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Jubilee Cafe

American, Cafe, Diner
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1-74 at Exit 82, 5100 North Weaverridge Boulevard, Kickapoo, Peoria, IL 61528
+1 309-691-7778
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Peoria, Illinois
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79 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Don't miss this easily-accessed stop outside Peoria. You can't miss on menu items that will remind you of meals at grandma's. And don't leave without ordering a slice of pie!

Thank Tara T
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129 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

This cafe is very popular with the local public. Very casual and unpretentious. Spacious seating areas, light-colored decor. Famous for their home-made food, generous-sized portions, but nothing fancy. Conveniently located right at the I-74 exit at Kickapoo it attracts a lot of customers. I was just driving by from the park and recalled this place that we visited many years... More 

Thank irina g
Indianapolis, IN
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497 reviews
362 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 224 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Stopped by for lunch at Jubilee Cafe. It is right off the exit of I-74, so is quite convenient for travelers on the interstate. You seat yourself, and we felt the employees were not the friendliest. Someone took our drink orders, and then another one took our food orders. She never did tell us about the specials of the day,... More 

Thank Janice14
Moline, Illinois
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76 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

A wonderful place to stop for lunch or dinner (never had breakfast, but I assume it's as good). Lots to choose from on the menu. If you're there after 4PM, try the fried chicken. Out of this world. If you have room for dessert, give any of their pies a try. Only criticism is they only take CASH. Being so... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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52 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

We just stopped for dinner at the Jubilee café because we were told that the café made good rhubarb pie. They made a bunch of different kinds of good pie! They had made from scratch dinner on a menu that seem to go on forever. But to be fair you will be stepping back in time. This is an old... More 

Thank tenmiletom
Punta Gorda, Florida
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295 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

We always stop here to see what's offered for their plate lunch. Lots of locals. Student wait staff off school season. Aprons and sprayed hair and GOOD diner food. Then there are the homemade pies. We love this place.

Thank Rdqueen
Bloomington, Illinois
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45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

We travel I-74 to the Quad Cities on occasion. We had never stopped at the Jubilee. We ordered the tenderloin. My wife loved it. I thought it was good since I am not much of a tenderloin fan. The pies looked wonderful, but we didn't want to eat too much since we were going to have a big dinner that... More 

Thank Glenda-Don
Edwards, Illinois
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

The food was barely adequate, half of it was cold, half warm, service slow, and way over priced. I will never go back and would not recommend. Plenty of places within a few miles to chose .

Thank Moni61528
Lakeland, Florida
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53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

We were on a road trip from Southern Illinois to Davenport, IA. Following an overnight stay in Peoria we headed out to Davenport. The Cafe was easy access near the interstate. Great breakfast and good service. Plus was the ICE... Crushed! My favorite. Makes my drink colder. Recommend the Jubilee Cafe if your in the area.

Thank Corkyboy52
Saint Louis, Missouri
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48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

We were heading southeast on 74 and saw a billboard for Jubilee Cafe. I looked it up real quick on my iPhone, decent reviews, so we stopped. This was for lunch and it was just before noon. It was full, but we did not have to wait for a table, and our service was quick. Larry and I LOVE these... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-74 at Exit 82, 5100 North Weaverridge Boulevard, Kickapoo, Peoria, IL 61528
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Peoria
  • Phone Number: +1 309-691-7778

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?