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Kelleher's Irish Pub

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American, Irish, Bar, Pub
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619 SW Water St, Peoria, IL 61602-5114
(309) 673 6000
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The night was perfect to dine outside, so I chose Kelleher's for my bday dinner with family. The waiter, Taylor, carded our son twice. He didn't look at the ID the first time, and when he asked to see the id again 10 minutes later, our son showed his ID again- during this second carding, Taylor said "I'm not getting... More 

Thank Cheryl L
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52 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here with our family of four and a few friends. The location is right on the railroad tracks and the building looks like a repurposed warehouse. They have a vibrant patio scene with live music and tables. The beer selection is great and the waitstaff was good as well. The food was mediocre at est. But, I guess you... More 

Thank FitzK
Peoria, Illinois, United States
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95 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Irish stew was served hot and very tasty! Or you could order the fish and chips, lots of fries with the fish! This was a business luncheon!

Thank 139mike139
Hudson Valley Region, NY
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found myself with members of my conference eating dinner here. Outside tables set up streetside with bar and grill service on the sidewalk. Inside, full menu available. Beer of the month was excellent with take home glass and $4.00 refills. Wished we stayed outside. The soup for the appetizer was excellent. But the main course "Irish Pot Poast" was a... More 

Thank RSB61
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing great here, but plenty of good drink and food options. Social scene isn't great, but it is usually crowded. I like the patio area in warm months

Thank Wade K
Peoria, Illinois
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32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I didn't expect to enjoy Kelleher's when I first went there. I'm consistently impressed with the menu and how perfect this place is for a get together with friends or family. Nice after work place to meet. Great for groups that just keep growing. Fun and relaxed!!

Thank BPVBTess
Parkersburg, West Virginia
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Found this by mistake and decided to try it. I am so glad we did. The service was excellent and the food delicious. I ordered the shepherds pie and it was so large I had to take some to go. The beer was very cold and the kind the waitress recommended was good enough to order a second glass.

Thank Violet D
Chicago, Illinois
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53 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed our visit to Kelleher's and the weather was nice so we were able to sit outside. The restaurant has a good Irish pub atmosphere and typical pub food choices. Food was good, service was average and they appeared to be shorthanded.

Thank sandytom91
Peoria, Illinois
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118 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

Enjoy the ambience of a real Irish pub at Kelleher's on Water Street. There's plenty of room, both inside and out, to sit and enjoy an authentic Irish dish. My husband had shepherd's pie, his favorite Kelleher's dish, and I had the Irish BLT on wonderful grilled bread, smothered in garlic butter and melted provolone cheese. Delicious! We were seated... More 

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Lake Elmo, Minnesota
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235 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

We stopped here for dinner. It was crowded but we got a table fairly quickly. The service was good and the food was too. It is rather noisy.

Thank OneAddictedTraveler

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 619 SW Water St, Peoria, IL 61602-5114
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Peoria
  • Phone Number: (309) 673 6000

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?