Restaurants with Outdoor Dining in Bloomington

With the return of spring comes the return of patio dining — one of our favorite things to do in B-Town. Something about enjoying dinner & drinks outside in the spring warmth feels oh-so right after a long winter spent inside. Tons of eateries in town offer outdoor dining, and we've rounded them all…

Read More

Bloomington's Best Seafood Dishes

While Bloomington doesn't have a dedicated seafood restaurant (and we're yearning for the day that we do), many of our restaurants do offer some amazingly tasty seafood dishes. Whether you're a connoisseur of all things from the sea, a shrimp savant, or a participant of Lent, there are plenty of…

Read More

Dining Out & Ordering In on Christmas

Christmas is a magical day often filled with homemade gingerbread cookies, oven-baked ham, buttery mashed potatoes, and the other expected Christmas dishes & desserts, but it takes a lot of work to whip up everything in the kitchen for the entire family. If you're not interested in destroying your…

Read More

Hidden Gems Near Kirkwood Avenue

Kirkwood Avenue is Bloomington's most well-known street. Lined with iconic bars, popular restaurants, Bloomington landmarks, and great local stores, it's a fun place to spend a day in town. While we absolutely love the businesses that line Kirkwood, there are some hidden gems in the area that…

Read More

Bloomington's Most Romantic Restaurants

If you're visiting Bloomington with your significant other and are looking for the perfect restaurant for a romantic dinner date, look no further. From upscale cuisine to authentic international fare, the following restaurants offer an inviting atmosphere, dim lighting, soft music, and delicious…

Read More

How to Spend a Day on The Square

The Square is one of downtown Bloomington's most popular areas. Centered around the Monroe County Courthouse, The Square is home to over 30 locally-owned businesses, which include clothing boutiques, art galleries, restaurants, book stores, cafes, nail salons, and more. With a variety of dining…

Read More

48 Hours in Bloomington This Summer

Every season is special in Bloomington, but summer is perhaps the most unique of them all. With the majority of the Indiana University students absent until mid-August, Bloomington becomes quieter, slower-paced, and more tranquil than it is at any other time of year. Summer in B-Town includes lake…

Read More

How to Spend a Day on Kirkwood Avenue

Kirkwood Avenue is the most iconic street in Bloomington. Bold statement, we know, but considering its lineup of legendary bars & restaurants and entrance into Indiana University's campus through the famous Sample Gates, it simply can't be denied. Kirkwood is a popular destination for students…

Read More