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Shannon's Five Star

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1305 S Mercer Ave, Veterans Parkway & Mercer Avenue, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61704-7113
+1 309-664-0808
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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1305 S Mercer Ave, Veterans Parkway & Mercer Avenue, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61704-7113
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was impressed at how large and open the dining area is. I was there when it wasn't busy but I feel it would feel just as open even with a full house. I was disappointed that you couldn't order breakfast after 11am, because I...More

Thank mjb6517
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you set your expectations right, Shannon’s will deliver just what you’d expect from a local diner in rural America.

Thank Mike A
Reviewed May 4, 2018

Went to Shannon's on a limb not knowing what to expect on a busy Sunday morning. It was not a disappointment. The staff was friendly and the food was hot and very good. The portions were larger than normal. They offer a breakfast buffet but...More

Thank Cliff Q
Reviewed April 4, 2018

I have only been here twice. Both times for Easter brunch. The food is what you would expect for a breakfast place. Nothing special, but decent.

Thank Nicholas K
Reviewed March 20, 2018

Shannon’s on old highway 66 is a great breakfast or lunch stop. Biscuits and gravy is excellent. And they have daily specials that are a true bargain. We see a lot of older regulars who obviously like the place a lot. But it is great...More

Thank Irenbendum
Reviewed February 26, 2018

At Shannon's you get a full meal, none of those partial plates. Be prepared to eat what you order. The staff is very helpful in helping making great selections for the kids. I will be coming back.

Thank spanky6165
Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

It doesn't matter what you choose, everything has that home cooked flavor, taste, & warm fuzzy feeling. And the portions are ridiculously generous!! It definitely becomes a take-home, second meal deal. Thumbs up, worth the stop, and the staff just round out the warm fuzzy...More

Thank ronan92
Reviewed November 28, 2017

My experience at Shannon's was Good! The service was quick and friendly and the food was Great and reasonably priced!

Thank Adriana F
Reviewed June 14, 2017

Three of us ordered the Cobb Salad and really enjoyed the huge bowl of goodness. Hubby ordered the chicken fried chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy daily special and loved it. Can't take the country out of the boy. Good food at reasonable prices.

Thank Lana R
Reviewed May 17, 2017

Nice selection of food for breakfast buffet--everything we tried tasted great. Plenty of fresh fruits, scrambled eggs with and without cheese, bacon, sausage, biscuits and gravy, French toast sticks, more that I can't remember. Clearly a favorite with many people as place was pretty full...More

Thank Mary B
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James B
February 6, 2015|
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6am - Noon on Sundays
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 12:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1305 S Mercer Ave, Veterans Parkway & Mercer Avenue, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61704-7113
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Bloomington-Normal  >  Bloomington
  • Phone Number: +1 309-664-0808
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