Indian Palace

Indian

4506 E. 3rd St.
812-822-2951

Offering an airy dining experience on East Third Street, Indian Palace serves fresh-prepared Indian classics. Visit it for old standbys like chicken tikka masala or tandoori-cooked lamb and shrimp—as well as vegetarian options aplenty. • Prices: $-$S • Hours: Monday-Sunday 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. • Drinks: Full bar • Credit cards: All major • Outdoor seating: Yes

Peach Garden

Chinese, East Asian

536 S. College
812-332-3437

peachgardeniu.com

This small but colorful restaurant is tucked into the side of the Seminary Square Park Kroger supermarket. As one of only a handful of Chinese restaurants offering delivery in Bloomington, Peach Garden does brisk business dispatching food to customers in and out of the dining room. Szechuan and Kung Pao specialties are sneakily spicy, with heat that creeps up the back of your throat. Try pan-fried Szechuan wontons filled with pork or chicken. • Prices: $–$$ • Hours: Tu.–Th. 11 a.m.–2:30 p.m. and 5–10 p.m.; Fri. 11 a.m.–2:30 p.m. and 5–11 p.m.; Sat.–Sun. noon–11 p.m.; Closed Mon. • Bar: No • Credit Cards: Visa, MC, AMEX, Campus Access • Outdoor Seating: No

Players Pub, The

American, Pub Food

424 S. Walnut
812-334-2080

theplayerspub.com

The Players Pub provides Bloomingtonians with a haven for good music and food. Specials include the Grilled Salmon, Bayou Bowl, and a variety of soups. Try one of their many Po Boy options, including shrimp, catfish, andouille, three-cheese, and chicken. For dessert, order the Sweet Potato Pie or the Harvest Ring Cake–carrot cake with chocolate chips, walnuts, caramel, and cream cheese icing. Nightly entertainment includes jazz, blues, swing, and country music. • Prices: $–$$ • Hours: Sun.–Th. 4 p.m.–2 a.m.; Fri.–Sat. 4 p.m.–3 a.m.; Reservations recommended for major entertainers. • Bar: Beer, wine • Credit Cards: Visa, MC, AMEX, Disc. • Outdoor Seating: Yes

Popkorn! Kernels with a Twist

Gluten-Free, Sweets, Vegetarian

122 S. College
812-318-3945

popkorntwist.com

Now located just off the downtown Square, PopKorn! Kernels with a Twist offers over 30 sweet and savory popcorn varieties flavored with real foods like cheeses, peppers, nuts, and banana chips. Two flavors are vegan, and 80% of PopKorn! products are gluten free. Try Midwest Delight (cheddar and caramel) or Celebration (white chocolate with sprinkles). Prices: $–$$ • Hours: Thu.–Sat. 11 a.m.–5 p.m.; Closed Sun.–Wed. • Bar: No. • Outdoor Seating: No

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