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Best things to do in Peoria Heights

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Other Great Outdoors
“Large beautiful forest preserve with many intertwined hiking trails. You can really lose yourself in nature here...so enjoy but also grab a map at the visitor center and pay attention to where you are going :)”
5 locals recommend
Route
“All I can say is "breathtaking"!!!! A must! Walk out our front foor, turn right and walk for about 3 minutes. A perfect place for a jog or a picnic”
4 locals recommend
Bakery
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1 local recommends
Italian Restaurant
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“Great value for this local dining venue that's a bit more upscale. In the heart of Peoria Heights.”
4 locals recommend
Bar
“Amazing food! I love their salads, my husband loves their burgers and macaroni and cheese. Best Sunday brunch and Bloody Marys in town.”
4 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Pastries and really good coffee, located in Peoria Heights by Grandview Drive. Grab a coffee and take a walk. Or sit and catch up with friends in their inviting coffee shop. ”
3 locals recommend
Steakhouse
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“This is a cozy welcoming steak house with amazing food and wine. If you prefer to dine at the bar and chat with the bartender, this is your spot. Definitely order the portabella and gorgonzola appetizer!! Walkable in nice weather with sidewalk seating as well”
3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Hugh is the owner of this place. Great local place. Food is of smaller and reasonable nice. A great place for a couple to enjoy a romantic dinner. Please tell Hugh that Tony and Angel sent you. Hugh also has a wealth of knowledge about wine and spirits. And his restaurant won the Zootini contest a couple of years ago - ask for the Basil Zoontini martini. ”
2 locals recommend
Scenic Lookout
2 locals recommend
Park
“Huge beautiful park with many hiking trails and a lot of open space as well. Many local soccer leagues play at the fields here and there is also a really nice playground for kids and big kids :)”
4 locals recommend
Beer Bar
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“You need to try this place. The beer is purchased by the ounce on the beer wall. This is a unique experience. Also the bands on the weekends are cool.”
2 locals recommend
Bar
1 local recommends
Scenic Lookout
Restaurant
“If you like fried food; especially onion rings, they have some of the best! Their king tenderloin is huge! big enough for 4 people.They have a a nice menu, and their big Schooner beer that is a good price. Very casual bar like atmosphere, and budget friendly.”
2 locals recommend
Bar
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“Great place for casual dining. Billy is one of the owners. Tell him we sent you there.”
1 local recommends