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Aug 6, 2013 09:06 PM

Quick and inexpensive lunch near Hotel Sofitel Bloomington?

Hello chowhounds, several coworkers and I will be at a three day training at Hotel Sofitel next week.

We are looking for quick and inexpensive (around $10) lunch ideas (we'll have a one hour lunch break two days, 1.25 hours one day). Anyone out there have recs? We will have a car.


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  1. About 5 minutes away (by car) is Wally's Roast Beef. It's not fancy, but it's delicious and cheap and there is really friendly service.

    1. Baker's Ribs has a $6.99 House Special that is a good value. Google maps says it's six minutes away.

      1. Might be fun to try the Deli at Have not been there for years but it used to be good.

        1. Grand Szechuan (10602 France Ave South) about 5 minutes south of 494 @ France. Lunch specials in $7-$8 range. Dan Dan Noodles are excellent. So is the fish with dried peppers... Get a plate of Szechuan Cucumbers to share.

          1. Great info so far, keep it coming!