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Kelleher's Irish Pub

619 SW Water, Peoria, IL 61602
(309) 673 6000
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English first
Dunlap, Illinois
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Kelleher's is a great Irish Bar. All through the summer they close of Water Street and put seating outside with live music. 27th September we went to the Oktoberfest, the beer was cold temperatures in the upper 80's and German bands where providing the entertainment. Beer selection is amasing, and if you know who to ask, you can sample the... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 via mobile

Was looking forward to Irish bar food but was sorely disappointed. Tasted like canned soup for the Shepard pie and they use instant potatoes. Waitress was nice and said owner was too cheap to spring for the real ones:) It was a bust!

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Albany, New York
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49 reviews 49 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Great drinks, live music on the weekends, and they block the street off in front for extra seating on Saturday nights and sometimes during the week. Good Irish fare as well! Ask for a Moscow mule they do it right!

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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49 reviews 49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

If you want a river view while you dine, do not dine here. A long stream of ADM train cars were parked on the tracks blocking our sight. Unfamiliar with Peoria, we tried to get as close to the River as we could. Had we driven further down the street we would have found what we desired. However, if you... More

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Antioch, Illinois
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We found Kelleher's while walking the riverfront in Peoria. The place is such fun....there was lots of patio seating and music outside but we opted for inside. The seating inside is spacious and lots to look at while waiting for drinks and food. The crabcakes were the best I've had in years and my husband's burger was cooked perfectly. Our... More

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Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
156 reviews 156 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We stopped in for a late meal after the baseball game. The place was busy but the service was good and fast. They had an outdoor band and a great atmosphere with the outdoor seating was obvious. We ate inside. The food was okay, the menu had a lot of options. A lot of fried options which I guess is... More

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Atlantic City, NJ
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

There are many "irish" pubs in the US but very few of them bring to mind anything of Ireland. This place has the decor and the food down. Really enjoyed having lunch and a pint here. The outdoor seating area is lovely but not quite shady enough for the truly hot days of summer. Will definitely go back if I... More

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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310 reviews 310 reviews
266 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 via mobile

Having never been to Peoria, & meeting a long time friend from this area, he picked this "PUB" to meet for lunch. It was delightful in every way !! The location is in middle of the historic district, & the building has a great story itself. For tourists who want to absorb the 20th Century PEORIA, with great local favorites... More

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Central Illinois
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I've been here a number of times, for business, pleasure, parties, events. Most of the food is consistanly good, the guinness beef sandwich is my fave, spicy and tasty. A bit short on the beef. All the other Irish bar choices are here too. Beers are good, nice options, though nothing in particular draws me here for beer. Can be... More

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Joliet, Illinois
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014 via mobile

Went for drinks. Lucky enough to get seats at bar. Matt the bartender. Hardest working guy in Peoria. Friendly and good spirited. The beer was nice and cold I will definitely go here again.

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Additional Information about Kelleher's Irish Pub

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

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