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C J's Restaurant

) #52 of 182 Restaurants in Bloomington €€ - €€€ American
2901 E Empire St, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61704-5497
+1 309-828-5639
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good45%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“prime rib” (2 reviews)
“sandwiches” (2 reviews)
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2901 E Empire St, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61704-5497
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1 - 10 of 91 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

first off the staff are outstanding.. we never had a want or need, just incredible service.. and the food was spot on. prime rib was great.. owner is nice and was very happy to meet and greet customers.. just a great time

Thank Scott W
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Awesome breakfast selections! Friendly staff, hopping restaurant, good service. Can't go wrong with any choice from the menu.

Thank TK S
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is located in the old Bloomington airport terminal. The atmosphere is pleasant and unique. It is a great place to visit with family or friends. Although it was a Friday night, we were seated quickly. The service was very good and the food...More

Thank CircutRider
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The place is going down hill. Menu is now very limited....my baked potato was over done and prime rib was fatty. This used to be a very well operated restaurant of which offered great variety and exceptional food. We will not be returning, sad to...More

Thank MIrvinGM
Reviewed 24 March 2017

great pizza, chicken, prime rib, bar selection. one of the best restaurants in town but under utilized. owner has a top notch background in the business. 

Thank JJB2721
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Deep dish pizza down state is finally not a disappointment. VERY similar to what I get at a place like Giordano's in Chicago - CJ's deep dish is fantastic. Reasonable prices on drinks and food makes this a nice change of pace restaurant.

Thank redrider1000
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Good quality food in a casual, family atmosphere. Family loves to come here for breakfast. Great pizzas and good sandwiches too.

Thank Deanna_F5
Reviewed 23 August 2016

CJ's is a long time favorite of ours since the early days back in the old HoJo's local. Great for any occasion or meal.

Thank John K
Reviewed 17 August 2016

I got lured into this restaurant by the words theme, planes taking off, wonderful view and great food. With that introduction, who would not stop there? In my humble opinion, the place is a hole. We were there for breakfast and the service started with...More

1  Thank blackfootcamp
Reviewed 10 July 2016

We usually eat there when the pizza is 1/2 off. They have an amazing stuffed pizza. You have to wait a bit but it is well worth the wait. The set up is not much to talk about and is a bit crowded. I have...More

1  Thank sls8558
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Deb G
16 March 2016|
Response from Martha K | Reviewed this property |
I know they have a varity of vegetables. They are out of their way friendly if you call with a question. I think you could find alot to eat there that would fit your need.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2901 E Empire St, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61704-5497
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Bloomington-Normal  >  Bloomington
  • Phone Number: +1 309-828-5639
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