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Merry Ann's Diner

1510 S Neil St, Champaign, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61820-6532
+1 217-531-1160
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good23%
  • Average31%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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“hash browns” (5 reviews)
“patty melt” (3 reviews)
“fries” (4 reviews)
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American, Diner
1510 S Neil St, Champaign, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61820-6532
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I go here pretty regularly because they have great milkshakes and great food all around. The pancakes are incredible. It's open 24 hours so whenever you're craving cheap, good food, merry ann's is the place to go. The staff is consistently kind...More

Thank Hermione G
Reviewed 30 December 2017

We had fried cod. It was like 2 larger frozen fish sticks. The Fries were good! The fries are an extra $1.25...sandwiches are served with chips. I would not order the cod again, the batter had sort of an "old" taste. It is open 24...More

Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

I work down the street And was pressed for time I called in an order in advance the lady told me she doesn’t take orders in advance but she will do it this time for me.. I get there and to my surprise they started...More

Thank Lawrence L
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Went went family before the Downtown Champaign parade of lights. Took an hour to get our food, part of the order never came, they either forgot it or disregarded it. Some of the food was cold. One of the children never did get their meal....More

Thank yhwh5519
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

If you enjoy eating at a Waffle House, you'll like this place. Same type of diner setup with friendly waitstaff and good, reasonably priced food. Pancakes, eggs, hash browns, bacon, and sausage all very good. We try to come here when we visit. You should...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Skip the local franchise diners and try Merry Ann's...Three of us ate for less than $20 and the portions were filling! Breakfast was not "greasy" and our server even substituted fruit for meat (as one in our party didn't care for meat with a breakfast...More

Thank NotAFoodSnobFromNY
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

This was by far one of the best greasy spoon diners that I have been to in years. The food was amazing, service impeccable. We all had a burger and fries. We will be back in the morning to try out their breakfast.

Thank Barbara T
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Set a mission to have the same breakfast meal at each of the locations. Just completed this task with breakfast with the O'Neil location. This location was cleaner than the other two--which was hard since they were real dives. The breakfast was ok. The eggs...More

Thank cyclonesdan
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Centrally local close to campus & Hotel conference centers, Merry Ann provided a good basic breakfast with local flavor. Nothing fancy but good food. Worth the visit.

Thank Neil M
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Plain, simple food prepared perfectly and served with a smile and friendly, welcoming attitude. Sandwiches were $3.50 - 6ish and came with chips; sub crispy, golden fries or onion rings for a little extra. Open 24/7 and with those prices, it's a huge hit with...More

Thank LeisaS
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1510 S Neil St, Champaign, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61820-6532
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Champaign-Urbana  >  Champaign
  • Phone Number: +1 217-531-1160
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