at all. But made a reservation still, which was very easy to do. Would’ve loved to have learned multiple ways to throw but overall made my birthday experience great.

  35. AM

    AllisonM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 16, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5

    A lot of fun! The food wasn’t amazing but it was worth it for the experience

  36. JC

    JanetC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    Pizza was great and the mac n cheese bites were fantastic! Servers were prompt, friendly and helpful. Really enjoyed the experience of both eating and throwing axes! The instructions were great since we performed better than we expected!

  37. AJ

    AliJ

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    All the employees were amazing...great food great service great time

  38. JE

    JaylaE

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 7, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Definitely had fun and can't wait go back. Everyone was awesome there. 100/100

  39. F

    Fitzy

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 1, 2022

    overall5food2service5ambience5

    Didn’t try the food but loved our visit! Will definitely recommend and go back!

  40. DW

    DavidW

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 24, 2021

    overall5food5service3ambience5

    Good food and excellent service from the host. Bartender service needs improvement.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • Physical distancing

    • Extra space between tables
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

The Axe Bar offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (217) 888-0049.

The Axe Bar is rated 4.7 stars by 112 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

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2 people

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Booked 7 times today
Google Map for The Axe Bar

114 S Neil St Champaign, IL 61820-4910

Additional information

  • Neighborhood

    Champaign

  • Hours of operation

    Fri, Sun 11:00 am–11:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    American, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    Street Parking also available on Neil St. and Walnut St.

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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