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Jonah's Seafood House

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2601 N Main St, East Peoria, IL 61611-1747
+1 309-694-0946
11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat 16:00 - 21:00
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Burlington, Iowa
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Love the Clam Chowder! All three times it was for lunch. Once brought my Texas sister who loved the spicey bloody mary and the fish selection. The second was with another family member who raved on the building and the freshness of even the salads. The last time with my husband, a Chef, he had the oysters and was very... More 

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Evanston, Illinois
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102 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went to dinner after a meeting, service was slow but the dining room had maybe 8 tables full. Took 15 minutes to get our drinks which were good, and reasonable in cost. Waitress was reluctant to take our food order with our drink order but did so. Now we know why, salads and soup came out a minute after our... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

If you're looking for a nice place to have good seafood in Peoria your choices are limited. We wanted a place with a river view and good food and Jonah's fit the bill. The food is good, the atmosphere is very nice, but the prices are a little elevated for Peoria. We've also had our anniversary dinners here and it's... More 

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Peoria, IL
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123 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We celebrated a birthday with lunch today. The restaurant is situated on the Illinois River and offers a beautiful view of the Peoria skyline. The staff was friendly and gave excellent service. The clam chowder was a highlight and the seven layer salad is my favorite. The tuna sandwich came with a side and was a huge charbroiled tuna steak.... More 

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East Peoria, Illinois
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157 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Super GUMBO!!! Spicy!!! I thought, "no way is this bowl going to fill me up for a quick lunch." WRONG! It was outstanding. I walked away full and ready for the rest of my day. Quick service in the Oyster Bar. I wanted to stay for dinner, but work called.

Thank DrBret
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always a reliable place to gather whether it's family or friends. In summer love to eat out on their patio enjoying the river view. Salads, desserts are yummy. All is yummy! Favorite place for sure.

Thank Norrie B
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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ok been here a few times trying to give then a chance since I absolutely love seafood! Well, keep looking! Last 2 trips consisted of over cooked shrimp, rubber scallops like it was microwaved, and everything we had that had been fried tasted like old oil! Save your money! I've had better food from Red Lobster at half the price!

Thank Melissa H
Gilbert, Arizona
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83 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there with my family and had a very good and quiet dinner. Our table overlooked the river and it was so nice and peaceful. Love this place, I would always go here for special occasions when I lived back there, now I go there any time I am back home

Thank Danielle G
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first visit to the Oyster Bar and not the last. The menu is different but perhaps better overall than the regular restaurant. If a favorite item is on the restaurant menu, it can be ordered in addition to the items exclusive to the more casual bar. The blackened fish entrée was excellent with nice portion sizes for... More 

Thank Mnz T
Gibson City, Illinois
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant was highly recommended by several people. Not cheap, but an excellent dining experience, at least for me and my wife. We both had Mahi-Mahi with Island Rice and some Oyster Bay white wine. Mine was Louisiana Blackened. The wine the waiter suggested paired very well with the dinner. I understand it gets pretty busy at times, but we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 40
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2601 N Main St, East Peoria, IL 61611-1747
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  East Peoria
  • Phone Number: +1 309-694-0946

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