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4600 South State Rd 446, Bloomington, IN
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Ranked #122 of 300 Restaurants in Bloomington
Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
Bloomington, Indiana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We were checking out the fall colors of the leaves during a recent drive on scenic 446 south of Bloomington, IN and decided to stop at The Scenic View Restaurant for lunch. They had both inside and outside dining available. All the tables had spectacular views of Lake Monroe and the surrounding country side replete with an abundant array of... More 

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Bloomington, IN
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This is sort of a double review- my experience and a co-workers experience. I was there for lunch with some other gals for an outdoor weekday lunch on a gorgeous day. 1 server. ONE. Call me crazy but... that place is too big for 1 server. The patio was swarming with people. I felt bad for her. The saving grace... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

First time we went to Scenic View they would not give us a full dinner menu since we had 8 guests. What ? Just sandwiches and salads. So I ordered a Thai Turkey Burger which was great. Tonight we went back for a Thai Turkey Burger and was served a hamburger with barbecue sauce. If that wasn't bad enough, the... More 

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Mishawaka, IN
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

This was our first time in Bloomington and friends had recommended the Scenic View as well as some downtown restaurants. Since we also wanted to see Lake Monroe, we opted for the nearby Scenic View, and we loved it. We sat outside on a cool and overcast evening, but the jazz ensemble called America's Trio kept us entertained along with... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 via mobile

Came here with a local who insisted we get there early because it gets really crowded on weekends. The view is basically a small slice of Lake Monroe. It was probably better before all the trees got in the way! The food was mediocre at best. I ordered the fritters which were tough and the meatloaf which was bland and... More 

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Greenwood, Indiana, United States
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48 reviews 48 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The food is very good. Plenty of staff. Small kitchen looks like 2 cooks. Came in a server seated us. Another person came and gave us water. Which she asked what we wanted to drink. Few minutes later our server came up. Asked us what we wanted to drink. We ordered food it took 20 minutes or longer! Another person... More 

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We tried this for our anniversary dinner. After waiting 25 minutes, while swatting flies (inside), we still had no order taken so left. It was not crazy busy and our waitress was cleaning tables, so we realized were forgotten. We paid for our drinks and said we couldn't wait any longer. She said, "your food should be up soon". We... More 

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Orleans, Indiana
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My husband and I finally took the 1+ hour trip to eat at this restaurant and regret it. They were out of burger offered us an alternative. We each ordered well-done burgers and had to send them back; mine was pink and my husband (who has a weak stomach for such things) received a bloody burger. Our second burgers were... More 

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Sterling, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 via mobile

Rented the 1 bedroom apartment in the "Lodge" at $70/night with my boyfriend because there are no good options for decent hotels in this area and we needed a break from tent camping. This place has a nice view but this apartment is not well kept. The microwave is from the 80's, green slate fireplace that's completed gutted, scratched tv,... More 

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Bloomington, Indiana
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261 reviews 261 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We went for brunch this morning. Greeted warmly, seated quickly, orders taken, drinks arrived, and there we sat. Wouldn't you think the coffee pot would be endless? No one came near. Our server was busy training a guy back by the bar. Finally another server asked if we were doing okay. I said, "We would like more coffee, and we... More 

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Additional Information about Scenic View

Address: 4600 South State Rd 446, Bloomington, IN
Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Bloomington
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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