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Samira's Restaurant

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100 W 6th St, Bloomington, IN 47404-3910 (N. Walnut St.)
+1 812-331-3761
11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We've tried to visit this restaurant on numerous occasions and always find it closed. We made reservations for Valentine's Day and were NOT disappointed! It was seriously delicious. I'd recommend it for anyone who enjoys good food and authentic ethnic cuisine.

Thank Rachel S
Bloomington, Indiana
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous food friendly staff and very reasonable prices. The lunch buffet is a real value and allows you to try many different things

Thank mep773
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well TripAdvisor you steered me right on this one. Visiting my vegetarian daughter at IU I looked here to find a fun place that we both could enjoy. Samira's was a perfect choice. We let our very pleasant server decide our entrees as I had no clue. My daughter had a sampler of many of the vegetarian offerings and I... More 

Thank Jeff P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

We asked our son to pick out a place for a celebration dinner after his graduation ceremony, and this is was his choice. The price is reasonable, the staff is helpful and the food is wonderful.

Thank Katherine M
Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

I love the food. Anything I had there is wonderful, specially kabobs. Appetizers are great and their eggplant is amazing.

Thank shabshab
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Came here for my birthday dinner - first time - on a cold Bloomington night. Nice warm restaurant, very friendly staff and owner who welcomed us. I had the Cornish Hen combination, the hen was a little dry, but all else was very good - yummy spinach and rice! My friends had been here before and had the chicken and... More 

Thank B B
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Great food, authentic food and lovely service. This tasted just like the Middle East. They give a lovely complementary eggplant starter dish which is also excellent. Must visit when in Bloomington

Thank Luke R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

We came here for our aniversary. Food, service, ambiance were all great. Very close to a 5/5. We will definitely be back.

Thank Watsufizzi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

The food, atmosphere, and service were all top notch! The menu is Afghan and offers items that are very unique. We had the lamb kebaabs as recommended by our server. It was the best lamb I have ever eaten! Our appetizer was called Namounaa and included baked butternut squash and turnip, seasoned spinach, and spiced eggplant. I tried to find... More 

Thank LyndaF055
Bloomington, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Buffet is very good. Lots of choices put not too many. Service excellent. Price very reasonable. There are lots of choices in Bloomington and this is a good one!

Thank clerk22

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Afghani, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 W 6th St, Bloomington, IN 47404-3910
    (N. Walnut St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Bloomington
  • Phone Number: +1 812-331-3761

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?