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Romaine, Crispy Brussels Sprouts, Aged Parmesan Cheese, Croutons
Seared Sea Scallops, Basmati Rice, Baby Carrots, Baby Bok Choy, Red Peppers, Haricots Verts, Coconut-Red Curry Sauce
C3 has fresh food, wonderfully prepared and attractively presented! The service is excellent and the outdoor seating makes for a casual and fun atmosphere. We highly recommend it!
Our dinner was absolutely amazing outside on the patio! I had the fish special-a lovely grouper. It was divine! My husband at the chef’s special-bison flank steak. Delicious! We always have wonderful cocktails as well. You cannot go wrong with any of their drinks or dishes. The patio now has heaters in their tents. It was a beautiful fall evening and the heaters were the perfect addition. C3 is a true gem in Bloomington!
We ate outside near the fountain, and it felt like we were in Europe. Great food and great service!
Experience was good. Annoyed that I made reservations and still had a 30 min wait
Awesome meal! Food looked great and was amazing. Great gastropub type food! Reasonably priced. Will be back!
Not a great experience and very disappointing at the end of a very long day. We had reservations; we arrived early so we were not expecting the table to be ready right away but were told that it would be a 45-60 minute wait (it ultimately was). The hostess was rude and clearly flustered- they did seem busy. I asked if it was possible to at least order a drink while we were waiting; she said that she could send someone over to take a drink order which never happened. We were eventually seated an hour later; our waitress was delightful but also seemed a bit rushed and frazzled. Overall the experience was not particularly pleasant and the food was fine but not good enough to make me return.
Terrible service. Overpriced food. Dirty table.
First and only time I’ll visit C3. Food was so salty it was almost inedible. Fries were uncooked/semi-raw. The bread was stuff you buy in Kroger. Waiting staff were basically absent.
At this price point I expect to have an enjoyable experience. Not an overly fussy person, but QR codes to view the menu seems pretty ridiculous. Have an optional disposable A4 menu so I can chat to my wife rather than look at my phone. A dirty table doesn’t inspire my safety from the pandemic either. If they can’t clear the crumbs then has the table actually been sanitized?
In summary, overpriced, oversalty and bizarrely prententious restaurant I will never eat in again. Oh and the bartenders need to learn how to pour.
We went to hear Jim Shanahan and his trio. Tried to make a reservation to sit outside but C3 doesn’t do this. We sat on a bench for a while then were taken to a table behind the restaurant and could barely hear the music. Food was good.
Service was excellent, food was superb.
C3 is always good - a neighborhood gem as they say
Very nice place and delicious food. But they don’t have a wide variety of food.
This restaurant is managed very well. Great nutritional food, interesting drinks, excellent friendly service, relaxing atmosphere - one of our favorite places!
We have been spending time in Bloomington for 4 years when we take our children to IU. I can't believe we just found C3. This is our Go To anytime we are in town. Great food, fun cocktails, awesome ambiance and appropriate attention to social distancing and Covid-19 precautions.
This is a really cute place with a wide drink selection. The food selection is small so I’m not sure I would come here for the food again. Everything tasted pretty good but it wasn’t unique enough to come back unless you were coming more for drinks. The deviled eggs were good as were the frites. Service was friendly and nice. It was also nice to have such a large outdoor seating area.
Second dinning experience at C3 both occasions we set outside on their patio. Service was very prompt and efficient, drinks and beverages came right away and waiter's were attentive but not pushy. Overall the menu at C3 while limited has a good variety and quality of food is very good. We had same appetizer as the 1st time but was completely different and quiet frankly not as good, otherwise nice dinner.
I love this place. Nick the bar manager is exceptional and all the staff have you feeling safe and cares for.
Great food and service. Felt safe with all their covid precautions.
Great Girls HH for sure!
This is one of Bloomington’s fining dining delights.
Staff are very accommodating and practice CDC safety! This is one of our favorite places! Also, there is plenty of parking, great nutritious food and always interesting beverages. We love the music especially!
Fantastic food and wine. Great service. Amazing music!
