🍔 Food

Best Pizza

DaVinci, Rockits, Mother Bear’s, Pizza X, Aver’s, DeAngelo’s, Goodfellas Pizzeria, Trailhead Pizzeria, Bucceto’s, Hank’s Pizza, Pizza Pantry, Chicago’s, Baldy’s Pizza, Butch’s

Best Chinese

Uncle Wang’s Alley, Lucky Express, Golden China, Longfei, Judy’s Kitchen, Chow Bar, Dragon West, China Star, Peach Garden, Sunny Palace, China Wok, Panda Express

Best Bagels

BBC Bagels, Gable’s Bagels, Feast Market & Cellar

Best Donuts

Parlor Doughnuts, Square Donuts, Cresent Donuts, Rainbow Bakery

Best Sushi

Asuka, Sakura 15, Homey Hot Pot, Japonee, Domo, Ami, Sushi Bar

Best Cocktails

C3, The Dunnkirk Library, The Elm, Village Pub

Best Baked Goods

Crumble Coffee and Bakery, Two Sticks Bakery, Blu Boy Cafe & Cakery, Wild Side, Underground Bakery, Muddy Fork Bakery, Rainbow Bakery

Best Wings

BuffaLouie’s, Fat Dan’s, Nick’s English Hut, WingsXtreme U, Mother Bear’s Pizza

Best Coffee

Hopscotch Coffee, Soma Coffee House, Verona Coffee House, Needmore Coffee Roasters, The Inkwell Bakery & Cafe, Cafe Bali

Best Beer Selection

The Crazy Horse, The Tap

Best Brunch

The Runcible Spoon

Best Sports Bar

Nick’s English Hut, Kilroy’s, Brother’s, Yogi’s Bar & Grill, Switchyard Brewing Company

Eat Local isn’t just a trendy slogan.
It’s a call to action. ❤️

There are many great restaurants in Bloomington that offer daily food and drink specials. Whether you are looking for a quick bite or a luxurious meal, you can find a great deal in Bloomington!

May 2024

Wednesday May 29

All Day
Wednesday Food Deals
  • Ami – 30% off noodles
  • Brother’s Bar and Grill – $0.25 bone-in & boneless wings – 9 pm
  • Bucceto’s until 4 pm – Big slice of pizza + garden salad + dressing + large drink $8.25
  • The Butcher’s Block – $3 Pulled Pork Sandwich from 11am-6pm
  • Crazy Horse – half-price bottled wine
  • DeAngelo’s Italian Creole Restaurant – Enjoy half-price appetizers from 3-5 pm. Half off all wines on Wednesday.
  • Kilroy’s on Kirkwood— $2 Tuesday; $2 specialty grilled cheese, drinks, and others
  • Kroger East (Krogucci) – $5 sushi
  • IMU Tudor Room – Student Pricing with Student I.D. after 1:00 pm until close (2:00 PM)…..$11.99
  • Mother Bear’s – lunch specials until 4:00 PM. A large slice of our pizza of the day and a soft drink for $5.50.

    Dine in only at $7.50 each:
    1. two slices of deep-dish pizza, with one topping and a soft drink.
    2. One six-inch, one-topping pizza, and a soft drink.
    3. A house salad with a 12-piece order of breadsticks and a soft drink.
    4. A large slice of our pizza of the day, a house salad, and a soft drink.
    5. A half order of breadsticks, a daily slice, and a soft drink.

    Dine in only: order a large specialty salad and get a half-order of breadsticks with sauce and a soft drink for free.

  • Smokin’ Jack’s Rib Shack – $1 per rib
  • Social Cantina – Taco Tuesday. $4 Tacos
  • The Bishop – $3 pints
  • Uptown Cafe – 1/2 Price bottles of wine
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Weekly Food Deals

**Weekly Specials:**
– **Chubbies Burrito**: $2 Taco Tuesdays.
– **Krogucci Deli**: Burger special on Thursdays for $5.99 (includes a burger/chicken/turkey/mushroom sandwich with fries and a drink).
– **Wings XTreme**: $0.60 per wing from opening until 7 PM on weekdays.
– **Buffalo Wild Wings**: $5 appetizers and drinks from 9 PM-close.

