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Janko's Little Zagreb

223 W 6th St, Bloomington, IN 47404
(812) 332-0694
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Ranked #18 of 295 restaurants in Bloomington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $30 - $50
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: 6th & Morton
Description: Janko's Little Zagreb is the place for the best steaks in the Midwest. Located at 6th and Morton in downtown Bloomington, Indiana, Janko's Little Zagreb has been the home of tender, thick, daily cut steaks and an impressive selection of fine wines and beer for over 25 years. Open Monday through Saturday for dinner, Janko's Little Zagreb also serves a variety of Yugoslavian dishes and top-notch St. Louis-style barbecue ribs. Vegetarian meals are also available. Reservations are accepted and encouraged, and the atmosphere is casual and leisurely.
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English first
Bloomington, Indiana, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

You should know: If you aren't getting steak, this probably won't be a place you are excited about, but if you like a good steak dinner, it is a good choice in Bloomington! Also, if you aren't planning to pay for an expensive dinner, you will have sticker shock. Trip Advisor is about knowing before you go and many of... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

This place is very popular and patronized faithfully.. But it's way overpriced... Bucharest meatballs are good... But 28$ ???? Come on... If I hit the lottery I still control go back cause it's just not that good....

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maryland
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

If you want a HUGE ,pricey, cooked to perfection steak with a few choices ,salad , 1 side , nice appetizers then you should not miss this place. Service is fine, IU décor everywhere .Don't expect fine dining , upscale restaurant but enjoyable never the less. Would go again if in town but just for the steak quantity not quality.... More

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I don't care why you're in town but you have to eat here. It's nothing to look at from the outside but the food is great. I have eaten here several times. Check groupon for a discount, little expensive, but you will leave full!

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Crown Point, Indiana
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

The look of this restaurant is of a diner with its red and white checkerboard tablecloths, but the taste of the food was more upscale. My husband ordered a steakburger, and it was 2-inches thick! I ordered the steak kabob which was delicious. The service was excellent; Kate and Alexis were on top of everything the whole time and hustled... More

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River Edge, New Jersey
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81 reviews 81 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

What it lacks in atmosphere (if you are looking beyond great college town feel) it more than makes up for in quality and quantity of beef. Yes, there are other offerings like seafood, pork chops, ribs, etc., but why go to a steakhouse for those? The petit filet was perfect at 7 oz. - most servings are much larger, for... More

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Sarasota, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I'm going to be blunt. This place sucks. I have eaten there 4 times in my 43 years of life, and will not be back, even at someone else's expense. I can't say anymore than has already been stated in the poor reviews. Save your money and go to Texas Roadhouse where the steaks are 100 times better and 1/3... More

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Mobile
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I had the Jumbo Shrimp appetizer and the 11 oz Filet which were both excellent. It's a fun place to eat, but crowded, especially on the weekend. I waited 30 minutes with a reservation. The aggravating part is they have very little room to wait, which is an inconvenience to the waitresses trying to maneuver through the crowd. I'm surprised... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I will always come back for the steak. However the sides are just average. Steaks are top notch, recommend the Ribeye. For anyone who's never been here, the interior is decorated like a cheap burger joint. Don't expect an elegant steakhouse.

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Clearwater, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Outstanding steaks, very ordinary otherwise, no options on sides, no up-grade on salad. Huge steaks (18 oz. NY Strip), bigger than necessary, very good but not enough to justify price.

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