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Le Petit Cafe

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308 W 6th St, Bloomington, IN 47404-3912
+1 812-334-9747
Sat 09:00 - 13:00
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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71 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

On Saturday mornings from April to October the Bloomington Farmers Market opens up down the street and the B-line trail gets rather busy with people walking to and from the market. Since this restaurant has a big sliding window from the kitchen to the B-line trail, they have set out a big shade umbrella and a menu chalkboard to give... More 

Thank SportsMoose
Mebane, North Carolina
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67 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant's theme is to keep the menu small, local, and fresh. For the most part, it accomplishes this. It is VERY laid back. Wine is either in a carafe, or a glass, and the choice is limited to white and red. I enjoyed the two entrees that we had, and the country style veggies served to the four of... More 

Thank Trisha S
Solsberry, Indiana
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

My husband and I are long time area residents, yet this was our first visit to Le Petit. We have always wanted to try it, had heard good things, so when the Devour menu came out we decided to stop by. We had great service from the get go, the wait staff was very friendly. The food was delicious and... More 

Thank Melinda S
Bloomington, Indiana
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

I came all the way from Hong Kong for a day to give my wife a surprise visit on her birthday. We reserved a table for Valentine's Day in 2017. It was a USD 50 three course prix fixe dinner. The food and service were disasters. We did not get one course, the steak was charred, and the waiters had... More 

Thank UtpalBhattacharya
Bloomington, Indiana
1 review
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Le Petit Cafe has been a fixture in Bloomington for 39 years. Marina and Patrick are perfect hosts and the food is creative and dellicious. Marina is a master of all incredible sauces. Eat here!

Thank tameratheodore
Fishers, Indiana
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156 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Upon entering this cozy establishment operated by a nice couple, you will believe that you are dining somewhere in Europe. Limited menu that changes daily, but you will not be disappointed.

Thank Robert W
Bloomington, Indiana
Level Contributor
13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 August 2016

A menu on a board features 4 - 5 choices (beef, fowl, fish and vegetarian) per evening. Vegetables are served family style. Separate choices of homemade desserts. Food is cooked to your specifications. Owners do the cooking and order taking and talk with you while you order and eat. Very friendly and European atmosphere with tables for smaller groups.

Thank purplelady1114
Bloomington, Indiana
Level Contributor
11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 July 2016

My colleague and I tried the Tuesday special crepe with soup or salad. A delightful lunch at an incredibly low price. The crepes were perfectly cooked and the sides were fresh and delicious.

Thank Carole47401
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272 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Last time I was here, 5 years ago, the food, service and ambience were easily 5 stars. It has been getting not so favorable reviews, but I came back. Well, the food is still good with a great French accent, service was not maintained at the high level, and somehow the atmosphere lost an inch. Yet, I still think it... More 

Thank Nelson C
Richmond, Virginia
1 review
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Delicious peach/ginger cold soup to start, perfectly prepared (rare) steak with homemade Gorgonzola butter, crazy good veggies...absolutely savored every bite. What a great little surprise!

Thank Rob B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 308 W 6th St, Bloomington, IN 47404-3912
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Bloomington
  • Phone Number: +1 812-334-9747

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?