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205 W North St, Normal, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61761
+1 309-454-7575
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Duluth, Minnesota
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have visited this place several times, and the quality of the coffee is superb. Now I try to return whenever I am driving through southern Illinois.

Thank mngrayjay
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239 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

I don't drink any of the specialty coffee drinks.They have a wide variety and my friends enjoy them.Just hot black coffee no cream or sugar.Quality coffee doesn't need any extras.

Thank Jeff M
Griffin, GA
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Had coffee here 2 mornings. Wife had her fancy coffee fix and I had regular coffee black. Barista put cool design on wife's latte. Breakfast items were sweet, not too healthy and delicious. Wish I had gotten the carrot cake Saturday. Not a large place typical coffee house feel.

Thank Wayne L
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113 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

If you're in town on business/visiting, and staying in the central area of town, this is definitely your best bet for coffee in the area. Extensive menu, knowledgeable staff, and really good coffee drinks (drip, espresso, latte, etc). I found myself here a few times during my short trip to Bloomington. Literally right next door to both Marriott and Hyatt... More 

Thank Mark M
Bloomington, IL
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234 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

My daughter in law lives in Kentucky now but when she comes home she wants Coffee Hound vegetarian biscuits and gravy...I must admit they were really good!

Thank Connor11_7
Kansas City, Missouri
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135 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

One of the best lattes I've had anywhere, and a really pleasant place to hang out and work. Downside: volume on the music is pretty high. I wouldn't want to try to talk with someone here.

Thank ReadySetGox10
Burleson, Texas
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

stopped by a couple times while visiting Normal over the weekend. Great service, clean, great coffee, great tables. Great little streetside seating too. It was just a nice little place. My son liked the muffins too :)

Thank TexRng
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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123 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 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'.

Thank Joshua S
Denver, Colorado
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436 reviews
296 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 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.

Thank 07BigBlue
Tampa, Florida
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146 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 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 

Thank Tampa_Dude2

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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  • Address: 205 W North St, Normal, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61761
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Bloomington-Normal  >  Normal
  • Phone Number: +1 309-454-7575

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