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Samira's Restaurant

100 W 6th St, Bloomington, IN 47404-3910
+1 812-331-3761
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Overview
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“eggplant” (24 reviews)
“lamb” (37 reviews)
“baklava” (28 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Afghani, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
100 W 6th St, Bloomington, IN 47404-3910
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Came here because it was number one on this site - and - with good reason!!! Wow the food was delicious - lamb kebab salad was incredible and I loved he lentil soup. Sat outside because it was pleasant out and this added to the...More

Thank Maria T
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're looking for something affordable, simply delicious and a bit different, this restaurant is for you. Whether you want a meat dish or you're a committed vegetarian, there are dozens of yummy options to choose from.

Thank Steve J
Reviewed 1 week ago

We started with the Baba Ganouj appetizer, which was great for the 4 of us. Prior to the appetizer, a spiced small dish arrived for each of us. We confused it with our appetizer. It had a carrot, what looked like a cucumber, in a...More

Thank Robert E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

More food than one person can eat, its literally like a 3 course meal for $20. I got the house combo with lamb kabob, I can't remember all the sides items. Only thing I didn't like was the eggplant. Service was great, atmosphere nice, and...More

Thank Jackie M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was in Bloomington and wanted something different so I decided to try Samira's. In a word, it was delicious. I have never had Afghani food but I was pleasantly surprised. They had a small buffet at lunch with a nice variety of offerings of...More

Thank oopso
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I recently ate here with my mother and enjoyed the lunch buffet. The service was quick and attentive. The food options were superb and tasted great. I would have liked to see more meats but their vegetables were cooked perfectly and seasoned well. Overall would...More

Thank Joshua H
Reviewed 7 May 2018

We contacted Samira to cater our 25-30 person graduation party and it was great. The communication was a little unsettling as it was difficult to confirm but the food was ready and displayed on lovely platters. We had ordered chicken and beef but received chicken...More

Thank Laurie S
Reviewed 3 May 2018

As we were trying to decide what to order, our waiter gave us grilled eggplant and carrot, which was super tasty. I decided on the aushak (steamed dumplings with leek, topped with yogurt and ground beef tomato sauce), and it was delicious. It also came...More

Thank seagreentales
Reviewed 26 April 2018

The place is in the center of the town, walking distance to the IU campus. The food is overall very good. The lamb is sensational. The portion is also very reasonable. Will recommend to others. It is quite popular, hence the service is a little...More

Thank yuanwai
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Have eaten here many times and never disappointed. Great dal, sabzi, stuffed mushroom. Fine Lebanese wine at reasonable price. They have a wonderful buffet lunch as well.

Thank Svenskapojke
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Lorrie E
1 February 2017|
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Response from WA2world | Reviewed this property |
Sure; why not.
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jjoceanlady
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
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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