What's the deal with the name?

THE OWNERS Crystal and Marguerite

Jennie Sandoval (the girl’s grandmother) was born in the Silvis Railroad Yards on July 12th, 1922. Her family moved to 2nd Street, Silvis Illinois in 1932. Angelina and Eduviges had 10 children altogether (Joseph, Frank, Jennie, Emidio(Matter), Tanilo, Eddie, Santiago(Yacht), Esperanza(Hope), Georgia, and Mercedes). All of the boys went off to war, sadly Joe and Frank both died overseas and are honored on the Hero Street Monument in Silvis, Illinois.

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545 12th Ave
East Moline, IL


Closed Monday- Tuesday
Open Wed 11am - 9pm
Open Thurs 11am- 9pm
Open Friday 11am- 10pm
Open Sat 11am- 10pm
Open Sunday 11am- 8pm
Please understand that some days we might close earlier than time listed on the Website. Depending on the business, and how many costumers are in the restaurant that evening . We would like to never have to close early, but COVID has effected the restaurant industry in many ways and we are still trying to recover. Thank you for patience and understanding while we work throughs this New Normal after COVID.