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120 North St., Normal, Bloomington-Normal, IL
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Ranked #10 of 105 Restaurants in Normal
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Sun - Mon 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: 120 W. North St
Transit: Medici is located just steps away from the New transportation center in Uptown Normal. A perfect place to meet when guest are arriving from out of town, or when waiting for the next departure.
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English first
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Don't know how long Medici has been around, but wish I knew about it sooner. Been there twice within a few days. The food and atmosphere is great. The prices are higher than chain restaurants, but well worth it. I recommend the Salmon. Also the Gouda Mac.

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Normal, Illinois
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Medici has very good food and an interesting setting in Uptown Normal, Illinois. The downside of Medici for me personally is the extremely noisy atmosphere.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

First off I want to say that my first experience was an okay time. The front entrance and open layout of the main floor was very impressive I must say. The decor was very tasteful. I came there with my now fiancé. And I remember I had your paella and started with your cheese dipping spread it was divine. The... More

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Top Contributor
164 reviews 164 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Everything about the restaurant was quite good except for the time it took my wait person to come to my table. I recieved water as soon as I was seated and had to wait a few minutes for wait service. This was on a weeknight and the place was not busy. Once we got started, everything was timely.

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sheerness uk
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67 reviews 67 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Had a lovely meal at Medici with friends and family as we were visiting Normal. We were a little confused when the waitress asked if we wanted appetizers, my daughter asked for crab cake and the waitress disappeared before we could give another order - we were confused !! then our friends said the order would come as a shared... More

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Sugar Hill, Georgia
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126 reviews 126 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I went there for a business meal and we had a few appetizers before the meal. The hushpuppies were delicious - loved the sauces that came with them. The chicken queso dip was okay. I had a burger for dinner with the fries. The fries were great. The burger was okay, but the bun was not good. It was dry... More

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Hugo, Oklahoma
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

When I moved to the area someone told me that if I'd like to visit a nice restaurant for a special date night that I should try Medici. I decided to take my husband there yesterday. I read the reviews before going and was a little bummed at the recent comments. I went hoping for the best and that's what... More

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Bloomington, Illinois
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Was sadly disappointed by the Key West Salad for lunch today. Three-count 'em-3-pieces, 1 crab and 2 little shrimp in this salad which seems a little steep for a $13 salad entrée. There was a large amount of lettuce-couldn't tell what kind, some small mango pieces, two small pieces of avocado and some heart of palm slices-no bacon. The dressing... More

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central Illinois
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

A tree trunk reaches to the sky inside Medici. The interior is filled with wood stained to a light color. The Medicii is in walking distance to Illinois state university. Lots of students and faculty come here. In the evening, the bar is hopping. This is affiliate with the Medici in Hyde Park in Chicago where the Obamas order out... More

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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110 reviews 110 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

The menu item called Seafood Paella is not, period. There was some decent seafood and pretty good flavors, but it was absolutely NOT a paella. Wikipedia defines paella as " Valencian paella is believed to be the original recipe and consists of white rice, green vegetables, meat (chicken and rabbit," This meal had No rice, not cooked in a paella... More

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Additional Information about Medici

Address: 120 North St., Normal, Bloomington-Normal, IL
Phone Number: 309-452-6334
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Bloomington-Normal  >  Normal
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 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 - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: American

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