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Kilroy's

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502 E Kirkwood Ave, Bloomington, IN 47408-4059
+1 812-339-3006
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11:00 - 03:00
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Louisville, Kentucky
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66 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Tryed to go before an IU basketball game. Kilroys decided to charge a cover to get in for no band, dj, or entertainment. We weren't thrilled but paid anyway. The bar was also being renovated and as a result was cluttered as well as having sections closed off and bathrooms closed as well. I had trouble getting one server to... More 

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Montgomery, Illinois
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79 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I'm thinking this is just your average college bar, it has been many years since I was that age, but I think I would have enjoyed it at that age. Service was great as was our server Sarah K. Food was ok and they have specials, the night I went it was $1.00 sliders, and they played some great music.... More 

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Thank Piper226
Bloomington, Indiana
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I've been in this bar a few times in the last few years and every time I've been there it smells bad it's allowed the beer is hot and in less you are 18 to 21 you're going to be too old forgot you have to be 21 but I didn't really forget

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Thank brentybrent
chicago
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2016

Great spot for bar food, drinks and dance bands. The music starts up after 10:00 AM and goes into the night most weekends -- fun place to enjoy.

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Thank lindav86
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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81 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2016

I did not have any food here, but the drinks were good. It is a college bar, and the bartender was a good one.

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Thank LQ4L
Attleboro, Massachusetts
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2016

service was good but was a typically cheap college bar. Not super clean and overrun with college kids chugging bud lites and cheap booze

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Thank NikG108
Nashville, Indiana, United States
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2015 via mobile

During the week Kilroy's has unbelievably inexpensive lunch specials. Where else can you get a burger and soup for $2? Service and food was great.

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Thank HoosierMomma-01
Carbondale
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2015

Good atmosphere, Great food, AMAZING time! They have the best specials, which makes it super cheap to have as much fun as you want. Go on a Tuesday or Thursday--the specials are awesome!

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Thank AKW32
Bloomington, IN
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103 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Kilroy's is another one of IU's iconic places to get a beer and some pub grub. The place is usually packed with students and it's the place to find or make connections to IU Alumni.

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Thank Rick B
Bloomington, Indiana
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2014

I wanted to say a big yes but left feeling dirtier than when I entered. It's obnoxious. It takes forever to get a drink and the food isn't great either. Plus, it seems to be the local idiot hangout. Don't plan on using the bathrooms here because they are disgusting. Also, the drinks seem watered down. I would recommend this... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, American, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 03:00
Monday
11:00 - 03:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 03:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 03:00
Thursday
11:00 - 03:00
Friday
11:00 - 03:00
Saturday
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 502 E Kirkwood Ave, Bloomington, IN 47408-4059
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Bloomington
  • Phone Number: +1 812-339-3006

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