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1413 Leslie Dr, Unit #2, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61704-5404
+1 309-262-2270
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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1413 Leslie Dr, Unit #2, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61704-5404
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We'd been past Braize several times on our way home from Bloomington and finally stopped for dinner. They have what they call a Braizitto. Half loaf of hollowed out French Bread filled with your choice of about 9 different fillings. My wife had the beef...More

Thank DukelyFlukely
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were actually staying at the Parke Regency and had rolled in from an event about 8:15pm. We knew the restaurant was open until 9 so thought we'd give it a try. The menu is limited but the food was outstanding and service was top...More

Thank I2947RHgregb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food is excellent. Every meal can be ordered as a sandwich, taco or a salad. Everything we have tried so far has been excellent. Prices are great, Food is delicious. The dining area can be a bit drafty but the food is excellent. I...More

Thank Dad_of_two85
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Unique sandwiches and appetizers. Loved the Gospel Sprouts! Sauteed Brussels sprouts leaves with bacon, parmesan, sweet red pepper, sherry and walnuts! My husband had the He's just a po boy, the shrimp was delicious. I had the Rasta... Jamaican jerk chicken, with bacon, Swiss romaine...More

Thank suet22
Brandon L, Owner at BraiZe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2017

Thanks for the feedback and review Sue! Hope to see you again soon :)

Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for something different, tasty and casual, this is it. The food is excellent, the place is comfortable, the service is friendly. Be sure to order the sweet potato chips with your BraiZe sandwich. Excellent outdoor patio in nice weather.

Thank Susan N
Reviewed 9 November 2017

BraiZe started out as a pop-up kitchen in the VFW. So popular it was hard to get a sandwich for lunch. They don't call them sandwiches. They call them Braizitos. They take a french loaf, hollow it out and stuff it with incredible meats and...More

Thank RPearce
Reviewed 6 October 2017

The food was very good and reasonably priced. Sweet potato chips were a favorite. Staff did a wonderful job in bringing the right food and drinks. Paying at the table was a perk. Great to watch a game and still be able to talk with...More

Thank richardwT7781WB
Reviewed 3 October 2017

If you are looking for the same old boring sandwich, don't come to BraiZe. Some of the best combinations of flavor, texture, and yummyliciousness. Yes that is a word, I looked it up in the DDD encyclopedia of Flavortown. Always mixing up the menu and...More

Thank Randy S
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Food is good as usual. Service could have been better. We sat outside, since we did not have a good experience during their "soft opening." Had two waitresses for some reason. They could have checked up on us more. At least when they were at...More

Thank MegMike
Brandon L, Owner at BraiZe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

Thanks for the review and feedback MegMike! Sorry for the poor service. Could you possibly tell us what day and time you came in so we can work on getting this corrected?

Reviewed 11 September 2017

I first started going to Braize when it was in the VFW for lunch only. Since then they've opened up a new location that has a cool atmosphere. The food is awesome. I've never been disappointed with one of their sandwiches and the new beer...More

Thank Robw04
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
American, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1413 Leslie Dr, Unit #2, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61704-5404
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Bloomington-Normal  >  Bloomington
  • Phone Number: +1 309-262-2270
  • E-mail
At BraiZe our mission is to serve only the freshest ingredients at reasonable prices. We have a small menu with big tastes and take pride in making our menu items with fresh ingredients. We offer a full menu from 11am - 9:00pm Tuesday thru Sunday and bar is open after 9pm. BraiZe also specializes in catering, offering fully customizable dishes to suit your any occasion. Give us a call or stop in and experience BraiZe!
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