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Casa Brava

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3482 W 3rd St, Bloomington, IN 47404-4850
+1 812-339-1453
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Spencer, Indiana
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103 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2015

I visited Casa Brava West for an early dinner. At about 5:15 PM there was no one on duty to seat me. After waiting several minutes, I stepped into the almost empty dining room and saw someone wrapping silverware. He showed me to a booth and went back to wrapping silverware. I ordered a taco salad with ground beef. It... More 

Thank RRichardson
Bedford, Indiana
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187 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2015

Just like its sister restaurant in Bedford Indiana. Very pleased with the menu, pricing, atmosphere, and service. Best Mexican around.

Thank Jandmcart317
Fort Wayne
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41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 2, 2015

We have eaten here multiple times. Service has always been prompt and friendly. Food always tasty. Large selection of food on menu.

Thank Ned S
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 2, 2015 via mobile

Have eaten carnitas many many places in many states including calif, texas & arizona. These were NOT edible! They were so salty even my saltaholic boyfriend said after tasting them that he couldn't eat them. The rest of what I tasted was not much better. I ate a tortilla, few bite of beans & 2 bites (just to confirm taste)... More 

Thank Shayla19
Wake Forest, North Carolina
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100 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2015

The brightly painted dining room with Mexican accents and modern fittings is welcoming. A wide variety of options on the menu. Moderately priced - about $25 for two dinners and two non- alcoholic drinks. Family friendly. Food a bit bland for Mexican.

Thank Kathy T
Indianapolis, Indiana
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40 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

Awful service....so so food. Usually the dining room is a bit of something to be desired. Know many people that have came down with food poisoning after eating here.

Thank FunnyBizzo
Waverly, Iowa
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2014

Very nice restaurant. We enjoyed the service, chips and amazing salsa! Food was very good and very filling! Quick and friendly service. We were sad that they do not serve margaritas at the restaurant. We usually like to enjoy Mexican with margs. Otherwise, great place! :)

Thank Aellsonatc
Indianapolis, IN
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88 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2014

My group of Indiana University workshop faculty members always enjoys an evening meal out on the town since we are confined to the university food courts for a week or so each summer. This year, we opted to try Casa Brava because it offered a different type of food choice and a room conducive to a group of approximately 20.... More 

Thank Robertsghs
Fishers, Indiana
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2013 via mobile

Great service and large portions, but the food was blah--no flavor. Even the chips were bland. The salsa had zero flavor. I would probably not go back.

Thank FrequentTravelerJZ
Bloomington, Indiana
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2013

Note to self: Do not eat here again. I have been here about five times in the past two years and have never enjoyed the food. It seems that every six months or so, I forget how bad the food is and return with my family hoping for a better experience. The last time we ate here, it was Cinco... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $15
Mexican, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3482 W 3rd St, Bloomington, IN 47404-4850
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Bloomington
  • Phone Number: +1 812-339-1453

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?