**Daily Lunch Specials/Deals:**
1. **Butcher’s Block**: $4 pulled pork sandwich.
2. **Happy Thai**: Large portion pad Thai for $11-12.
3. **Mother Bears**: Weekday lunch specials including salad, half-order of breadsticks, slice of the day, and a soft drink.
4. **Buccetos**: Lunch menu featuring a salad and slice of the day.
5. **Taste of India**: $14 buffet.
6. **Asuka’s Sushi**: $10.95 sushi lunch, $24.95 sushi and sashimi dinner for two with soup and salad.
7. **Asuka’s**: $8.95 fried rice lunch.
8. **Goodfellas**: $10 lunch combo with a huge slice, breadstick, and a drink.
9. **3 Amigos**: $10.99 lunch combo for carry-out or dine-in.
10. **Little Tibet**: Affordable lunch menu.
11. **Golden China**: Around $10.25 for 4 food items with a drink, $5 card minimum.
12. **Chili’s**: Burger, fries, chips and salsa, and a drink for $11.
13. **Brown Gyro**: Gyro combo platter for $12-$13.
14. **Bloomingfoods**: $4.29 chicken salad bento box.
15. **Cloverleaf South**: Not specified, but known for quality.
16. **Outback**: Special lunch menu.
17. **Cracker Barrel**: Kids’ meals available for all ages.
18. **Pizza Pantry (Ellettsville)**: Lunch combos.
19. **Hoosier Bar & Grill**: Lunch specials.
20. **Lennie’s**: $7 fresh soup with bread.
21. **King Gyro**: Gyro plate for around $10.
22. **Chow Bar**: Buffet noted for good value.
23. **Baldy’s Pizza**: Lunch specials.
24. **Chinese buffet by Big Lots**: $10 buffet.

**Special Mentions:**
– **Dat’s Cajun**: $6.50 for Cajun/Creole dishes with garlic bread and a large serving of rice.
– **Mother Bear’s**: Munchie Madness for $14.95 includes a 10 1 Topping Pizza, Cheesebread or breadsticks, 2 Brownies, and a 2-liter soda.
– **Mr. Hibachi**: Chinese buffet lunch special for $7-8 after tax.
– **Smokin’ Jacks Rib Shack**: $6 for a 1/4 lb pulled pork sandwich with one side.

Recurs daily

Thursday May 30

All Day
Thursday Food Deals

  • Bucceto’s – until 4 pm – Big slice of pizza + garden salad + dressing + large drink $8.25
  • The Butcher’s Block – $3 Pulled Pork Sandwich from 11am-6pm
  • DeAngelo’s Italian Creole Restaurant – Enjoy half-price appetizers from 3-5 pm. $4 craft beers
  • Fresh Thyme – $6 sushi
  • IMU Tudor Room – Student Pricing with Student I.D. after 1:00 pm until close (2:00PM)…..$11.99
  • Kilroy’s/Sports – $3 Thursday
  • Mother Bear’s – Lunch specials until 4:00 PM – A large slice of our pizza of the day and a soft drink for $5.50.

    Dine in only at $7.50 each:
    1. two slices of deep-dish pizza, with one topping and a soft drink.
    2. One six inch, one topping pizza and a soft drink.
    3. A house salad with a 12 order of breadsticks and a soft drink.
    4. A large slice of our pizza-of-the-day, a house salad and a soft drink.
    5. A half order of breadsticks, a daily slice, and a soft drink.
    Dine in only: order a large specialty salad and get a half-order of breadsticks with sauce and a soft drink for free

    Any large pitcher $10.95

Recurs weekly
Weekly Food Deals

**Weekly Specials:**
– **Chubbies Burrito**: $2 Taco Tuesdays.
– **Krogucci Deli**: Burger special on Thursdays for $5.99 (includes a burger/chicken/turkey/mushroom sandwich with fries and a drink).
– **Wings XTreme**: $0.60 per wing from opening until 7 PM on weekdays.
– **Buffalo Wild Wings**: $5 appetizers and drinks from 9 PM-close.

**Daily Lunch Specials/Deals:**
1. **Butcher’s Block**: $4 pulled pork sandwich.
2. **Happy Thai**: Large portion pad Thai for $11-12.
3. **Mother Bears**: Weekday lunch specials including salad, half-order of breadsticks, slice of the day, and a soft drink.
4. **Buccetos**: Lunch menu featuring a salad and slice of the day.
5. **Taste of India**: $14 buffet.
6. **Asuka’s Sushi**: $10.95 sushi lunch, $24.95 sushi and sashimi dinner for two with soup and salad.
7. **Asuka’s**: $8.95 fried rice lunch.
8. **Goodfellas**: $10 lunch combo with a huge slice, breadstick, and a drink.
9. **3 Amigos**: $10.99 lunch combo for carry-out or dine-in.
10. **Little Tibet**: Affordable lunch menu.
11. **Golden China**: Around $10.25 for 4 food items with a drink, $5 card minimum.
12. **Chili’s**: Burger, fries, chips and salsa, and a drink for $11.
13. **Brown Gyro**: Gyro combo platter for $12-$13.
14. **Bloomingfoods**: $4.29 chicken salad bento box.
15. **Cloverleaf South**: Not specified, but known for quality.
16. **Outback**: Special lunch menu.
17. **Cracker Barrel**: Kids’ meals available for all ages.
18. **Pizza Pantry (Ellettsville)**: Lunch combos.
19. **Hoosier Bar & Grill**: Lunch specials.
20. **Lennie’s**: $7 fresh soup with bread.
21. **King Gyro**: Gyro plate for around $10.
22. **Chow Bar**: Buffet noted for good value.
23. **Baldy’s Pizza**: Lunch specials.
24. **Chinese buffet by Big Lots**: $10 buffet.

