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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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11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Drinks, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 43
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  • 55
    Very good
  • 23
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  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Nice place

The onion rings were only so-so. The waitress was wonder. Very patient. Wanted to try a new beer and she got me a couple of samples. Quiet enough to be able to talk. Loved the outside seating, even though we didn't.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
Jan B
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Chillicothe, Illinois
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Chillicothe, Illinois
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67 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

The onion rings were only so-so. The waitress was wonder. Very patient. Wanted to try a new beer and she got me a couple of samples. Quiet enough to be able to talk. Loved the outside seating, even though we didn't.

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Moweaqua, Illinois
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

The food was just ok and it was very pricey! Staff was very unfriendly. We'll skip this place next time and go to Joe's crab shack?

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Chicagoland area
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99 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

The beer selection is good and the atmosphere outside is wonderful, The food was good. Great stop in Peoria.

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Peoria, Illinois
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Great location near the riverfront, great pub atmosphere, nice outdoor seating...mediocre food. Great place to enjoy a few drinks, but I can't get overly excited about the food.

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Peoria, Illinois, United States
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53 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Kellahers is a classic Irish bar with a great ambiance inside and out - a Peoria must-visit. The inside of the bar is all brick and nice wood paneled walls (the fancy kind, not the trailer park kind)... The food is fantastic bar food, and the beer and drink selection is great. The outdoor eating area is great for the... More 

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Peoria, Illinois
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98 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Great place for Beer. They change the selection every month so have something for all tastes. The Irish Breakfast was great, but the toast needed a little more toasting.

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Peoria, Illinois
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Atmosphere and food are both excellent. The crab cake crunchers for an app are SO delicious. I dont stray far from my favorite, the grilled pork chop sandwich and waffle fries. Great food every time. BBQ sauce is delicious here as well. Always have friendly staff. Great place to go for a drink, for dinner, or a party. Have had... More 

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Peoria, Illinois
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42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This is a great place to go grab a local brew. Nice little brewery on the river. Fun to go with a friend or if you are in town on business. If you are staying downtown, take a stoll towards the river and stop in and try one of their local distilled beers.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Kelleher's is a very popular restaurant in Peoria! I've seen Members of Congress, radio personalities, Bradley Braves coaches and many more in just a few trips. The food is great, the service is swift, the location is central... What more can you ask for?

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Nairobi, Kenya
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

I lunched here with high school classmates. The service was fast, friendly and informal (this is the Midwest!), A wide selection of beers and nice dishes for the male carnivore.

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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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?