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Scholar's Inn Bakehouse

125 N College Ave, Bloomington, IN 47404-3947
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Ranked #28 of 300 Restaurants in Bloomington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Bakery, Delicatessen, Dessert, Ice Cream
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Bloomington, Indiana
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38 reviews 38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We often go to Scholar's Inn East for Sunday breakfast, mainly to meet friends who go there routinely. Ordinarily, the food is acceptable, although not outstanding. Today we decided to try a bagel (Jalapeño-cheddar). Not toasted, no schmear. It was hard and dry; hardly edible. There are many places in Bloomington with good bagels; avoid Scholar's Inn, or at least... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I stayed in Bloomington for a fortnight an my mornings never felt complete without stopping by this great place for breakfast. The staff are very friendly and they serve excellent quality food at decent prices. Highly recommended!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Looking for great tasting, healthy food prepared quickly? This is your place. I have eaten breakfast and lunch here and both times my food was delicious and delivered to our table in no time. You order and pay at a cashier and then they bring food to your table, so if you want to be waited on start to finish... More 

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Barrington, Illinois
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50 reviews 50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

My son and I visited Scholar's for Brunch on Sunday morning of Parents Weekend at Indiana University. The restaurant is located in an old Victorian house that is beautiful. The wait staff is excellent in that they are very attentive and make sure to get your order correct. I would order the Pastry Basket to begin. You can get either... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

What an absolute shame. Great location, nice decor and environment. But, the granola berry oatmeal they served me was an embarrassment. The berries amounted to 2 strawberry halves. The granola...half a tablespoon thrown on top. The oatmeal itself was no better; cold, yet undercooked and dry. Really, how do you mess up oatmeal this bad??!! Do yourself a favor and... More 

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198 reviews 198 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Assorted menu of breakfast items to choose from. Order at counter, then they bring your meal to your table. Great granola!

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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50 reviews 50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

Loved the potatoes, just the right flavor, done ness, and salt. The bacon egg cheese sandwich was good, but could have been bigger. The chocolate chip cookie was good also.

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Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
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81 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

I was staying at the Hilton Garden Inn just next door and wanted a home style meal and glass of wine without having to venture too far and this was just the place! I enjoyed my tomato and mozzarella sandwich on crispy French bread and delicious home made Mac n Cheese! Yum! The desserts and pastries looked delicious but I... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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196 reviews 196 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Outstanding breakfast! We were here on a Sunday morning and just had a great meal. People in our group had ordered the french toast (I definitely recommend this and will order this next time) a bagel with cream cheese and eggs, and I had the scrambled eggs with hash browns and toast. We were all very happy with our meals... More 

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Bloomington, Indiana
15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

I usually make up my mind about a place so I can do these reviews after one trip and on rare occasions I go a second time to be sure. I must have eaten here six or seven times and I'm still not entirely sure what to say. Staff/Service - Friendly, sometimes a little distracted. You order at the front... More 

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Additional Information about Scholar's Inn Bakehouse

Address: 125 N College Ave, Bloomington, IN 47404-3947
Phone Number: 812-331-6029
Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Bloomington
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Bakery, Delicatessen, Dessert, Ice Cream

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