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The Fairfax Inn

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8660 S Fairfax Rd, Bloomington, IN 47401-9045
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good23%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible30%
Mar 13, 2017
“Hot mess”
Oct 26, 2016
“Disappointing Meal”
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
8660 S Fairfax Rd, Bloomington, IN 47401-9045
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Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

I still eat here all the time, but every time I go I'm continually disappointed. Anything you order here is different every time you order it. Sometimes the wings are crispy, sometimes soggy. Sometimes you get 8 sometimes sometimes you get 14, I always ask...More

Thank fishcups
Reviewed October 26, 2016

We ordered Steaks and Shrimp.... I was very disappointed as my steak was overcooked and the butter would not melt on the baked potato. I will say that the breaded shrimp was very good. I would probably go back but only for a burger.

Thank sandyh513
Reviewed July 25, 2016

Didn't stay long enough to eat there. Their on-line menu looks great with moderate to semi-high end meals. However, when you walk in, it feels like a "biker bar." definitely not a place for a family.

Thank mpariso60
Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

There were 12 of us having dinner here. The waitresses were great...friendly, courteous, and knew about the items on the menu. Meals were served in a reasonable length of time, main entrees were plentiful and hot.

Thank Stormysgirl
Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

I had a walleye samish and chips. The food was very good and Ashley was my server. She was very pleasant and attentive. The restroom was clean. The room was just a little dark for my taste but I got a window booth and was...More

Thank Jim R
Reviewed March 20, 2016

We ordered food for carry out waited 30 minutes past the original pick up time and no one even knew when or where the order was coming despite asking for the order. Finally, gave up and walked out and for sure no one cared. Fortunately,...More

Thank k71094
Reviewed March 20, 2016

The waitress was very friendly and pleasant. The kitchen was slow and after my order was placed it was more than fifteen minutes before the waitress told me they didn't have any sirloin. I was offered ribeye steak. They charged me the price of sirloin...More

Thank Jay J
Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

I have historically heard good things about the Fairfax inn. Unfortunately the compliments are not warranted. I ordered the surf and turf which was to have ribeye and shrimp, the shrimp were chewy and the steak was over cooked and shoe leather tough. One member...More

Thank Adrienne H
Reviewed February 11, 2016

The food is awful, but the service is even worse. The employees seem more interested in socializing with the regulars rather than taking care of business. Had they not had to bring our food out to us, I doubt they would have even acknowledged we...More

Thank YeahMonFL
Reviewed January 8, 2016

We live at the Pointe, so our nearby choices are limited, but hands-down pick this over Fourwinds or Talons. It's dark and needs remodeled. The bar side is always loud & rowdy, with plenty of Harleys parked in the lot,but dining side usually fairly empty....More

Thank sunlovinmama
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8660 S Fairfax Rd, Bloomington, IN 47401-9045
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Bloomington
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