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UNCLE Tom's Pancake House

American, Diner
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1700 Fredrick Ln, Normal, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61761-4100
+1 309-862-3614
07:00 - 00:00
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Sun 07:00 - 00:00
Mon - Fri 08:00 - 02:30
Sat 07:00 - 03:00
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74 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Super quick service, good coffee, great breakfast. The meals are huge, no way we could eat it all. We were in and out in less than 30 minutes.

Thank J6333
Bloomington-Normal, Illinois
1 review
Reviewed 8 March 2017

This is the best place in town for breakfast, they serve breakfast all opening hours. There is also soups, sandwiches and typical resturant food if your not interested in breakfast. The food is large portions, very reasonably priced. The coffee is good, the friendly waitresses come around frequently to refill drinks and check on you. This is a very small... More 

Thank pinegreenrose
Peoria, Illinois
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Great food at a great price. Obviously have to try the pancakes!!! Small place...may have to wait a while.

Thank kerstmf
Bloomington-Normal, Illinois
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78 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

We love uncle toms. The food is hot, fresh and fast. The servers are friendly and attentive. I had the pancake special which is 2 pancakes (I always add bananas inside...they will make however you want them), 2 eggs and 4 bacon. I always get the eggs over hard and a lot of restaurants can't seem to do the eggs... More 

Thank sophiecleo
Matteson, Illinois
2 reviews
Reviewed 10 June 2016

Decent place to eat, clean and friendly waitress. Food was good - orange juice was horrible. Definitely a small town feel off the interstate.

Thank mstcee
Chicago, Illinois
1 review
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Delicious pancake house right off the highway in normal, Illinois. Ate here after staying at a hotel in town. The food is out of this world!

Thank John S
Stevens Point, Wisconsin
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

I very much liked that the menu had 3 very nice "healthy options". I chose the two egg whites, turkey sausage, fruit, and toast. Generous plate of grapes, melons, strawberries and pineapple. Tasty sausage, egg whites and toast. The only problem with the place is that the restrooms are poorly maintained. Toilet paper holder ripped off the wall and rolls... More 

Thank marge g
Danvers, Illinois
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

Breakfast was made to perfection. Lots of delicious and large portions. We split ours and both had plenty. Waitresses very attentive. Small diner type atmosphere with packed tables. Well worth the wait. Can't beat the prices anywhere in town.

Thank 155rancher
Crystal Lake, Illinois
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2016

This is the best, the best breakfast I've ever had while in normal Illinois visiting for our every other year theater festival! The breakfast is delicious, they seat big groups with ease, even though we didn't have an appointment. Great American diner for sure.

Thank Mark U
Central Illinois
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77 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2015

I've lived in this town for 25 years and tried this Pancake House for the first time this week. I don't know how I overlooked it for so long. There is very limited seating leading to potential lines and longer waits. I went on a Saturday, but managed to get seated immediately. Portions were large and food was good. Prices... More 

Thank DisneyToBeach

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 02:30
08:00 - 02:30
08:00 - 02:30
08:00 - 02:30
08:00 - 02:30
07:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1700 Fredrick Ln, Normal, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61761-4100
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Bloomington-Normal  >  Normal
  • Phone Number: +1 309-862-3614

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?