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The 50's Diner

4700 N University St Spc 60, Peoria, IL 61614-5851
+1 309-692-6300
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible12%
Travelers talk about
“french toast” (3 reviews)
“sandwich” (4 reviews)
“ham” (2 reviews)
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6:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
American, Diner
4700 N University St Spc 60, Peoria, IL 61614-5851
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Waitresses were nice. Service was quick. Food was good. Prices weren’t bad. I would go back. The 50’s diner could use some deep cleaning and maybe a few updates but overall a good place to eat.

Thank emmabowwow
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Couldn't decide what to order and then I took a chance and ordered the Reuben, with sweet potato fries. WOW ! If you want a Reuben almost as good as Momma makes, you have found it here. I wanted to check in the kitchen to...More

Thank rcr1rcr1
Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

Nothing fancy here-has the look and feel of an old diner- complete with a long lunch counter. The food is good and reasonably priced. Coffee is also good.

Thank SpartanFIJI
Reviewed March 25, 2018

My daughter, son-in-law, grandson, wife and I ate breakfast at The 50's Diner on 3/25/2018. My daughter selected a patty melt/tater tots ($8.29), lg. chocolate shake ($4.29), coffee ($2.09); my wife selected a bacon & cheese sandwich ($3.99), cheese ($.29) lg. chocolate shake ($4.29), coffee...More

Thank BKCK
Reviewed March 20, 2018

Their dinners are just like Mom used to make. Really good, plain old home style. Breakfast is always better than average, with good moderate prices.

Thank DBLasaine
Reviewed January 10, 2018 via mobile

Great environment and good food. I ordered the 50s combo with French toast and vacan and links. I will return to try lunch menu soon.

1  Thank Regsrex
Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

Went to this gem for lunch and all got a maid rite which was Fantastic as always. Shared some fries and a coke. The servers here are outstanding and very friendly. Great restaurant for breakfast also

1  Thank Robert S
Reviewed March 15, 2017 via mobile

This dinner is perfect for families and couples with a real 50's flair. The food is amazing and the service is so friendly. Have a shake too since they are simply delicious. Great place right in the Metro Centre.

1  Thank Andy H
Reviewed January 7, 2017

I frequent the 50's Diner weekly with friends. We have as few as 4 in our party, and more often 8-10. The breakfast hour seems to be the busiest and the breakfasts are very good, but not necessairly of the Egg Harbor or LePeep type....More

1  Thank Bob C
Reviewed September 30, 2016

I really enjoyed our meal there. Our two year old puked at the table and the staff rushed to our assistance. Seven stars if possible.

1  Thank marklehn
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4700 N University St Spc 60, Peoria, IL 61614-5851 (Formerly Maid Rite)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Peoria
  • Phone Number: +1 309-692-6300
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