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Garden of Paradise

1412 East Empire Bloomington IL, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61701
+1 309-585-0255
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (2 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (2 reviews)
“gyro” (2 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
American, Greek
1412 East Empire Bloomington IL, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61701
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here on mothers day. Staff was efficient. Chorizo skillet was great. All six of us enjoyed our breakfast. Staff was great and efficient in spite of a busy mothers day.

Thank tottercop
Reviewed April 1, 2018

My mom goes here every Sunday after church. The staff knows her and treats her as family. This is a no frills diner type restaurant with all the usual fare. Fast service, good food, great prices. Consistent. Love this place

Thank NinjaGigi
Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

After attending a youth basketball game we were looking for a place to dine eight people on short notice. We wanted a sit down place where we could relax and not be charged a lot of money. We found that at this local restaurant. I...More

Thank Marcia628
Reviewed January 21, 2018

Friendly and bustling place that notably serves breakfast all day. Perhaps the best eggs benedict in town and breakfast all day every day. Incredibly friendly staff (warm greetings and kind, efficient check-out). Wait staff attentive without being disruptive. I order the hash browns a little...More

Thank RockyRoadz
Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

Ate breakfast here with the wife. Food is decent and average priced. Would recommend for a decent breakfast spot. Service was good and food came out relatively quick.

Thank Shane B
Reviewed September 23, 2017

This restaurant is a place that specializes in breakfast and lunch for sure. I had the pancakes and they were very good. My girlfriend had an omelette and enjoyed her entree. Definitely a Greek type restaurant with excellent food.

1  Thank Michael M
Reviewed September 11, 2017 via mobile

Had breakfast at GOP today. Skillet meal was awesome. This is my third breakfast visit to GOP recently. All breakfast meals have been served by an attentive waitress. The owners have been very personable and welcoming each time. Noticed on the way in that they...More

Thank BadenX2
Reviewed September 2, 2017

I had not been there in years. Out of town friends suggested we meet there for breakfast since its under new management. It was great. Good service and good coffee and nice selections.

Thank Carol L
Reviewed August 22, 2017

I have visited this restaurant many times and if I could use one word to describe it is consistency. You are never surprised or disappointed by your order. The service is speedy and friendly. Everything you order comes out how you would expect it. I...More

Thank 771donaldl
Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

I have been here many times. The breakfast is reasonable and very good. The staff is friendly and helpful. We especially love their skillets.

Thank Window125
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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
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1412 East Empire Bloomington IL, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61701
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Bloomington-Normal  >  Bloomington
  • Phone Number: +1 309-585-0255
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