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Destihl Restaurant & Brew Works

) #1 of 83 Restaurants in Normal $$ - $$$ American, ,
318 S Towanda Ave, Normal, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61761-2212
+1 309-862-2337
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Gastropub, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
318 S Towanda Ave, Normal, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61761-2212
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Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I have had lunch twice in the past month at Destihl when we were in Bloomington on business. Both times we have been genuinely impressed by the good service, interesting and very tasty menu, and truly enjoyable locally brewed beer. It's just...More

Thank docboar
Reviewed 6 days ago

The food here has consistently been good; a bit overpriced but nice for Central Illinois. The only downside to this restaurant is the acoustics; a table of four has to shout to hear each other

Thank Bobsadt
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Food and Beverage were Very Good; however to be #1 or become #1 they must focus more attention on Customer Service. The Service was professional and courteous but a bit slow, for no apparent reason.

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good yummy food, portion of food is little less. I feel cost is little high. We went for 12 afternoon so we tried brunch menu also, I like biscuit and chicken. Gravy are so yummy and different from one other.can try. But it is a...More

Thank bolisetti
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So we are a party of 30 yes we know that's a lot. Couple of us try and speak with the hostess Kelsey on how we can sit close together and she is clearly overwhelmed. We do this a lot as we are a ball...More

Thank candicane0104
Christopher G, Manager at Destihl Restaurant & Brew Works, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your choosing DESTIHL Restaurant & Brewworks, and thank you for your rating. Most of all, thank you for your feedback. We truly appreciate feedback from our guests on how we can do better and strive to take action each and every day...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a nice surprise to find this great restaurant on our way to Chicago. Specializing in Belgian ales, this is a great brew pub for any beer fan. Also think about a generously garnished Bloody Mary, picture perfect. The food was also great, Panko breaded...More

Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 1 week ago

After a long day of driving, Destihl was such a pleasant surprise on our road trip from Ontario, Canada to Kansas City. We chose this restaurant on a whim, as it was near our hotel, even though we were exhausted and didn't feel like going...More

Thank AMcAuley
Reviewed 1 week ago

Destihl is pricey, but well-worth the price for a brew and chew delight! The craft brews suit the beer conniseur, and the wait staff clearly know the content and what brew matches the customer's preference and taste. Along with the great selection of craft beers,...More

Thank AsherP0403
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Family of 5 driving through after visiting Chicago and OVER Pizza! Found on Trip Advisor. Made reservations on the way, seated right away and got our food in 20 minutes! All of it was incredible! Even though we had enough deep dish- my daughter got...More

Thank Nightshade2424
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looking for great food and even better Craft Beer?????? Look no further than DESTIHL. I have tried most of their fare, and it is the Bomb. Just when you thought you would have to have the same dish again, they change their menu and bring...More

Thank Randy S
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December 5, 2015|
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Response from larrrock | Reviewed this property |
Please contact the restaurant.
Jan K
July 9, 2015|
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Response from genefk | Reviewed this property |
They have a couple of side rooms and my guess is YES, but you would have to call them to reserve.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $31
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 318 S Towanda Ave, Normal, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61761-2212
    (Von Maur Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Bloomington-Normal  >  Normal
  • Phone Number: +1 309-862-2337
DESTIHL(R) Restaurant & Brew Works is two amazing worlds merged into one: the fusion of craft beer and artisan foods. We are a growing gastrobrewpubTM concept which creatively combines and reinvents craft beer and full-flavored dishes from America's melting pot using many local ingredients and both modern and traditional techniques. Our mission is to fill our gastrobrewpubs with fun, energy and passion for great artisan food and beers while providing a 'down to earth', high level of service.
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