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Burger Barge

1401 Main St, East Peoria, IL 61611
(309) 694-9191
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Ranked #6 of 77 restaurants in East Peoria
Price range: $5 - $10
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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71% Recommend
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English first
Peoria, Illinois
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

The Burger Barge on the River is a local institution and offers the best burgers in the area along with homemade fries and sweet potato fries. Eat outside with a view of the river and fresh air. This place is about the food, don't expect a pristine atmosphere. Casual, good service and great burgers!

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Jensen Beach, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

It's a burger joint! And great burgers too. Love the chips....homemade potato chips. Huge portions and eclectic environment. BB 2 is kind of an amusement park too. Lots of fun. I'll have to try the Bloody Mary bar next time :)

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Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

We went to the east side location not knowing that the original is actually on the IL river, but I'm glad we did as several others ended up at the river site and were not as pleased. Fun atmosphere, menu is lengthy but well worth looking over as everything we got to eat was excellent!! Our waitress was the bomb,... More

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Peoria, Illinois
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51 reviews 51 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Great place for lunch or dinner if you want laid back "atmosphere". On the river with a rustic crude sort of vibe, but a fun place to hang out with friends and family. Very casual, but they have great hamburgers (wide menu choice) and wonderful homemade chips. Would recommend to anyone. Don't go if you only like neat and new... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Burger Barge on the river has long been a local staple. The new 7000 square foot Burger Barge 2 is delightful. There are 3 separate themed restaurants under one roof. The food is always great and priced reasonably.

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Cherry Valley, California, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

This place is next to the local casino and doesnt look like much from the outside but the people are great burgers are awesome and the inside well cool

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Arenzville ,IL
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

Me and my brothers baseball team as well as the parents and other family about 40 people in all went to the burger barge to et as a team my mom saw someone she knew from work so she went and talked to them they said that they were leaving so all in fun my mom said well hurry up... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

My husband and I had heard great reviews on the Burger Barge, plus it is rated #4 in East Peoria. When we arrived, the place was packed. We were seated immediately. Our drinks arrived promptly. The $2 bloody mary bar was interesting, not a bad idea. But if you are going to have an open serving area, make sure that... More

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Pontiac, Illinois
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I had researched the Burger Barge before visiting, however I was very disappointed. The food was mediocre, and you have to pay extra for fries. I ordered a fish basked which looked like a children's meal with adult prices. Not impressed.

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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Horrible service. They're behind on their orders..that's bad. They're server has forgotten us. That's really really bad....,

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