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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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165 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always looking for local diners when we are on the road. Pulled off the interstate and the lot was full (always a good sign). Good "scratch" breakfast. Nothing fancy, but good! A little slow in the service area, but they were hopping. Note: they only take cash!

Thank dmark521
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

The Jubilee s located on route 74 about 5 miles west of Peoria on Exit 82. The food is good, service is speedy and our waitress was cheerful and efficient. Breakfast is served all day. The portions are generous and fairly priced. They make their pies daily and are known widely for their quality and variety. They do not accept... More 

Thank William T
Peoria, Illinois
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80 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 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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155 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 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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517 reviews
376 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 228 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 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 27 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 

1 Thank wolfcookie
Lexington, Kentucky
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52 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 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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299 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 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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46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 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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4 restaurant reviews
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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

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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
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?