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Garden of Paradise

1412 East Empire Bloomington IL, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61701
+1 309-585-0255
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (2 reviews)
“gyro” (2 reviews)
“potatoes” (3 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Greek
1412 East Empire Bloomington IL, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61701
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Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

Ate breakfast here with the wife. Food is decent and average priced. Would recommend for a decent breakfast spot. Service was good and food came out relatively quick.

Thank Shane B
Reviewed September 23, 2017

This restaurant is a place that specializes in breakfast and lunch for sure. I had the pancakes and they were very good. My girlfriend had an omelette and enjoyed her entree. Definitely a Greek type restaurant with excellent food.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed September 11, 2017 via mobile

Had breakfast at GOP today. Skillet meal was awesome. This is my third breakfast visit to GOP recently. All breakfast meals have been served by an attentive waitress. The owners have been very personable and welcoming each time. Noticed on the way in that they...More

Thank BadenX2
Reviewed September 2, 2017

I had not been there in years. Out of town friends suggested we meet there for breakfast since its under new management. It was great. Good service and good coffee and nice selections.

Thank Carol L
Reviewed August 22, 2017

I have visited this restaurant many times and if I could use one word to describe it is consistency. You are never surprised or disappointed by your order. The service is speedy and friendly. Everything you order comes out how you would expect it. I...More

Thank 771donaldl
Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

I have been here many times. The breakfast is reasonable and very good. The staff is friendly and helpful. We especially love their skillets.

Thank Window125
Reviewed June 21, 2017

we stopped by after a evening graduation ceremony. 1st time visit, WOW, no one at the table had anything bad to say they just raved about the food. Meatloaf, gyro, beef sandwich, even the chicken Alfredo was delicious. The service was Went back twice since...More

Thank christine j
Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

Delicious food, great service, the entire staff is very friendly. Our food came fast and staff checked on us often. Everyone was very accommodating.

Thank Jodi C
Reviewed May 13, 2017 via mobile

I had their standard breakfast while I waited for my car to be finished. The service was good,alot of food for not much.

Thank Window125
Reviewed April 18, 2017 via mobile

First time eating here. Old school lunch specials! Very good selection! Potato soup was great! Creamy and good, not just heated up water with potatoes in it. Tenderloin was very good and tasty. Owner seated me & was very nice. The staff is very nice...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1412 East Empire Bloomington IL, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61701
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Bloomington-Normal  >  Bloomington
  • Phone Number: +1 309-585-0255
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