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Nick's English Hut

423 East Kirkwood Avenue, Bloomington, IN 47408-4023
812 332 4040
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Ranked #29 of 295 Restaurants in Bloomington
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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English first
Middletown, New Jersey
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Spent a quick visit in Bloomington and asked for a place to grab a quick bite and a beer. The first choice was Nicks. I asked for alternates just in case but by the sounds of the hesitation in the staffs voices we decided to head straight for Nicks. Glad we did. It was bigger in the inside than it... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Great gameday spot to grab a beer and watch some sports. Lots of local and craft beers. Sink the bis is an awesome drinking game

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McLean, Virginia
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84 reviews 84 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Dropping off our daughter at Indiana University brought us to Bloomington and we needed a place for our last dinner before she headed off to her orientation. Nick's English Hut was a perfect place for its IU traditions and location on Kirkwood. The food and drink was pretty good (you dont go to Nick's just for the food). The hamburgers... More

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Chicago, Illinois
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Nick's is such a happy, nostalgic spot. I love drinking from a Nick's IU mug and to see everyone having a great time. I wouldn't take a date here.. it's a fun place to go with your friends.

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Louisville, Kentucky
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I will start by saying that I realize this place is a college hangout BUT we were still turned off by our experience. We came into Nicks just having left eating dinner at a nearby restaurant/brewery. Our mission was to drink a few beers and have an app to eat since our dinner was so little to eat. We walked... More

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central Indiana
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53 reviews 53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Great seafood chowder, burgers, etc. You can spend lots if time just reading the walls! Great service and great food. A must visit when in Bloomington!

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Denver, Colorado
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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We had lunch here on the recommendation of an IU grad. We weren't expecting great food, just great ambiance, but were pleasantly surprised to find our burgers were excellent! Char broiled to perfection and one of their specialties.

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Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

OK there are places in your life where you just can't give it a bad rating because of the past you've had with the old joint. This is it for me. Luckily after 30 some odd years Nick's still doesn't disappoint. I went to school at IU in the late 70's early 80's. This place is crimson and cream through... More

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Mitchell, Indiana
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38 reviews 38 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Keep in mind that this is a college rathskeller. The walls are a history lesson to all things Indiana University. All the food is very good. There are pizza places everywhere but the best pizza in the country is at Nick's English Hut. Chantel was my waitress and was was outstanding. This is a must stop when in Bloomington.

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Lynnville, Indiana
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56 reviews 56 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I went here after the Michigan St. vs. Indiana game in December. There was a little bit of a wait but I didn't mind. The pizza was good and I would recommend the Sink the Biz fries. I'll be back.

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