American, Brunch, Fine Dining, Small Plates

Renwick Village Center
1505 S. Piazza Dr.


In addition to innovative after-work cocktails, C3 features a rotating menu of seasonally inspired dishes. Starters include soups and salads as well as beef filet sliders, hand-cut frites, and more. Entrées feature local meats, fresh seafood, and handmade pasta dishes. • Prices: $–$$ • Hours: Mon.–Th. 4–10 p.m.; Fri.–Sat. 4 p.m.–midnight.; Closed Sun. • Bar: Full • Credit Cards: Visa, MC, AMEX, Disc. • Outdoor Seating: Yes

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Gaza Bloomington

Fine Dining, Japanese, Seafood

895 S. College Mall Road


Gaza Bloomington serves modern Japanese cuisine, specializing in sushi and fresh, wild-caught seafood. The restaurant also offers signature A5 Wagyu carpaccio and Chilean seabass, along
with an extensive selection of wines and sakes. • Prices: $$$ • Hours: Mon.–Fri. 4 p.m.–12 a.m.; Sat. 12 p.m.–12 a.m.; Sun. 12–10 p.m. • Bar: Yes • Credit Cards: Visa, MC, AMEX, Disc. • Outdoor Seating: No

Story Inn, The

American, Fine Dining

6404 S. Ind. 135
Nashville, IN


Homey and quaint, this gem of a restaurant with wood floors and folksy memorabilia on the walls serves fresh food made from local ingredients. On weekends, live chamber music is featured. • Prices: $–$$$$ • Hours: Mon.–Fri. 9 a.m.–2:30 p.m. and 5–8 p.m.; Sat. 8 a.m.–2:30 p.m. and 5–9 p.m.; Sun. 8 a.m.–2:30 p.m. and 5–8 p.m.; Dinner reservations always required; reservations at other meals required for parties of six or more. • Bar: Full • Credit Cards: Visa, MC, Disc. • Outdoor Seating: Yes

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American, Fine Dining, Pizza

514 E. Kirkwood


Just a block off campus, Finch’s is a Bloomington treat. Chef/owner Jeff Finch turns out wonderful food with a wide Mediterranean pedigree. Lots to love here—but don’t miss the crispy calamari appetizer, the wood-fired pizzettas, the seafood pasta, and steak frites. The menu changes seasonally and showcases meats, cheeses, and produce from Indiana. Extensive beer and wine selection. • Prices: $–$$$$ • Hours: Mon.–Sat. 11:30 a.m.–3 p.m. and 5–10 p.m.; Closed Sun. • Bar: Full • Credit Cards: Visa, MC, AMEX, Disc. • Outdoor Seating: Yes

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