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Jim's Bistro

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4612 N Prospect Rd, Peoria Heights, IL 61616-6438
+1 309-682-9219
16:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 16:30 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 15:00
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Germantown Hills, Illinois
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64 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Jim's does a great job on all their food. It's unique and delicious. I've tried several items on the menu and find the beef eater sandwich to be one I keep coming back to. You dip the sourdough sandwich in au jus... and what else do I need to say?

Thank Jason M
East Peoria, Illinois
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Smaller Restaurant in the downtown, Peoria Heights Business District,...Business Casual to casual dress. Wide variety of great foods for both lunch and dinner. They have specific serving hours for both lunch and dinner, so check those before visiting. There is a bar on-site,...GREAT. Steaks, daily luncheon specials, and a favorite restaurant of locals who want good food and a good... More 

Thank gbeltz325
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259 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

My friend and I were looking for a lunch spot on a Monday when some restaurants were closed and found Jim's Bistro hoping it was as good as Jim's Steakhouse. It was a very good lunch spot, friendly staff and nice selection of food. I had a burger--very good--with the steak fries. These were hand cut and tasted okay, but... More 

Thank Psyprof51
Groveland, Illinois
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118 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Went to Jim's when one of local favorites, Publik House, was way too busy. We got seated right away. It has a nice atmosphere, and we had great service. We both got steaks, very good. We also got potato skins, which were huge, and we couldn't really eat them all and still have room for our steaks. The service was... More 

Thank adj311
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185 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

My wife and I stopped in for dinner and both ordered a steak, both steaks for over done, very disappointed.

Thank Tom M
Peoria, Illinois
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We went at 430 when they opened on a Sunday. Place was not busy yet. Host told us we "could stay but he needed table by 6". How rude! We were 4 paying guests. Food was great but being made to feel second class was not. Won't be back.

1 Thank Nancy S
Peoria Heights, Illinois
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

It is really happening in the Heights. Jim's offer sidewalk dinning and sidewalk menu. You can get the regular menu on the sidewalk also. The steak salad is my favorite, but the burgers or steaks are fabulous. With full service bar it is an excellent choice for lunch or dinner.

Thank Suzanne C
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227 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2016

I just stopped at Jim's Bistro driving by, and by chance, really. Late lunch, not too busy place. I had a Blue Burger, i.e. the steak burger with the blue cheese. Now, was that a smart choice! Thank you for suggesting it, Kelly! The burger was one of the very best I have ever had -- juicy, tasty, fresh lettuce,... More 

Thank irina g
Singapore, Singapore
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43 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2016

Food is very well prepared! Always tasty! Never disappointed. Love their steaks and Friday night catfish.

Thank Lisa_usaexpat
Peoria, Illinois
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Tucked away on Prospect is a charming restaurant perfect for a private, quite lunch. Nice bar and great menu.

Thank hbatz6

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
American, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4612 N Prospect Rd, Peoria Heights, IL 61616-6438
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Peoria Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 309-682-9219

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