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Jimbos Jumbo

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1007 N 8th St, Pekin, IL 61554-2816
+1 309-353-9757
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Saint Louis Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

We are from out of town, but my brother lives in Pekin and always talks about Jimbos Jumbos. Wow......really good Italian steak sandwich. Loaded with meat!!! So overloaded it was a little sloppy to eat, so grab some napkins! Really good stuff. We also had sides of coleslaw and potato salad, really tasty also. Potato salad had a little bit... More 

Thank Jill B
Pekin, Illinois
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121 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

We love Jimbos Jumbo pizza because it tastes so fresh! We always order the 16 inch deluxe. The sausage is good (big chunks of fresh sausage) and the onions & green pepper are nice big pieces too!

Thank Rita R
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Reviewed 7 July 2015

The same old recipes and great food I remember from the one on Knoxville plus a whole lot more new delicious food you cannot get anywhere else. Small mom and pop takeout or delivery store, but with some limited indoor and outdoor seating. I always call ahead and my order is waiting when I arrive. Worth the wait. Friendly owners... More 

Thank Tracy L
Pekin, Illinois
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121 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2015 via mobile

We always order the deluxe pizza. It has sausage, green pepper and onion on it. The fresh ingredients is what makes this so special. Green peppers and onions aren't cut too small. The large chunks of sausage is the best part!

Thank Rita R
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2015

Jimbo's is one of the places almost everyone in Pekin knows about. There really is only a small table inside to wait at but it's not a dine-in place really. It is known for delivering hot food quickly as well as for carry-out. The italian steak sandwich is also one of the things they are known for and it rarely... More 

Thank randysgirl
Pekin, Illinois
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97 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2014

We love Jimbos Jumbo so good pasta and pizza. Love that they value the Dragon card too! Always good service and quick.

Thank Autumnd7
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 September 2013 via mobile

Their food does not taste good and is over priced! I felt like I could taste iron on the pizza and it was over cooked!

1 Thank HGS25
Peoria, Illinois, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2013 via mobile

Sandwiches are good. Wish they had some giardiniera. Potato salad is sweet and good. I love the antipasta

Thank kimberly S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Dinner, Lunch
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1007 N 8th St, Pekin, IL 61554-2816
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Pekin
  • Phone Number: +1 309-353-9757

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