Local Favorites

You can tell a good restaurant by where the locals go! The Peoria area has no shortage of restaurants for you to try, and many have become very popular not only with visitors but by those living here as well. No matter what you’re in the mood for, you’ll find plenty on the menu to excite you at our favorite hotspots.
Try the pub burgers or famous horseshoes at Obed & Isaacs Microbrewery and Eatery, located in a beautiful historic renovated old church. Fulfill your lunch cravings with Than Linh’s delicious Vietnamese buffet, stir-fries, and authentic soups.

Taste the Ravioli Aurora at Troy Ummel’s Connected, a unique and romantic restaurant that serves Italian and American food. Located near Bradley University’s campus, One World Cafe is an attraction not just for students but for those all around with a large selection of fresh multicultural options for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. 

Check out the lamb meatball sub at Hearth, a raved about american restaurant with unique options that uses locally grown ingredients. You won’t walk away hungry from the Burger Barge, known for their variety of delicious and juicy burger options.

Explore some of these local favorite restaurants next time you plan a day in the Peoria area.