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Emerald Tea Room

132 McKinley St, East Peoria, IL 61611-2550
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average0%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
10 May 2015
“Quaint Tea Room”
6 Feb 2015
“Don't visit when you're hungry”
132 McKinley St, East Peoria, IL 61611-2550
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Reviewed 10 May 2015

I had a nice light lunch and dessert on my birthday. I had my favorite California medley soup, turkey croissant sandwich and a salad. All were delicious. I had mounds cake and it was delicious. A great place for a ladies lunch.

Thank kittyjss
Reviewed 7 February 2015

My friend and I were looking forward to going to this tea room. When we got there, we were seated at a VERY small table, with very limited space. In fact, our chairs literally touched the chairs of the people behind our table. It was...More

Thank mickeywu
Monica T, Owner at Emerald Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2015

I waited on this customer, personally, on Friday. First, I'd like to say that our reviewer did not mention any disappointment while at the restaurant despite repeated visits to their table during this one to two hour visit. Second, an accurate review would be appreciated....More

Reviewed 4 January 2015

My friend and I loved the atmosphere and ambiance of this sweet tea room. It's cozy and was darned near full when we arrived for lunch. The server (also owner, we thought) was pleasant, but seemed a bit put out when I asked to trade...More

1  Thank Laurieuhoo
Monica T, Owner at Emerald Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2015

We were delighted to have you visit us and thank you for your feedback! Our charmingly mismatched chairs lend to the atmosphere, but aren't always comfortable for everyone. Always feel free to change chairs when you visit--people do it all the time. And, when you...More

Reviewed 7 December 2014

I've been coming to the Emerald Tea Room for years with the ladies in our family. I've got great memories of my grandmother, mom, & my aunts. The food is great. I love the Clara Barton Plate; with it you get a little bit each...More

2  Thank Ricapoet78
Reviewed 23 May 2014 via mobile

I had heard good things about the Emerald Tea Room and decided to drop by. Now, I'm a middle-aged businessman and not too excited about shabby chic decor, etc. But I heard Monica makes everything fresh and has an incredible touch. I was not disappointed....More

Thank RPearce
Reviewed 4 May 2014

I am a leader of a Daisy Scout troop and the girls decided they wanted to do a tea party for a field trip. We checked around and going by reviews and pricing we decided on the Emerald Tea Room. One of the moms has...More

1  Thank Angela G
Reviewed 15 June 2013

Love the Emerald Tea Room! The food is all homemade and delicious. The service is fast and friendly. The restaurant itself is comfortable and cozy with lovely old tables and chairs surrounded with antiques. Even the plates and glasses are delightfully shabby chic. My daughter...More

Thank MustLoveHorses
Reviewed 29 April 2013

On 4/27/2013, I threw a Bridal Shower for my niece at the Emerald Tea Room in East Peoria, IL. The owner, Monica, was our waitress. Upon our arriving and beginning to order, no menus were provided to our party. Monica verbally rattled off, very quickly,...More

5  Thank 256RhondaK256
EmeraldTeaRoom, Owner at Emerald Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2013

Today we found this unhappy review and certainly would have publicly responded sooner but for that just today we opened an account with Trip Advisor. We are disheartened that RhondaK was dissatisfied and would have appreciated hearing about any dissatisfaction at the event—at the end...More

Reviewed 5 April 2013

My friend invited me to a birthday celebration at the Emerald Tea Room in East Peoria. This was a first visit for both of us. From the phone contact to make the reservation for two until the final "anything else?" we were favorably impressed. The...More

3  Thank jcn44
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11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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  • Address: 132 McKinley St, East Peoria, IL 61611-2550
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  East Peoria
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