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The 50's Diner

4700 N University St Spc 60, Peoria, IL 61614-5851
+1 309-692-6300
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible13%
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“french toast” (3 reviews)
“sandwich” (4 reviews)
“ham” (2 reviews)
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American, Diner
4700 N University St Spc 60, Peoria, IL 61614-5851
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing fancy here-has the look and feel of an old diner- complete with a long lunch counter. The food is good and reasonably priced. Coffee is also good.

Thank SpartanFIJI
Reviewed 26 March 2018

My daughter, son-in-law, grandson, wife and I ate breakfast at The 50's Diner on 3/25/2018. My daughter selected a patty melt/tater tots ($8.29), lg. chocolate shake ($4.29), coffee ($2.09); my wife selected a bacon & cheese sandwich ($3.99), cheese ($.29) lg. chocolate shake ($4.29), coffee...More

Thank BKCK
Reviewed 20 March 2018

Their dinners are just like Mom used to make. Really good, plain old home style. Breakfast is always better than average, with good moderate prices.

Thank DBLasaine
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Great environment and good food. I ordered the 50s combo with French toast and vacan and links. I will return to try lunch menu soon.

1  Thank Regsrex
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Went to this gem for lunch and all got a maid rite which was Fantastic as always. Shared some fries and a coke. The servers here are outstanding and very friendly. Great restaurant for breakfast also

1  Thank Robert S
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

This dinner is perfect for families and couples with a real 50's flair. The food is amazing and the service is so friendly. Have a shake too since they are simply delicious. Great place right in the Metro Centre.

1  Thank Andy H
Reviewed 7 January 2017

I frequent the 50's Diner weekly with friends. We have as few as 4 in our party, and more often 8-10. The breakfast hour seems to be the busiest and the breakfasts are very good, but not necessairly of the Egg Harbor or LePeep type....More

1  Thank Bob C
Reviewed 1 October 2016

I really enjoyed our meal there. Our two year old puked at the table and the staff rushed to our assistance. Seven stars if possible.

1  Thank marklehn
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We came here for breakfast. The breakfast menu was good with a variety of omelets and egg preparations, as well as pancakes, French toast, etc. The prices were very good, especially considering the size of some of the specialty choices - a skillet with eggs,...More

1  Thank Richard D
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

I'm still sick from the PATHETIC and AWEFUL steam burger we had 2 days ago. The bread was stale, the burger loose meat was dry, unsavory, and crunchy. It was as if the left overs at the bottom of pan were scrapped out and served...More

Thank Preston B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4700 N University St Spc 60, Peoria, IL 61614-5851 (Formerly Maid Rite)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Peoria
  • Phone Number: +1 309-692-6300
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