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JFires Market Bistro

€€ - €€€American
725 N Market St, Waterloo, IL 62298-1003
+1 618-939-7233
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible12%
3 days ago
“Owner/Manager totally screwed up”
21 Sep 2017
“Great atmosphere, average food”
11:00 - 20:00 Hours
€€ - €€€
725 N Market St, Waterloo, IL 62298-1003
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Summary: if you don’t read any further, just know that the owner doesn’t seem to care if the restaurant success. Went on their ‘grand opening’ after a ‘renovation’ for a few months. Didn’t notice any renovations. Apparently it was a surprise to the owner that...More

Thank Dorry2469
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Inside or outside, this place is great! The service is also very good. The food, however, is average at best. There wasnt much flavor in anything I tried. The wine sauce I had with my steak tasted like watered down mushroom gravy. At least it...More

Thank Carole S
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

I hate to write a bad review of a locally owned place but our dinner was not a completely good one. My dinner was delicious. My salmon was fantastic but mine was the only one out of three that was good. The prime rib was...More

Thank cinrose2
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Overpriced. Food is not even close to being worth what you pay. Do not recommend at all. Food was just gross - not sure how else to put it.

Thank bubbareview
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Hadn't been in several months or maybe a year but was ready to enjoy the outdoor patio and fair late spring weather tonight. In past, food was very inconsistent. One evening fabulous and the next visit mediocre. Tonight was mediocre, sadly and the staff was...More

Thank tb2011
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Ate here with my wife recently. The hostess was easily confused by a simple request. It took 45 min to get our food after we ordered. Staff is all young people. Didn't see one person that looked to be over 25. A lot of staff...More

Thank Lee D
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Great American food. FRESH Seafood. All-you-can-eat Crab Legs, Music on the arbor during the summer months. Everything is ambiance and ambiance abounds here! WONDERFUL!!

Thank Debbie R
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Perfect for families or couples. Indoor seating available in the historic home but the true treasure is the grape vine covered patio in the back with a full service bar there too! We've gone on the hottest nights of July and that outdoor patio has...More

Thank tb2011
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We have eaten here several times and have always had great meals. Their fish items are fresh and always tasty and prepared well. But one of the great parts of this restaurant is the outside dining area. Not many places in this area have that...More

Reviewed 23 August 2016

Ate there twice for supper. Both times the food was very good. Steak once, the AYCE crablegs another. Nice indoor environment in the old house. The service staff was courteous. Both times, it seemed they were overwhelmed. Once was a Wed, other a Fri night.

Thank Richard S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 725 N Market St, Waterloo, IL 62298-1003
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Waterloo
  • Phone Number: +1 618-939-7233
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