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205 W North St, Normal, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61761
+1 309-454-7575
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Griffin, GA
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had coffee here 2 mornings. Wife had her fancy coffee fix and I had regular coffee black. Barista put cool design on wife's latte. Breakfast items were sweet, not too healthy and delicious. Wish I had gotten the carrot cake Saturday. Not a large place typical coffee house feel.

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Thank Wayne L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

If you're in town on business/visiting, and staying in the central area of town, this is definitely your best bet for coffee in the area. Extensive menu, knowledgeable staff, and really good coffee drinks (drip, espresso, latte, etc). I found myself here a few times during my short trip to Bloomington. Literally right next door to both Marriott and Hyatt... More 

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Thank Mark M
Bloomington, IL
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229 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

My daughter in law lives in Kentucky now but when she comes home she wants Coffee Hound vegetarian biscuits and gravy...I must admit they were really good!

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Thank Connor11_7
Kansas City, Missouri
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130 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

One of the best lattes I've had anywhere, and a really pleasant place to hang out and work. Downside: volume on the music is pretty high. I wouldn't want to try to talk with someone here.

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Thank ReadySetGox10
Burleson, Texas
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

stopped by a couple times while visiting Normal over the weekend. Great service, clean, great coffee, great tables. Great little streetside seating too. It was just a nice little place. My son liked the muffins too :)

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Thank TexRng
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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122 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Two good locations in town, nice upscale atmosphere. Third wave style coffee but still mainstream enough to have things on the menu that include 'vanilla' or 'caramel'.

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Thank Joshua S
Denver, Colorado
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386 reviews
256 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

Visited for a few hours on a recent midday and very surprised at how busy this place was with folks sitting inside and all around the front sidewalks with outdoor seating. That's usually a good sign and therefore I enjoyed good friendly service and fresh brewed iced tea.

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Thank 07BigBlue
Tampa, Florida
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142 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

What a great find. This is in a quaint, but modern store in the middle of the block in "downtown." Lots of locals here. Clean, upscale, but parking can get tricky. Bakery items were 4 star. We liked it so much, we went out of our way to visit again during vacation. Seating is somewhat limited and it tends to... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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61 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

Love the ambiance of the building, and the service was friendly and fast. Prices were decent. I got an iced mocha with hazelnut syrup and it was pretty good, and I also got a chocolate croissant which was good as well. I would go here again, and I would recommend it if you want to try something different than the... More 

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Thank ampress727
Bloomington, Illinois
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2015

Great little coffee shop in downtown Bloomington. Good coffee and pastries without the Starbucks pretense and prices.

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Thank ILBells

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 W North St, Normal, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61761
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Bloomington-Normal  >  Normal
  • Phone Number: +1 309-454-7575

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?