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Merry Ann's Diner

American, Diner
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1510 S. Neil St., Champaign, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61820
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Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Old school dinner with counter seating by the grill. Looking for a late night treat? Or something different for lunch? Breakfast 24/7. Try the dinner stack. Hashbrowns, sausage or hamburger patty, 2 eggs, cheese covered in sausage gravy. Your belly will thank you.

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Thank abmartin55
Marion, Illinois, United States
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47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

This is the true diner! Friendly people serving good food. I asked if they could grill my turkey & Swiss -- "No problem." It was so yummy!

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Thank Joyce S
East Grand Rapids, Michigan
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279 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Open 24 hours? Check. Great Menu? Check. Excellent tasting food? Check. Fast and Friendly Service? Check. Affordable? Check. Why go anywhere else? See you soon Merry Ann.

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Thank Michael W
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We had a waiter named Kimberly and she was amazing. The food was fast and also cooked right in front of you. It is located right across the street from the Homewood Suites and Hilton Inn hotel. Very well priced and good tasting.

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Thank MorganKayyy
Miami, Florida
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105 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We stopped at this diner as it had been years since we actually dined at a diner. The place looked like I remembered back in the day. It has a digital jukebox, the gumball machines and the eat in counter. The decor has the University of Illinois colors. The service was great and fast. It took me way back and... More 

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Thank perfecttraveler
Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

I am a regular here. This is my late night spot cause I work late... so I eat late. Pancakes and egg whites are my fav' choice...but they have a nice staff and the price is just right.

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Thank DrOHope
Los Angeles, California
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62 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

go back in time with food offerings...AND prices!!! No where else can you get the simplistic food at 1950's prices better than Merry Ann's...breakfast served all day, and burgers to boot!!

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Thank Kevin B
Chicago, Illinois, United States
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46 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

This was a great place to visit for a dinner atmosphere. It was a very 'college' dining experience but the food was fairly mediocre but also very affordable. The service made up for the food being somewhat burnt but the milkshakes were on par!

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Thank Noname121227
Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

Great food and very affordable The breakfast menu entrees tastes like home cooking Love this place! Good amount of food but not overkill. Just right

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Thank laurasurp5
chicago
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

Good old comfort food, extremely fast, delicious and reasonably priced. A bit tight for handicapped but workable

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1510 S. Neil St., Champaign, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61820
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Champaign-Urbana  >  Champaign

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