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Top 5 Restaurants in Bloomington

Jan 14, 2021 | Buying a Home, Local Interest

Mouth Watering Dining & Take-Out Experiences in
Bloomington MN

Find a variety of excellent dining opportunities at restaurants in Bloomington MN. This city of just over 80,000 people is located in Hennepin County. Bloomington is about 10 miles south of downtown Minneapolis and located along the north bank of the Minnesota River. Residents enjoy plenty of recreational opportunities and gorgeous views. Countless restaurants can be found in the 55240, 55425, 55431, 55435, 55437, and 55438 zip codes. We have chosen our top five restaurants to highlight.

Head south of the border with a meal at El Loro, shout “mama Mia!” while dining at Luna Di Luna. Find plenty of flavor and unique spices at Kabob’s Indian Grill and classic American fare at Kincaid’s. Experience a restaurant that has been serving Bloomington residents since 1958 at David Fong’s. No matter your craving, if you are celebrating a special occasion, or just looking to take a night off from cooking, mouthwatering dining and take-out is available in Bloomington MN. Here are the top 5 restaurants in Bloomington MN.

El Loro

Fresh Mexican food is available at reasonable prices at El Loro. The wait staff is attentive, and the atmosphere is bright and inviting. Sip on a margarita as you enjoy a romantic dinner or bring the whole gang to celebrate a special occasion. Consider El Loro for your catering or take-out needs. The menu offers all of your favorites. Start with chips and salsa, nachos, or guacamole. Order a salad, fajitas, street tacos, carne asada, chilaquiles, enchiladas, burritos, or quesadillas for a main dish. Vegetarian and seafood options are available. Expect to pay between $11 and $30 per person for a meal, drink, and tip. El Loro Bloomington is located at 5001 American Blvd. and the phone number is 952-456-6097.

Luna di Luna

It’s as if a delightful Italian grandmother is cooking for you when you dine at Luna di Luna. Guests rave about the homemade bread, homemade cheesecake, and of course, the divine pasta dishes. The atmosphere is adorable and the staff at Luna di Luna pay close attention to the details, from chilled salad plates to beautiful food presentation. Find vegan and vegetarian options as well as the ability to make substitutions for food allergies. Enjoy a large portion of spicy Italian sausage in spaghetti with spicy tomato sauce if you would like a little heat. Try the gnocchi, penne, and other classic Italian dishes for something a little milder. The wine list is extensive and the Italian music playing in the background completes the experience. The cost for one person for a meal, drink, and tip should be between $11 and $30. Luna di Luna is located at 8820 Lyndale Ave. S. They can be reached by phone by calling 952-303-4111

Kabob’s Indian Grill

Exotic flavors and spices are found at Kabob’s Indian Grill. The owner and waitstaff are extremely helpful when describing dishes and spices, as well as helping patrons make selections. The exterior of the restaurant may not look like much and seating is limited, but the food is interesting and delicious. A few dishes to choose from include chicken tikka masala, lamb boti kabob, vegetable pakkoda, curries, Indian breads, gyros, and more. Dial up the spice levels or ask for your food to be mild. Stop in for a delicious dinner or come for the lunch specials. Kabob’s Indian Grill offers seafood, vegetarian, and vegan options. Expect to pay between $11 and $30 for each person for food and a drink plus a tip. Kabob’s Indian Grill is located at 7814 Portland Ave. and can be reached at 952-888-2779.


Kincaid’s offers some all-inclusive menus for the holidays as well as regular dining. Come into the restaurant or opt for take-out or delivery. Enjoy a date with your sweetheart or bring the whole family, as there is a great kid’s meal available. Start out with clam chowder, hot crab and artichoke dip, or a classic Caesar salad. Entrees include oven-roasted chicken Dijon, beer battered fish and chips, French dip sandwich, filet mignon, prime rib, grilled salmon, and Fettuccine Alfredo. End your meal with a delicious dessert. Choices include key lime pie, chocolate indulgence cake, and New York style cheesecake. Keep Kincaid’s in mind for catering and group parties. Costs range from $31 to $60 per guest for a meal, drink, and tip. Order online or call 952-921-2255 to speak to someone. The restaurant is located at 8400 Normandale Lake Blvd.

David Fong’s

Come experience a family run restaurant that has been serving guests since 1958. The atmosphere of David Fong’s will transport you to China. What started as a small take-out joint has grown into a full service restaurant that offers dining, take-out, and a large banquet facility for weddings, birthdays, office parties, or other events. The menu is loaded with Cantonese favorites. Chefs use fresh ingredients to create their made-from-scratch meals. Chicken chow mein, New York steak Chinatown, egg foo young, stir-fried noodles, and more is available. Choose from large combination family dinners to try several dishes during one meal. Ask for mild, medium, or extra spicy depending on your preferences. Costs for a meal plus a drink and tip for one person should range from $11 to $30. David Fong’s is located at 9329 Lyndale Ave. S., just look for the big red sign. Call 952-888-9294 with any questions or to order take-out.

The Locations in the City

El Loro, Luna di Luna, and David Fong’s are all centrally located in Bloomington, with Kincaid’s situated on the west side near Mount Normandale Lake, and Kabob’s on the east side of town close to the Mall of America. These locations are all easy for residents of Bloomington to get to. It’s also easy to travel here from Minneapolis and St. Paul. When coming to Bloomington to visit the Mall of America, Nickelodeon Universe, Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge, Hyland Park Reserve, The Works Museum, or Normandale Japanese Garden, stop at one of these fantastic restaurants for lunch or dinner.

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Need Hotel Recommendations in Bloomington?

If you are coming to Bloomington to visit family, for work, or for the attractions and restaurants, why not stay the night? There are some terrific places to stay and Bloomington makes a fun-filled vacation destination. If flying in, check out Hyatt Place, which is close to the airport and the Mall of America. This modern hotel is also within walking distance of The National American University, Cisco, and MetLife. Just a few miles down the road and right next to the Mall of America is The Best Western Plus Bloomington Hotel, which features a free breakfast, pool, onsite dining, fitness room, and high speed internet.

We are not just great at recommending restaurants and places to stay, we can also recommend some highly sought-after homes for sale in Bloomington and nearby areas such as Edina and Eden Prairie.

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