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Jonah's Seafood House

2601 N Main St, East Peoria, IL 61611-1747
+1 309-694-0946
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
11:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2601 N Main St, East Peoria, IL 61611-1747
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow, what a great view during the lunch; we had a window seat and could see the river and boats while we were eating. And, you have got to try their gumbo; really good with a slight 'bite' to it. Great meal choices, and again,...More

Thank Randy S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We drove to Jonah’s with two other couples for dinner. The restaurant overlooking the river was especially inviting and we had top notch service before, during and after dinner. The Dinner was very good and the blackened grouper and clam chowder were fantastic. We will...More

Thank b2bias
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The atmosphere is great and you can dine overlooking the Illinois river which is nice too. The food is above average - at least what I had was good. They can get very busy and when they do their service tends to decrease quickly. The...More

Thank Paul Z
Reviewed 3 October 2017

For a special Saturday evening out we decided to return again to one of our local favorites and were not disappointed! We started with the Bang Bang shrimp - the spicy sauce is unique and delicious. For our dinners we chose the Wahoo - blackened...More

Thank StacCr
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Any time we are in the area, we make an effort to go to Jonahs. The selection of seafood is great, especially for the middle of the country. To location is unique on the river. It's worth visiting.

Thank IowaTraveler50021
Reviewed 19 September 2017

We had not been to Jonah's in quite awhile. We were extremely pleased with the service and the food at the rehearsal dinner on a Friday night for a large group of people. My compliments to staff and management.

Thank EdMonroe
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Lots of seafood to choose from. Menus changes daily. New England chowder is one of the best I have had. I had grouper, light fish good flavor. Always get the key lime pie for dessert. Attached to Jonah's is an oyster bar on one side...More

1  Thank Ann T
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

A local family own restaurant with excellent seafood. The menu changes on a regular basis with same main staples. Their gumbo and clam chowder is the best, mix it. It is call chumbo.

1  Thank Danielle M
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

We were together with friend from Indiana for a great days. We are also from out of town. Did research and what a good choice.food was excellent, drinks very good, atmosphere perfect. Moderately priced in comparison to larger cities.

1  Thank Peg H
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Helpful staff, great food. Had a variety of appetizers and dinner meals in our group. Everything was great. Great chocolate cake desert. Go check this out. I will return next summer.

1  Thank Scott J
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Judy K
24 July 2017|
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Response from 123qwe | Reviewed this property |
M-F 11:00am- 9:00pm & Sat. 4-10:00pm
Brenda S
3 November 2016|
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Response from Donna B | Reviewed this property |
They have a variety, depends on the diner's tastes I think. I've had 3-4 different entrees, all good. Check with server or management.
don m
20 February 2016|
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Response from Marilyn R | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do. I am a New Englander so went for freshwater entree only, though
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 40
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, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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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