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Jalapeno's

) #2 of 48 Restaurants in Peru $$ - $$$ Mexican,
4387 Venture Dr, Peru, IL 61354-1014
+1 815-220-1638
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (11 reviews)
“tamales” (10 reviews)
“burrito” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
4387 Venture Dr, Peru, IL 61354-1014
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1 - 10 of 106 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Food was served quickly and was pretty good. This place stays very busy and seems very popular. Not the greatest atmosphere, but okay for a quick meal.

Thank Gary H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

While we were not confident of having Mexican food in America, we when for it as it was the best resturant near our hotel. It was also filled with local so that gave us hope. Food was OK, not good. However, we have difficulty ordering...More

Thank HockLye
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a fairly standard family owned Mexican restaurant but it's convenient and tasty. We like that it's close to the hwy and all of the hotels, it seems quite popular with the locals. Our food was great, and the service was very quick. I...More

Thank Jason M
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

The best Mexican food around. We had the combination platters which were more than enough and the homemade salsa and chips were amazing. Need to try the Margarita pitcher. For $19.99 you get to mix 2 flavors into a large pitcher. The pitcher contains 10...More

Thank bennybulls76
Brandee B, Social Media Manager at Jalapeno's, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your review! We appreciate you stopping in for a meal! See you tomorrow!

Reviewed 30 March 2017

Went now several times for Dinner because I’m staying conveniently at the Hotel Next Door. I can’t praise this Place enough, so far everything I had on the Menu was delicious. Very friendly and accommodating Staff. Highly recommended if you in the area.

Thank RBPilotcat
Brandee B, Social Media Manager at Jalapeno's, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2017

Thanks for stopping in! We are glad that you are staying close so that we have the opportunity to serve you! Thanks for the great review! See you tomorrow! :)

Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

We arrived at 6:00 on Saturday evening. There was a 10 minute wait to be seated. They don't take names so you need to be aware of where you are in line. Edgar came to our table within 2 minutes with menus and asked for...More

Thank Howard B
Brandee B, Social Media Manager at Jalapeno's, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2017

Hi Howie! Thank you so much for stopping in and for the fabulous review. Edgar is a great representation of our business and we are thrilled that you had a great experience with him. Hope you can make it in again soon!

Reviewed 27 February 2017

True Mexican food, very nice people, like an anthill of activity. There was a wait but this might have been Valentines day rush???? Good food, had left overs, I think we had the fajitas for 2 with pork chicken and shrimp. Good shrimp fresh, well...More

1  Thank SeekADeal
Brandee B, Social Media Manager at Jalapeno's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2017

Thanks for stopping in, and for the great review. Sorry that you had a bit of a wait though. We hope to see you in again soon.

Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

We arrived at 6 on a Friday and it was crazy busy so we left and came back at 8 and had a good meal. Chorizo grilled chicken and steak burrito we had were very good. Service was so-so. Overall we recommend.More

Thank John M
Brandee B, Social Media Manager at Jalapeno's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2017

Thanks for the review, John. Our apologies that we were initially pretty busy, but we are thrilled that you stopped back in. We will certainly pass the word along in regards to the service. "So-So" is certainly not the type of service that we strive...More

Reviewed 25 January 2017

Liked nice selection on menu with variety of combos available. Good margaritas. Quick service even when crowded. Give this place a try!

Thank Mary V
Brandee B, Social Media Manager at Jalapeno's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2017

Thanks for the review, Mary. We are always happy to have happy customers. I hope that you stop in again, and give us the chance to bump that 4Star up to 5. :)

Reviewed 20 January 2017

Jalapenos is great!! No matter how busy they are, you get seated fast. Your food comes out extremely quickly. They have really delicious food and margaritas!

Thank Burklebees
Brandee B, Social Media Manager at Jalapeno's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2017

Thank you for the great review. It's always a good day when we have customers that leave happy, with full stomachs, and thrilled with our fast and friendly service!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 15
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4387 Venture Dr, Peru, IL 61354-1014
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Peru
  • Phone Number: +1 815-220-1638
Description
Authentic Mexican restaurant. Family friendly. Freshly made ingredients.
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