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Village Deli

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409 E Kirkwood Ave, Bloomington, IN 47408-4023
7:00 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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Pasadena, California
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81 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After an easy walk from IU, we had breakfast here on a Saturday morning upon the recommendation of a local. We had to wait a short time--10-20 minutes--which seemed to be the norm at this busy place. The breakfast menu is good--standard breakfast fare plus some house specialties that looked really good. The service is friendly and the food good.... More 

Thank MaryE995
Central Florida
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Village Deli is just a super nice place to have a great breakfast. If their lunches are as good, don't miss out. Fast service, good food, smiling workers are just a couple of reasons to eat here. Very busy - a great sign!!

Thank forvm
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Went to establishment on Sunday morning following a wedding the evening previous. A hot summer morning, not surprised by a wait for a larger party. What was unexpected was being asked to move away from the door "...because we were hurting business since our lingering by the door made it look like the wait was too long". The restaurant was... More 

Thank Kirk D
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63 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

It's okay, but JUST okay. Uncomfortable booth. Lackluster service. So-so food (Skip the bagels, blech). They need to make stronger coffee. Cute shirts though.

Thank frankellen178
Bloomington, IN
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100 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

Every time I have visitors from out of town, I make sure to take them to Village Deli for breakfast. They are always extremely pleased with the experience! The Deli has been voted best breakfast in Bloomington over and over for a reason. On weekends especially, you can expect to wait for a table, but it's worth it! I also... More 

Thank 596Smokey
Huntington, Indiana
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

Nice, clean restaurant. Some unique breakfast selections available to you versus the normal eggs, meat & bread options. We had The Hoosier; it was okay.

Thank Mickleys4IU
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

My husband and I were in town for 1 night and decided on Village Inn for breakfast. Even though there was plenty of seating in the restaurant, we were given a table in an area of the restaurant that was secluded from the others dining. We quickly realized we were seated right outside of the restroom. The one restroom was... More 

Thank becki44
Massena, New York
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97 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

We had a group of ten and it was no problem seating us. I had not been here in years and it was much larger. Everyone had something different and all said it was very good. The home fries were deep fried, which I personally don't care for. The breakfast burrito is huge and delicious. One pancake hangs off the... More 

Thank dreamweaver11
Paris, France
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66 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

For us, traveling from Europe, this place was the typical diner offering real American-style breakfasts! Giant pancakes, all kind of eggs, omelettes, etc. It was really worth the trip and the kids serving coffee and taking orders were very nice. A must for anyone traveling downtown in Bloomington.

Thank Pascal C
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

When they say the pancakes are big, they are not joking. The pancake would not fit on the whole plate. It was a very good value for its price point and food. The food was no exceptional, just classic diner. The size of the pancakes make in interesting and unique.

Thank sapepe2016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
American, Cafe, Delicatessen
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
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: 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?