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Rhythm Kitchen

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305 SW Water, Peoria, IL 61602
(309) 676 9688
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8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Tue 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Seating, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
GREAT food - SLOW service

My wife and I went with another couple. Of the four of us, I was the only one who'd not been there before. We arrived at 5:30 pm, were seated immediately by a very friendly hostess, and soon met our server, who asked if we wanted to order drinks. We asked for a few minutes so we could review... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Mapleton, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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98 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Rhythm Kitchen is much too crowded. The seating arrangement has everyone bunched in together like sardines with no space or privacy. Servers and patrons bump into you as they try to navigate the dense surroundings. Although the decor attempts to be artistic the interior is boring. Not a good place for a date. The entertainment can be good and... More 

Thank Curt H
Mapleton, Illinois
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I went with another couple. Of the four of us, I was the only one who'd not been there before. We arrived at 5:30 pm, were seated immediately by a very friendly hostess, and soon met our server, who asked if we wanted to order drinks. We asked for a few minutes so we could review the... More 

Thank Don_and_Pepper
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

Quaint and artsy, warm and down-to-earth atmosphere, with a Louisiana look taste and feel, live music and wonderfully tasty food. The patrons were as varied and friendly as the staff. The bar, dining area, and kitchen are all adjoined in one open room. You can watch the band on one end of the room, and your food being prepared on... More 

Thank Doug A
Peoria, Illinois
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

I had been wanting to check this place out for quite a while, and I am sooooo glad I finally did! The atmosphere was great, food was great, and the service was great. It's located in an interesting building on the riverfront. This place just has a lot of character in general. There were several things on the menu I... More 

Thank AnnieBhb
San Clemente, Risaralda, Colombia
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92 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Went for the live music/Drinks The place is located within the lobby of a downtown river walk building No view of the river but environment is upbeat with entertaining decor and music. I did not eat but the drinks were a plus Good for an evening out then a peaceful river walk stroll Not always open closes between lunch and... More 

Thank Randy D
Bolton, Vermont, United States
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126 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

Small space with friendly staff. Mostly southern style dishes with a good beer and dink selection. Right next to the river.

Thank Ethan B
East Peoria, Illinois
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67 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

What a cool motif and fabulous food! Incredible food. The service is quick and friendly. Great place for a business lunch and after work!

Thank DrBret
Sanibel Island, Florida
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Stopped by last Saturday night for a casual dinner. The main seating area was full and vibrant. The employees are all outstanding and quite helpful. There was live music and the place was hopping. Overall food was good. I loved the gumbo and would recommend. A little spicy but really flavorful.

Thank leroy733
Peoria, Illinois
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59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

Been here 3 or 4 times only because I had some social functions scheduled here. It is a cool place if you like live music, which I can take it or leave it. The menus selection is okay as it's more of bar menu than a restaurant menu. Service is decent. They do have fresh baked desserts daily.

Thank Fai M
Peoria, Illinois
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Small restaurant with good food, lots of choices on the menu. Music played live on occasion in evening. Good choice of beers. Nice place to spend a late evening with your honey or friends.

Thank Stephen K

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 305 SW Water, Peoria, IL 61602
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Peoria
  • Phone Number: (309) 676 9688

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?