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UNCLE Tom's Pancake House

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1700 Fredrick Ln, Normal, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61761-4100
309-862-3614
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Pleasantly surprised

This place did not have very many reviews but they were all good. So to get my input we went here to see if they were correct. The outside looked like a regular older coffee shop. The small parking lot was full. So that was a good sign. The inside is quiet small but could seat probably 30 people... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
Sheryl S
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Moweaqua, Illinois
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Moweaqua, Illinois
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60 reviews 60 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

This place did not have very many reviews but they were all good. So to get my input we went here to see if they were correct. The outside looked like a regular older coffee shop. The small parking lot was full. So that was a good sign. The inside is quiet small but could seat probably 30 people maximum.... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Well it's my 28th birthday. So my fiancé and I went here for a good breakfast!! Have been here before! Love the service and food!! I had the meat lovers skillet and pancakes. Perfect meal to fill a big guy like me up!!

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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
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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Bloomington
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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
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

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
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

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
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013 via mobile

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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103 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1700 Fredrick Ln, Normal, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61761-4100
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Bloomington-Normal  >  Normal
  • Phone Number: 309-862-3614

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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