- 4800 211th Street
- Matteson, IL 60443
- (708 ) 283-9903
- No Known Website
- No Online Menu
Since we just made a quick trip to Chicago for a birthday party, we really didn’t have time to drive to my parents for any length of time. I had something I needed to give my brother and my mom had some things for me, so we decided to meet in Matteson, IL for lunch. Our first choice was Nino’s Pizza, but it was closed. Then we tried Baker’s Square, but it had gone out of business. On the way in to town, I noticed a sports bar on Lincoln Highway. I called my dad and told him to meet us there. You can never go wrong with a sports bar.
Knockouts is on the corner of 211th (Lincoln Highway) and South Cicero in Matteson just down the street from the Lincoln Mall. It sits in front of a strip mall, so you actually enter the parking lot down the street and come in behind the building.
Knockouts is a typical sports bar. We walked in to find a pretty empty dining room. There’s a big island bar in the middle. There’s a couple different dining spaces with different types of tables and chairs. When you first walk in, there’s a raised area with nice wood chairs and tables. Along one wall near the bar is a series of pub tables. Since there was five us, I headed towards a table in the larger area. There was one table for six near the back, but it was right next to the jukebox…and that jukebox was LOUD. I walked away from it and pushed two tables together. The MSU game was a couple TV’s and the NASCAR race was just starting so we had plenty of entertainment. Read the rest of this entry »