Econo Lodge Inn & Suites
2184 US Highway 62
Gilbertsville, KY 42044
Phone: (270) 362-4278
Fax: (270) 362-9845
Bars & Cafes
Root Beer offers an array of beer on draft, and classic pub grub like snacks, seafood as well as ice-cream and sweet treats. It is best known, however, for its one-of-a-kind decor. A quintessential-looking saloon from the outside, its interiors are adorned with antiques and unique novelties. A collection of 175 antlers of elk and deer, and 150 taxidermy ducks and birds are mounted throughout this place. Also part of the decor are cigar store Indian, guns and vintage finds that create an ambiance like no other.
Situated close to the Mississippi Historic Riverwalk, Pitter's Cafe & Lounge offers you the fantastic combination of food, drinks and music. The menu features sandwiches, salads and soups, and freshly-roasted coffee is also on offer. For your entertainment, Pitter's also invites local bands to come and perform, and there are jam nights as well. Bands like Dirtfoot have performed here.
If you are in Carbondale and want to enjoy a night discovering the live music scene here, then Hangar 9 is the ideal place to head to. Located in the bustling downtown area, a few blocks from the Southern Illinois University, Hangar 9 is a spacious bar-club-music-venue that features bands and musicians from all over the country. You can either choose to catch the show by dancing away to the tunes on the main level, or head upstairs for a better view of the stage. There is also a beer garden which is a great place to grab a beer during the summer. Call to know more.