Mark Allen's is our go-to place locally for excellent food, casual atmosphere and a very accommodating, friendly staff. Always a great choice of "special" entrees to go along with the regular menu--try the lamb chops!
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My wife and I just got back from this lovely restaurant in Peru, Illinois, during our weekend visit to Starved Rock State Park. The restaurant portion is in the back room of a bar/restaurant set-up. All of the staff there were incredibly friendly from the...More
Once again another great meal, husband had the shark said it was excellent. I particularly enjoy the peach mango sangria.
We always enjoy good food here, but one if the best recently was the scrod with shrimp and Alfredo sauce with asparagus. Delicious. I also asked the bartender to make me something "pear". He came up wit a delicious pear tini. My new fav drink!
Can't believe trip advisor calls this the #1 restaurant in Peru. Went with friends that said they would not return. Main reason was they had the same server 3 times in a row. Each time pushing the rewards program. The kicker was when she was...More
Once again as always we had a wonderful meal and drinks at Mark Allen's. Highly recommend scallops and shrimp in lobster sauce and their peach mango sangria.
Our waitress, Tracy, did a great job. Friendly, presented the specials for the night and helped make our visit a pleasure. The specials were very interesting but we got our favorite, Fish And Chips. Huge portions. I wouldn't bother with the calamari though. Looking forward...More
Five of us arrived about 5 pm on a Saturday night. We had read the reviews but didn't know what to expect. To be honest, the exterior is not the standard look for a fine dining restaurant, but we decided to give it a try....More