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Village Deli

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409 E Kirkwood Ave, Bloomington, IN 47408-4023
812-336-2303
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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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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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.

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Thank frankellen178
Bloomington, IN
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

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Huntington, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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Thank Mickleys4IU
cleveland,oh
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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 

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Massena, New York
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56 restaurant reviews
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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 

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Thank dreamweaver11
Paris, France
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57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 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.

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Thank Pascal C
Connecticut
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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.

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Thank sapepe2016
Avon Lake
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

Do not let the line discourage you. It moves fast. Really. We always always always make time for breakfast here when visiting son at IU> the pancakes are ginormous and delicious and the potatoes ....oh my. This makes me want to cry thinking about him graduating in a few weeks and not getting to eat here anymore! Gotta come back... More 

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Thank bonevoyage
Carlsbad, California
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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

I ordered a make your own omelette and when i got it the veggies weren't cooked and the omelette was very thin. It came back to me I had been here before and didn't like the omelette before either. My daughter says it their favorite place but she didn't have an omelette. Great location on kirkwood near campus. The other... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

Village deli is a staple for IU students. Yes it will be crowded on the weekends-- Yes you'll have to wait-- but that's part of the experience! It is so good and pretty cheap! I would recommend the village special!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Delicatessen
Meals
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
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
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?