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Merry Ann's Diner

1510 S Neil St, Champaign, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61820-6532
+1 217-531-1160
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good25%
  • Average31%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“hash browns” (5 reviews)
“patty melt” (3 reviews)
“greasy spoon” (6 reviews)
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American, Diner
1510 S Neil St, Champaign, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61820-6532
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you enjoy eating at a Waffle House, you'll like this place. Same type of diner setup with friendly waitstaff and good, reasonably priced food. Pancakes, eggs, hash browns, bacon, and sausage all very good. We try to come here when we visit. You should...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Skip the local franchise diners and try Merry Ann's...Three of us ate for less than $20 and the portions were filling! Breakfast was not "greasy" and our server even substituted fruit for meat (as one in our party didn't care for meat with a breakfast...More

Thank NotAFoodSnobFromNY
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

This was by far one of the best greasy spoon diners that I have been to in years. The food was amazing, service impeccable. We all had a burger and fries. We will be back in the morning to try out their breakfast.

Thank Barbara T
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Set a mission to have the same breakfast meal at each of the locations. Just completed this task with breakfast with the O'Neil location. This location was cleaner than the other two--which was hard since they were real dives. The breakfast was ok. The eggs...More

Thank cyclonesdan
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Centrally local close to campus & Hotel conference centers, Merry Ann provided a good basic breakfast with local flavor. Nothing fancy but good food. Worth the visit.

Thank Neil M
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Plain, simple food prepared perfectly and served with a smile and friendly, welcoming attitude. Sandwiches were $3.50 - 6ish and came with chips; sub crispy, golden fries or onion rings for a little extra. Open 24/7 and with those prices, it's a huge hit with...More

Thank LeisaS
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Went to Merry Ann's after a concert with some friends to grab some food. The service was great, food was cooked to order and great tasting. The prices were fabulous as well

Thank Sheryl D
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Fast breakfast and the wait to be seated moved quickly but the breakfast was just ok. The restaurant really is a place for the college scene and a place to go after a binge night of drinking.

Thank jet8IL
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Found this establishment to be nothing special. Service was good but food was comparable to a Denny's.

Thank Nancy J
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Merry Ann's is convenient to the campus, especially if you are staying at the I Hotel. We had breakfast there and the homemade corned beef hash was some of the best I have had. Eggs were done as I ordered. Service was prompt and friendly.

Thank TomH3860
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1510 S Neil St, Champaign, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61820-6532
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Champaign-Urbana  >  Champaign
  • Phone Number: +1 217-531-1160
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