Drink Local in Bloomington

Last Updated November 19, 2014
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Oliver Winery Downtown

Your guide to drinking local in Bloomington, Indiana. Wet your whistle with beer, wine, coffee, juice or tea - from proprietors who place an emphasis on sourcing and providing locally.

Bloomington Brewing Co.

Why We Love It: Bloomington Brewpub is located in the heart of Indiana University and paired with Lennie's, Restaurant which emphasizes local and sustainable farms. Brews a seasonal persimmon ale. Supports many local...
|1795 E 10th St, Bloomington, IN, us
|(812) 323-2112

Butler Winery and Vineyard

Why We Love It: Butler Winery and Vineyard is located within the northern boundaries of the Indiana Uplands viticultural area. The winery's downtown Bloomington location offers Southern Indiana's largest selection of...
|6200 E Robinson Rd, Bloomington, IN, us
|(812) 332-6660
|1022 N College Ave, Bloomington, IN, us
|(812) 339-7233

Cardinal Distillery

Why We Love It: Cardinal Spirits is a craft distillery and cocktail bar just off the B-Line in Bloomington. We combine age-old distilling techniques with modern technology, and specialize in creating memorable...
|922 S. Morton St., Bloomington, IN, us

Crumble Coffee and Bakery

Why We Love It: While Crumble Coffee and Bakery is one of Bloomington's newest coffee shops, it's quickly becoming a local favorite. The shop has live fiddle music and offers a wide selection of coffee beverages...
|1509 S Piazza Dr, Bloomington, IN, us
|(812) 334-9044

Function Brewing

Why We Love It: Function Brewing has a disclaimer on their menu stating items are made by hand.
|108 E. 6th St., Bloomington, IN, us
|(812) 676-1000


Why We Love It: Kopi popped up on the Bloomington scene in late 2011 and has since made a name for itself by proving to be a great study spot for Indiana University students. The relaxed atmosphere and extensive menu...
|1809 E 10th St, Bloomington, IN, us
|(812) 330-2149

Lennie's Restaurant & Pub

Why We Love It: Local artists’ paintings adorn the walls in the cozy dining room and pub across the street from the Indiana University campus. They serve a wide variety of local Bloomington beers and unique...
|1795 E. 10th St., Bloomington, IN, us
|(812) 323-2112

Oliver Winery

Why We Love It: Oliver Winery is located conveniently off State Road 37 and has a large tasting room. The winery also has second home in the downtown square of Bloomington and offers small plates and desserts.
|8024 Indiana 37, Bloomington, IN, us

The Pourhouse

Why We Love It: While there are many wonderful coffee shops in Bloomington, The Pourhouse certainly has the biggest heart for it's community. The Pourhouse donates all tips to local non-profit organizations, they...
|314 E Kirkwood Ave, Bloomington, IN, us
|(812) 339-7000

Rachael's Cafe

Why We Love It: Located in downtown Bloomington, Rachael's Cafe fosters a friendly and inclusive environment for patrons. The comfy couches and peaceful atmosphere cater to the artistic crowd, on any given day you...
|300 E 3rd St, Bloomington, IN, us
|(812) 330-1882

Revolution Bike & Bean

Why We Love It: If you're looking for a place to get your bicycle repaired, Revolution Bike & Bean is your one-stop shop for great coffee and great repair service. The shop offers a full service bicycle repair as...
|401 E 10th St, Bloomington, IN, us


Why We Love It: Soma is another Bloomington tradition that focuses on giving back to the community, each month the coffee shop spotlights an organization and sponsors them. Soma is also known for it's laid-back...
|322 E Kirkwood Ave, Bloomington, IN, us
|(812) 331-2770

The Tap Brewery

Why We Love It: The Tap features many local beers on draft and a deep list of 400 bottled beers to choose from.
|101 N. College, Bloomington, IN, us
|(812) 287-8579

Upland Brewing Co.

Why We Love It: Upland Brewing Co. has two locations in Bloomington, which is its homebase, one in Carmel and one in Broad Ripple.
|350 W 11th St, Bloomington, IN, us
|(812) 336-2337
|4842 N. College Ave., Indianapolis, IN, us
|(317) 602-3931
|4060 Profile Pkwy., Bloomington, IN, us
|(812) 336-2337
|820 E. 116th St., Carmel, IN, us
|(317) 564-3400


Why We Love It: James Beard semifinalist and author, Chef Daniel Orr develops dishes based on the seasonality of ingredients and the essence of simple, flavorful foods to give foodies a one-of-a-kind experience. Many...
|108 East Kirkwood Ave., Bloomington, IN, us

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