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Snow Lion - CLOSED

113 S Grant St, Bloomington, IN 47408-4031
+1 812-336-0835
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good7%
  • Average14%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible21%
5 Mar 2013
“I loved this place but it is CLOSED”
17 Jan 2013
“This place probably used to be awesome”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Chinese, Asian, Tibetan
113 S Grant St, Bloomington, IN 47408-4031
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Reviewed 5 March 2013

I enjoyed being able to get the unusual Tibetan food, because where else can you get that? But last time we went to Bloomington and drove to that location they were having a grand opening of a new Chinese place, and when I asked someone...More

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Reviewed 17 January 2013

You can see their accolades from the late 90s, the history is definitely there (Dali Lama's brother and everything). However, I do not believe it is the same place now. Tried this as I have covered a decent number of places on 4th street already....More

Thank sabrepride91
Reviewed 25 September 2012

My fiance and I make a point to eat at the Snow Lion everytime we visit Bloomington. We have never had to wait. Service is always great and prompt. The food is wonderful and worth every penny. The history of this restaurant is very interesting...More

Thank Amanda W
Reviewed 2 September 2012

This is one of just a few authentic Tibetan restaurants in this country. Like the Tibetan Mongolian Buddhist Cultural Center, it was foundedby Thubten Norgay, a brother of the 14th Dalai Lama. Norgay's son continued the tradition after his death and, after the younger was...More

Thank Heathen71940
Reviewed 22 August 2012

Very good Tibetan food! Owned by the cousin of the Dali Lama, this restaurant has a very understated atmosphere, but the delicious food makes up for it!

Thank Amy S
Reviewed 26 August 2011

We very thoroughly enjoyed our dinner there! We could tell that every ingredient used was fresh and made just for us! We very highly recommend you go there!

Thank kristintobias
Reviewed 2 January 2009

I use to love The Snow Lion when I was a freshmen in college 7 years ago. It has since gone far downhill. The last time I went there was 2-3 yrs ago to take a friend new to town out to lunch. The restraunt...More

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Reviewed 7 January 2008

Owned by the Dalai Lama's family, but the food is lousy...

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Reviewed 11 December 2007

One of my favorite restaurants ever. I always look forward to a visit whenever I return to Bloomington. Also helps that the Dalai Lama's nephew owns it.

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Reviewed 9 December 2007

Good food, but a bit pricey for a college town.

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Restaurant Details

Chinese, Asian, Tibetan
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  • Address: 113 S Grant St, Bloomington, IN 47408-4031
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Bloomington
  • Phone Number: +1 812-336-0835
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