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Burger Barge

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American, Bar
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1401 N Main St, East Peoria, IL 61611-2176
+1 309-694-9191
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Springfield, Illinois
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We usually visit the burger barge anytime we are in the area! This visit we had a large group in the back room and the waitress we had was great! She kept our drinks coming and food came out fast! Great visit! Can't wait to go back!

Thank Jen M
Marion, Illinois
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181 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Burger Barge is known for massive burgers and sides which can be great or can be lackluster, depending on how busy they are. On a busy night expect to wait an hour for food that arrives at room temperature. If you are there during non-peak hours service is usually quick and the food is usually better. Around 2012-2013 the... More 

Thank AandE_G
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4 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The aesthetics leave a bit to be desired, but if you can look past that, this place is a gem. Excellent food, huge portions! Don't let the look scare you off!

Thank annetm1979
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

they have really great food,enjoy going there. the atmosphere is great, I really like going to the Burger Barge !!!

Thank Randy P
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to celebrate after our boy's first tennis match of the season! Food was delicious and plentiful. The service was prompt and courteous. We will be back!

Thank Nichole C
Groveland, Illinois, United States
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50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dirty place. Dirty bathrooms. Needs too many repairs to list. Greasy burgers. They try to make up for the lack of cleanliness with nice staff, large menu, and the fact that it is a hometown hotspot in summer. No amount of fancy toppings can sop up the grease on the burgers. It does have a great deck, however, but for... More 

Thank Jenny F
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Smells like smoke before you go in. Food was delicious!! I recommend the mashed potato burger. Nice waitress. Also, very very cold in the winter if you are in the porch part because it's just a tarp with holes.

Thank pandalover679
Mackinaw, Illinois
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5 reviews
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

One of those kinda hidden gems Great burgers Couple different locations, this one near the water has an excellent view of the Illinois river

Thank Collin S
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Been hearing about this place for years and finally went and was not disappointed. It is a little hidden gem on the water and surprisingly enough a vegetarian can find food on their menu. This location is definitely my favorite of the Burger Barge spots.

Thank Dannie H
Danvers, Illinois
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55 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

The burgers are great and the fried clams are perfect . The wait staff is good and always friendly. Mmmmm FRINGS. the rest rooms are Nasty!!! No I Mean NASTY WOW DID I SAY NASTY AND .... MOIST.

Thank Timothy G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1401 N Main St, East Peoria, IL 61611-2176
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  East Peoria
  • Phone Number: +1 309-694-9191

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?