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EDGE by Chef Dustin Allen1. EDGE by Chef Dustin Allen
286 reviews
Contemporary American | Peoria/East Peoria, Central Illinois

Terrific venue in the Heights. Portions are just right; food is terrific and expertly prepared. Good wine selection, too. The chocolate tort with salted caramel and vanilla bean ice cream was a very fine cap to the meal. More

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Firefly Grill2. Firefly Grill
1442 reviews
American | Effingham, Central Illinois

The foods were fantastic and the service was perfect. I would recommend this restaurant to everyone... More

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Maldaner's3. Maldaner's
374 reviews
Contemporary American | Springfield, Central Illinois

Food... amazing Service... amazingly attentive Noise... a little loud for me The over all experience was great! I highly recommend this restaurant to anyone. More

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Miga4. Miga
366 reviews
Sushi | Champaign / Monticello, Central Illinois

What a great place, love the decor. Their sushi Is the best in town and my husband loved his steak, cooked to perfection. More

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Baxters American Grille5. Baxters American Grille
565 reviews
American | Bloomington / Normal, Central Illinois

Had the Carne Asada dinner special. It was delicious! More

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Koh-I-Noor Indian Restaurant & LoungeKoh-I-Noor Indian Restaurant & Lounge
Indian | Champaign / Monticello, Central Illinois

Kohinoor Indian Restaurant & Lounge located in Champaign, IL, serves only the finest north Indian food, prepared with our original Indian recipes. Call 217-552-1384 or come visit us today and try our signature dishes prepared with fresh ingredients and spices, which have delighted patrons around the world for 40 years. We are proud that Koh-I-Noor Indian Restaurant & Lounge is a locally, family-owned and managed restaurant with roots from the Champaign-Urbana area and recipes from Northern India. Ujjwal Ghimire owns the restaurant and manages it along side of his brother, Sanny mother, Mina, and father, Hari Pratap Ghimire. Chef Ghimire started Sitara Indian Restaurant in Urbana and was the head chef. Now, Chef Ghimire is the head chef at Koh-i-noor Indian Restaurant. With 35 years of professional cooking experience our Chef knows how to properly prepare and season foods to satisfy your cravings.More

Long 9 at Crowne Plaza SpringfieldLong 9 at Crowne Plaza Springfield
Contemporary American | Springfield, Central Illinois

The Long 9 Restaurant is our featured restaurant and it is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Our elegant and inviting atmosphere is the perfect host for you, your family, and your business associates.

Start your meal at The Rosewood Dining Room with a classic combination of the house special lobster bisque and classic Caesar salad. Another popular appetizer is the fingerling potatoes. The menu offers a variety of gourmet sandwiches that you can enjoy for a main course at lunch. For dinner, try traditional American specialties like the filet mignon entrée.


Loukinens' on 4thLoukinens' on 4th
Contemporary American | Springfield, Central Illinois

We offer a balance of delicious Contemporary American fare with a twist of Classical French technique. Chef Loukinen has created a lunch menu of flavorful soups, salads, sandwiches and more. Dinner is a dining event of palate pleasing courses meant to be savored throughout the meal. Join us today and create your own memory at Loukinens' on 4th!More

Discover Central Illinois

With flavors from all over the world, the Central Illinois area is home to some of the state’s most diverse dining options. For starters, you can sample some American favorites, such as chicken wings, halibut, and cream of mushroom soup, in a warm and inviting farm-to-table roadhouse. If you'd like to try some south-of-the-border flavors, you won't be disappointed. Head to one of the many nearby Mexican restaurants for authentic dishes or sample something new like octopus carnitas or black cod. There's also a selection of French restaurants that offer elegant dining atmospheres and traditional meals like steak tartare, rillette of pork, and turban of lobster.