Dining here is always a pleasure. The interior is very nice, without being too fancy. We enjoyed their caesar salad particularly. The pasta dishes are always excellent as well. Overall a really special restaurant/bar.
The meal was beautiful and so delicious! The scallops were large and succulent and the steak was perfectly prepared!! The outdoor seating was delightful!
Had a great time, as always food and service were amazing. David was our server, he was kind, helpful and very attentive.
Morgan was our waitstaff, and she did a great job. We were able to sit outside in a quiet corner, and thoroughly enjoyed our food. We were not rushed, but Morgan was attentive and drinks and food arrived just right.
Appreciated that C3 provided a complementary piece of the chocolate cake to one of our party who was celebrating 5 years of being cancer free.
C3 is one of our Bloomington favorites- and we'll be back!
They have made every effort in safety and the food is exceptional!
This was our first foray out for dinner at a restaurant since COVID-19 took over in March. I was somewhat concerned how enjoyable it would actually be. I had requested an outdoor table, which was ready for us. Our server was wonderful and the food was delicious as ever. The restaurant has gone to great lengths to social distance the tables. They have access to a very large outdoor plaza area for outdoor seating which makes things better, safer for all. We had a marvelous time! I've already recommended C3 to friends and encouraged them to try it.
The service was excellent, the food was delicious and was very attractively presented!!
We went to C3 for our one-month wedding anniversary and had a fantastic experience. The food was fantastic; I should not have eaten the entire dish, but just could not stop; it was so good. I had the Gnudi and my husband had the burger. Drinks were tasty, too! I highly recommend C3 for a special night out or even just because you want to treat yourself a bit.
C3 is expensive and the wait staff is not always friendly. That said, you can’t beat the ambiance in B-Town. Very cosmopolitan.
Besides quality, which is understood at C3, the No. 1 concern these days is safety--for people eating inside, which we did. Alison came by the table to greet us, as she always does, and to note that C3 has installed extra air-purifying equipment since the epidemic arrived. We felt comfortable sitting in the small room just left of the entrance. Our server was properly attired for safety. So--our first venture out was a pleasure.
Heat finally broke so we decided to go to C3 and eat on the plaza. With quick service and fantastic food it was a great evening.
I love to eat on the patio at C3 because it feels so European with the courtyard and fountain. If we eat outside it is easy to bring our little kids and let them safely play in the courtyard when they're not at the table eating. The food is always delicious and worth the price. The mixed drinks are amazing.
Experience was okay overall. The only issue came with one of the orders; my mom ordered a burger and was very clear she wanted it "well done, no pink" when they asked how it should be cooked. The burger was more like medium, with lots of pink. She sent it back and asked for it to be cooked longer, and when it was returned it looked just as pink as before - like the chef just stubbornly wouldn't put it back on the grill or something. I felt bad for the server who seemed caught in the middle. The manager who had been coming around seeing how tables were doing noticeably avoided our table after it was sent back the first time and did nothing to remedy the situation. I ended up paying around $20 for a burger my mom wouldn't eat and the restaurant basically refused to cook as asked.
Fantastic evening on the plaza with only several tables occupied so it was quiet and service was quick. As always a great evening at C3s.
Love the service and outdoor ambience
With all the chaos and confusion these days, C3 was a welcome respite. We had hoped to dine outside but the only rain from the past 2 weeks decided it was time to "let go" so we opted for inside dining. The precautions taken due to the pandemic were greatly appreciated. The staff were welcoming and cheerful and the food was so good. I mean more than "good." We ordered the Ceasar salad, chicken tacos verde, and the halibut. It was delicious. Dessert was also wonderful. The pre-dinner cocktails were also excellent. So glad C3 has endured!
Favorite place in Bloomington! Wonderful food and atmosphere!
C3 has done a wonderful job of offering both a safe mid-pandemic environment *and* a lovely dinner out. We are happy to see some of our favorite waitstaff again, and the whole team was well masked (no noses hanging out!). As usual, the food was great and the drinks were imaginative and tasty. Thanks for a good anniversary dinner!
C3 Bar offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (812) 287-8027.
C3 Bar is rated 4.8 stars by 431 OpenTable diners.
You can book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size.