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EATERY (ee-tuh-ree)


1. (informal) a restaurant or eating house

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What's an Eatery?

You’ll know you’re at a true eatery when…

you’re welcomed with a warm smile

the buzz of friendly conversation fills the air

browsing the eclectic menu makes you feel like a kid in a candy shop

your eyes widen as your meal arrives

your taste buds tingle at the chef-inspired dishes, full of fresh, flavorful ingredients

you leave feeling beyond satisfied

you crave your next visit to Childers.

You can eat anywhere.

But why settle for food that simply fills your stomach when a truly satisfying dining experience awaits you at Childers Eatery?

If you’re from Central Illinois, it’s hard to remember a time when Childers Eatery wasn’t feeding the hearts, souls and stomachs of Peoria-area diners. Serving for over 45 years, join us any day of the week at one of our establishments.


It's time to revisit this Central Illinois favorite

We’ve always offered great food and service at affordable prices, so what’s new? Well, for starters, we grow organic fruits and vegetables on-site, at our University location, for the ultimate in wholesome freshness. We are constantly revising our menu to offer tried-and-true classics, new twists on old breakfast and lunch favorites and trendy creative new dishes. From the classics to new trends, we offer everything you love – and the new dishes you’ll start to crave.

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