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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
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would highly recommend! The food was delicious. They served us grilled eggplant and lentil soup or salad before our meal. Everything was great.

Thank dalk222
Indianapolis, Indiana
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an amazing place. Upscale dining but can do it in a sweatshirt. Couples, friends, families - perfect for whatever your setting. Get one of the dishes they are known for - Kebeeb or Manto/Aushak - they will BLOW YOU AWAY. Especially the lamb kabob. I would honestly each here every month if I lived in Bloomington.

Thank aebush2017
Valparaiso, Indiana
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144 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter and I were looking for something different and delicious, and Samira was perfect. We had tickets for MaMa Mia at the IU Auditorium, so we also needed the service to be prompt. I made a reservation that same morning for 6:15 pm. When we arrived, we were shown to a lovely quiet table. White tablecloths and napkins, beautiful... More 

Thank LyndaWV
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153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for dinner. Kabob's are fantastic. Grab a bottle of red wine, settle in for some good food and relax. Good service. Parking on street which is first come first serve. Nice food stop on square in town.

Thank Rick47172
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 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
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 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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200 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017 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 27 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 23 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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107 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 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 

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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, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
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?