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Shannon's Five Star

1305 S Mercer Ave, Veterans Parkway & Mercer Avenue, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61704-7113
+1 309-664-0808
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  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
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1305 S Mercer Ave, Veterans Parkway & Mercer Avenue, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61704-7113
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Coming through B/N called friends they said meet us at Shannon's. Glad I did. Special was meatloaf and mashed potatoes...yum Stick to your ribs kinda meal. Large portions, great service. Easy to find location on Veterans Pkwy. I'll be back.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 169edv
Reviewed August 25, 2018

Got there at 12:00 on a Saturday, and the place was nearly empty. Now I see why. The food is mediocre at best and the service was terrible. Neither the wait staff nor the management seemed to care at all. In the time we were...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Gwendabelle
Reviewed August 5, 2018

Very warm and welcoming. The service was outstanding - efficient and friendly. The food quality was fantastic. I would highly recommend this restaurant!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank beightler68
Reviewed July 17, 2018

I have friends who love breakfast here, but it has never really impressed me. The service is good, and the food is okay but isn't anything special in my opinion. There are many other breakfast places in the area that I greatly prefer.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank bookman63
Reviewed June 9, 2018

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

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank mjb6517
Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of visit: May 2018
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

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank CliffQ
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.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank nkraft93
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

Date of visit: March 2018
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.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank spanky6165
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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, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids
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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