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Famous City Bistro

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, ,
629 W Glen Ave, Peoria, IL 61614-4830
+1 309-691-9800
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible11%
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“sandwiches” (10 reviews)
“fries” (12 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
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629 W Glen Ave, Peoria, IL 61614-4830
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Reviews (42)
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11 - 20 of 42 reviews

Reviewed 5 September 2015

From the outside, I would have thought this place was an order-at-the-counter eatery. We went for an early lunch on a Monday recently. Found the place kind of neat inside with murals of big city scenes on the walls. They also have a bar with...More

Thank MLivestoEat
Reviewed 14 August 2015

it is on the corner of Glen and Sheridan. It is a really nice place,I like going there for BBQ. Friendly staff always. They are open all the time. Extra parking spaces are in the back.

1  Thank Arno P
Reviewed 1 August 2015

I have happily reviewed this restaurant before and I am very happy to do so again. Restaurants come and go in every city ... sure hope this one stays ... If you like great walleye (truly the best and ALL YOU CAN EAT) and enjoy...More

Thank Dawn M
Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

My daughter and I stopped for lunch. Nice lunch atmosphere. We both ordered sandwiches. I had chicken with pepper jack cheese with homemade potato chips as a side. The chicken was moist and tender and the bun soft. Very good sandwich and chips. My daughter...More

Thank Pottman
Reviewed 27 June 2015

OK folks...we go out to eat at a minimum once a week, and I do NOT take the time to write reviews on restaurants, but sometimes ... you just need to do so! Famous City Bistro in Peoria, Illinois is a place we have gone...More

Thank Dawn M
Reviewed 17 April 2015

We enjoyed all the items our family ordered including the steak dinner, tenderloin sandwich and pastrami sandwich. The fries are very good and so was the warm cornbread loaf that came with the dinner. Good size portions, average prices, causal atmosphere, good service...... will be...More

1  Thank JillRG
Reviewed 7 October 2014

Tried to give this place a chance and each time was a disappointment, cold food, meager offerings and not tasty at all, will never return.

Thank 545angele
Reviewed 12 September 2014

The menu at Famous City is a delight, there is something for everybody. From fresh smoked Brisket and Pulled Pork to Salads and Broasted Chicken! The full bar is a nice surprise with great daily drink specials and a surprisingly good craft beer selection. The...More

1  Thank Ashley F
Reviewed 31 August 2014

We go here a lot with the kids. Usually get the 3 pc. Broaster chicken, or fish sandwich. Portions are large, usually enough for 2 meals. fries and chips are good, cornbread is excellent. Kids meals are very reasonable as well. Service has been pretty...More

1  Thank Mike M
Reviewed 4 July 2014 via mobile

What a pleasant surprise! Then broasted chicken was hot and juicy with a perfect crust. The Mrs had the Italian Beef - with rave reviews! Stuffed!

1  Thank Tim_Viking
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 629 W Glen Ave, Peoria, IL 61614-4830
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Peoria
  • Phone Number: +1 309-691-9800
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