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

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  • 77
    Excellent
  • 63
    Very good
  • 28
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Mmm Burgers

Great place and great food. Don't let the exterior fool you. The waitstaff is friendly & courteous and the food is delicious. I started out with a tall frosty beverage and ordered Bluebeard’s Burger with a side of coleslaw. Timing was perfect and there was little waiting. Next time I'm in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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Buffalo, New York State's West Coast
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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Great place and great food. Don't let the exterior fool you. The waitstaff is friendly & courteous and the food is delicious. I started out with a tall frosty beverage and ordered Bluebeard’s Burger with a side of coleslaw. Timing was perfect and there was little waiting. Next time I'm in Peoria I'm stopping at the Burger Barge for a... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW via mobile

This place looks like a dive inside and out. With its colorful collections of random decor on the walls it makes you think your in a Florida beach restaurant. The food is quite tasty but the prices are a bit high. In the winter it tends to be very chilly inside so visit when its a little warmer.

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Grand Ridge, Illinois
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

This small burger place right off the river is s must visit. The burgers are great (huge selection of creative burgers) but the atmosphere is even better. We sat outside and really enjoyed ourselves. If in the area, this place is a must visit.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

My friends talk about it all the time. So for lunch today I got to go to the Burger Barge. It was a 6 napkin burger that I could not put down because it was so good. Had the pineapple jaleopenos BBQ burger. Can't wait to go back and try the other 22 burgers on the menu. Understand this is... More 

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Marion, Illinois
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95 reviews 95 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

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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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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762 reviews 762 reviews
472 restaurant reviews
538 helpful votes 538 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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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?