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Jesse's Grille

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American
201 Broadway, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61761-3200
+1 309-862-9000
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good34%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“filet” (2 reviews)
“marriott” (6 reviews)
“entrees” (4 reviews)
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201 Broadway, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61761-3200
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were at the Marriott for a conference and had breakfast. The food was good. Price was ok. The service was off as my friend had to ask for her toast and juice. It’s convenient if you have meetings at the hotel.

Thank Gail R
Justin N, General Manager at Jesse's Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for being our guest, we are very pleased to know that you enjoyed the hotel. We look forward to welcoming you back to the property in the future.

Reviewed 4 February 2018

Family group staying at Marriott, so we met in lobby restaurant, Jesse's Grille to make things easy. It was like pulling teeth to get drinks and food was so slow, too. Quality of food was average and forgettable. I wish we would have asked around...More

Thank AspenFamily
Justin N, General Manager at Jesse's Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2018

AspenFamily, thank you for giving us the opportunity to serve your family. We are sorry your experience with us was anything but the best and will share your feedback with the culinary team. We are hopeful we will have the opportunity to better serve you...More

Reviewed 22 January 2018

For years Jesse's Grille was a good dining alternative in Uptown Normal, not as crowded as some other ISU campustown restaurants, with good food at reasonable prices. The food is still good, but the service has declined. Marriott didn't have the dining area open the...More

Thank PrairieManIllinois
Justin N, General Manager at Jesse's Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

PrairieManIllinois, we appreciate your feedback and are disappointed to hear your experience did not meet your expectations. We would welcome the opportunity to speak with you further. Kindly contact the hotel directly and have your call directed to the Food and Beverage Manager's office. We...More

Reviewed 23 January 2017

We really love the hotel, the staff and the convenience, and so they need to work on the restaurant, and the food in the bar area. We do like the bar area, with comfortable seating with two TVs. We a couple of hamburgers and a...More

Thank Spdpmd
Lyndsey R, Guest Relations Manager at Jesse's Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2017

Thank you for your review and we appreciate your feedback with Jesse's Grille and Lounge. Your feedback will be taken to the staff and used to better the service and food. Thank you again for taking the time and we apologize about your experience. We...More

Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

My husband and I had an early dinner here. We just wanted a burger and fries. I asked for my burger well done. When I got the burger it was totally charred on the outside and I had to cut off the edges all around...More

Thank srfergus
Lyndsey R, Guest Relations Manager at Jesse's Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2016

Thank you for the review. We apologize about your recent visit to Jesse's Grille. We strive to make sure all our guests are taken care of and enjoy their dining experience with us. We will take these comments to our restaurant staff to do better...More

Reviewed 26 December 2016

I love the walking & shops in Uptown Normal. Have tried almost all the food, but don't do chains, or sugar-loaded cup cakes or all-night cookies. By far, the best food in Uptown is at Jesse's Grille, located in the Marriott. I recently had a...More

Thank laurel k
Lyndsey R, Guest Relations Manager at Jesse's Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2016

Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your dining experience at Jesse's Grille and we will pass along your comments to the Chef. We are lucky to be located in such a great area and be in walking distance to so many...More

Reviewed 22 September 2016

Jared was our server for lunch and he was FANTASTIC! The food was not the greatest that day, but when you have great service like Jared gave us it make the items that lack a little better. I have had been to Jesse's Grille on...More

Thank Anne M
Lyndsey R, Guest Relations Manager at Jesse's Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2016

Thank you for the review and we are glad Jared was able to make your dining experience great.

Reviewed 21 September 2016

We had a server named Jared that helped us this evening. He was one of the best servers I have ever had, and continued to provide amazing costumer service to my friend and I. The next time you eat there, ask for him to serve...More

Thank Andrew G
Lyndsey R, Guest Relations Manager at Jesse's Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2016

Thank you for your response. We will pass along your comments to Jared and the rest of the staff.

Reviewed 20 August 2016

Great place for breakfast near the college, since there aren't any in town. Food was delicious and well worth the wait

Thank cbatesIllinois
Lyndsey R, Admin Asst at Jesse's Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2016

Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed breakfast at Jesse's Grille and look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 25 April 2016

We were here with a large group, which is quite typical. At first, the staff put us in the bar with a very noisy group of adults (40s & 50s). We asked to be put on the side with tables & chairs since there were...More

Thank GoGoGeekGirl
Jeff P, General Manager at Jesse's Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2016

Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts on TA. We look forward to having you back again and perhaps our next seasonal menu will be more adventurous with our new chef. Sincerely, Jeff P General Manager

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 Broadway, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61761-3200
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Bloomington-Normal  >  Normal
  • Phone Number: +1 309-862-9000
  • E-mail
Description
Featuring an eclectic selection of casual cuisine and wines from continental U.S./ Affordable pricing and exceptional service

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner
Dress code: Casual
Phone: 1-309-862-9000
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