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Sterling Family Restaurant

4513 N Sterling Ave, Peoria, IL 61615-3818
+1 309-686-4151
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good44%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
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“pancakes” (4 reviews)
“potatoes” (4 reviews)
“meatloaf” (2 reviews)
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4513 N Sterling Ave, Peoria, IL 61615-3818
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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Eating here is like going to your grandmas...no surprises, just basic good food at reasonable prices. We have eaten breakfast, the family special is enough to hold you all day...eggs, meat, potatoes, toast, and a huge pancake...or lunch and dinner are always tasty...Swiss steak, chicken,...More

Thank MokoPeoria_IL
Reviewed 5 March 2018

So many times we get into the habit of going to the big advertised chain restaurants in our home town and we forget about the home town cafes and restaurants. One that is particularly a favorite of mine is the Sterling Family Restaurant. The owner...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Had order two Swiss Steak Dinners and it Was A+ and the take out service was A + Two Will Be Back Again some time soon and it a steak lover kind of swiss steak every one has to try. Lou the man who own...More

Thank Rayredman
Reviewed 9 November 2017

The restaurant is a good place for some good family type food. The owner is Greek so there are some Greek entrees also. Atmosphere is nothing fancy, but it is not a chain restaurant so that is fine. Makes for a homey atmosphere. The food...More

Thank mjb6517
Reviewed 26 October 2017

This restaurant has to be one of the worst I have ever been to. Awful food. The Wisconsin Cheddar soup was simply Velveeta cheese. How can one go wrong with chicken strips? I don't know but they did it. The chicken was like rubber. I...More

Thank timbuck2m0m
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

We wanted to try this place because it had good reviews online, and we couldn't have been more disappointed. We went for breakfast, and the eggs were the only good thing on my plate. The corned beef hash was straight out of a can and...More

1  Thank William M
Reviewed 8 August 2017

My wife & I were looking for a place to eat since we were just passing through. It looks like a nice family style restaurant, but don't be fooled. The one good thing I can say is that the waitress was very good, she was...More

Thank Roger B
Reviewed 21 June 2017

My husband's omelet was missing the cheese inside. Instead of redoing the omelet, they put the cheese on top and put the omelet in the microwave to melt the cheese. the omelet was tough and dry. The toast was cold and hard. The creamer for...More

2  Thank Cheryl P
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Passing through, we were looking for a cheap eat that was not fast food. Oh well. The kids meals were between $5-7. To me, a cheap eat means kids are under $5. I just had a bowl of soup which may have came from a...More

Thank Lauren H
Reviewed 17 January 2017

My wife and I were looking to grab a quick bite to eat and I'd never ate at Sterling before, so we gave it a whirl. Food was decent and inexpensive. Older crowd. It was ok, but I don't think I'll go back. George Bush...More

Thank Montyd72
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4513 N Sterling Ave, Peoria, IL 61615-3818
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Peoria
  • Phone Number: +1 309-686-4151
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