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Buffa Louie's at the Gables

114 S Indiana Ave, Bloomington, IN 47408-4043
+1 812-333-3030
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“wings” (53 reviews)
“cobb salad” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
114 S Indiana Ave, Bloomington, IN 47408-4043
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were in town to visit campus, and stopped in for lunch. The burgers and wings were amazing. It's a great stop while on campus, and take the time to see memorabilia on the walls!

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Reviewed 14 May 2017

Our son just graduated from IU and we always had to make a stop at Buffa Louie's when we were in town to visit. They have some of the best wings we have had anywhere in the country. This has a total college feel which...More

Thank dillimom
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Good place to stop in if you went to IU in the last 100 years. It used to be the Gables, now it's Buffa Louie's and it's still a fun place to sit and eat and just relax and be part of the IU scene.

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Good wings, young people, and cool environment. TVs for your viewing pleasure. Basically on campus so easy access.

Thank Landon B
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Barberton, Ohio
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Went there for lunch on a Saturday. It was very busy, took about 20 minutes to get our food but that was no problem. Food was yummy and the portions were large. Price was reasonable. The atmosphere is unique and a slice of Bloomington history....More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Cant believe I have never reviewed Buffa Louie's, but maybe because it seems like such a routine thing. My first trip here was as an IU student shortly after it opened on 17th Street in the 80s. We were regulars for the best Wings around...More

Thank JeffIndiana33
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Great fresh grilled chicken on the Cobb Salad, nice college atmosphere, owner took our order and you could tell he was part of the draw at Buffa Louie's.

Thank EmailSJ
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

We came back again. Absolutely the best wings around. We ordered the hot boneless wings and they were tasty. The fries were perfectly cooked. The hamburgers are also amazing. Great place for good food at a reasonable price. Will be coming back the next time...More

Thank tckramer
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

The visit: Came here with my 6 year old son while visiting my brother who is a sophomore at IU. The Place: Buffa Louie's is just off the IU campus and is definitely the students top choice when there is an away game. Place is...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

We decided to eat here ahead of the game. Apparently a lot of other people had the same idea. The restaurant was absolutely packed and we probably waited 20 minutes to find a table even after we had submitted our food orders. Fortunately we did...More

Thank Scott P
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
USD 10
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 S Indiana Ave, Bloomington, IN 47408-4043
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Bloomington
  • Phone Number: +1 812-333-3030
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