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C J's Restaurant

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2901 E Empire St, Bloomington, IL 61701
+1 309-828-5639
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07:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 07:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 07:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 07:30 - 22:00
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Bloomington, Illinois, USA
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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Thank Deanna_F5
Bloomington, Illinois
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank John K
Ottawa, Illinois
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196 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles 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 two cups of tea which had water that was Luke warm at best. That was... More 

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Thank blackfootcamp
Bloomington, Illinois
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 always had great food. Their service is good and they are eagerto please the customers!... More 

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Thank sls8558
Bloomington, Illinois, United States
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

Terrible food and worse service --used to be a nice family run restaurant and don't know what happened. Not my first unfavorable experience but definitely my last--NEVER returning

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Bloomington, Illinois
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50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

This place has gone so downhill in the past couple years. Service, food , all of it. We came here for a birthday party breakfast. The service was completely incompetent and really rude! The menu was so minimal I thought about bailing out and going to mcdonalds. No coffee spoons available so had to use our forks, and food was... More 

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Thank Shadowhorse01
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

I don't know how to put this, we gave our daughter a gift card for CJ's and when she went to use it they said it can't be used because their system crashed and they did not know how much was on the card, How embarrassing! This all happened while she was with friends. So if you have a gift... More 

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Thank christine j
Bloomington, IL
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

We enjoy this restaurant--its one of those places you know what you are getting, you know service will be good and you know the atmosphere will be quiet. This restaurant tends to attract an older crowd but we love the food and the prices are reasonable. Service has always been good and we also enjoy watching the private planes land.... More 

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Thank MIrvinGM
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

Lots of food, reasonable price. Service was great. Prepared as requested. Can handke large groups. Wonderful view.

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Thank Martha K
Minonk, Illinois
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016

They have video gaming that you can enjoy while waiting for your food. People are polite, have never had to wait for a table.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10
Cuisine
American, Italian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 21:00
Thursday
07:30 - 21:00
Friday
07:30 - 22:00
Saturday
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2901 E Empire St, Bloomington, IL 61701
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Bloomington
  • Phone Number: +1 309-828-5639

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?