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Uptown Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner


The “Number One”
Two eggs, Michael’s home fries, and whole wheat toast.
The “Number Two”
The #1, plus your choice of applewood smoked bacon, char-grilled ham, sausage patty, or andouille sausage.
With 6oz. Beef tenderloin $14.00
Chorizo and Eggs
Two eggs scrambled with chorizo, green peppers, cheddar cheese, onions, home fries, and corn tortillas.
Michael's Potato Omelet
Wake up to the Flavor of a perfectly cooked potato omelet! Michael’s home fries and your choice of cheddar, swiss, or cream cheese.
Popeye Omelet
Sautéed spinach, mushrooms, onions, bacon, and melted cheddar.
Omelet De Zola
Italian sausage, sautéed onions, bell peppers, mushrooms, and cheddar cheese.
Andouille Omelet
Andouille sausage, onions, mushrooms, tomatoes, and melted cheddar.
Denver Omelet
Onions, mushrooms,‏ green peppers, tomatoes, ham, and melted cheddar.
Your Omelet
Pick up to 5 and create your own: green peppers, mushrooms, onions, tomatoes, spinach, potatoes, cheddar, swiss, or cream cheese.
Bacon $1.00
Ham $1.00
Andouille sausage $1.00
Smoked salmon $4.50
Cottage Cheese Pancakes
Cornmeal Pancakes
W/blueberries $8.00
Crème Brulee French Toast
An uptown original: slices of baguette baked atop a layer of custard infused with vanilla
Michael's Biscuits and Gravy
Old Fashioned Oatmeal
With fresh fruit $8.00
Michael's Granola
Choice of whole, 2%, skim, or soy milk.
With fresh fruit $8.00
Cinnamon Roll Coffee Cake
Fresh Fruit
Lox and Bagel
Michael's Home Fries
Pepperoncini peppers $+1.00
Cheese $+1.00
Applewood Smoked Bacon
Grilled Andouille Sausage
Grilled Country Sausage Patty
Hickory Smoked Kentucky Ham
W/cream cheese $4.50
Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Root Beer, Ginger Ale, Lemonade, Iced Tea
San Pellegrino Sparkling Water
500ml bottle
Black Tea and Herbal Teas
$2.50 per bag
Milk and Soymilk
Cow $2.50
Bean $2.50
Tomato, Apple, Grapefruit or Cranberry Juice
Fresh Orange Juice
Single $2.50
Double $3.50
Café Borgia
Café Latté
A refreshing blend of champagne and fresh squeezed orange juice.
The Poinsettia
Brighten your day with a cranberry juice and champagne cocktail.
The Bellini
A smooth and passionate mix of champagne and peach nectar.
Half carafe $8.00
Full carafe $16.00
The Uptown Cafe has been a Bloomington landmark since 1976. We serve Breakfast, Weekend Brunch, Lunch and Dinner. We are also known for our beverage program - serving fine wine and spirits, and craft beer and cocktails.
$9 - $40
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Late Night
American, Cajun & Creole
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Television, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed May 17, 2020

Great service every time I have been to the restaurant. Uptown Cafe has both a great brunch and dinner menu. This is a great restaurant to go to when parents are in town or if you are looking to have a very nice meal. You...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed March 12, 2020

We had reservations and quickly seated for our reservation for two. Server was attentive and helpful, helping to point us to Specials. Gave some good recommendations. Ordered cocktails which were prepared well although relatively small, but about right for this type of higher end place....More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 9, 2020

We had a lovely dinner here, with delicious food (crab cakes, steak, seafood entrees) and dessert. The service was awesome on a crowded Thursday night. The kitchen knows what they are doing, and each dish was prepared and presented with care. The next morning we...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 8, 2020

We decided to go out for sunday brunch at the last minute and headed to Uptown Cafe. We weren't sure if we could get a table for six but were lucky and were seated immediately. The brunch menu was varied and everyone loved their selections:...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 7, 2020

We visited on a Saturday during their brunch hours, and everything we had was excellent. That included the Malted Belgian Waffle, Creme Brulee French Toast, and Smoke Salmon Eggs Benedict. Service was also very good. The only real shock was seeing the bill (although we...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed March 7, 2020 via mobile

Met for breakfast and was a really nice enjoyable meal. Waitress was great and food was excellent. Loved the atmosphere of the restaurant

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed March 5, 2020

Everything that you seek you’ll find here. Intimate setting, knowledgeable wait staff, fantastic drinks and insatiable food!!

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 3, 2020

We stopped here for breakfast on a weekday morning. The service was attentive without being intrusive. The cornmeal pancakes with blueberries were wonderful.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed February 26, 2020 via mobile

We are regulars at the Uptown, dining there at least twice a month. The food is good and the bar side atmosphere is nice. The specials tend to be the same ones and are typically the same as the menu item. So, not sure why...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 23, 2020

After numerous visits to Bloomington, this is again one of the top restaurants in town. Excellent food, nice ambience and super friendly and helpful staff. The crawfish and jambalaya are incredible. Will definitely be back!

Date of visit: February 2020
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Response from Jonjoey | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant looks big enough to accommodate 100 dinners. I'm sure they'll be happy to answer you queries. You won't be disappointed.
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