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Michael's Uptown Cafe

102 E Kirkwood Ave, Bloomington, IN 47408-3332
+1 812-339-0900
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (81 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 am - 10:00 pm Hours
American, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
102 E Kirkwood Ave, Bloomington, IN 47408-3332
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had eaten here in the past for lunch and dinner, but had not tried breakfast. Got here at 11 on a Saturday morning, fearing we would have a long wait. But that was not the case. We were seated right away. The place was...More

Thank bloomcrew
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It seemed everything about our visit was a struggle. Nice enough people, however, when you arrive as a party of 5 it shouldn’t be that hard. In fact after making Uptown a 11 yr tradition, I’m pretty much done. We were promptly seated in our...More

Thank IndianaCruisergal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fabulous brunch here! (See my review title!) We chose to eat on the ‘bar’ side of the establishment, and I dare say that the atmosphere appeared much better where we were.

Thank cljcullen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time, can’t believe I didn’t know about this place. Great breakfast special, forget what it was called but it had a crabcake LOADED with crabmeat served on their specialty home fries with eggs the way you want them. Extensive breakfast menu and everything being...More

Thank PurplePanthers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My go to place for lunch with friends and family! We got the salmon wrap which is filling and fabulous!

Thank Kpthartford
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had brunch here this morning. Seated quickly , friendly wait staff. Food very good , not off the charts inventive but very satisfying. Will return.

Thank saltysdad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is an awesome restaurant. I have visited here several times. Every visit we had great food and great service.

Thank pecansandie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I go here at least once a week. I really love their Louisiana hot pepper chicken. They have excellent breakfast options as well. Their staff is very friendly. The place looks very professional and clean. The price is also reasonable. I would say the hot...More

Thank Ashwini P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate here for Sunday brunch, interesting specials which were delicious. Service was great. Did not care for the biscuits, they were just ok, but the wheat toast was fantastic. Everything tasted fresh and was cooked perfectly.

Thank Lisa R
Reviewed 15 February 2018

Super impressed with Uptown Cafe. We chose it because they offer so many gluten free options. We ended up going back for brunch the next morning because we were so impressed with the meal/service the night before. The food was incredible - lots of options...More

Thank hannahgurn
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Janet B
16 January 2016|
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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 38
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Television, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 E Kirkwood Ave, Bloomington, IN 47408-3332
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Bloomington
  • Phone Number: +1 812-339-0900
  • E-mail
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.
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