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Lone Star Steakhouse & Saloon

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903 Iaa Dr, Bloomington, IL 61701-2293
309-663-7827
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 10
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  • 15
    Very good
  • 5
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  • 1
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Much better this time around

We had excellent service this time and we tipped accordingly. Food was served in the proper order and the food was prepared as ordered. We had a very good waitress, she made sure that we had everything we needed, asked if we wanted bread, checked on refills, everything. It's difficult to find... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Jay H
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Davenport, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

The food was terrific. Service was outstanding. We didn't have to wait long either to get a table for 8.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

This place is an embarrasment to the lone star name- it was dingy and old, waitress was very nice steak good, salad had watered down dressing - never eat here and we will never eat at any lone star after this!

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Bloomington, Illinois, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This restaurant is getting dated. The food is good, but the service is definitely lacking. Went for Sunday Dinner, arrived at noon and left at 2:00 p.m. Waited more than 45 minutes for food to arrive.

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Davenport, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We had excellent service this time and we tipped accordingly. Food was served in the proper order and the food was prepared as ordered. We had a very good waitress, she made sure that we had everything we needed, asked if we wanted bread, checked on refills, everything. It's difficult to find wait staff anymore that know what they're doing... More 

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Mackinaw, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We've always liked Lone Star Steakhouse. The one closest to us closed. I had the Lone Star Sirlon and was very pleased with it. The steak was tender and had a really good flavor. They did have to take it back and cook it a little bit more.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

The steaks were cook just right - surprising how not all steak house seem to know the difference between medium and medium well.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

I have been here twice now (hoping it was just a one time thing) and both times the lettuce is brown and soggy just not fresh. Also they water down the salad dressing if I am gonna pay $13 for a salad it needs to be fresh!!! Go to outback I have never had bad food there and it's just... More 

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Bloomington-Normal, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I am not impressed by the chains but the food at this Lone Star was very good I really don't have an affinity for one restaurant chain over the other but now I will choose Lone Star over the other steak houses.

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Bloomington, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Yes, I did.......it was a bit out of my comfort zone when going to my favorite "beef house" in town. But, I wanted to try the Chicken salad w/Avocado, and I'm glad I did. It was a tasty treat. The service was on top of things and their special margarita was right on the money! It was a good meal.

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Bloomington, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Lone Star is our favorite steak house in Bloomington-Normal. We usually visit about every other month, not because we don’t like it, but because there is an insane amount of restaurant choices in the area. The servers at this location are always friendly and helpful, and most of them do a good job of making you feel at home. On... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 903 Iaa Dr, Bloomington, IL 61701-2293
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Bloomington
  • Phone Number: 309-663-7827

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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