Eckert's Inc.

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Eckert's Country Store and Farms is the largest family-owned and operated pick-your-own orchard in the United States. Established as a farm and simple roadside stand, the Eckert family now owns and operates farming, entertainment and retail entities in Belleville, Grafton and Millstadt in southwestern Illinois. For a century, Eckert's has as a local source for agricultural products including pick-your-own strawberries, blackberries, peaches, apples, pumpkins and Christmas trees during the growing season. Today, Eckert's offers an experience that extends beyond pick-your-own produce to include the Eckert's Country Store & Garden Center, and the Eckert's Country Restaurant. Eckert's offers specialty foods, meats, wine and cheese selections, as well as a range of classes, including cooking and wine classes for adults, and special children's activities for families to enjoy throughout the year.


Pet Friendly

Pets are allowed in outdoor spaces as long as they are on a leash.

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Home cooking and comfort
Reviewed By REZ1059 July 2018

I have traveled quite a bit this summer and this Sunday we ate at Eckerts in Belleville. The fried chicken and sides were the very best. Crisp chicken with mashed potatoes and green beans and corn...

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Great spot for lunch after a farm visit
Reviewed By Scooter757 June 2018

Very relaxed and casual environment. Chicken fried steak was very good, white gravy plentiful and tasty. Got the skillet portion, the smaller portion, but was plenty for an average person. Prices...

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Sunday afternoon
Reviewed By christyclauss5 June 2018

We took the grandchildren to Eckhart 's to pick strawberries but the season was over. We decided to just eat lunch and were pleasantly surprised! Delicious! Great place for small children...

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