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Childers Eatery

3312 N University St, Peoria, IL 61604-1321
+1 309-688-1332
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (6 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3312 N University St, Peoria, IL 61604-1321
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Reviewed yesterday

Chidlers is our goto place for breakfast or lunch. Omelletes and sanwiches are excellent. Quality of food is evidenced by a 90% excellent or very good rating. Each time in Peoria we enjoy two visits. The do not do dinner so go for breakfast or...More

Thank HNLDiner
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Awesome breakfast food with unique waffle and French toast combos. Had the poppy seed French toast and it was incredible. My son had the blueberry peach waffles. Also amazing. The loose tea offerings were unique. Overall it was well priced and had good service. If...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Childers is a gem located in the old Junction City center. Food is very good and staff super friendly. Can't go wrong with anything on the menu.

Thank IllinoisBombom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you haven't been to Childer's you are missing out! My favorite meal; yes it's strange, but get fried pickles and an order of biscuits and gravy. You won't go wrong. My fiance loves the loose leaf brews they have. He's a tea kind of...More

Thank Alex M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend and I have breakfast every other Tuesday. The expectation is Excellent service by a neat clean intelligent server and a perfectly prepared meal. We have never been disappointed . This Owner/Operator is hitting on all cylinders all the time.

Thank Edward S
Reviewed 26 March 2018

A party of 2 teens, 4 adults and a grandma found this place cute and yummy. (They have an outside and inside seating area, if you have a preference) At 11:30 am, we were given a both a breakfast menu and a lunch menu. The...More

Thank cunnkl
Reviewed 15 March 2018

This was my 4th visit and won't return. Food is mediocre and hostess/wait staff are not friendly. This has happened on each visit.

Thank markley16
Reviewed 19 February 2018

We got to Childers Eatery on N. University around 1pm on a Sunday and there was no wait. I ordered the southwest omelette with toast and hash browns. A really good taste and just the right amount of food. My wife had the skillet. Her...More

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 10 November 2017

If you're in Peoria ... on business or like me visiting Bradley University, make sure you go to Childers Eatery for breakfast! They have a huge menu of all your favorites, plus some local twists to really send you over the top!! I loved my...More

Thank changrcc
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Solid choice for breakfast or brunch in Peoria. We enjoyed the Greek Omelet, Scramble w/ links, and the multi-grain pancakes were superb! Reasonably priced and excellent service!

Thank cheesehead44
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James H
28 August 2015|
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Response from lizzzg | Reviewed this property |
Honestly, I would not go here with 14 people. If you will be there on a weekend it will be difficult to get seating. I would definitely call to see if they would take reservations and if they can handle a group that large... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3312 N University St, Peoria, IL 61604-1321
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Peoria
  • Phone Number: +1 309-688-1332
  • E-mail
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