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Diners' Choice Winners: Best Overall

Central Illinois's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
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Diners' Choice Winners: Best Overall

Central Illinois's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
Thyme Kitchen & Craft Beer
1. Thyme Kitchen & Craft Beer
(15)
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Contemporary American | Peoria/East Peoria, Central Illinois

Always great! The Sundau brunch is our favorite! Service was excellent! More

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Nick and Nino's Penthouse Steakhouse
2. Nick and Nino's Penthouse Steakhouse
(1331)
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Contemporary American | Springfield, Central Illinois

Great meal, great service and a wonderful time More

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Firefly Grill
3. Firefly Grill
(1851)
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American | Effingham, Central Illinois

Delicious as always, Firefly has become our go-to restaurant for birthdays, anniversaries and anytime we want a good meal. More

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Houlihan's - Champaign
4. Houlihan's - Champaign
(242)
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American | Champaign, Central Illinois

Convenient to U if I athletic complexes. Great place to meet for a business lunch. Service was fast and very good! More

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Loukinens' on 4th
5. Loukinens' on 4th
(268)
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Contemporary American | Springfield, Central Illinois

This was our first time dining here, and I have to say it was outstanding! More

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Central Illinois restaurants that recently joined the OpenTable network
Bakery & Pickle
Bakery & Pickle
Farm-to-table | Bloomington / Normal, Central Illinois

Modern speakeasy / bakery serving finely crafted regional / seasonal farm-to-table culinary & mixological experiences. More

Old Bank Restaurant & Bar
Old Bank Restaurant & Bar
American | Bloomington / Normal, Central Illinois

Restaurant/bar in Le Roy, Illinois. Midwest classics, made-from-scratch with ingredients grown on our farms 10 miles away!More

Discover Central Illinois

With flavors from all over the world, the Central Illinois area is home to some of the state’s most diverse dining options. For starters, you can sample some American favorites, such as chicken wings, halibut, and cream of mushroom soup, in a warm and inviting farm-to-table roadhouse. If you'd like to try some south-of-the-border flavors, you won't be disappointed. Head to one of the many nearby Mexican restaurants for authentic dishes or sample something new like octopus carnitas or black cod. There's also a selection of French restaurants that offer elegant dining atmospheres and traditional meals like steak tartare, rillette of pork, and turban of lobster.

Discover Central Illinois

With flavors from all over the world, the Central Illinois area is home to some of the state’s most diverse dining options. For starters, you can sample some American favorites, such as chicken wings, halibut, and cream of mushroom soup, in a warm and inviting farm-to-table roadhouse. If you'd like to try some south-of-the-border flavors, you won't be disappointed. Head to one of the many nearby Mexican restaurants for authentic dishes or sample something new like octopus carnitas or black cod. There's also a selection of French restaurants that offer elegant dining atmospheres and traditional meals like steak tartare, rillette of pork, and turban of lobster.