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Nick's English Hut

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub, Pizza
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423 E Kirkwood Ave, Bloomington, IN 47408-4023
812 332 4040
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Open now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

In town for the Huskers vs Hoosiers football game. Good beer selection. A busy, lively place to have beers and enjoy friends before the game. Lots of fun to be had at Nick's.

Thank Deserthusker
Redmond, Oregon
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124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there for an early lunch before a football game. The server (Zach, I think) did a tremendous job. We were the only people in that part of the restaurant most of the time (the Hump Room) so we had very personalized service.

Thank ghodecker
Phoenix, Arizona
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190 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have to admit that it has been quite a while since I have been in an fixed in time college bar. That said, the place was quite good. We stopped in for cocktails (very affordable) and general merriment. We ordered a few beers and found a small booth. It was not crowded on the night we were there, but it... More 

Thank catlaw98
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3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch while on a visit. Wanted to have the Italian Beef I used to enjoy so much. $13.95 with chips $2 extra. Sheesh, what rip off. How can students afford to eat here? I'll go somewhere else next time.

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156 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Shared hamburger, fries, onion rings, chili and side salad. The salad was surprisingly fresh & crisp in this greasy spoon joint. Great atmosphere.

Thank redgeorgiadawg
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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

Had to stop & get some of the "biz" fries! Always one of the places we go when back in town. We are never disappointed with the food or the service. It was getting late so just had a bucket of the fries with an order of fried mushrooms. Both fantastic! More than both of us could eat!

Thank Carla W
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58 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

This place has been on Kirkwood forever! It's always a familiar place every time I return to IU. Ate there with my 2 nephews' families outside and the waitress was extremely accommodating -- especially with a screaming child. Great people watching.

Thank MelScottsdale
Kansas City, Missouri
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156 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016

This is your quintessential college town burger and beer joint. The food is pretty basic but well done. My hamburger was excellent and the fries were VERY good. Onion rings are nice but difficult to eat.

Thank ML7kc
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

I had heard a lot about this place visited from my son. Visited this place after a long day at Indiana University with my son. Nice place, frequented by IU students and alumni. Good variety of beers. Great fries. Enjoyed. Visit to IU can not be complete without visit to this place. Bought two mugs as souvenir.

Thank shirdat
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

Nick's is the beloved haunt of Indiana University current students and alumni alike and on any given night you can find a good mixture of both. The food is good, not extraordinary but does its job to soak up the booze from a night spent "Sinking The Biz." I have never had a bad night at Nicks, sometimes bad mornings... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 423 E Kirkwood Ave, Bloomington, IN 47408-4023
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Bloomington
  • Phone Number: 812 332 4040

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