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Rosie's Pub

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  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Daily temperature and symptom checks for staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
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Updated 01/17/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 01/17/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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$8 - $30
American, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch during the week to celebrate a birthday. Jacob was our waiter and couldn't have been nicer! He did a great job, and we enjoyed the food.

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed May 11, 2021 via mobile

Worth the detour off interstate. We loved the old authentic atmosphere. The staff was friendly, attentive and fast! We had chicken Cobb salad and shrimp Greek salad...both delicious and large for $12. Full bar. Plenty of free street parking around the area...safe area. Historic downtown...Bloomington.More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed October 15, 2020 via mobile

Food was delish! This is the first restaurant I have been too that was completely aware and respectful of following the health department rules. Everything was served in takeout containers and seating was still outside and spaced 6 feet apart. We will be back. The...food and drinks were great!!More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed September 27, 2020

This is the only restaurant in the Bloomington area that Trip Advisor said was Covid safe, and it was. All the help wore mask, the utensil were individually wrap, change table coverings after every seating, had to scan menu with phone. Love it. The food...was also good and the service great. Would go again.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed August 3, 2020 via mobile

A very quaint little Irish pub. Excellent food and great service. The best place to get a Cuban sandwich.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed March 5, 2020

Great burgers and fries! Salmon is the best in town! Small dining room but good service! Try it you’ll like it

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 12, 2020

This place is a gem! Amazing salad dressing, pork tenderloin was perfect. She had spicy pasta with scallops and shrimp, to die for! Service was excellent in a very crowded night, and the local beers are a must-try!

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 12, 2020

Landed here based on location and Trip Advisor reviews. Sat at the bar. Craft beer list weak. Had a chicken sandwich that was mediocre and friend got overcooked (ordered medium) burger. Fries were meh.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed November 22, 2019 via mobile

We were traveling from Springfield, IL to visit family north and decided to stop in Bloomington-Normal for lunch. Searched Trip Advisor and decided to try Rosie's. Great choice! My buffalo shrimp ceasar salad was loaded with shrimp and was perfectly seasoned for me, dry and...not too spicy. Almost had a shrimp per bite! My husband had the club sandwich and said everything about it was good...the roll, the bacon, and lots of meat. Enjoyed the atmosphere of the old building and service was great.More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed September 9, 2019

Love going to Rosie's Rub. Our grandson is a student at ISU and we loved sharing the history of Rosie's with him. The food and service is outstanding!

Date of visit: October 2018
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Frequently Asked Questions about Rosie's Pub

Yes, Rosie's Pub offers takeout services.

Yes, Rosie's Pub offers delivery services.

Yes, Rosie's Pub is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

Rosie's Pub is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5