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C J's Restaurant

€€ - €€€American
2901 E Empire St, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61704-5497
+1 309-828-5639
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good44%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (2 reviews)
“sandwiches” (2 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 21:00All hours
€€ - €€€
2901 E Empire St, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61704-5497
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place goes downhill more every time I visit. The wait stadd are rude and never ever smile no matter how nice you try to be. Food is mostly cold when delivered to the table and it takes them so long to take orders and...More

Thank Shadowhorse01
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Baked chicken was very tasty. However, the potatoes and gravy were very salty. Couldn't eat it and it seemed like the green beans were canned.

Thank stlshelley
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Ordered a deep dish pizza last night. It has been awhile. I do love the deep dish and they do it well, but I have been disappointed in the toppings, now twice. Lots of cheese, but so little sausage and pepperoni there were bites without...More

Thank Jay H
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Driving by the old Bloomington airport we were on our way to another restaurant for dinner when we saw CJ's and took the road less traveled by. We enjoyed our meal of weinerschitzel and chicken fried steak along with the view of the incoming air...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

I hadn't been here in many years, so we decided to bring my mom for a late Sunday breakfast. Great choice! The portions were quite big for very reasonable prices. I recommend the Corned beef hash with eggs and hash browns. Next time I definitely...More

Thank Dan H
Reviewed 26 July 2017

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
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Questions & Answers
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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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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