**Special Mentions:**
– **Dat’s Cajun**: $6.50 for Cajun/Creole dishes with garlic bread and a large serving of rice.
– **Mother Bear’s**: Munchie Madness for $14.95 includes a 10 1 Topping Pizza, Cheesebread or breadsticks, 2 Brownies, and a 2-liter soda.
– **Mr. Hibachi**: Chinese buffet lunch special for $7-8 after tax.
– **Smokin’ Jacks Rib Shack**: $6 for a 1/4 lb pulled pork sandwich with one side.

Recurs daily

Friday May 31

All Day
Friday Food Deals
  • Bucceto’s until 4 pm – Big slice of pizza + garden salad + dressing + large drink $8.25
  • The Butcher’s Block – $3 Pulled Pork Sandwich from 11am-6pm
  • DeAngelo’s Italian Creole Restaurant – Enjoy half price appetizers from 3-5pm. Half off all wines on Wednesday.
  • IMU Tudor Room – IU Students after 1p.m.: $13.99
  • IU Hillel Center: Kosher Café – FREE Shabbat Dinner after services (to students)
  • Mother Bear’s – lunch specials until 4:00PM. Large slice of our pizza-of-the-day and a soft drink for $5.50.
    Dine in only at $7.50 each:
    1. two slices of deep-dish pizza, with one topping and a soft drink.
    2. One six-inch, one topping pizza and a soft drink.
    3. A house salad with a 12 order of breadsticks and a soft drink.
    4. A large slice of our pizza-of-the-day, a house salad and a soft drink.
    5. A half order of breadsticks, a daily slice, and a soft drink.

    Dine in only: order a large specialty salad and get a half-order of breadsticks with sauce and a soft drink for free.

Recurs weekly
Weekly Food Deals

**Weekly Specials:**
– **Chubbies Burrito**: $2 Taco Tuesdays.
– **Krogucci Deli**: Burger special on Thursdays for $5.99 (includes a burger/chicken/turkey/mushroom sandwich with fries and a drink).
– **Wings XTreme**: $0.60 per wing from opening until 7 PM on weekdays.
– **Buffalo Wild Wings**: $5 appetizers and drinks from 9 PM-close.

**Daily Lunch Specials/Deals:**
1. **Butcher’s Block**: $4 pulled pork sandwich.
2. **Happy Thai**: Large portion pad Thai for $11-12.
3. **Mother Bears**: Weekday lunch specials including salad, half-order of breadsticks, slice of the day, and a soft drink.
4. **Buccetos**: Lunch menu featuring a salad and slice of the day.
5. **Taste of India**: $14 buffet.
6. **Asuka’s Sushi**: $10.95 sushi lunch, $24.95 sushi and sashimi dinner for two with soup and salad.
7. **Asuka’s**: $8.95 fried rice lunch.
8. **Goodfellas**: $10 lunch combo with a huge slice, breadstick, and a drink.
9. **3 Amigos**: $10.99 lunch combo for carry-out or dine-in.
10. **Little Tibet**: Affordable lunch menu.
11. **Golden China**: Around $10.25 for 4 food items with a drink, $5 card minimum.
12. **Chili’s**: Burger, fries, chips and salsa, and a drink for $11.
13. **Brown Gyro**: Gyro combo platter for $12-$13.
14. **Bloomingfoods**: $4.29 chicken salad bento box.
15. **Cloverleaf South**: Not specified, but known for quality.
16. **Outback**: Special lunch menu.
17. **Cracker Barrel**: Kids’ meals available for all ages.
18. **Pizza Pantry (Ellettsville)**: Lunch combos.
19. **Hoosier Bar & Grill**: Lunch specials.
20. **Lennie’s**: $7 fresh soup with bread.
21. **King Gyro**: Gyro plate for around $10.
22. **Chow Bar**: Buffet noted for good value.
23. **Baldy’s Pizza**: Lunch specials.
24. **Chinese buffet by Big Lots**: $10 buffet.

**Special Mentions:**
– **Dat’s Cajun**: $6.50 for Cajun/Creole dishes with garlic bread and a large serving of rice.
– **Mother Bear’s**: Munchie Madness for $14.95 includes a 10 1 Topping Pizza, Cheesebread or breadsticks, 2 Brownies, and a 2-liter soda.
– **Mr. Hibachi**: Chinese buffet lunch special for $7-8 after tax.
– **Smokin’ Jacks Rib Shack**: $6 for a 1/4 lb pulled pork sandwich with one side.

Recurs daily

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