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Burger Barge

1401 N Main St, East Peoria, IL 61611-2176
+1 309-694-9191
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“fries” (44 reviews)
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American, Bar
1401 N Main St, East Peoria, IL 61611-2176
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went to the Burger Barge again this trip on a Wednesday. They offered great burgers at a great price. On Wednesdays the Margaritas are $1.00. Strawberry Margaritas are $2.00. Now let me tell you, this place is nothing to look at. It is in...More

Thank Pamela A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My mom and I went here for a lunch date because I had always been curious about it but honestly, I understand why she didn't take me for 22 years. The table was sticky. The burger was served on this plastic sheet of paper and...More

Thank 180katlynm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I found Burger Barge listed as the #1 "cheap eats" option, I was very excited to try it. I didn't know it was going to be located off the beaten path, kind of hidden in the bushes. It's small, with not much parking. Upon...More

Thank CJH218
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We go here whenever we're in Peoria. It's a river-side pub type place, for good food, cold beer, and a spectacular view. Let me start by saying that this is not the cleanest restaurant around. In fact, expect some bugs stuck in webs in the...More

Thank Greg C
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

My Niece flew in from CA with her Husband. After leaving Airport we came to the Barge. It was a Beautiful Evening so we ate outside. What a Great view of Peoria skyline. Fantastic. Great Selection of Burgers and Fries. Soft Drinks, Beer and mixed...More

Thank Chad V
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The place looks a bit decrepit but their burgers and service are both good. There is plenty of burgers to choose from with a picture menu to give you a better idea. a good place to take the family or a meeting with your friends...More

Thank Rafael R
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Food was good,service was ok,nice size portions but should have more choices of regular sandwiches,waitresses seem to pay more attention to male customers than female,just an observation since we couldn't get a refill or barely even a hello unlike the table of men across from...More

Thank Janet B
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Great patio, help is very gracious and glad you came in. Burgers are the best in the area. Nothing fancy BB is a Jimmy Buffett type place.

Thank N7334DVjerrys
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We went here after the front desk highly recommended it at the hotel we were staying in. I have never considered myself a restaurant or food snob- I have plenty of dives I frequent.. this place, however, was awful. We walked in and it was...More

Thank Vonnie M
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

After spending a week in the Black Hills, we stopped in Burger Barge on the way back to Indianapolis. The burgers were amazing and the service was fantastic to manage individual checks for a bunch of teenagers and a few very tired adults. Great place!

Thank lukew42
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1401 N Main St, East Peoria, IL 61611-2176
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  East Peoria
  • Phone Number: +1 309-694-9191
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