Stress Free Dining Out
We all want it, but with children it can be tough, especially when you want to go out to eat. Don't let eating out with the little ones stress you out when you're in Bloomington. We're lucky to have a wide variety of local restaurants that can satisfy even the pickiest of eaters and give the adults something delicious too. Check out our Guide to Meltdown-Free Meals in Bloomington to learn more about some of our favorites for kiddos.
Bucceto's Smiling Teeth East
- 115 South State Road 46 Bypass
- Bloomington, IN
We’re #1 in Bloomington: Best pizza. best lunch. best Italian, best catering, and best vegetarian says the 2017 Herald Times Readers' Choice! Bucceto’s Smiling Teeth means pizza & pasta with personality! Bucceto’s is the perfect solution for a tasty, fast lunch or a relaxed dinner gathering with... Learn more
Hartzell's Ice Cream
- 107 N. Dunn St.
- Bloomington, IN 47408
- (812) 332-3502
Hartzell's is a home-grown business serving homemade ice cream in a wide variety of new and interesting flavors, which are rotated often, all made by Hartzell himself. They also offer soft serve ice cream, nonfat frozen yogurt and Carbolite (a water and whey based ice cream, sweetened with... Learn more
- 350 W. 11th Street
- Bloomington, IN 47404
Known to friends and family as simply “The Upland,” our HQ in beautiful Bloomington, Indiana, is not just a restaurant and bar. It’s a throwback to pubs of old, where friends and neighbors gathered to share old stories and create new ones. Although we have two bar areas that are reserved for... Learn more
- 409 E. Kirkwood Avenue
- Bloomington, IN 47408
- (812) 336-2303
Eat & Get Out may be their slogan, but it will be tough to do with the wide variety of sandwiches available. Breakfast is famous for chocolate chip pancakes, homemade granola and biscuits and gravy. Sandwiches include all your favorites plus a great selection for veggie heads. Learn more
StoryCorps Mobile Tour
WFIU is partnering with StoryCorps to record interviews in Bloomington from May 25 to June 23. StoryCorps’ MobileBooth—an Airstream trailer outfitted...
Wonder Under the Waves Summer Events: Dive Deeper Series
Join us for 30-minute Gallery Chats about the WonderLab Coral Reef Ecosystem. Learn about marine life, coral reefs, and conservation. Topics include:...
Bloomington Community Farmers' Market
The Bloomington Community Farmers' Market is a program of the City of Bloomington Parks and Recreation Department. The Market is open every Saturday,...
Discovery Time - Plants and Growing
Stop by for a special story, animal demonstration, or hands-on activity with a focus on science. Some sessions will be held outside in the...