The Top 5 Healthy Organic Restaurants in Bloomington, IN

Home to Indiana University, Bloomington offers plenty of opportunities for boating, fishing, hiking, and biking. And with over 300 restaurants, there are many dining options, too.

Here are our top 5 recommended healthy restaurants located in Bloomington, Indiana.

Nourish Bar

217 West 6th Street
Bloomington, Indiana 47404

This Asian-inspired restaurant delivers traditional recipes made with quality ingredients. Salads include Pacific Shrimp (toasted sesame, honey walnut dressing); Korean Style Beef (cucumber kimchee, shaved red onion, gochujang vinaigrette); and Green Apple & Duck Confit (almonds, goat cheese, apple balsamic vinaigrette). You’ll also find a variety of Poke, Bahn Mi, Lettuce Cups, and Wok Fried Rice on their menu.


2608 East 10th Street
Bloomington, Indiana 47408

Offering fresh, healthy comfort food with an international flair, the Hive is proud to list their suppliers on their website: Farm eggs are from Rhodes Family Farms. Fresh beef and pork are from Fischer Farms. Chicken is from Miller Amish Country, and coffee is locally roasted from Brown County Coffee.

You’ll want to support this local restaurant while being rewarded with tasty, healthy food. Try the Cuban Breakfast (eggs, black beans, rice, Cotija, pico, avocado salsa, and cilantro) or the Chicken Pot Pie (organic flour and hemp seed crust with carrots, peas, corn, green beans, white cheddar, and roast chicken).

Feast Market & Cellar

407 West Patterson Drive
Bloomington, Indiana 47403

Open for brunch, lunch, and dinner, the Feast offers a seasonally-inspired menu. Enjoy The Pepita (local greens, avocado, pickled carrot, cilantro, pumpkin seeds, shaved cabbage, radish, orange chipotle vinaigrette); house specialties like the Tamale Feast (daily tamale, pepita salad, tomatilla salsa, rocket sauce); and main dishes such as Mole Chicken (roasted half chicken, ancho and guajilo mole, sweet potato puree, massaged kale, citrus crème fraiche, pickled Serrano & shishito, hot honey); Sea Bass (pan-seared Chilean sea bass, caramelized fennel, mustard potato puree, golden beets, black garlic cream, pickled fennel); and Mahi Vaviche (citrus & berry marinated Mahi-mahi, pearl Couscous, pickled blueberry, shallot, Fresno pepper, almond & berry hollandaise, lemon poppyseed breadcrumb).

Soul Juice

407 West Patterson Drive
Bloomington, Indiana 47403

Menu items include handcrafted drinks such as Organic Celery Juice, Pineapple Express, Green Zinger, and 24 Carrot Magic. Organic smoothies include Purple Perfection (blueberries, natural creamy peanut butter, dates); Energy Focus Glow (spinach, kale, avocado, pineapple chunks, chia seeds); and Muscles by Nature (banana, pineapple, lime, dates, sea moss, Muscles by Nature powder); and more.

They also serve a wide variety of acai bowls, oat cups, waffles, toast, parfaits, and fresh organic fruit.


108 East Kirkwood Avenue
Bloomington, Indiana 47408

Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner (and brunch on weekends), brunch/lunch menu items include The World’s Greatest BLT (Mariah’s Peppered Bacon, Capriole Goat Cheese, Avocado, Tomato, Arugula, Wasabi Herb Mayo, Potato Salad); Lugar Burger (named Best Burger in Indiana by Food Network Magazine – Local Bison, Columbus Cowboy Rub, Brioche Bun, Potato Salad, Garden (Lettuce, Tomato, Onion, Kosher); and Babe Ruth Steak and Eggs (6oz. Top Loin Baseball Steak, two Rhodes Farms Eggs, Red Pepper Coulis, FARMsalad).

Dinner entrees include Roasted Stuffed Mushrooms (portobello mushroom cap, seasoned barley pilaf, crumbled goat cheese, parmesan cheese, sauteed carrot, mixed green salad); Seared Salmon (salmon filet, sauteed turnips and kale, cranberry coulis); Grilled French Cut Chicken (piquant kale with caramelized onion, roasted carrots, mushroom jus); and daily specials.

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