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Sweet Grass Modern Southern Kitchen

405 W Patterson Dr, Bloomington, IN 47403-4831
+1 812-333-1043
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good24%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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9:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
$$ - $$$
405 W Patterson Dr, Bloomington, IN 47403-4831
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had been her before for lunch and the food was great and the restaurant was crowded. Upon our return for dinner, we found few patrons and a different menu. We learned that the restaurant had recently changed hands which clearly explained the difference.

Thank Colt-135
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good good but a little pricey for what you get. We would come back again. Another of Bloomington's little hidden gems.

Thank BlackChrome
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Second time going to Sweet Grass. The first time was years ago. I think it was when they were relatively new. Can’t even remember what I had but it wasn’t good. We decided to give it another try. Our waitress was very good. It wasn’t...More

Thank clerk22
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

The menu online does not reflect the new menu served. Possibly due to new management. Food was good, but choices were limited for lunch. Burgers came with chips and had a $2 upcharge for side substitution. $13 for a burger already seemed pricey. However, the...More

Thank Zack H
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

It is evident that New Management has contributed to the overall change and disappointment that is the “2018 Reinvented Sweet Grass.” The Carolina/Southern flare is not accurately reflected in the cuisine. The atmosphere of the restaurant seems to be undergoing some kind of identity crisis....More

Thank Leigh B
Reviewed 6 October 2017

We stopped here unexpectedly on a Saturday evening recently around 6:30PM with a party. We were seated immediately, received good service, found the food to be good and reasonably priced. I saw some of the negative reviews, but didn't have the same experience. Others in...More

Thank P7585anne
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

I went to Sweet Grass with my wife for lunch and the restaurant was almost completely empty. I believe there was one other table taken. Despite the slow business, we waited FOREVER to be served. We even had to get up, walk back in, and...More

1  Thank Martin W
Reviewed 27 July 2017

I keep trying to like this restaurant but it again fails expectations. Sweet Grass has an interesting menu with nice twists on southern dishes, and traditional menu items, but execution fails on several fronts. Poor service. Ignoring customers. Okay atmosphere though high decibel level. Food...More

1  Thank Well-traveled908
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were in Bloomington for a few hours visiting our daughter (we live 50 miles south). On our way out of town, heading home, we decided to give this restaurant a try. BAD, BAD,BAD! As we walked in to a totally empty...More

1  Thank Kelly S
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Better food at the Bloomington hospital? I am not sure if Sweet Grass is trying to sell itself as the ideal place to eat after a heart attack, but it may have succeeded. You will wait an interminable amount of time, and "enjoy" food with...More

1  Thank Daniel_CC9564SW
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 405 W Patterson Dr, Bloomington, IN 47403-4831
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Bloomington
  • Phone Number: +1 812-333-1043
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Sweet Grass is a locally owned and operated Modern Southern Kitchen, just south of downtown Bloomington. Our mission is to take our guests on a culinary journey through the flavors of the south, with our own modern refinement. We invite you to bring your family to our open air dining room, gather your friends at the front porch bar, enjoy the outdoors on our back porch, or host a party at our private dining area. We look forward to hosting you!
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