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La Charreada

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1720 N Walnut St, Bloomington, IN 47404-2423
+1 812-332-2343
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Reviewed February 9, 2015 via mobile

Hubby and I checked out the campus like and my son' neighborhood while he is away didn't feel like driving back home over 100 miles. So we stayed at a nearby motel and found this spot nice lil walk on a good breeze night love the food and the margaritas was so good the price was just right i will... More 

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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed December 11, 2014 via mobile

I have been by this restaurant many times and just never stopped. It always seems to be busy which to me is a good sign. I tried the enchiladas Ranchero. It was very good. The plate had a good size portion and fresh ingredients. It was not drowning in the sauce or cheese as can happen sometimes at certain chain... More 

Thank Robert K
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165 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed September 19, 2014

Good solid Mexican restaurant experience. We ate in the bar (about 9pm) and chips & large bowl of salsa were delivered immediately with menus and drink orders taken. Chips were good and salsa was great. Menu contained a huge option of selections. Drinks were returned promptly and food orders taken. Food was delivered very quickly and was piping-hot. Our group... More 

Thank IA-bolledudes
Alameda, California, USA
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed September 10, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great local spot, fun selection of menu items, great slasa and guacamole, great drinks and solid service. Great for family outings when visitng your student at IU.

Thank Neil D
Chicago, Illinois
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123 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed August 17, 2014

The restaurant was recommended and we went with a group of 9. Plenty of available seating but drinks took at least 25 minutes followed immediately by the meal. Tortilla chips had a funky taste like they were stale or cooked in bad oil but the salsa was good. Meals were not even good and I left a great deal unbeaten.... More 

Thank Nancy E
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed August 11, 2014

Good authenthic food. Love the pollo & shrimp combo. Heads up for their big portion. We ordered 3 entrees for 5 people sharing.

Thank ssusanti
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed June 23, 2014 via mobile

We always ate here when we lived in Bloomington. It was always clean and fly free. That's not the case anymore. We were annoyed by flies. The menu's had to be PEELED apart to opened. I have dietary limitations. And can't eat peppers, onions, and tomatoes. They don't fully disclose what's in their chimichangas on the menu. There's peppers, onions... More 

Thank ImPorschegirl
Plymouth, Michigan
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145 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed June 17, 2014

Bloomington is a tough town for the survival of restaurants. I'm glad that this good Mexican restaurant is still doing so well. We have enjoyed La Charreada during past visits to Bloomington and returned last week. We were very pleased with our dinners. Our waiter was quick and courteous and all orders were prepared as specified. There was enough food... More 

1 Thank ABLePlymouth_MI
Indianapolis, Indiana
2 reviews
Reviewed June 10, 2014

ordered tbone and the food was on the table in less than 10 minutes and was undercooked may try something different next time

Thank bobbie m
Kansas City, Missouri
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed May 26, 2014

Found this little jewel when staying at the Hampton Inn just down the street. The food was fresh, service was great and the price is very reasonable. Highly recommended.

Thank Beth S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 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 - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1720 N Walnut St, Bloomington, IN 47404-2423
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Bloomington
  • Phone Number: +1 812-332-2343

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