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Jim's Steak House

2307 E Washington St, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61704-4407
+1 309-663-4142
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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“steak” (107 reviews)
“baked potato” (16 reviews)
“salad” (52 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
2307 E Washington St, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61704-4407
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great food with nice local experience. casual atmosphere providing great location for get togethers with family and friends or a nice dining experience for a special occasion. Recently had a family dinner celebrating a birthday and the food was very good and the service was...More

Thank Aqua456
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

5 siblings met with their spouses to celebrate a family occasion. We enjoyed amazing food and great company for 4 hours. Brian was our server and went above and beyond making this an memorable event.

Thank Rita R
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Jim's is everlastingly great! Been here for many years, and it gets better each one. The fare gets better always, the service is always friendly, and the décor reflects this spot of 'fine dining'!!!!!

Thank 214bobby
Reviewed 12 October 2018

We arrived somewhat late on a Monday evening a few weeks ago. The menu offered many choices. We all enjoyed our appetizers and dinners. Our server was probably quite tired after a busy evening but still provided effecient and wonderful service. We definitely would return...More

Thank BamTgg
Reviewed 10 October 2018

I have been to Jim's Steak House in Peoria several times, and my recent visit to Jim's Steak House in Bloomington was my first. And I'm happy to say it won't be my last. Although the decor and ambiance was a step down from Peoria,...More

Thank Ron R
Reviewed 6 October 2018

This was our first visit to Jim's so we weren't sure what to expect. We had made reservations a few days before our visit and we had asked for a 5:30 reservation and then asked what time the piano at the piano bar started playing....More

Thank Art S
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

This is a locally owned restaurant since about 1960 not a chain. Atmosphere is rustic dark wood with a fire place in the main dining area. Piano bar with live music combo on the night we were there. This is very pleasant while dining with...More

Thank CDM49
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Best steak in town also have great burgers. Go there anytime I have a client in town that I want to impress. Locally owned and always happy they have a britany dressing with bacon that’s fantastic!

Thank markmV6373BD
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We enjoy a good steak. New to the area, we were excited about an old fashioned, locally owned steak house. So when some old friends were passing through we decided to treat them to a nice steak. Upon entering, their was a musty odor. The...More

Thank Kirk N
Reviewed 9 July 2018

The Brittany salad dressing is quite tasty. Steak kabobs tender and very adequate portion size. Quite accommodating and professional service. Extensive menu selections. Pricey but worth the ambiance, and service/quality of food. Mashed potatoes for a side dish option are from real mashed potatoes, not...More

Thank Peach58731
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Questions & Answers
1 November 2018|
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Response from Martha K | Reviewed this property |
If you are there during the summer months he has home grown tomatos that are great. But there brittney dressing with the bacon is really the best.
Jim Glenda B
11 February 2017|
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Response from 214bobby | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they take reservations.
16 July 2015|
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Response from 214bobby | Reviewed this property |
The general attire is casual and comfortable.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2307 E Washington St, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61704-4407
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Bloomington-Normal  >  Bloomington
  • Phone Number: +1 309-663-4142
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