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2210 NE Jefferson Ave, Peoria, IL 61603-2953
+1 309-686-9739
11:00 - 00:00
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All hours
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Austin, Texas
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85 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Although not as big as the original Hofbräu, the food was awesome and the beer selection was very authentic. Service was wonderful. Atmosphere and German music made me very happy and nostalgic. I would love to go back!

1 Thank ctepper
Oak Lawn, Illinois
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

Good homemade German food, quick lunch, lots of beers on tap, old-town German feel inside, knowledgeable staff.

1 Thank Marilyn M
DeKalb, IL
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115 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Good food, unique place. Low key, mostly a place to go with some friends and have fun. Service is good, and the staff always makes you feel welcome.

Thank eggbert_tg
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

We have been to Germany several times and love the food there even more than English, French, Spanish, Chinese, Mexican, or Italian style foods. This Hofbrau has food just like that found in the original Hofbrauhaus in Munich. Its decoration and food is the same as countless places in Germany and Austria. We have eaten there many times and each... More 

Thank FredandSharon
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129 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

My friend and I went out for lunch in Hofbrau -- the German restaurant. Haven't been there for a while.The restaurant is located off center, near the river on the south side of the city. Spacious parking lot, the atmosphere inside was ... busy! Lunch time. We both ordered beef sandwiches with the German potato salad. Order is done by... More 

1 Thank irina g
McPherson, Kansas
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267 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 242 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016

I ordered the Rouladen with red cabbage/rohtkole. Wife ordered Jagerschnitzel (pork schnitzelalso w/red cabbage). Both also come with Spaetzel. The Schnitzel was simply bad. It didn't have that Country-fried-steak feel or breading, but that's OK. It's that it was doused in a gravy that was WAY too salty that it was almost inedible. The Rouladen was almost all beef wrapping... More 

Thank mike h
Saint Charles, Missouri
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

Had high hopes for really good German food and the combo platter met my expectations. I was pleasantly surprised at how good the Thuringer and potato salad was. I had their beer of the week, an Austrian brew I don't recall the name of, that went very well with dinner. It's definitely on my list to go back to next... More 

1 Thank Ed S
Geneva, IL
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101 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

My husband and I recently ate at the Peoria Hofbrau while passing through Peoria. The atmosphere was cozy with wood paneling and German décor. Service was quick, efficient and friendly. They had a vast number of beers to choose from. I had the Pork Schnitzel (Jaeger Schnitzel) with spatzle and my husband had the Wurst Combination Platter. Both our meals... More 

Thank ReginaMGeneva_IL
Pekin, United States
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

This was my 4th or 5th time to the Hofbrau over the last 10 years - so I'm not a regular. We consider it a special occasion place because it's pricey - not because it's a fancy place. Staff was friendly and good. Beer was great. Food was just OK. Not bad but probably not worth the price.

Thank Michael T
Cary, North Carolina
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28 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016

Authentic and Delicious German Food. Daily Specials are offered and worth getting. A variety of sausages are available (Bratwurst, Thuringer, Weiss and others) and wonderful traditional sides (German Potato Salad, Spaetzel, Red Cabbage, etc.) are great. A great selection of bottled beers and a few (8-10) Seasonal Draft selections. ENJOY!

Thank ringegl

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
German, Central European, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Full Bar
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?