Your Hunt for an Authentic Italian Restaurant is Over!

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It’s hard to truly taste that slice of Italy when you’re in the middle of East Peoria, IL. Are you looking for an unforgettable culinary experience? Are you craving a well-made tortellini?

For more than eight decades, people have flocked to our Bernardi’s Family Italian restaurants to taste our authentic dishes. You will hardly believe you’re in America when our pasta transports your tastebuds to Northern Italy, from which our recipes and family originated.

Something for Everyone…

While we are extremely tied to our Italian roots, we also offer American classics! From delicious steaks, pizza, seafood and baby back BBQ ribs, to our famous fried chicken; we know how to get your mouth watering! Check out our menu for more!

Find Our Locations Near East Peoria, IL!

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The popularity of our excellent Italian cuisine has fueled the expansion of our restaurant from its first location, which was founded in Toluca, IL in the 1930s. Now, you don’t have to drive 40 miles away from East Peoria, IL just to taste our delightful recipes. Now, you can visit two Bernardi’s locations conveniently close to East Peoria, IL:

What Do Our Restaurants Offer?

  • Catering – Get our 4-star professional catering at your next social or business function!
  • BanquetsWant to have your party at our place? Book your reservation today!
  • Dining – Our restaurants seat more than 200 people. Come by for lunch or dinner and get your fix for genuine Italian cuisine!
  • Events – See what’s coming up at a location near you and get ready for an excellent night out!

Come by Bernardi’s Family Italian Restaurants!

We want to see you experience a little taste of Italy. We want to get to know you, make you part of our family tradition. It’s our custom to serve you those delicious foods you crave and to provide incredible service. You and your whole family will love our Italian restaurant experience. Visit one of our Bernardi’s Family Italian Restaurants today!

Not in Pontiac, IL?

Bernardi’s has locations in Pontiac, Washington, Toluca, and Dunlap. We also serve Peoria.