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€€ - €€€German, , European
2210 NE Jefferson Ave, Peoria, IL 61603-2953
+1 309-686-9739
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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German, Bar, European, Pub, Central European
€€ - €€€
2210 NE Jefferson Ave, Peoria, IL 61603-2953
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Reviewed 27 September 2017 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

2  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
Reviewed 22 May 2017

The Hofbrau...what can I say, it's a Peoria institution. If it's decor and a fine dining experience you're after, go elsewhere. If you want to get treated to genuine German fare for a reasonable price and have a selection of craft and import beers that...More

Thank chinstrap2016
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
German, Bar, European, Pub, Central European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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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