Where is the Illinois River Road?
Traversing both east and west sides of the Illinois River from Ottawa, 150 miles south to Havana, the Illinois River Road has spurs to the communities of Princeton and Canton. The Illinois River Road corridor has over 100 natural and historic sites and numerous unique communities located throughout its 10-county region.

The Scenic Byway is conveniently located between Chicago and St. Louis, but just far enough to get away from it all. So get off the beaten path and see what the Illinois River Road has in store for you!


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Unique Dining Along the Illinois River Road

Since driving America's Byways are all about getting off the beaten path and experiencing "Authentic America," there is no better way to truly experience the region than to explore its communities. Immerse yourself in all the region has to offer.

Explore the many unique dining options below that will help make your journey something special.  Many of our communities have a selection of nationally recognized restaurants for you to enjoy.  For a full list of options, please visit our Byway Community pages for information links. 

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1401 N Main St., East Peoria, IL 61611
Restaurant & Bar...View Details.
Phone: (309) 694-9191
Area: East Peoria
GPS: 40.683559, -89.553105 Map It!

111 N. Main Steet, Washington, IL 61571
Listed on the federal Register of Historic Places, this newly renovated inn is sure to take you back in time as you enjoy contemporary amenities and small town hospitality. C...View Details.
Phone: (309) 267-1878
Area: East Peoria
GPS: 40.70373, -89.406936 Map It!

400 E Washington St., East Peoria, IL 61611
Coffee Baristo...View Details.
Phone: (309) 699-2977
Area: East Peoria
GPS: 40.663747, -89.574818 Map It!

1110 N Main St., East Peoria, IL 61611
Stop by for a cold drink and try our delicious Chicago-style menu. We offer the best pizza, sandwiches, chicago dogs and sausages, and gyros in town! ...View Details.
Phone: (309) 713-3436
Area: East Peoria
GPS: 40.677839, -89.560967 Map It!

1104 N Main St., East Peoria, IL 61611
Brownies, candies, pastries, pies, breads, biscuits and more! Home of the baker's dozen: Twelve to go and one so they won't know!...View Details.
Phone: (309) 620-0778
Area: East Peoria
GPS: 40.677786, -89.561056 Map It!

2601 N. Main St., East Peoria, IL 61611
Locally owned since 1986. Our fish is flown in and received fresh each day!...View Details.
Phone: (309) 694-0946
Area: East Peoria
GPS: 40.697182, -89.540515 Map It!

579 Wesley Rd, Creve Coeur, IL 61611
Kuchie's on the Water is just that...a locally owned restaurant on the Illinois River, 10 minutes from downtown Peoria. Our deck seats over 150 people, and we offer an unparal...View Details.
Phone: 309-427-3000
Fax: N/A
Area: East Peoria
GPS: 40.6511495, -89.6071751 Map It!

208 N. Main , Morton, IL
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Phone: 309-263-6667
Area: East Peoria
GPS: 40.611423, -89.460523 Map It!