Microbrews and Grub along the Rock Island Trail

Bearded Owl


Located in downtown Peoria near the water front! Great local micro brew!  Craft brewery in the Peoria, IL Warehouse District that offers prairie inspired, handcrafted ales. 

Industry Brewing


Located on Hale Ave in north Peoria off of Pioneer Parkway. Great food and a great local craft beer scene. Also has a fun outdoor beer garden with live music. 

Pour Brothers


Pour Brothers Tap Room in Heritage Square is an outstanding local spot that offers Illinois first pour your own taproom. Great local live music every Saturday during warmer weather. 

Blue Duck Tavern


Located on the water front of downtown Peoria-between the river and the rock island trail. 

Rhodell Brewery


Located along the Peoria Riverfront on Water Street, this is the oldest microbrew site in town. 

8 Bit Arcade


Offering a fine selection of brews along with every video game from the 1980's you've ever played before. 

Cyd's in the Park


Hands down, one of the best locations of any along the Rock Island Trail. Centered in the middle of Donovan Park across from Junction City


Thirty-Thirty Coffee


Located in Junction City along the Rock Island Trail. Great local coffee spot that makes real coffee...not that frappa stuff.



Wonderful place to eat some delicious meals for breakfast and lunch, and offering outdoor seating. Located in Junction City. 

The Publik House


Traditional Irish pub with some of the best grub in town. Located on Prospect Ave in Peoria Heights

The Fox Pub and Grub


The name says it all. Traditional British pub and grub. Located adjacent to the Rock Island Trail off Pioneer Parkway. 

Kellehers Irish Pub and Eatery


 Kelleher’s is located on Peoria’s historic downtown riverfront and is situated in one of its oldest warehouses. 

Hofbrau House


 For over thirty years, Peoria Hofbrau has been serving up delicious lunch specials and special dinners, and the finest selection of German beers. 

Obeds and Isaacs


Although a few blocks off the Rock Island Trail, this downtown Peoria location offers a great atmosphere, good brews and a great beer garden. 

Leaves and Beans


Great little local coffee spot off of the Rock Island Trail on Prospect in Peoria Heights

Trefzgers Bakery


Located just off of the Rock Island Trail in Peoria Heights