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1401 Main St, East Peoria, IL 61611
(309) 694-9191
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night

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  • 75
    Excellent
  • 61
    Very good
  • 28
    Average
  • 10
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  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Burgers

If you are in Peoria and are looking for a good burger then this is your spot. They have a great selection and I've never heard anyone complain about anything they've ordered. It can be a bit tricky to find their entrance with GPS (pull in towards the casino and then swing right) but it's worth... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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Marion, Illinois
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Marion, Illinois
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92 reviews 92 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

If you are in Peoria and are looking for a good burger then this is your spot. They have a great selection and I've never heard anyone complain about anything they've ordered. It can be a bit tricky to find their entrance with GPS (pull in towards the casino and then swing right) but it's worth that extra little effort!

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19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

A group of us visited the Meadows Ave location. This was our first visit to this location and waited for15 min to get drinks then another 30 for food. During our wait we noticed food sitting at the window for 5+ min before it was picked up and delivered to the table. They did explain that they were short handed,... More 

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Canton, Illinois, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

My Wife and I go out and have a good time where ever it is we go. We walked into the burger barge expecting to meet some friends. unknown to me there was 2 Burger Barges i East Peoria. We waled in and instantly got hit with a God-forsaken smell (not even sure what it was) but with being so... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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730 reviews 730 reviews
445 restaurant reviews
498 helpful votes 498 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Years ago, when I asked an old-time friend to recommend the best places to eat in Peoria, he didn't hesitate to name two--Jim's Steakhouse in downtown Peoria and Burger Barge on the riverfront in East Peoria. The two dining establishments couldn't be more different, like night and day. If you want to dress up and dine on quality steaks in... More 

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Galesburg, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

My trip to the Burger Barge was nothing less than Spectacular! Very simple, yet fun atmosphere. The portion size was very ample, and the price was very reasonable. The burgers where made to order, and very good. Everyone at my table raved about how great their meal was, and quickly planned on visiting again for dinner. Great experience, dont expect... More 

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Port Byron, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This was by far one of the best burgers I have ever had. I ordered the Moo Shroom which had a lightly breaded portabella mushroom on top of the burger. I swear my belly button was smiling! They have so many different burgers to choose from for us adventurous eaters. Their menu is available on their website so you can... More 

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Turin, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

this was my second time to this place. It was packed so food came out a little slow, but worth the wait. All kinds of burgers and beers with lots of stuff (like hand drawn napkin art) stapled to the wall, funny signs and make shift tables and chairs. Really worth the trip for a good tasting burger in a... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Lil dirty but totally delish! Cheeseburger in Paradise has nothing on the Burger Barge when it comes to flavor. Best lil dive in Central IL. Totally worth a stop. Good food and great price

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East Peo
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Always a good place to stop and eat the prices are in line and the beer is always cold. Try one of the Ilini burgers

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Algonquin, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

This place looks like a hole in the wall - but the burgers are great. Price is very reasonable as well. Friendly staff. A can't miss while in Peoria

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1401 Main St, East Peoria, IL 61611
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  East Peoria
  • Phone Number: (309) 694-9191

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?