The Math department is at Third and Woodlawn. While not comprehensive, the
Bloomington Dining Guide and
DineSite.com also list many local restaurants.
Guide to the stars below:
Disclaimer: The views expressed here are solely those of a few
individuals in the math department and are at least a year old.
Anatolia (Turkish)*** 4th St. and Grant --
Turkish food, intimate atmosphere.
Anyetsang's Little Tibet Restaurant***
On 4th street between Dunn and Grant --
One of three good Tibetan places within 2 blocks.
On 4th street between Dunn and Grant (in the same building as Puccini’s)—
Vegetarian and non-vegetarian entrees served on fresh injera
Bear's Place** -- 1316 East 3rd --
Decent pizza, beer.
Bloomington Bagel Company**
-- On Dunn between Kirkwood and 6th --
Excellent homemade bagels. Soup, bialys, bagel sandwiches.
Bombay House (Indian) ** -- On 4th between Dunn and Grant --
Good Indian food. Lunch buffet makes for quick but delicious meal.
Brave New Deli** -- At corner of Dunn and 3rd --
Casablanca Cafe (Moroccan)**** -- At corner of
4th and Grant --
A local favorite. Great food, cozy Middle Eastern atmosphere.
Cafe Django (Tibetan)***
--Grant Street between Kirkwood and 6th----
One of the three Tibetan restaurants in town. Jazz in the evenings.
Chow Bar (Korean) -- Indiana Ave. between 3rd and 4th.
Dragon Express** -- 3rd and Jordan -- Chinese. Fast, inexpensive and usually hopping.
Esan Thai**-- Kirkwood and Lincoln.
--Dunn and Kirkwood
Authentic. Homemade pita.
Greek's Pizzeria** --Kirkwood between
Washington and Walnut
More decent pizza.
Laughing Planet*** -- On Grant between 4th and
Healthy homemade fast food, esp. vegan burritos. Decor may induce 60's flashbacks.
Michael’s Uptown Cafe***Kirkwood between Washington and Walnut. Cajan. Also, the best breakfast in town.
Nick's English Hut** -- On Kirkwood between Dunn and Grant --
Bloomington landmark. Great pub atmosphere.
Puccini's Ristorante*** -- On 4th between Dunn and Grant --
Fine Italian. A bit pricey.
Rachel’s Cafe--3rd and Lincoln—unrated because it is new.
Runcible Spoon*** -- 6th St. between Dunn and Grant
Bohemian coffee house. Best for breakfast, coffee. Good for lunch.
Siam House (Thai)** -- At corner of 4th and Dunn --
Good lunch buffet.
Shanti (Indian)*** -- Kirkwood and Lincoln --
A slightly more serious dinner venue than Bombay House.
(Tibetan)** --Grant St., between 4th and Kirkwood
Bloomington's original Tibetan restaurant. Wear a sweater.
Trojan Horse** --Kirkwood and Walnut--
A Greek-American hybrid. Mostly sandwiches and such.
Turkuaz Cafe (Turkish)***
-- 3rd and Lincoln
Funkier than Anatolia, but good for lunch. Free WiFi.
Village Deli** -- On Kirkwood between Dunn and Grant --
Sandwiches and fries. Best for pancakes and eggs on Sunday morning.
Encore Cafe*** -- 316 W 6th -- 333-7312
Upscale cafeteria. Free WiFi.
Grazie!*** --North side of Courthouse Square -- 323-0303
Family style Italian.
Irish Lion***-- Kirkwood west of College. Good Irish pub food, but even a better place for a beer.
Le Petit Cafe (French)**** -- 308 W 6th -- 334-9747
Brew pub and pizzeria on 10th, three blocks east of Jordan.
Little Zagreb (Yugoslavian) *** -- 223 W 6th -- 332-0694
For hungry carnivores.
Restaurant Tallent**** -- Walnut
between 6th and 7th. Excellent food,
but you had better have a high credit limit on your credit card.
Roots (Vegetarian)*** -- Creative vegetarian fare, fresh-squeezed fruit and vegetable juices.
Samira (Afghani)**** -- On the North side of
Courthouse Square -- 331-3761
Authentic dishes, artistic presentation. Canonical destination for colloquium speakers.
The Bakehouse** -- On the west side
of Courthouse Square
Yuppie deli counter. Good bread (excellent fresh-made bagels), soup and salads. Free WiFi.