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205 W North St, Normal, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61761
309-454-7575
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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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112 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Two good locations in town, nice upscale atmosphere. Third wave style coffee but still mainstream enough to have things on the menu that include 'vanilla' or 'caramel'.

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Thank Joshua S
Denver, Colorado
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319 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

Visited for a few hours on a recent midday and very surprised at how busy this place was with folks sitting inside and all around the front sidewalks with outdoor seating. That's usually a good sign and therefore I enjoyed good friendly service and fresh brewed iced tea.

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Thank 07BigBlue
Tampa, Florida
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127 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

What a great find. This is in a quaint, but modern store in the middle of the block in "downtown." Lots of locals here. Clean, upscale, but parking can get tricky. Bakery items were 4 star. We liked it so much, we went out of our way to visit again during vacation. Seating is somewhat limited and it tends to... More 

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Thank Tampa_Dude2
Saint Louis, Missouri
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61 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Love the ambiance of the building, and the service was friendly and fast. Prices were decent. I got an iced mocha with hazelnut syrup and it was pretty good, and I also got a chocolate croissant which was good as well. I would go here again, and I would recommend it if you want to try something different than the... More 

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Thank ampress727
Bloomington, Illinois
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

Great little coffee shop in downtown Bloomington. Good coffee and pastries without the Starbucks pretense and prices.

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Thank ILBells
Normal, Illinois
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

Both CoffeeHound locations have great coffee. It is made with care a a lot of pride in the product. But the service is so bad I hate going there. The people act like they are doing you a favor getting your order ready. Both stores never have enough help. If you are wanting a cup to go, then plan on... More 

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Bloomington, Illinois
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49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

It is a smaller and simpler restaurant. The food is great and so is the service. Prices are good too. The menu isn't extensive but there are many good choices there. Many vegetarian items as well.

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Thank IBPacman
Normal
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99 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

There are two locations one in downtown Bloomington and one in uptown Normal. They do their own roasting and have a variety of light baked goods. It is deservedly a community favorite.

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Thank jericholake
Bloomington, Illinois
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105 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I do enjoy my espresso drinks and they do them well. I enjoy the mochas and such. Then you sit and people watch out the windows to "uptown Normal" as all the passers by are busy doing things. It's a great experience.

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Thank DEPluma
Dover, Delaware
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Excellent experience every time. Can get a little crowded, but you can usually find a place to sit even at the peak.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 W North St, Normal, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61761
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Bloomington-Normal  >  Normal
  • Phone Number: 309-454-7575

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?