A Guide to Dining on Bloomington’s Fourth Street


Fourth Street contains an array of international restaurants, serving incredible and authentic cuisine loved by students, city dwellers and visitors alike. Read this guide to start your culinary journey.

Anatolia

Anatolia offers delicious dishes of Turkish and Mediterranean cuisine. Order some of the local favorites like beef kebab or shepherd’s salad with a cup of hot Turkish tea.

Anyetsang’s Little Tibet

As Bloomington’s one and only Tibetan restaurant, Little Tibet does not disappoint. The restaurant serves dumplings and Tibetan specialties, as well as a variety of Indian and Thai dishes. In addition to that, you can have your meal on their garden terrace.

Btown Gyros

If you crave Greek food, Btown Gyros has you covered. Specializing in Greek cuisine, the restaurant serves gyros, falafel, pita and hummus, baba ganoush and other Mediterranean dishes that will satisfy your cravings.

Burma Garden

Serving Burmese cuisine, Burma Garden offers traditional dishes such as tea leaf salad, fish soup with rice noodles and coconut noodle soup with chicken.

It’s Cajun

Dat’s Cajun serves an extensive menu of must-try Cajun and Creole dishes. From favorites like drunken chicken and datwich to spicier options like etoufee and voodoo chicken, there’s something for everyone.

Make an Asian fusion restaurant

While they primarily focus on Korean cuisine, Do Asian Fusion Restaurant specializes in infusing elements from many Asian cuisines into their dishes. Their fun decorations and colorful lights combined with the inventive food make the restaurant a must.

Indian Garden Restaurant

The Indian Garden Restaurant menu offers nearly 100 Indian dishes to keep you coming back for more. The restaurant is best known for its modern take on classic dishes as well as its promise to use fresh, quality ingredients.

Korean restaurant

Korea restaurant serves all types of authentic Korean dishes such as sushi rolls, noodle and rice dishes, soups and stews, stir-fries and many more. Try sitting outside while dining to really experience the restaurant’s authentic atmosphere.

My Thai downtown

Considering a Thai restaurant? Well, look no further than My Thai Downtown. Try their house specialties of shrimp tempura, vegetable tempura and cucumber salad, or the clear Thai soup.

House of Siam

As a Bloomington favorite, Siam House is the place to try all types of Thai food. They offer everything from noodle dishes to fried rice dishes to a variety of curry options.

taste of india

While the menu mainly features North Indian cuisine, Taste of India also serves South Indian cuisine. The restaurant offers a lunch buffet seven days a week from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in addition to dinner hours.

This article originally appeared in the Orient New Student Guide 2022. Explore the full guide here.

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