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4315 N Voss St, Peoria, IL 61616-6549
+1 309-682-5205
Tue - Sat 17:30 - 21:00
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Marion, Illinois
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181 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This restaurant is kind of a secret in Peoria. The only Italian places people talk about are Avanti's or Biaggi's, but Paparazzi is much better than both. It's a small restaurant a block east of Prospect in Peoria Heights behind that terrible dive bar Silver Dollar. The drinks are good and the food is great. There is sometimes a long... More 

Thank AandE_G
Peoria Heights, Illinois
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75 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Well worth your time, a family run restaurant that has maintained excellent offerings for many years. The portions are nice and the menu varied AND do not forget to order some Garlic Bread it is excellent.

Thank LeRoyGe
Peoria, IL
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152 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

We are three couples who decided to eat dinner here after many years. We call ourselves the "Friday Forks" and wear logo shirts. We rate the restaurants on food, service, and ambiance. The veal marsala ranked the highest...delicious. the linguini with white clam sauce was "bland" as was the linguini carbonara...not much flavor. The Italian sausage was flavor filled but... More 

Thank MokoPeoria_IL
Peoria, Illinois
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

I can nearly sum it up in one sentence: You'd be better off at Olive Garden... And that's never something you want to hear of an "authentic" Italian restaurant. The wine was served in orange juice glasses. The pastas were completely tasteless and very soupy. No bread served. No martinis or liquor. Salads only have one dressing choice - how... More 

Thank 9Amber
Ashburn, Virginia
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44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Staff was great! Food was not as great as it used to be. Lasagna was very dry! Bread was also very dry and very little olive oil and it butter. This used to be great! for $4.95 an order. I really expected more. Very disappointed! Great cappuccino !

Thank Blackdrap
Peoria, Illinois
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016

It's one of those sad truths about life, that we get so busy in our everyday endeavors you forget to stop at a place you have been hearing about 20 years. Well, we broke the cycle of monotony and landed at Paparazzi for dinner on 08/17/16. I love the hidden, quiet, almost sinister location. No strip mall blaring with neon... More 

Thank NPeach
Peoria Heights, Illinois
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75 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

A intimate (off the beaten track) Italian restaurant that is well worth the trip. Paparazzi's is easy to find and if you are looking for a quiet non-pretentious restaurant you have found it. All the food choices (mostly Italian) are excellent and the garlic bread is really special!

Thank LeRoyGe
Peoria, Illinois
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284 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2016

We arrived promptly for our Saturday night reservation and were seated immediately. The restaurant was very busy so we were really expecting a fantastic meal, but there was nothing great about our meal here. The food was not great, the drinks were not very good, but the service was decent. We'd been hoping to find a nicer Italian restaurant, but... More 

Thank Montyd72
Ladd, Illinois
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32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2015

I had the pleasure of lunch at this fine establishment, where we celebrated the Marine Corps 240th Birthday. It seems the owner (Bruce) is a Marine! Wonderful small out of the way restaurant (next to the police station) with a wealth of historical photos on the walls that were taken or collected by the owner's time in the service.. Quaint...enticing...wonderful... More 

Thank Sheriff John T
Morton, Illinois
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338 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Excellent, freshly prepared Italian. Large selection of Veal, Chicken and pasta dishes. The food is always excellent, the service friendly and helpful, very reasonable prices and a nice sized portion.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4315 N Voss St, Peoria, IL 61616-6549
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Peoria
  • Phone Number: +1 309-682-5205

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