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Local Dining Options

Below is a list of dining options that may appeal to students and that may be able to handle larger orders (for groups dining together). These options are close to campus, toward downtown Bloomington and the north and east sides of campus, specifically.


Subs & Sandwiches

  • BuffaLouie's – Counter-service locale dishing up burgers & wings in a laid-back setting adorned with sports decor.
  • Dagwoods Deli Sub Shop – Straightforward counter-serve featuring traditional & signature subs & wraps, plus salads.
  • Jimmy John's – Counter-serve chain specializing in sub & club sandwiches, plus signature potato chips.
  • Roly Poly – Outpost of a counter-serve chain featuring a large selection of wraps, plus soups & salads.
  • Subway – Casual counter-serve chain for build-your-own sandwiches & salads, with health-conscious options.

Pizza & Pasta

  • Azzip – Personal pizzas.
  • Bucceto's – Casual Italian eatery offering pizzas, pasta plates & more, plus several gluten-free menu items.
  • Cafe Pizzaria – Casual pizza joint supplying pies & stromboli since 1953, plus sandwiches, burgers & a kids' menu.
  • Da Vinci Pizza & Pasta – Authentic Neapolitan pizza & pasta.
  • Domino's Pizza – Delivery/carryout chain offering a wide range of pizzas & a variety of other dishes & sides.
  • Eric Gordon's Greek Pizzeria – Salads, sandwiches, shells, pizzas, and more.
  • Goodfellas Pizzeria – Subs, calzones, pizzas, salads, and more.
  • Hank's Pizza Mac – Serving up fresh made pizza dough, house-made sauce, loaded mac and cheese, and tater-tot bowls.
  • Mother Bear's Pizza – Deep-dish pizzas & American snacks, plus beer & wine, at a local landmark resembling a rustic cabin.
  • Papa Johns Pizza – Pizza take-out & delivery chain offering classic & specialty pizzas, plus wings, sides & desserts.
  • Pizza Hut – Popular delivery, carry-out & dine-in chain known for pizza, wings & pasta, plus sides & desserts.
  • Pizza X – Basic counter-serve joint offering quirky specialty pizzas, plus delivery & late-night hours.
  • Rocky's Pizza – Original recipe pizza and stromboli.
  • Topper's Pizza – Pizza, 'stix, wing, desserts, and more.


  • Hartzell's Ice Cream – Neighborhood ice cream shop featuring a rotating menu of inventive flavors in a cozy space.
  • Baked! – Cookies with a choice of dough, mix-ins & toppings in a comfy setup with late hours & delivery.
  • The Chocolate Moose – Serving ice cream since 1933.

Other Dining Options

View other dining options near campus at VisitBloomington.com.

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