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203 W North St, Normal, Bloomington-Normal, IL
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Bloomington, Illinois
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went in during lunch. Had buffalo chicken sandwich + pita w hummus+ falafal. Out was awesome. Definitely going back for more.

Thank onecrazygroup
Davenport, IA
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Tasty gyros and enough other options to make all four teenagers happy. Fast service, affordable prices, trendy/rustic interior, and clean bathrooms!

1 Thank thimdog
Champaign, Illinois, United States
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Loved the gyro and baklava, unfortunately we missed them calling our number when our food was ready, so the wait was longer than is probably normal.

Thank Marti P
Normal, Illinois
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

The Rock expanded into the adjacent space which was a much needed move. It is usually very crowded during the school season as it attracts both ISU students & working stiffs. It doesn't open until 11 a.m. The Greek food, gyros & salad is very good, but they also have a variety of sandwiches in good breads. Try the french... More 

Thank laurel k
Bloomington, Illinois
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Best Mediterian restaurant in town, they have best falafel here. Liked the location, interior. Not a lot people know this place(or may be it just me since they don't advertise much)

1 Thank modi2016
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Ate at The Rock based on great reviews and a chic website. The food was below average. I was expecting a fancy Mediterranean restaurant. Instead it is more like "high-end fast food." You order food at a counter and then you are called when your food is ready. The hummus was flavorless and had larger chunks of chickpea. The falafel... More 

Thank Yari J
Schaumburg, Illinois
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

The gyros were good (the tzatziki sauce could've had more flavor) and the baklava was okay but would've been better with a stronger flavor.

Thank jrsjason
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

Has found a balance between Mediterranean and American cuisine - which works for a college town like Normal. The food is always tasty and fresh. Their hummus is excellent, and can be purchased in a container for take out too. Because of the demand, they have recently expanded their dining area to accommodate more guests. They have been a welcome... More 

Thank gfansler21
Saint Louis, Missouri
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61 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

Along the walls of the restaurant are pictures of the history of the building which used to be a Pharmacy. I ordered the Chicken Philly, and it was pretty good. Didn't come with a side of fries though; you had to order those separately. Friendly service though, and I would like to go back to try their gyros, which my... More 

1 Thank ampress727
Chicago, Illinois
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

We walked to the restaurant while charging at the Tesla supercharger. The super gyro was above average, service was good and the establishment was worth the stop. Recommended!

1 Thank RRF-51

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 203 W North St, Normal, Bloomington-Normal, IL
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Bloomington-Normal  >  Normal
  • Phone Number: 3094514976
The coupon book has quite a few places you don't list. The Rock is the only one I've ever been to.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?