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JFires Market Bistro

725 N Market St, Waterloo, IL 62298
618-939-7233
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Ranked #10 of 37 Restaurants in Waterloo
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Aug 19, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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Columbia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This restaurant is just such fun. We have been customers since it opened, and the food and service have gotten better and better. Chef and staff have worked a menu that has something for everyone, and the service is efficient, friendly, and competent. The wine list is good. There are two seasons at the restaurant. Patio Season, and Everything Else.... More

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Waterloo, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We dined here with some family this evening. The atmosphere was nice on the outdoor patio. There was live entertainment which was a plus. It took 45 minutes to get our food ( sandwiches and fries nothing complicated) the burgers were ordered medium and were received well done. We also did not get the fries until ten minutes after the... More

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Belleville, Illinois
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29 reviews 29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014 via mobile

This is a fine place to eat. We enjoyed a great meal on the outside patio where they also had music. Service was good. Food was delicious. I would sure recommend this restaurant. They have quite a varied menu so there is something for everyone.

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Hecker
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

The outdoor patio is a great spot for a drink. Wine and homemade bread pudding, along with the atmosphere. Great spot to unwind at.

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Illinois
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

I hate to give bad reviews so I took a day to think about JFires before I reviewed. I've been to JFires in Waterloo a few times mostly for drinks and light meals. The atmosphere outside is nice. There is a great wine garden and outdoor bar area. The indoor seating is small and cramped. The food is usually good.... More

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Waterloo IL
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Excellent service and food every time we come. Never disappointed! They have daily specials at very reasonable. Glad we have it so close but is definitely worth the drive!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

I stopped for lunch on Sunday about 11:20. Upon arriving the wait staff was very friendly. I ordered the Sunday Special of Roast turkey, dressing and sides. The waitress brought be a water and warm bread and butter, which was delicious. It was only a short wait for food as there were only 3 other diners at the time. It... More

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Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

The food and service has been so unreliable over the last couple of years. My recent experience was positive. I had a young male waiter...great service, even toward the end of the night. Everyone enjoyed their meal. There were no complaints about the food from the entire table. The prices have always seemed a little high, especially when paired with... More

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Waterloo, Illinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Great restaurant for something different. Nice food selection. Food is very creative. Inside dining is a little tight sometimes. Great bread pudding.

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Maeystown Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Sit outside if you can. They have a wonderful shady beer garden with live music some nights. Try the wood fired pizza. Every dish has some special touch, like gorgonzola cheese on the pizza.

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