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Childers Eatery

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3312 N. University St., Peoria, IL 61604
+1 309-688-1332
05:30 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 05:30 - 15:00
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Warrenville, Illinois
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53 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

My son ordered the Caprese chicken focaccia sandwich. He loved it. My husband and I ordered the breakfast special -- triple berry stuffed French toast. It was wonderful. We will definitely go there again.

1 Thank Sarah L
Chicago, Illinois
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83 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

This place has some "fine dining" items on the menu WITHOUT the fine dining prices. C'mon, $8.99 for a pork belly omelet? And another that has white truffle oil? These prices are a steal for the quality and variety of ingredients. Came in around 11:30 on a Saturday morning and while they were doing a brisk business, the wait was... More 

1 Thank duranie4life
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Even though they were busy on a late Sunday morning, it did not take us long to be seated. The breakfast menu was extensive making the decision that much harder. I will definitely need to go back to try other options. The staff was very friendly and prompt. All staff worked well together to service all the customers. Reasonable prices... More 

1 Thank Dave S
Chagrin Falls, Ohio
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We visited the new location in Peoria Heights for breakfast. They have a great menu with lots of creative choices for omelets, benedicts, and other favorites. I had the pork belly omelet and my wife had the Diablo Benedict. Both were beautifully presented, with great flavors and ample portions. The side dishes were also tasty. I had the cheddar grits... More 

1 Thank Greg D
Peoria, Illinois
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124 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

A long-time, locally owed restaurant in Peoria has just opened their newest location at Junction City. We stopped here around 1 PM Sunday, and the place was packed! We opted to eat at the bar (open seating) rather than get in line for a table. There is also seating outside. The menu is loaded with great selections with breakfast being... More 

1 Thank pollyanna123
Peoria, Illinois
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to eat with family or friends. Since it is so popular be prepared to wait for a seat on the weekends. It's worth it! So many fun choices to choose from for lunch and breakfast!! Would recommend🙂

1 Thank Elizabeth97300
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Spot on; greeter, server and the food. Includes biscuits, gravy, eggs to order and fine hash browns. Get the link sausage.

1 Thank Bill B
Peoria, Illinois
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We have had lunch here twice now and it has been great both times!! Has become our regular lunch place. So many different items on the menu something for everyone the burgers are the best! I am excited to try their breakfast. Highly recommend!!

1 Thank Manderson97
Peoria, Illinois
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

We generally eat only breakfast here but it is a great value for the money. Diane is a great waitress and you always get good service from the other people as well.

Thank PeoriaAce
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

This is my favorite breakfast spot. The staff is super sweet and fast and the food is always great! The prices are cheap for the quality of food and service! There are now 2 locations. University is much better than Junction City! The service at Junction City isn't as good and it's extremely loud due to the high ceilings. Best... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
05:30 - 15:00
05:30 - 15:00
05:30 - 15:00
05:30 - 15:00
05:30 - 15:00
05:30 - 15:00
05:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3312 N. University St., Peoria, IL 61604
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Peoria
  • Phone Number: +1 309-688-1332

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