We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


€€ - €€€German, ,
2210 NE Jefferson Ave, Peoria, IL 61603-2953
+1 309-686-9739
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“schnitzel” (20 reviews)
“brat” (6 reviews)
“rouladen” (5 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
German, Bar, Central European, European
€€ - €€€
2210 NE Jefferson Ave, Peoria, IL 61603-2953
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (155)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 154 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very interesting place for lunch and I presume dinner as well. I had lunch here with some friends and we got a range of food from the traditions brat to a ruben to the more classic german bar food. The prices are...More

Thank Stan S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for great German food...look no further than this place! We were quite pleased with our meals and appetizers! Menu selection is awesome and .... WOW....the food was amazing! Seating is limited so calling ahead is suggested. Don’t let the low light...More

Thank writer1969
Reviewed 15 September 2017

There are many styles of German food and they do a very nice one. Sausages are very good. Soups are outstanding. The atmosphere is dark and closely spaced. Beer variety blows your mind. The red cabbage is sweeter than I like, but tasty none the...More

Thank Will6468
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went there, having visited years before. The room was quite dark, and I couldn't see my wife when I arrived moments after she did. The service was quick and friendly, but the food menu somewhat limited as far as German entrees...More

1  Thank cjlw18
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Love the german potato salad. Best around. Waitress was very friendly and service was great. will definitely return .

Thank shereng2
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

First time to the Hofbrau. Everything was outstanding. The best food we've had in Peoria. The staff was very friendly. We will be back.

Thank AlliWard
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

We are Florida residents that traveled to Peoria to visit winter friends from Florida who are summer residents in Peoria. They invited us to dinner at the Hofbrau. It is a delicious slice of German hospitality and cuisine in middle America. We ate pork chops,...More

Thank davidandmerle
Reviewed 13 June 2017

I've always loved the Hofbrau mostly because it is so authentically German. It's NOT the typical corporate place that's sterile, uninteresting, and predictable. At the Hofbrau, you can get real German beers on tap, and real German food cooked well. The staff has always been...More

Thank C0ral_L0ver
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

I love this restaurant! It never disappoints. The schnitzel is delicious. The employees are awesome, and the place is full of character. If you go at lunch the homemade soups are wonderful!

Thank marywithani
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the ambience and the German atmosphere. We had the paprika schnitzel (so-so); jager schnitzel (so-so), mussels, pretty good; wurst plate, pretty good; and, their large selection of German beers. Service was good.

Thank Bobby44881
Nearby Restaurants
Alexander's Steakhouse
395 reviews
.83 km away
The Ice Cream Shack
29 reviews
.18 km away
Cracked Pepper
22 reviews
1.36 km away
Nearby Attractions
Grand View Drive
172 reviews
2.16 km away
Par-A-Dice Casino
231 reviews
3.33 km away
Caterpillar Visitors Center
346 reviews
2.83 km away
Pour Bros Craft Taproom
9 reviews
3.91 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Hofbrau staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
German, Bar, Central European, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2210 NE Jefferson Ave, Peoria, IL 61603-2953
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Peoria
  • Phone Number: +1 309-686-9739
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing