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Samira's Restaurant

100 W 6th St, Bloomington, IN 47404-3910
+1 812-331-3761
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Afghani, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
100 W 6th St, Bloomington, IN 47404-3910
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I don't know where to start. The palau was delicious. The kabobs are amazing. There wasn't anything I wouldn't order again.Great service. I believe would definitely go back there every chance I get.

Thank Keli N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Never had Afghan food before. Service was very good and very helpful. Discovered anew cuisine that was tasty and healthy in good portion s. Would definitely recommend. Loved it!

Thank Eric B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was alone because my daughter was on a college visit. It was my first trip to an Afghan restaurant. The waiter and waitress, Becca, were awesome. They gave good recommendations. I loved it and she picks Indiana so that I can go back

Thank xxxxxx13903
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had dinner here on Saturday night with my sister and senior in college. The food is very high quality and delicious. Our service was excellent. Great value for the price. Happy to have made this choice as the food is unique.

Thank Kate D
Reviewed 8 February 2018

Samira offers an absolutely fantastic lunch buffet of truly scrumptious Afghan dishes filled fresh ingredients, and everyone will find something that they love. I highly recommend to one and all!

Thank aeciccar
Reviewed 21 January 2018

Consistently fresh, tasty, colorful, and beautiful. Samira is the primary option for dining in Bloomington. It specializes in middle eastern cuisine. The restaurant is clean, the service is good, the food is fresh, and the whole experience is accomplished with love.

Thank HappyTravelMidwest
Reviewed 14 January 2018

This is my goto restaurant in Bloomington. The food is super fresh and healthy. The egg plant appetizer and beef skewers can't be beaten. The owner is always there and goes out of his way to make you feel welcome.

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful meal for our family of five. Two of our family members are GF and Vegetarians, which is often difficult to accommodate. Not the case at Samira’s. Multiple delicious choices available for us. Eggplant was heavenly, butternut squash was wonderful, hummus was...More

Thank Cara C
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Our first time trying Afghan food and we would definitely come back. Baba ganoush was very garlicky but still good.

Thank AjaMay
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

One should not forget that Afghan food is one of the truly great cuisines of the world. Samira’s does it up right. Great selection. Many traditional dishes. Healthy too. We shared a plate of their exceptional hummus... mmmm. I ordered Samarok Lawang... enjoyed every morsel....More

Thank Harry N
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Lorrie E
31 January 2017|
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Response from WA2world | Reviewed this property |
Sure; why not.
27 August 2015|
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Response from jdbird324 | Reviewed this property |
Looks like you got the information you need. You will be in the thick of the Lotus Festival at Samira. I'm sure you will enjoy both. Just be aware of the street closures during the festival.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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