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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: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night

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  • 78
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  • 66
    Very good
  • 28
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Awesome Burgers

This place is a dive but the food is great. If you are looking for a great burger joint this is it. They have large burgers with plenty of strange types to choose from. The service can be a little slow if it is busy and they also do not take Amex.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
Bobby3131
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Mazon, Illinois
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Mazon, Illinois
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This place is a dive but the food is great. If you are looking for a great burger joint this is it. They have large burgers with plenty of strange types to choose from. The service can be a little slow if it is busy and they also do not take Amex.

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Peoria, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

What a dingy place - not clean - wait staff extremely slow. Big variety on menu - some quite unusual - will not be back.

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Springfield, Illinois
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Took a day trip from Springfield to Peoria to celebrate Father's Day. We got to the Burger Barge about 1:30 in the afternoon. Although they were already VERY busy, we were able to get a table within just a couple of minutes. The menu has a vast selection of burgers, but also has seafood and some other non-burger sandwiches. Our... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

in town on business stopped for a burger and a couple of beers. Burger selection is vast or you can go simple. Beers are bottled or draft nothing special. Bar is small has some indoor seating and a noise deck overlooking the river and downtown Peoria across the river. Nice views at night or during the day. Kind of like... More 

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Ottawa, Illinois
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99 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Bloody Mary Bar, Jumbo Beers and heart stopping chili fries? What more could you ask for when sitting under an umbrella with sand in your toes? Oh and the Burgers... Delish! If you are more of the AC type there are empty of places to sit inside too. I was told they have other locations but can't imagine that they... More 

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Buffalo, New York State's West Coast
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

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 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 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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28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 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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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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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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Additional Information about Burger Barge

Address: 1401 Main St, East Peoria, IL 61611
Phone Number: (309) 694-9191
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  East Peoria
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
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10

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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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