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Anju Above

220 E Front St, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61701-5212
+1 309-828-8704
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pork dumplings” (14 reviews)
“sushi” (54 reviews)
“wings” (30 reviews)
Opens in 19 min
Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
220 E Front St, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61701-5212
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for lunch and were thrilled to discover this gem of Asian Fusion! The miso soup was good, not great, but the Vegetable Bowl and Ramen bowls were fantastic! Fresh, high quality ingredients with delicious flavor and just the right amount of food....More

Thank 15sharont
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had been looking forward to dining here for some time what with the farm to table theme, uniqueness, and atmosphere which I'd previously heard about. Finally got to dine here for a girls' lunch out and would simply not return. I will usually give a...More

Thank MLivestoEat
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

C’mon tell the truth....sushi in Bloomington? How many out-of-Towners would make this choice? THANK GOODNESS locals know the inside scoop. The creative twist on sushi, pork dumplings & tofu donuts are simply amazing! Couple that with well trained servers who are having fun and passing...More

Thank kgo2014
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Great wings, pizza, and sushi. I would definitely recommend coming here with your family and friends.

Thank jesset700
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

This will have been my 6th visit this year. It has truly been hit and miss. It is unfortunate that the quality of visit depends on whether the manager Vicki is upstairs, and/or if Liz is working and can be seated in her section. From...More

1  Thank Alan W
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Anju Above is absolutely one of our favorite restaurants in the Bloomington-Normal community! We have yet to have a disappointing dish from their menu. Their mixologists are amazing and the drinks are always top-notch. We are definitely partial to their sushi because it is so...More

Thank annEmac18
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

I am generally very critical of the food I eat, especially when it isn’t the typical burger-and-fries meal. We opened our meal with fried pork dumplings, which were cooked and presented beautifully. I ordered the steamed yum-yum chicken buns and, put simply, they were like...More

Thank michmre
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Dropped in after seeing a show at Illinois Shakes. They are only open until 11 so we squeaked in under the wire. Great "asian fusion" food. Chef has a real flair for interesting twists on old favorites. Small but interesting selection of craft beers. (Need...More

Thank Kalligrafin
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

My wife and I eat here about once a month and have never been disappointed. Sushi is top notch, Korean BBQ wings are one of our favorites, pizza oven makes great pizza : try one with an egg on top. They have 10 micro brews...More

Thank Illinoistravele... K
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Came here special for my birthday dinner to find out their air conditioning didn't work. My bday was in June and it was hot as Heck!!! All we got were apologies from the waitress, while we had to fan ourselves with the menus the entire...More

1  Thank MegMike
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220 E Front St, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61701-5212
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Bloomington-Normal  >  Bloomington
  • Phone Number: +1 309-828-8704
  • E-mail
Anju Above promises to make Farm to Table dining more accessible by offering seasonally sensitive, locally grown cuisine in a fast and casual setting. Anju Above's menu features classic Neapolitan pizzas, sushi specifically created for the Midwestern palate, Asian dumplings, and a modern and interactive bar. Our purpose is to blend internationally inspired small dishes with socially responsible farming techniques to create a fast and fun, farm fresh experience for our guests.
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