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The Pier Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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401 Bonansinga Dr, Quincy, IL 62301-2569
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very inviting location! Great views of Mississippi River and bridges. Food was marvelous! Elevator access to main dining room.

Thank Laurie M
Pier R, Owner at The Pier Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you we appriciate your review and happy everyting was up to your expatations. Hope to see you again. More 

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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed the Sunday brunch. Prime Rib was very good. Had other options but I enjoyed the prime Rib the best. Service was good and friendly. Best to get there around noon for best and freshest choices. We come into town a few times a year and this is a place I like to enjoy a nice Sunday brunch at... More 

Thank Bob C
Rick C, Manager at The Pier Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review we are glad you enjoy or brunch when you visit Quincy. Hope to see you again in the future and we will try for that last star More 

Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
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54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

I was touring with a large group of friends in my Corvette Club. So, we divided into two tables of 16 or so. This sort of thing is always a scramble for the wait staff, even at an upscale restaurant. But, our wait handled everything with skill and good humor. It was appreciated and duly rewarded. I had pasta Alfredo... More 

Thank VetteRunner
Rick C, Manager at The Pier Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review and we are glad your group chose us for dinner. One of the reasons our pastas are better than most every where else is we roll and cut fresh noodles every day, we never use boxed or dried noodles in any of our dishes in or dining room lunch or dinner. I am glad... More 

Quincy, Illinois
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

Menu is limited, but well balanced. I usually end up with one of the pasta choices. The wine options are pricey, but good quality. Servers are all excellent.

1 Thank Donald D
Rick C, Manager at The Pier Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review we hope to see you again some time soon. More 

Quincy, United States
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

Lovely setting and great food and service. Ambiance is what is all about. This is a lovely place for lunch or dinner. Staff is very attentive yet allows for time for visiting. The unique setting - actually on a pier over the Mississippi River - ensures that the setting is picturesque and provides good food and good value.

Thank Jan H
Rick C, Manager at The Pier Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much we are glad your experience was what you would expect from us. More 

quncy, il
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

I have enjoyed an occasional lunch in the past, so I tried dinner. Disappointing for the price. I gladly pay for good, fresh menus. This was not the case, however.....

Thank artygrlQcy
Rick C, Manager at The Pier Restaurant, responded to this review

Sorry we didn't live up to what you expected I say give it a try again and we will make sure all is right. More 

Owatonna, Minnesota
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114 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2016

my wife and I went here for dinner nice restaurant overlooking the river, food was good it was rather cold inside so bring a wrap service was fine, not very busy but we were there during the week it is rather upscale but prices not too bad only complaint is it overlooks the river but windows are quite dirty and... More 

Thank retiredguy2014
Rick C, Manager at The Pier Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review we are glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again. Yep the windows are hard to clean very hard and this time of year we have the surprise hatching of the infamous May Flies so we don't do much until they are done which is usually sometime in September. More 

Kansas City, MO
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271 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016

We met a few friends for dinner here. The service we excellent as was the food. Topping that off was the view of the river and bridge. It is reasonably priced fine dining. It was a delightful experience.

Thank ajayhawkfan
Rick C, Manager at The Pier Restaurant, responded to this review

thank you we couldn't agree more and are very happy you enjoyed what we try and do for our guest. Hope to be able to serve you again soon. More 

Linn, Missouri
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169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 13, 2016

Our family recently made a visit to the Quincy area and decided to stop and try the Pier again at my recommendation. My husband and I had tried several years back and recommended to our large group. We arrived early for our reservation by accident and were well aware that we would probably have to wait to be seated at... More 

Thank Wolfeaj
Rick C, Manager at The Pier Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind review. I apologize for not acknowledging you as quickly as I should have along with a couple of other guest that evening around 7 PM. I was trying to get tables reset as we were a bit short handed Saturday evening. Had a server no show and one call in sick, kind of put us in... More 

Urbana, Illinois
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78 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2016

The view of course, is the first draw - a river town should have a fine riverview restaurant. Built on top of an old train bridge pier, it is safe from floods and what the river could throw surrounding areas. They've even got a ramp to the nearby street in case flooding makes the regular entrance unusable. The service is... More 

Thank Roqzy
Rick C, Manager at The Pier Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the review it is always great to have people enjoy what we try and do. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Scenic view
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 Bonansinga Dr, Quincy, IL 62301-2569
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Quincy
  • Phone Number: 217-221-0020

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?