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Maquet's Rail House

$$ - $$$American, ,
221 Court St, Pekin, IL 61554-3102
+1 309-620-8072
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
221 Court St, Pekin, IL 61554-3102
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Have visited several times recently. Fantastic choice of craft beer🍺. We order a half order of onion rings first then food later. I can’t imagine how big a full order of onion rings is! Pony shoe is HUGE so you had better be hungry.

Thank leos188
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were in Pekin, IL on business and found Maquet's Rail House online, with wonderful reviews, especially for their Reuben sandwich. So of course, that's where we went, since I am a Reubenophile (yep, I know that's not a real word, but I love Reubens)....More

Thank Glenda1947
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is easily the best place to eat in Pekin. Been here many times and they never disappoint. Always lots of beers on tap with loads of options for non beer drinkers as well. Definitely suggest to anyone not just in Pekin, but the...More

1  Thank Brian G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have good selection on menu and get meat from Beecham's which is good meat have liked everything I've tried there have about every domestic you can think of and many craft beers. Service is very good staff is friendly and accommodating.

1  Thank myyk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was in town for a visit with my family. My daughter and I had time for a quick lunch and suggested the Rail House. It as amazing from start to finish. Our server was awesome and the food was spectacular. I will definitely be...More

1  Thank lori72015
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

As always, the Rail House shines and keeps us coming back. Historic building rehabbed in the neglected part of town. Street parking as well as a parking lot behind the establishment provide sufficient parking. Service is top notch. Food selection is great, whether burgers or...More

1  Thank Vacationer9898
Reviewed 29 March 2018

This is a bar that serves restaurant food. Or a restaurant that tries real hard to look like a bar. I'm not sure which. But their food is definitely top notch. One thing I almost always get when I go there is their Reuben. I've...More

1  Thank Eric S
Dustin M, Owner at Maquet's Rail House, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2018

Eric, thanks for the great review! We do out best to make sure we are honest with customers and if we feel we are too busy to do carry out orders, I would rather tell a customer that than have them be disappointed or upset...More

Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Went for lunch with my wife. Food always good but not spectacular. The burgers are OK but the horseshoes are amazing.

3  Thank Brian E
Reviewed 4 March 2018

The food here is great, the service is very friendly and attentive, and the atmosphere is good. Always look forward to returning.

3  Thank Karen B
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Good food, good atmosphere, friendly staff, prompt service. What else do you need? Do yourself a favor and give it a try.

3  Thank Jeff O
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Questions & Answers
18 March 2017|
Response from Dustin M | Property representative |
We serve prime rib sandwiches as a special every Friday.
25 October 2016|
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Response from Dustin M | Property representative |
I'm really sorry - yes, we do sell gift cards. Look like someone answered your question. I don't see these notifications unless I actually log into the site vs look at TA from my phone. I apologize it took me so long to... More
6 August 2015|
Response from Hollyhock59 | Reviewed this property |
No, you can usually find comfortable seating. Weekends may be busy, but it is a sign of their popularity and great food and service.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 221 Court St, Pekin, IL 61554-3102
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Pekin
  • Phone Number: +1 309-620-8072
Casual atmosphere. Old style bar with modern ameneties. 100+ year old building that has been fully renovated, keeping much of the original decor.
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