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A photo of Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant - Springfield restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(2468)
$$$$
• Contemporary American • Springfield
Booked 50 times today

At Cooper’s Hawk, the safety of our guests and Team Members is our priority, and we are adhering strictly to the Illinois safety mandates. For information on safety requirements and what to expect when you visit, please visit chwinery.com/welcome-back.Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant combines...

A photo of Jonah's Seafood House restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(1326)
$$$$
• Seafood • Peoria/East Peoria

Jonah’s Seafood House specializes in seafood treats with an eclectic mix of steaks, pork, chicken and pasta dishes. The menu is printed everyday to keep pace with seafood seasons and offers hundreds of choices to please. Children’s menu, too! Lunch prices average at $9. Dinner entree prices...

A photo of Firefly Grill restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(2396)
$$$$
• Unspecified • Effingham
Booked 7 times today

The kitchen is the heart of the Campbell house which is why we created an expedition kitchen so customers can see all of the love and hard work that goes into our dishes. firefly’s vision is a sustainable one; the frame of the building is recycled steel, all of the barn wood is reclaimed as is much...

A photo of Baxters American Grille restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(1050)
$$$$
• American • Bloomington / Normal
Booked 4 times today

Experience the contemporary decor, freshly made entrees from our professional chef and exceptional service. The restaurant offers seating for groups from 1- 80. Our outdoor patio is perfect for the summer evenings and our lounge is an exciting setting to view your favorite sports game with friends....

A photo of Thyme Kitchen & Craft Beer restaurant
4.5
Awesome(205)
$$$$
• Contemporary American • Peoria/East Peoria
Booked 8 times today

Thyme not only offers the ultimate restaurant experience, but can also provide guests an extraordinary bar experience if so desired. Opened in the old Sealtest building in the heart of the historic warehouse district of downtown Peoria, Thyme Kitchen + Craft Beer offers a variety of unique food...

A photo of Big Grove Tavern restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(874)
$$$$
• Contemporary American • Champaign / Monticello

We celebrate the true sense of the word "tavern". As the heart and soul of the community, our tavern is a warm and welcoming place bringing together visitors and locals alike. Our mission is to provide a warm and welcoming environment that allows us to treat our guests like family while also...

A photo of The Woolly Bugger at Sankoty Lakes restaurant
4.5
Awesome(56)
$$$$
• Farm-to-table • Peoria/East Peoria
Booked 5 times today

Celebrate the seasons of the Midwest with a relaxed dining experience on the immaculate waters of Sankoty Lakes. Join us lakeside to share a locally-sourced menu of approachable, wholesome food in a fun setting with a gorgeous view.The Woolly Bugger at Sankoty Lakes is driven to be as natural and...

A photo of Hamilton Walker's restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(1004)
$$$$
• American • Champaign / Monticello
Booked 7 times today

Hamilton Walker’s is the community’s gathering place. Founded by three long-time residents of Champaign, this modern steakhouse with a chic 1940's Hollywood vibe is an inviting gathering place and backdrop for meeting, dining, and socializing; for friends, family, and business; for toasting special...

A photo of Broadgauge restaurant
$$$$
• American • Springfield
Booked 312 times today

Broadgauge is located at the heart of Petersburg's town square. We are creating unique spaces for the community to come together. There will be a beautiful restaurant and bar for people to dine, drink, and commune. There will also be a coffee shop for those early mornings and late nights.

A photo of The Globe Tavern restaurant
3.8
Excellent(3)
$$$$
• American • Springfield

When in Springfield, the movers and shakers have gathered at a place called The Globe Tavern for over 200 years. Although the physical location has changed over the years, history repeats itself as The Globe Tavern is still known as a place of business and networking for politicians as well as a...

Discover Central Illinois

With flavors from all over the world, the Central Illinois area is home to some of the state’s most diverse dining options. For starters, you can sample some American favorites, such as chicken wings, halibut, and cream of mushroom soup, in a warm and inviting farm-to-table roadhouse. If you'd like to try some south-of-the-border flavors, you won't be disappointed. Head to one of the many nearby Mexican restaurants for authentic dishes or sample something new like octopus carnitas or black cod. There's also a selection of French restaurants that offer elegant dining atmospheres and traditional meals like steak tartare, rillette of pork, and turban of lobster.

With flavors from all over the world, the Central Illinois area is home to some of the state’s most diverse dining options. For starters, you can sample some American favorites, such as chicken wings, halibut, and cream of mushroom soup, in a warm and inviting farm-to-table roadhouse. If you'd like to try some south-of-the-border flavors, you won't be disappointed. Head to one of the many nearby Mexican restaurants for authentic dishes or sample something new like octopus carnitas or black cod. There's also a selection of French restaurants that offer elegant dining atmospheres and traditional meals like steak tartare, rillette of pork, and turban of lobster.

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