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4387 Venture Dr, Peru, IL 61354-1014
+1 815-220-1638
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chips and salsa” (13 reviews)
“tamales” (9 reviews)
“rice” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
4387 Venture Dr, Peru, IL 61354-1014
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We knew the food was going to be good when we walked up and saw how packed it was. There was a line to get in but well worth the wait. Tacos were delicious and Margaritas were the best!

Thank pbtaab
Reviewed 25 December 2017

The drinks are cold and the margarita's are perfect so says my wife. I always get a couple of soft and a couple of hard taco's with beans and rice. My wife and kids favorite is the chicken nachos as a meal because the serving...More

Thank ted u
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

We found Jalapenos to be delightful. The decor is typical Mexican, the house was full but they managed to find us a booth. The food was excellent and very reasonable. A dish with scallops and shrimp was 13 dollars! Had a very nice experience there...More

Thank James K
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

We were in the mood for Mexican, so stopped at Jalapeños on our road trip cross country. It was a Friday night and the place was hopping with a line almost out the door, but we were seated within 6 minutes. We expected service to...More

Thank Susan K
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Once you’ve tasted the homemade Mexican salsa there’s no going going anywhere else. it has a super flavor and just enough kick to make you want more. I fill up on the chips and dip before my meal arrives. The drinks are Delicious and many...More

Thank Julie M C
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

My grandson and I stopped in for a quick lunch after doing some shopping at Peru Mall. We ordered light and did not get a full meal because we were not that hungry. We had a chicken taco salad and an order of super nachos....More

Thank EdLoves2Travel
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

I stopped in on my way through town. They were not busy.I got my food to go.The chulupas are not what I am used to.They were large and good.I enjoyed the rice but they have peas and limabeans in the rice. Really fresh salsa.I will...More

Thank Jeff M
Brandee B, Social Media Manager at Jalapeno's, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Thanks for stopping in Jeff! Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 October 2017

We always go to Jalapeños Restraunt when we are in town visiting family! Everyone enjoys the great Mexican food. Chips & salsas are really good! The folks there are always very polite and accommodating!

Thank B1276ZQrichardh
Brandee B, Social Media Manager at Jalapeno's, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Thank you for always stopping in when you are in town. We look forward to seeing you next time.

Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Every time we go to jalapeños the food is always consistent the atmosphere is good and the wait staff is outstanding my money will always go there

Thank bigcountry1991
Brandee B, Social Media Manager at Jalapeno's, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Thanks for the 5 star review! ~See you tomorrow

Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We ate at Jalapeños because it was close to the hotel and it was AMAZING!! Seriously, best Texas fajitas I've ever had. We plan on eating lunch there before we leave town. I would give it 10 stars if I could!

Thank scrapswife05
Brandee B, Social Media Manager at Jalapeno's, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Thank you for the great review! Hope you are able to stop by again if you are in the area!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4387 Venture Dr, Peru, IL 61354-1014
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Peru
  • Phone Number: +1 815-220-1638
Authentic Mexican restaurant. Family friendly. Freshly made ingredients.
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