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Jalapeno's

4387 Venture Dr, Peru, IL 61354-1014
+1 815-220-1638
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
4387 Venture Dr, Peru, IL 61354-1014
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1 - 10 of 113 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

This restaurant will have something for everybody's taste. IT is located within walking distance from two hotels and down the street from local shopping.

Thank mic397hael
Brandee B, Social Media Manager at Jalapeno's, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for the great review! Glad that you were able to stop by on your travels! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Appeared to be popular with locals as well as nearby hotel guests. Chips and salsa (quite good) arrived right after I was seated and it was fairly busy (maybe 4-8 people waiting to be seated). Ordered chicken enchiladas and asked for a chili verde sauce...More

Thank Mike K
Brandee B, Social Media Manager at Jalapeno's, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for stopping in Mike! We hope that you are able to make it in again when you are in the area!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed it. We were pleased to find it so near our hotel. The entry looked a little sketchy on the inside but the restaurant is quite lovely, open and airy. Service was great.

Thank Kathy C
Brandee B, Social Media Manager at Jalapeno's, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for the great review! We appreciate your business!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great little Mexican restaurant. Atmosphere a bit noisy but food was great and large portions. Reasonably priced. Would definitely visit again.

Thank familyvaca4
Brandee B, Social Media Manager at Jalapeno's, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for the great review!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food and service were good. The dining area they have is pretty small and if there is a large party, which there was when we went, it can be super loud in there. My daughter did complain that it was too loud and that...More

Thank foodisimportant
Brandee B, Social Media Manager at Jalapeno's, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for stopping in, we appreciate your business. I am sorry that it was a little louder than you prefer. We hope that you will stop in again and give us another shot.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this was our first time in peru visiting Starved Rock state park and stayed in Peru with Jalapenos right next store. Two different people recommended it and it turned to be great. Great service, good food and very reasonably priced.

Thank sandon55
Brandee B, Social Media Manager at Jalapeno's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for stopping in! We are always happy to see new faces here. We hope you enjoyed your travels and will stop in again when you make it back this way!

Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

The food was delicious & the margarita went down so smooth. Great stuff. Very friendly & attentive. I'd go back over & over.

Thank Gail M
Brandee B, Social Media Manager at Jalapeno's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review, Gail. We think that our customers are pretty awesome too!

Reviewed 21 July 2017 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
Brandee B, Social Media Manager at Jalapeno's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review Gary!

Reviewed 21 July 2017 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
Brandee B, Social Media Manager at Jalapeno's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for stopping in. We appreciate your business. We hope that you are able to stop in again and give us another chance when you are in the area.

Reviewed 16 July 2017 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
Brandee B, Social Media Manager at Jalapeno's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are thrilled that you stopped in while you were here. We appreciate your business and hope to see you in again soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 15
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
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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