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English first
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Everything about Schooner's is outstanding! Food is good, people are friendly, and the ambiance is great!

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Ottawa il
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53 reviews 53 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We have been going to schooners over 25 years and the only noticeable Change is the faces of the waitresses. The onion rings are still the best ever. The pork tenderloin will still feed four Hungary people and the Italian sausage sandwhich is always worth the trip. Like most things in the Midwest, schooners is consistent and you can always... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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152 reviews 152 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
211 helpful votes 211 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

First visit to Schooners in 25 years and not much has changed. The Pork Tenderloin sandwich is to die for...and make sure you split it with someone as it is HUGE. Cash only...but ATM is onsite.

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Los Angeles, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

This restaurant is a local neighborhood sports bar. Nothing fancy, but consistently good food and friendly service. Best wings in town and a pork tenderloin to die for. Great onion rings, too. If you walk out of here still hungry, it's your own fault. Man-sized portions, so have a hearty appetite when you walk in.

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Fort Mill, South Carolina
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116 reviews 116 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 via mobile

We visited Schooner's often when we lived in the area. Were back in town and gave it a try. Love the wings and rings. I don't think it's been updated very much in all the years we've been there, but still a neat place. Only complaint I have is they still do not accept credit or debit cards. We typically... More 

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Jensen Beach, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 via mobile

Great bar food and friendly atmosphere. And I have to mention the pork tenderloin sandwich. Be sure to ask for four buns (yes for one sandwich). We also love the onion rings which are home battered and deep fried. Yum!

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

My mom, sister and I split ONE tenderloin and got more than enough sandwich! We also ordered the onion rings and fries. Everything was pretty good. Tenderloins are a must try.

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Mankato, Minnesota
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

A true neighborhood bar with great wings. Our grad school daughter lives nearby and uses Schooner's to do her classwork. Real friendly place where we stopped twice in a two-day Bloomington visit.

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Anna, Illinois
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

I love this place the service is really good and I cant say enough about the people who work their. I wasnt really impressed with the food but it was ok but I thought it was expensive.

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Wheaton, IL
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97 reviews 97 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Schooners has a friendly atmosphere and was busy which is a sign of a good restaurant. The broiled catfish was excellent and the fried chicken is a must. I was in Bloomington for a cheerleading competition. I am cheering for Schooners and cant wait to come back next year.

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Additional Information about Schooner's

Address: 810 E Grove St, Bloomington, IL 61701-5477
Phone Number: 309-829-6841
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Bloomington
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:30 pm

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