Illinois may be very far from an ocean, however, these days it’s easy to ship fresh seafood to the midwest right from the coast. Whether you prefer fish, crab, shrimp or lobster, the Peoria area has a great range of delicious seafood that is sure to satisfy your appetite.

Looking for a waterfront view with your meal?  Jonah’s Seafood House and 2601 Oyster Bar is an oyster bar serving delicious surf ‘n’ turf and chowder in East Peoria. Try the Tasmanian King Salmon or Florida Red Grouper from The Fish House, which is known for its fresh seafood dishes from around the world, low lit environment, and fish market. A Discover Peoria Staff favorite from The Fish House is the Au Gratin Potatoes, you won’t be disappointed. 

Drop in to Yummy Crab for Louisiana style cajun seafood that does not disappoint. Stop by Big J J’s Fish and Chicken for a large selection of seafood options such as catfish, shrimp, and walleye. Red Lobster is always a go-to option for American seafood in a New England themed environment. 

Next time you’re craving tasty seafood but don’t want to take an expensive trip to the ocean, stop by the Peoria area.