New York style pizzas, calzones, heaping salads, and pastas with a Louisiana "flare" - you can enjoy all these and more at DeAngelo's, voted one of Bloomington's Best Italian Restaurants. Come visit our casual family oriented restaurant for Italian food at its best.
Hours of Operation:
Lunch & Dinner:
Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 10:00pm
Sunday: 11:00am - 9:00pm
$30 and under
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
Beer, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
DeAngelo's Ratings and Reviews
We went there Sunday, Sept 4, 2016 for l ...
We went there Sunday, Sept 4, 2016 for lunch because we found a Groupon deal. I was not impressed. We ordered calamari for an appetizer, which were more pretty tasteless and kind of greasy. Our calzone was soggy. My son, who normally loves any pizza he is given, took one bite and would not eat any more. My daughter said her kid's spaghetti was pretty good, though. The two desserts we ordered, the Peanut Butter Explosion and one with lemon and raspberry were extremely tiny for $6.50 each. Even the free bread was plain and tasteless, but was edible with marina sauce and olive oil. Sorry DeAngelos, but we were very disappointed. For a better deal and much better food, I'm going back across the street to Fazolis.
I am very happy with the experience I ha ...
I am very happy with the experience I had at DeAngelo's. We were seated immediately upon entering the restaurant. The food was amazing and our waitress, Katie, was very attentive throughout our time there.
I had the Homemade Meat Lasagna and it was amazing. I enjoyed how the meat in the lasagna was a little spicy and how it had so much flavor. My husband had the Meatball and Sausage Calzone and enjoyed it, as well. He didn't anticipate ricotta cheese being in it (which he doesn't like), but he said in the future that he'd just ask them to leave out the ricotta cheese.
Overall, we enjoyed our food and will be going back in the future.
Had A 6:30 Reservation Got Right In With ...
Had A 6:30 Reservation Got Right In With No Wait. We Had The Spicy Meatballs As Are Appetizer, We Loved Them. Our Entrées Arrived Shortly After We Were Very Hot, We Had Too Let Them Cool Before Eating & That's Fine With Me. Priced Appropriately & We'll Be Back.
We were suspicious of the ability of this restaurant to deliver considering the location and interior but we were pleasantly surprised at the quality of the food. The calzones and chicken parmasean were delicious. They need more wait staff to refill drinks but the Easter lunch was great. We will be back.
This seems to be what I call a classic "American Italian" restaurant. Menu items cover the traditional Italian food. The food quality was good. Not much choice in terms of seafood items.
Initially, there was a loud talker in the bar which we could hear all the way where we were sitting in the main section. But after we complained and the person left, everything was fine.
Was pretty good...
The food was good, our table shared a variety and all liked what we tried, tho the service was a tad slow; our reservation was at 5, well before the dinner rush, this makes me hesitant to go back for a later meal but will definitely go back if only for a late lunch.
BEST KEPT SECRET IN BLOOMINGTON
Didn't even know it was there. A friend who lives in Bloomington suggested it to us. Couldn't believe we have never heard of this gem. Excellent food, service, ambiance. We will definitely make it one of our regulars. And owned by an awesome gentleman.
Busy Football Evening at IU
They were very busy with it being post college football game in Bloomington. Struggled a little getting people seated, but I think they were confronted with a bunch of walk-ins.
The service was personable and efficient in light of the crowds. There was a wide variety of food ordered at our table of four and everyone was pleased with their meal.
Reasonable prices, efficient friendly service, good food. That's definitely a do again.
Food was ok, nothing to go out of your w ...
Food was ok, nothing to go out of your way for. In addition to Italian, DeAngelos serves New Orleans style food. I had shrimp creole, but it was average and not a whole lot of flavor. Not what I expected. Stick with Italian food. Good sized portions. Good deserts.
We love deangelos
This is our favorite Italian restaurant in Bloomington! Took an out of town guest and she said it was the best Italan food she has ever eaten. The vegetarian lasagna, calzones are all fantastic. Kids love the kids pizza. Decent wine list. If you have a larger party, plan ahead or make a reservation o to avoid the dinner hour Rush.
Don't go out of your way...
We had never been to Bloomington before, so we decided to take a recommendation from Open Table. The restaurant is in a strip mall, and it has seen better days. It's a typical college town restaurant with typical college students working there. i.e., No chefs in the kitchen. Chicken parmesan was not crisp, and came with a side of forgettable "spaghetti". Pricey to boot, so look elsewhere for a better dining experience.
Part of our group of 7 was held up in traffic and late getting to the restaurant by 1 hour. Our waiter made us feel VERY comfortable at our table and told us not to worry about the delay. He brought us bread and we ordered appetizers. It was not a problem that we occupied our big table for a long time. Incidentally, it was my mother's 87th birthday--he brought her a special dessert on the house too.
not as good as usual
I have eaten there several times, and did recommend to friends. This time, however, on Monday night for dinner to celebrate a couple's
engagement, the food was not as good. The flat bread was very skimpy on toppings, and eggplant parmesan was the last one (3 of us ordered that but only 1 left!) and was dried up and tough. I was the host for the 5 guests, and I was very disappointed in this meal.
Everyone we came into contact with begin ...
Everyone we came into contact with beginning with 2 people who answered the phone regarding a reservation question to our waiter was polite and accomodating. We had a party of 13 and things were set up accordingly when we added another person to our party the night of the dinner. our waiter was kind and efficient with splitting our checks without any problems. the food was great! especially the lasagne. will definitely dine her again! we saw several other families in the restaurant and larger parties and all seemed to be managed well!
Slow food, but worth the wait.
We were a little surprised at the time it took for our food to be brought out. The restaurant was not full to capacity, but we did have to wait for quite awhile. Perhaps there was a shortage of chefs due to the college graduation the previous day. I always love the taste of the food I order. The Sunday special, all you can eat spaghetti and meatballs was enjoyed by several in our group. Others of us ordered the calzones and no one left hungry. We have gone to DeAngelos for anniversaries, holidays and just for a date night. One of my favorite Bloomington eateries.
We've been going here for years and love it! Any minor problems that have come up have been well handled by the manager and the owner. This is really fresh and delicious food with a great atmosphere and good service at a fair price. I highly recommend dining here!
Great Food, a tad slow on service
This is the 7 or 8th time i've eaten at De Angelo's. I always enjoy the food, the wine list, and the atmosphere. The restaurant was busy but not full. The food, as always, was excellent. The cream sauce is 2nd to none.
This time however the service was a little slow. Samantha was our waitress and though she was attentive, it seemed that there were some mistakes coming out of the kitchen as lots of plates were being returned to the kitchen due to missing items, not prepared correctly etc. Our food did come out correctly but was a little slow.
Overall, I rated DeAngelo's a 4/5 but a 2/5 on service.
This is our favorite neighborhood
This is our favorite neighborhood restaurant. The food is always delicious, service great, and an nice wine list. My husband I always share a DeAngelo salad then choose our own entrees. My favorite is the chicken lemon alfredo, though there are many items on their menu that I enjoy. It's our go-to place for special occasions or just an impromptu night out.
We loved DeAngelos last Friday night! We were coming into Bloomington and the weather delayed us. I called Deangelos and they kept our reservation for us. We were 1 1/2 hours late due to bad weather and they were so kind to us. Food & service was great!
Highly recommend it!
I thought I was taking my family out for a delicious, nice meal. Food was just so-so. Waited a very long time from time of ordering to getting our meals. We joked about maybe our order had been lost and were considering going to Fazoli's. Way over priced for the quality of our meals. Probably won't be back.
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