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UNCLE Tom's Pancake House

1700 Fredrick Ln, Normal, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61761-4100
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Ranked #13 of 105 Restaurants in Normal
Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Jul 27, 2014
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86% Recommend
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English first
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

The milk they provided was room temperature, it didn't taste at all like chocolate milk, the atmosphere is less than casual. Needless to say, they also can't cook.

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Carbondale, Illinois
3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Wow, talk about a little gem hidden all by itself!!! I've never heard of an uncle toms, but this place has some good old fashioned down home cooking. The staff was excellent and it's was right next to the highway. I wouldn't have even known it existed unless I happened to be in normal Illinois:)

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I'm actually at the restaraunt typing this review. The atmosphere is very casual with a diner feel. The waitress was very nice and food came out very quickly. There seemed to be a lot of regulars that the waitress was bantering back and forth with, making it amusing to listen. I ordered an omelet w/hashbrowns and pancakes. The pancakes were... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Wednesday, we had a late breakfast or early lunch at this pancake house and they have more than pancakes. My husband had 5 pancakes, 2 patties and 3 scramble eggs. Enjoyed it So much he had to tell the chief how delicious every thing was. We will go back again, good value for your money.

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Danvers, Illinois
12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013 via mobile

Very friendly staff! Very willing to make your order exactly to please you. Food is delicious and very affordable.

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Shelton, Washington
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013 via mobile

We just had a very good meal that was affordable and our waitress was good. However, we coud see the kitchen from where we were sitting. The other waitress twice staked plates of food on top of each other. I'm glad it wasnt my club sandwich on the bottom. She was constantly running her fingers through her hair too. Don't... More

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Danvers, Illinois
17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

I've been here many times and have never been disappointed. The homey atmosphere and friendly staff are very welcome. I can highly recommend the eggs Benedict. The value of the meal is one of if not the best in town.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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166 reviews 166 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

Same owner, just keeping P.C. :( This restaurant will not disappoint. Coffee cup stays full, kind service and a delicious meal! And it is inexpensive! I recommend the French toast combo, which includes juice! Go... What are you waiting for? :)

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Normal, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

Uncle Tom's is a great breakfast place. You always get a lot of food for a reasonable price. It has the classic diner feel. Unfortunately, many times when I've gone the wait staff is a little slow at getting the things you ask for, or giving refills. Good food, but I wish the staff was more attentive.

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012 via mobile

We go here for breakfast as a family frequently. It's kinda hidden away. The food and service are great. It is small and crowded but still worth it.

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