Bloomington, Indiana is primarily known for being home to Indiana University and it’s Hoosiers or Little 500 race. What most people don’t know is that Bloomington is home to some of the best food, from ethnic to American to Nick’s English Hut. You won’t find anything like it, so keep reading to find out more about the 10 best places to eat near Indiana University.
An IU tradition featuring local meats and beers, as well as to-die for pizza and stromboli. 21 or over? Try your luck playing “Sink the Biz.”
Ten inch Tuesday and Thirsty Thursday? Mother Bears pizza not only some of the best pizza you’ll find in Bloomington, but they’re always featuring deals. Check out either of their locations, you won’t be disappointed.
Rated one of the top 10 wing joints in America by USA Today, you have to try these wings. Forget B-Dubs, these wings will keep your taste buds wanting more. This is one of my favorite on the best places to eat near Indiana University list.
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Not saying these are the best wings in the world, but they are tops for me. Volcanic sauce. Lou-cifer is a tad much for me. These beasts let me sweat out the crown of my head while maintaining my crazy-sexy-cool. #wings #buffalowings #hotwings #chickenwings #sauce #buffalouies #bloomingtonfood
It’s right in the name, this soup is darn good. With a rotating menu of different soups everyday, you can find everything from vegan chili to gluten-free vegetable beef.
Freshly prepared sushi and authentic Japanese food, Ami should definitely be on your list to visit. Take a seat on the patio or indoors if it’s cold, and enjoy food you won’t find anywhere else.
In the heart of the most happening part of Bloomington, Best Taste offers American style Chinese food as well as authentic dishes. Visit Best Taste and you will be going home with leftovers, the portions are huge!
7. Village Deli
Hangover got you down? Head to Village Deli for the cure! Their breakfast is sure to get you back on your feet and ready for another night on the town… trust me.
8. The 3 Amigos
Monday margs or taco Tuesday? 3 Amigos Mexican Restaurant is the perfect place for both. The authentic Mexican food will keep you coming back for more every time you visit the Bloom.
I know I love some good chocolate ice cream, and the best place to get it in Bloomington is definitely The Chocolate Moose. If you’re here from April-October check out all the food trucks on food truck Friday!
10. Taste of India
If you’ve never had Indian food now is definitely the time to try. Taste of India has a huge menu as well as a variety of vegetarian dishes (all to die for of course).