Food Gallery

Good food and good times are guaranteed at Jalapenos in Peru. All of our dishes are made from the finest ingredients and known for their outstanding taste throughout the Illinois Valley. Whether you’re looking for fish, chicken or steak, we have the dishes that make your mouth water. Don’t forget about our famous margaritas and specialty drinks. Check out the gallery below and then stop by to satiate your Mexican food cravings.

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Did the boss yell at you? Those TPS reports getting on your nerves? Don't worry, it's Saturday. You've got until Monday to put it all out of your mind. Why not celebrate your weekend liberation?
It's never too early for a little Cinco de Mayo celebrating!  We open at 11am and the margaritas will be flowing!  Come Party With Us!
Ok, we're more than happy to take your order, but who ordered the snow? I thought we were done with this winter thing. Thankfully, our spicy food can warm you right up.
Yum.  That is all.
-Come and Try our Tender Steak and Marinated Chicken with our Authenthic Mexican Home Made Chorizo!! Just ask For our Thursday Special "Cazuelon" Served with Rice & Beans 
 Also Margaritas for Only $6.50 We have Variety of Flavors that You can Swirl HAPPY THURSDAY ❕✅⭐⭐
Do you know what separates good Mexican food from great Mexican food? Fresh ingredients. Everything is made fresh, so you get only the best from us.
Doesn't this look incredible?  Not to mention, absolutely delicious!!  Who can tell us what it is??
Hey Kids!!! Enjoy your first day of Thanksgiving Break by running in for lunch tomorrow!!! #jalapenosfood
Did you Know...its National Pina Colada Day?  I think we should ALL celebrate with a Pina Colada Margarita. Or, have you ever tried our Strawberry-Pina Colada Swirl Margarita??  You have to try one, or two...or well, you get the picture! #jalapenosfood
Did you know that Mexican Jumping Beans jump to get out of the heat? And they aren't really meant to be eaten!! 
Our beans...don't jump, and they ARE meant to be eaten! Try some for lunch today!
Have you ever realized how much food we have that is "Lent Friendly?"  Everything from Burritos, Quesadillas and Fajitas to Fish Tacos and EIGHT delicious Vegetarian Platters! Tonight is a great night to test them out!
Warm Up with a Big Frozen Strawberry Piña Colada Margarita Yumelisious  😋 Only at you Favorite Mexican Restaurant #Frozen #Margarita #Pina #Strawberry #Swirl #Delicious #jalapenosfood
Don't Forget to Try our Delicious Fried Ice-Cream #Jalapenos #Mexican #Restaurant 
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Happy Thirsty Saturday !!!
 -27oz Rocks Margarita
Try our Breaded Deep Fried Shirmp All Lent Season 😃😃😃✅✅✅😋😊😋😋😋
Seafood Monday 😜
Pescado Yucatan (Yucatan Tilapia Fish) $9.00 
Mexican Beer $2.75
Merry Christmas Eve! Did you forget to prepare something for your Christmas Eve celebration?  Stop in today (before 5pm) and grab a batch of our freshly made chips, salsa and queso to-go for your family's dinner tonight!
Pop Quiz -- Name This Dish??!
Here at Jalapenos, the salsa flows like water.
Vodka Day Refresh and Enjoy a Vodka and Cranberry For ONLY$ 3.50 #Spring Where are you?
Did you stop in last night and try any of our Lenten Friendly meals? Which was your favorite and why?
Are you still feeling the effects of Easter Sunday?!  Can't quite get the motivation to make dinner after all that running yesterday? Give us a call and we can prepare take out for your whole family!  815-220-1638
This rain is the pits...I guess we can be happy that we are puddle jumping rather than shoveling snow though.  Come on in tonight to dry off and warm up with one of our combos!
Let's get some use out of these new reactions on #facebook. Don't just show us the like, show us the love. What do you love about Jalapenos?
Seems to be a common problem around here. I say problem in the best possible sense!  ;)
When your table looks like this...everyone at the table is in a great mood!
The great thing about Mexican food it it's like a rainbow of colors. The only difference is at the end of our rainbow is a pot of cheese. You know, liquid gold.
Yea, we have a case of the Monday's too!
Perfect For Tropical Drinks 
 Come &&' Try Bahama Mamas 
#TropicalDrink  Ask one Of Our Staff For One 
 #See You Tomorrow
Nachos are serious business around here, and we have multiple options...which kind are the best???
Don't spend your Sunday stuck at home. This is waiting for you.
Happy Hump Day! What better to help you slide right over that hump, than all these tasty toppings!
We love a good cheesy, peppery meal! And we definitely make a mean batch of Chicken Fajita Nachos! Get over here and try some tonight!
We have been blessed with great weather this week. Which makes our Jalapenos Bowl the best lunch option to enjoy on our patio!  (Or take it to go, and eat it on YOUR patio!)
Can't decide which tacos you want for lunch? Make it easy on yourself; choose both steak AND chicken!
Fish isn't only for Fridays! You can indulge in our tasty fish tacos on Saturday too!
Drink Up Buttercup!
Is it just us, or does the food look even better up close and personal!?!?
Our Jalapenos Bowl is not only fresh and delicious, but you won't just find it anywhere else! 
Stop in today and try our new specialty this week!
The Combination Fajitas for Two are the best date night decision that you could ever make!  Give it a try tonight!
It's a scientific fact that avocados help boost serotonin levels in your brain. 
Which means that our tableside guacamole will absolutely make you HAPPY!
A pitcher of Swirl Margaritas is the perfect addition to your Saturday afternoon!
Chicken Fajita Nachos are the WAY. TO. GO. on a Sunday afternoon!   Gather the girls, order nachos and a couple margaritas!
These fajitas are the talk of the restaurant every single time they sizzle their way out to the table!
Which of our burritos is your favorite!?
Happy Tequila Day! every day is tequila day here, but today is NATIONAL Tequila Day!  So we MUST celebrate!
Happy National Mojito Day!
These are NOT tamales that you find in a can!!
It's Friday...Just go ahead and order the BIG one!
We're still recovering from this crazy Independence Day Weekend!  Are you?
Bust into this weekend on the right foot!!!
Would you like a little queso with your Sunday Lunch?
We're still offering our Taco Pack for any occasion!  Yum!
It's far too nice out to cook at home! Let us cook for you!
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