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Kelleher's Irish Pub

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619 SW Water, Peoria, IL 61602
(309) 673 6000
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Today
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations

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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Dinner and a drink

I had the good fortune to go to this establishment recently. Not on my usual list of places to eat or drink for no other reason than it's not an area that I frequent for a meal. The service was very good. Prompt and knowledgeable would be good words to use. The quality of the sandwiches we had had... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 6, 2015
Ken N
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Peoria, Illinois
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Marion, Illinois
Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

I have been here several times and they have a pretty cool atmosphere for just about any occasion. The food is pretty good but a little on the pricey side. They have an authentic feel that draws you back if you're in the area but am not sure a special trip is warranted.

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Peoria, Illinois
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57 reviews 57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

I had the good fortune to go to this establishment recently. Not on my usual list of places to eat or drink for no other reason than it's not an area that I frequent for a meal. The service was very good. Prompt and knowledgeable would be good words to use. The quality of the sandwiches we had had was... More 

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Peru, Illinois
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154 reviews 154 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Came here after visiting the zoo. I like a good authentic irish pub yet they are hard to find in the state outside the Chicago area. Ordered the Guinness pot roast with the champ potatoes really delicious. The waitress was very friendly and brought our food out quick. Will come back again!!

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Chicago
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

I had the daily special when I went, my friends all got something different. Large portions and tasty food. Nothing I would go out of my way to make a return trip though. The waitress we had must of been having a bad day because she was not friendly and seemed impatient on us. She came back before we were... More 

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Bozeman, Montana
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46 reviews 46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

This is my fourth time at Kelleher's and every time has been enjoyable. The food has been excellent every time and they have a great selection of beers and spirits. Best of all is the overall atmosphere. Just a fun place to enjoy a meal with friends. So long as the quality remains, I will be a returning patron.

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Peoria, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We meet monthly, and this was Kelleher nite. The food is typical bar food, maybe a notch above, depending on when ya go. Terrific selection of beer, and I have never been there when the place wasn't packed. Tues nite is Trivia Night, and it was standing room only. Pat Sullivan is always there, and i feel that he gives... More 

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Valparaiso, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Kelleher's Irish Pub (Riverfront, Peoria, IL) - The menu reads "Ceade Mile Failte" and translates to "a hundred thousand welcomes." A great place for friends & colleagues to enjoy Irish comfort food & great conversation. The hearty Guinness pot roast with red potatoes and carrots, and the homemade brown bread which tastes like mildly sweetened cake, made me feel warm... More 

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Peoria, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Great atmosphere food is terrific service is fast and fun We always have a great time when we visit and they treat everyone well.

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Peoria, Illinois
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65 reviews 65 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Kelleher's has a great beer menu that is updated monthly. Each month there is a beer of the month that you can buy for $5 and keep the promotional glass with refills at $3. Great for beer glass collectors. Food has an Irish theme and I would say is pretty average.

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Geneseo, Illinois
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We stopped in for lunch on a Saturday. We fell in love with the charm of this converted building that served as a stable for the Fire Department back in the day. We really enjoyed the Beef Bites appetizer and the Irish Coddle soup. Our server, Malorie, could not have provided better service. I know where we will be stopping... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 619 SW Water, Peoria, IL 61602
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Peoria
  • Phone Number: (309) 673 6000

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Irish, Pub
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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