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Rhythm Kitchen

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American, Bar, Pizza, Pub
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305 SW Water St, Peoria, IL 61602-1425
+1 309-676-9668
08:00 - 23:00
Closed now
All hours
Tue 11:00 - 21:00
Wed - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 08:00 - 23:00
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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2015 via mobile

If you like creole dish, eclectic deco and groovy music, this is the place to go. Located right on the Peoria riverfront on the Water Street, it is very accessible, friendly and relaxing. Perfect to enjoy a few drinks and delicious southern dish and let your spirit dance lightly in this quintessential small town music cafe. The butterscotch pecan pie... More 

Thank Wei0929
Peoria, Illinois
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2015

ALWAYS an excellent job! The food isn't ur usual chain restaurant food, so if ur looking for something different, I highly reccomend the Rhythm Kitchen. We were there during Mardi Gras, so the menu was relating to New Orleans food. Not all things were spicy, and if you have any questions, the servers are more than willing to assist you... More 

Thank baw4918
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2015 via mobile

Food overall was alright. My black bean turkey burger was delicious. Unfortunately my wife's veggie wrap was not very great. She asked what was all in it and they listed everything and didn't mention mushrooms being apart of the dish. She said great because she didn't want mushrooms in it...well it came with mushrooms. Her rice dish was luke warm... More 

1 Thank Brandon G
Swansea, Illinois
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2014 via mobile

Stopped for lunch on A Friday afternoon. Menu included soups and unique sandwiches like Salmon BLT, Cuban, and meatloaf. For Cajun/creole tastes, shrimp creole and gumbo were offered and they were good and spicy. Full bar also offered. Highly recommend, excellent dishes for all types of tastes!

Thank Angie N
Peoria, Illinois
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2014

The Rhythm Kitchen is local and unique. There is an excellent menu selection, the food is well prepared and the service is excellent!

Thank Brad A
streator, Illinois
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255 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2014 via mobile

We stopped in here for dinner before going to an event at the Peoria Civic Center and chose it based in its ranking and ratings on TripAdvisor. This place is quirky! It was busy due to it being a concert night. Almost all the tables in the main room were full. There are tables of various sizes squeezed into the... More 

Thank cshager
Farmington, Illinois
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2014

OK, My daughters birthday, she wanted to eat at Rhythm Kitchen. We had heard a lot of good things about it, including menu items for vegetarians which includes my wife and daughter. First impression when walking in, WOW!! is that greeter overly happy or what? LOL Very bubbly happy lady. Thats not a bad thing. Refreshing to see. The place... More 

Thank Rick G
Chicago, Illinois
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88 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2014

I'm always impressed by restaurants that manage to serve up food that's fresh and tasty in a clean, but low-key atmosphere. Rhythm Kitchen delivers on that promise well. I was told that it does get a lot of visitors on the weekend when they have music, but visiting during the middle of the week, it was really quiet. I had... More 

1 Thank Jiyen1213
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2014 via mobile

We was visiting Peoria to see a live show and the lady at the ticket office recommended this place. The food was the best. Not overly priced. If you're visiting Peoria definitely check this pace out.

Thank Brandon K
Lenox, Massachusetts
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60 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2014 via mobile

Live music every Friday and Saturday night. Swanky decor and good drinks! Nearby to Joe's Crab Shack, martinis on water and kellehers so you can make your own bar crawl!

Thank Al J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pizza, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 305 SW Water St, Peoria, IL 61602-1425
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Peoria
  • Phone Number: +1 309-676-9668

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