Welcome to Bartelso, Illinois

  Members of the St. Cecilia Parish & Home of the Braves!

Area Businesses

If you would like your business listed on this website, please contact us.  Please include in the email what you would like to have listed.  We suggest your logo, hours of operations, menu, price list, phone number, etc.  


Mickelson's Auto Body is the place to bring your vehicle no matter what the damage!  Dean Mickelson and his crew of men will stop at nothing to fix it.  If you have a fender bender, call Dean at 765-2115. 

Carl's 4-Wheel Drive & Performance Center was established in 1977 and has grown from a one-man operation to a 8000 sq foot facility and a 1500 sq foot showroom!  Find everything you want to know at Carl's 4 Wheel Drive on their website.

Bank & Finance

Germantown Trust & Savings has been in business for over 100 years.  Residents for the community have relied on the safety and soundness of Germantown Trust & Savings Bank for their financial needs.   They invite you to the opportunity to provide you the attention and banking service you deserve.  You can find more information on their  website.  Or, feel free to stop by on your way through town along Highway 161. 

Grocercies & Gas

If you are in a bind and need something quick, the place to find it is at The Boondock's Market!  At the Boondock's you can find a great selection of grocery items.  Including fresh deli, various meats and a produce section.  They also serve homemade pizzas, sub sandwiches and salads for that quick snack.  For some residents, it serves as their local Wal-Mart, as it has everything you need!  You can purchase your food, drinks, ice, health and beauty aids and fill up your car all in one stop!  The Boondock's Market is located along Highway 161 on the west end of town.  Call your lunch order or pizza in ahead at 765-2246. 

Real Estate

Looking for a home in Bartelso?  You can find various listing through the following real estate agents. 

Strano Real Estate

Equity 55 Real Estate Agency

Kues Brothers Realty

Appliances & Repair

Call Ken Schroeder at KJ Appliance for all your appliance needs.  Ken has over 30 years experience in the appliance field.  KJ Appliance carries and sells all G.E. Appliances.  However, Ken can also repair all brands.  You can find KJ Appliance at 801 Carlyle Road, Bartelso, IL.  To schedule an appointment for new appliances or for home service, please cal 765-2143. 

Postal Services

Bartelso's U.S Post Office is located along Washington Street across from the Church.  Mary will be happy to help you with all your mailing needs.  Hours of operation are: 

Monday - Friday 7:15 - 11:30 AM, 1:30 - 4:00 p.m; 

Saturday & Sunday: Closed;

Last Daily Collection is at 4:00 p.m. Monday - Saturday. 

You can also find a drop off mailbox right outside the door during closed business hours. 


Knights of Columbus Bowling Alley  These bowling lanes are owned and operated by our Knights of Columbus organization.  The building currently has six bowling lanes plus dart boards and various video games.  They also have a wide selection of food items and drinks.  You can even catch a great game of football on their big screen TV.  The Bartelso Knights of Columbus Bowling Alley does have various leagues if you are interested in bowling.  For more information, please contact a Knights of Columbus member.


MacJenna's Restaurant is located along Route 161 in Bartelso.  It is a wonderful place to stop for some home made cookin!  MacJenna's received its name after their two beautiful little girls MacKenna and Jenna Jansen.  MacJenna's is available for carryout or dine in. To find out what the daily special is, simply call 765-2114. 

Social Establishments:

Larry's West End Tavern is located at 507 Carlyle Road (along Highway 161) in Bartelso.  Larry's is a small town tavern with ice cold beer, friendly people and good food.  Larry's West End Tavern is a family-owned and operated business that has been passed down through many generations to the current owner, Larry Winkeler and his family.  

Larry's menu consists of the original burgers, THE BEST fried chicken around, homemade soup and many other sandwiches.  Of course, there is also a large list of appetizers to choose from too.  Larry's also accepts your order by calling him direct at 765-2483.  So, the next time you would like a good bite to eat, stop in and say "Hi" to Larry!

Hondo's Sports Bar & Grill will always give you a warm welcome when you enter through their door.  Hondo's Sports Bar and Grill is named after the owner, Ron "Hondo" Gerdes and his lovely wife Donna.  Hondo's Sports Bar & Grill is always the stop after the kid's sporting events.  You'll even find many of our Bartelso's winning team photo's hanging inside.  The establishment is complete with dart boards, pool table, jukebox and video games.  You can even enjoy a cold drink on their back deck which is adjacent to the sand volleyball and basketball courts.  Hondo's also has a large menu selection to choose from, including a delicious steak!  On occassion you can even find various DJ's there for some great dancing music.  Feel free to call your food order in advance for pick up or dine in at 765-2444.  You can find Hondo's along Highway 161/Carlyle Road in Bartelso.