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

Heather is a wonderful waitress. Food was lovely. Wonderful Friday night! More

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Nick and Nino's Penthouse Steakhouse2. Nick and Nino's Penthouse Steakhouse
998 reviews
Contemporary American | Springfield, Central Illinois

Our time here was perfect. Not only was our meal delicious, our table had the glorious view of the sun setting over the city. Service was attentive with our waiter Rick who was very knowledgeable. A wonderful evening that I highly recommend More

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Firefly Grill3. Firefly Grill
1325 reviews
American | Effingham, Central Illinois

The onion soup is world class. The broth is rich and hearty. The servers are attentive and knowledgeable. The ambiance is both stylish and welcoming More

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Miga4. Miga
303 reviews
Contemporary Asian | Champaign / Monticello, Central Illinois

Excellent! Only reason for 4/5 was that one guest asked for "no mushrooms" and got mushrooms. Otherwise, server was very, very good. More

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

Server was awesome. Was very friendly and personable. My only complaint is how dark it is in there. More

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Amaravati - Indian Royal CuisineAmaravati - Indian Royal Cuisine
Indian | Bloomington / Normal, Central Illinois

Our menu comprises of perennial classics such as biryani, chicken tikka masala, naan, and fragrant curries but also modern twists in the tale by way of a few Indo-Chinese delicacies No matter what you choose, you can trust that your food will be cooked to perfection and that it adheres to the highest standards of quality, taste, and hygiene. At Amaravati, we pride ourselves on our vibrant dining experience, our culinary excellence, and our standards of customer service. Our inviting ambience and contemporary décor will amplify your dining experience. As our guest, we want to you to witness first-hand the rich aromas and exquisite tastes that farm-fresh ingredients, combined with legendary Indian spices can bring straight to your table. So come today and try our carefully curated menu of appetizers, entrees and desserts from all over the Indian subcontinent. With dozens of delicacies for our vegetarian guests as well as for all the resolute carnivores in town, we cater to all!More

Iron Spike Brewing Co.Iron Spike Brewing Co.
American | Galesburg, Central Illinois

Iron Spike brewing Co. is a craft pub/brewery and a restaurant serving both authentic and contemporary American cuisine. Dedicated to offering fine-quality craft beer and inspirational food, it offers a particularly rustic ambiance suitable for the audience it caters to. With an expert culinary team, headed by the Chef and Owner Ryan Cardwell himself, the food and drinks served at the Iron Spike Brewing Co. are made using the finest local ingredients.

Iron Spike Brewing Co. serves six different menu selections including lunch meals, salads and soups. It also offers a kids�-friendly menu. Customers can enjoy indoor PGA gold simulators, play a friendly match of darts or billiards or simply sit back and enjoy a chilled beer while watching live sports. An outdoor seating area is also available. The pub is open for diners every day, from 11:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.


Noir Tapas & Rendezvous LoungeNoir Tapas & Rendezvous Lounge
Tapas / Small Plates | Peoria/East Peoria, Central Illinois

Noir Tapas & Rendezvous Lounge is a tapas and drinks bar that offers a variety of Spanish and South American dishes. In terms of its environment, Noir Tapas & Rendezvous Lounge has an upscale urban feel. The ambience is quite, casual and laidback. As entertainment, the restaurant plays a collection of classic film noir movies.

The menu at Noir Tapas & Rendezvous Lounge is extensive with a variety of dishes that are freshly prepared on a daily basis. There also is an equally extensive boutique wine and craft beer selection to choose from. The second floor of the restaurant is available for private meetings, business dinners and holiday parties. The restaurant is closed on Sundays.