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Famous City Bistro

$$ - $$$American, ,
629 W Glen Ave, Peoria, IL 61614-4830
+1 309-691-9800
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible11%
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“sandwiches” (10 reviews)
“fries” (12 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
629 W Glen Ave, Peoria, IL 61614-4830
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Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Menu has changed. Not offering as many choices as previously. Salad is not on menu. Hard when dieting. Usually get the tenderloin or broasted chicken. It is always good. Tonight I tried the Santa Fe chicken sandwich. Grilled chicken with pepper jack cheese and pinko...More

Thank Ann T
Reviewed 11 July 2017

... And hefty portions of tasty food as well! I ordered Reuben sandwich, it was enormous, tasted wonderful, smokehouse beans and fries were good too. You might ask for the fries to be cooked to your liking (I didn't care for much salt) - and...More

Thank irina g
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Although the food was still good, I was very disappointed with their menu changes. This was about the only place in town to get a Cuban sandwich and it is no longer on the menu. The Santa Fe chicken was cooked nicely. Two more disappointments...More

Thank kas36538
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I have visited this establishment a few times. They have removed a couple of sandwiches and you can't get salads. (Surprising) The fried chicken still is very good and juicy. I ordered the hot and spicy but next time I will stick with the original...More

Thank Ann T
Reviewed 17 March 2017

We visited this restaurant for a St. Patrick's Day lunch. There is a new menu which offers many good sandwiches, appetizers, and specials. Our party of six ordered the corned beef sandwich on rye with fries, the brisket sandwich, the cheese quesadilla, the open face...More

Thank MokoPeoria_IL
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

BE WARNED ABSOLUTELY NO SUBSTITUTIONS PER MANAGEMENT. You can have potatos (fries) or potatos (chips) with your sandwich. Unwilling to accommodate anything else unless you pay a premium for it. Not customer friendly in my opinion.

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

The sandwich was really good. They have a smoker which one can smell walking up (delicious) and the food tastes like they know how to use it. The service while friendly was slow. Like a glacier moving slow. It wasn't busy. The two ladies were...More

Thank Alex L
Reviewed 15 September 2016

It's not a place to go for lunch when you only have 1/2 hour. The place is small, but was packed. The tables are way too large for such a small place. On a positive note, the food was great! I ordered the brisket sandwich...More

Thank Joni S
Reviewed 30 June 2016

My wife and I decided to eat out on a Friday evening since the kids were doing their own things. After a large debate we decided to dine at FCB. It was not busy at all for a Friday and we were seated right away....More

Thank Jholls
Reviewed 4 October 2015

So I finally tried one of their sandwiches, which I judged must be good simply by virtue of their pricing. A Rueben and fries for $12.15? Well, at least I know its gotta be good for that price. Except that it wasn't. The marbled rye...More

Thank Dan W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 629 W Glen Ave, Peoria, IL 61614-4830
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Peoria
  • Phone Number: +1 309-691-9800
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