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“An excellent steak in Bloomington”

Michael's Uptown Cafe
Ranked #3 of 362 Restaurants in Bloomington
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $38
Cuisines: Cajun & Creole, Seafood, Bar
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Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Description: 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.
Reviewed February 25, 2013

For some reason I've had a hard time finding a nice steak the times I've been in town. Uptown Cafe has EXCELLENT steaks, and a pretty nice wine menu too. The bar half has a nice atmosphere. Not cheap but worth blowing your per diem one night if you're in town.

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Reviewed February 23, 2013

The service is always on point and the Gorganzola Fillet is the best most consistent dish in town. So tender and flavorful.

It is a great atmosphere for any occasion with a lot of space to host bigger parties. Eating at the bar is always a great option if there is a wait - there is usually always tables and TVs!

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Reviewed February 19, 2013

The glasses were so clean. The food was good. Very well run place. They have specials which we did not try.The 3 of us ate for $60.00

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Reviewed February 17, 2013

The Uptown is one of my Top 3 restaurants in town because of the fabulous food, the great ambiance, and the friendly and attentive staff. Great menu that never disappoints!

1  Thank Melissa M
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Reviewed February 2, 2013

The Uptown Cafe is an excellent choice for casual yet fine dining close to the IU campus. We had a mix of Cajun and non-Cajun dishes, all of which were good. The drinks were strong, and the prices were reasonable, with most of the entrees in the $12-15 range.

Thank Mark P
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