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Nick's English Hut

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American, Bar, Pub, Pizza
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423 E Kirkwood Ave, Bloomington, IN 47408-4023
812 332 4040
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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.

Thank timindy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
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5 of 5 stars 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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81 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars 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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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars 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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23 reviews
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4 of 5 stars 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 

Thank SheSoJourner
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

What an incredible lunch and the service was even better. I sat at the bar and meet local hero Jay. The food was great but the atmosphere and the service was worth the trip alone. This is a must stop when you are in Bloomington. And remember everyone bleeds Red...Go IU!!!!!

Thank Jeremy J
Center Valley, PA
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54 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

My wife and I ate here on a Sunday in mid-July of 2016 while in town for a professional meeting. It was an early dinner, coming in around 5:30pm. My wife had the large house salad and I had a bleu cheese burger. The salad was HUGE and the burger was BIG. There was more food than the two of... More 

Thank PhilosophicalOldGuy
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Been hearing about this place for a few years from my boyfriend who grew up here and was excited to try it. Decided on the BLT on white toast. Best. Bacon. Ever. I fancy myself a BLT lover and this one did not disappoint. Farm to table ingredients make this sandwich a favorite for sure. Bf had the tenderloin sandwich... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Pub, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine
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?