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Village Deli

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409 E Kirkwood Ave, Bloomington, IN 47408-4023
+1 812-336-2303
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Grand Haven, Michigan
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sunday morning for brunch at The Village Deli was well worth the 30 minute wait during which we took a brisk walk up the street to the beautiful Indiana University campus. We returned ready to enjoy a wide variety of menu choices including their outstanding omelettes and their delicious colossal cinnamon roll pancake. We will be back! cinnamon

Thank StevenRuth1975
San Diego, CA
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'll admit, I've only been to Village Deli for breakfast and it's always really good! Pancakes bigger than your plate and a really good 2-egg meal. Highly recommend!

Thank 4STraveller
McLean, Virginia
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The most important thing is that this is a diner not a deli. The atmosphere is a great mix of college students and faculty and families, plus tourists. The diner rates with a good local diner in any major city, and is easily the best in Bloomington. I had a spinach omelette, others had the breakfast burrito and eggs Benedict.... More 

Thank urbaneater103
Bloomington, Indiana
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Mornings are rough here thanks to the over abundance of students on the weekend but the breakfast is all day. The pancakes are as big or bigger than your face, unless you haven't eaten all day just get one and some bacon. It can be hard to grab a servers attention some time for refills or to take your order... More 

Thank Sara D
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

My hubby and I have eaten at a lot of places for breakfast one of our favorite meals. I love pumpkin anything and their special was pumpkin pancakes so of course I ordered them. They come with pumpkin butter so what more can you ask for👍👍. Our waitress Shelby was amazing very attentive and what a great smile. This is... More 

Thank Therese W
Cleveland, Ohio
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380 reviews
286 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

On busy football weekends there will be a wait, but put your name in and walk around, the food is worth it. Get thier hot coffee cake to share to start. my daughter had the yogurt and granola, she could not eat it all, loads of fresh fruit! I had bacon well done and eggs, OJ, coffee and English muffins.... More 

Thank Misonix
Chicago, Illinois
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83 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

Stopped in early Sunday morning. Early enough that there was no wait. Found parking right in front of the restaurant. Boy did my eyes get big as they brought out the dishes. You will definitely not leave hungry, portion sizes are nice and big. The Cinnamon Roll Pancake was a huge hit with the younger crowd, and it is huge!... More 

Thank DGMun
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016

Went on a weekday and there was no wait. Generous portions, no nonsense breakfast! Waiter was friendly, breakfast came out quickly and food was good.

Thank CaliSally
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63 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

The food was amazing and beware the portions sizes are ginormous! The pancakes were super light and fluffy. I had the bagel with egg and it was comparable to a New York style bagel. We waited about 45 minutes for a table but it was peak brunch hour so we understood. Finally they did seat is and it took another... More 

Thank Alexis S
Indianapolis, Indiana
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

The Huevos Rancheros were fabulous! Be sure to get the Cinnamon Roll Pancake. They are HUGE; you might have to take most of it home to enjoy later, as I did. Service was excellent, in spite of being very busy. I will be back!

Thank MiaChristine

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
American, Delicatessen
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 409 E Kirkwood Ave, Bloomington, IN 47408-4023
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Bloomington
  • Phone Number: +1 812-336-2303

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