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Ozark House Restaurant

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704 McGregor St, Bloomington, IL 61701-7006
309-827-3900
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3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Tue - Thu 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Normal, Illinois
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26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

I visited the Ozark House with my in-laws and my wife for an evening dinner. They all got spaghetti and were less than impressed with the quality and taste. Thankfully, I decided to get their fried chicken. It was fantastic! The potatoes that I got as my side were satisfactory to pair with an entree that good. If you are... More 

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Akron, Ohio
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56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

In town for a family graduation and decided to try this place. Having grown up in town, I remember this place being something special. What a disappointment! Run down looking restaurant in need of an overhaul! Made reservations on our drive into town, but it was obvious when we walked in that they were not necessary. Only two tables being... More 

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Thank Melinda T
Bloomington, Illinois
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69 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

I really hate to give this place a bad review. Like a lot of people I like finding locally owned restaurants that have some character. Unfortunately that doesn't always mean it will be a great experience. I found the food here to be pretty good, but nothing spectacular. I've had good luck with steaks or fried chicken, but for me... More 

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Thank russd32
bloomington, il
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58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

The Ozark House is an outstanding locally owned restaurant and , for some reason or another, we don't go there often enough. It has a Wisconsin Supper Club atmosphere, serves steaks, ribs, chicken and seafood. The ribs are always good...my wife and I went there recently and both of us had the Fried Catfish and it was excellent. The whole... More 

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Thank bikynmike
Pleasanton, California, United States
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58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

This restaurant is primarily a steak house that serves great food in a casual, family environment. I had the prime rib and it was exceptional and generous. My wife and son both had the BBQ ribs and they too were excellent. (Warning: the full rack of ribs was too large for even our voracious 15 year old son to fully... More 

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Thank Alan F
Oro Valley, Arizona
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

Nice, small town atmosphere. The menu is very diverse. The food is outstanding! I wanted a light meal. Ordered the appetizer for two. Quite large and more than enough. I had the lite meal baked cod. It tasted like lobster! The slaw was home made, as was the bread. I wish that I were more hungry as their steaks sounded... More 

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Thank Brandywine71
Illinois
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62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

I was looking for a place to go for brunch on Easter since my daughter goes to nearby ISU. What a find ! This place is great. The food was out of this world. It really felt like home having a home cooked meal. The buffet they had for Easter was phenomenal---with nice and hot green beans, corn, ham, beef,... More 

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Bloomington-Normal, Illinois
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158 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

The ribs, the steaks, the appetizers, and the friendly, comfortable, family atmosphere are all longstanding and well-known reasons to visit Ozark House. The food is good and the value enhances the experience. In dining at Ozark House, one gets the sense that things have been kept a certain way because that certain way works and has been putting satisfied smiles... More 

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Chatham, Illinois
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Locally owned restaurant with simple but delicious food. Sure its a little dated looking, but if you can look past that, please plan to go!

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Thank JLoSloMo
Illinois
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62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

Started off at the bar with two people who promptly received drink orders. Three more joined us at the bar and were ignored for 10-15 minutes while two workers were in and out of the bar area (we were the only ones sitting at the bar) and finally had to ask a guy if we could please order a few... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$21 - $30
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Tuesday
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 704 McGregor St, Bloomington, IL 61701-7006
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Bloomington
  • Phone Number: 309-827-3900

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?