Oh brother! Peoria eatery serves homemade favorites

Barbara Savaidis and Yiorgos Makris, owners of Brothers Family Restaurant in Peoria, stand with a display of their popular desserts.

Name: Brothers Family Restaurant
Address: 8466 W. Peoria Ave. No. 1, Peoria
Phone: 623-979-1077
Seats: 230
Hours: Monday-Saturday 6 a.m.-9 p.m., Sunday 6 a.m.-7 p.m.
Available for: Dining in, carry out and catering
Price range: Average $10
Open since: 1985
Cuisine: American
Popular appetizer: Cheese crisp ole
Specialty of the house: Homemade chicken fried steak
Popular lunch entrée: Homemade hamburger
Popular dinner entrée: Baby back BBQ ribs
Popular dessert entrée: Homemade coconut, chocolate, and peanut fudge pies.
What else would you like to know: It is a place where everyone knows each other’s name. Servers know regular customers very well.
Unique tidbits: 99 percent of everything is homemade. Everything is cooked and prepared in the restaurant itself. The biggest complaint they get is that there is too much food for one serving.

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