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Top bar recommendations from locals

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“Epiphany Farms serves fresh, locally grown ingredients from their own farm in a variety of well-flavored dishes. Many options are vegan, vegetarian, and pescatarian friendly. From a Marylander: try the Crab Oscar add-on with your meal. It’s one of the best crab dishes I’ve had in the Midwest!”
  • 10 locals recommend
Asian Restaurant
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“Farm to plate restaurant with awesome atmosphere and food! Best sushi in town!”
  • 6 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Popular with locals. Lots of attorney's and business professionals hang out here....”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“Located in the downtown area of Bloomington. This is one of the most popular spots for college students, but you will find a pretty mixed crowd during the weekends. This place gets very busy after 11p.”
  • 3 locals recommend
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“This is a bar but also a great restaurant with a limited menu but everything is outstanding. They are known for their tapas which you can make an awesome meal or appetizer. Personally, If you are with a crowd, its best to buy a variety and share them. Pork tacos and Risotto are my favorites! ”
  • 3 locals recommend
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“Great bar food! And if you like breaded pork tenderloins, you'll be hard-pressed to find one as big as they have here - it takes 4 buns to cover it!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
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“ This is our favorite sports bar in town. The burgers and waffle fries are awesome!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
“Bloomington's "gay bar" but the crowd is diverse and accepting of everyone. Lots of theme nights (drag shows, live entertainment, Halloween party, etc.), and a small dance floor. And while you're there make sure you meet Jan the owner - she's awesome!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Night Club
Meal Delivery
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“Amazing pizza, and a ridiculous amount of beers on tap that is always changing. Give it a try. They deliver, too.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
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“One of my favorites. It sits by itself, but has some really good food, and is just a nice chill bar. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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