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Mark Allen's American Kitchen

1402 Peoria St, Peru, IL 61354-2212
+1 815-220-0642
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Overview
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“trigger fish” (7 reviews)
“cajun pasta” (7 reviews)
“lamb chops” (6 reviews)
Closed
All hours
CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1402 Peoria St, Peru, IL 61354-2212
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Reviewed today via mobile

Mark Allen's is our go-to place locally for excellent food, casual atmosphere and a very accommodating, friendly staff. Always a great choice of "special" entrees to go along with the regular menu--try the lamb chops!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I just got back from this lovely restaurant in Peru, Illinois, during our weekend visit to Starved Rock State Park. The restaurant portion is in the back room of a bar/restaurant set-up. All of the staff there were incredibly friendly from the...More

1  Thank Scohn
Reviewed 1 week ago

Once again another great meal, husband had the shark said it was excellent. I particularly enjoy the peach mango sangria.

1  Thank Janice R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We always enjoy good food here, but one if the best recently was the scrod with shrimp and Alfredo sauce with asparagus. Delicious. I also asked the bartender to make me something "pear". He came up wit a delicious pear tini. My new fav drink!

1  Thank BEAR031
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

We had a pretty large group, 7 adults and 2 children. We went to one place that could not seat us together so we called Mark's. They were happy to make room for us. The food was good and the staff very friendly. They brought...More

1  Thank Jim B
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

My favorite place in the Illnois Valley. The Cajun Pasta is excellent & the drinks are always good. Friendly staff.

1  Thank Coonhound1
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Can't believe trip advisor calls this the #1 restaurant in Peru. Went with friends that said they would not return. Main reason was they had the same server 3 times in a row. Each time pushing the rewards program. The kicker was when she was...More

1  Thank William M
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Once again as always we had a wonderful meal and drinks at Mark Allen's. Highly recommend scallops and shrimp in lobster sauce and their peach mango sangria.

1  Thank Janice R
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Our waitress, Tracy, did a great job. Friendly, presented the specials for the night and helped make our visit a pleasure. The specials were very interesting but we got our favorite, Fish And Chips. Huge portions. I wouldn't bother with the calamari though. Looking forward...More

1  Thank James S
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Five of us arrived about 5 pm on a Saturday night. We had read the reviews but didn't know what to expect. To be honest, the exterior is not the standard look for a fine dining restaurant, but we decided to give it a try....More

1  Thank Kevin A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1402 Peoria St, Peru, IL 61354-2212
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Peru
  • Phone Number: +1 815-220-0642
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