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(812) 727-3308



1428 E 3rd St, Bloomington, IN 47401

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Regular Hours

Mon - Wed

11:00 am - 1:00 am

Thu - Sat

11:00 am - 3:00 am


11:00 am - 1:00 am

Price Range


General Info

At Mother Bear's, we have established ourselves as an icon of the Bloomington, IN community and welcome many students, alumni, and local residents into our restaurant every day. Customers are welcome and encouraged to bring a Sharpie to your name on our wooden booths. Our unique dining environment also features an eclectic collection of local art. We are best-known for our traditional pan pizza but also offer sesame-seed thin crust and deep-dish options. All three choices are made with our homemade dough! Not in the mood for pizza? We also offer crisp salads, hot sub sandwiches, wings, and pasta dishes. To complete your meal, try one of our warm, homemade brownies. Ordering for carry-out or delivery? Try our most popular deal: the Munchie Madness! A 10” one-topping pizza, an order of breadsticks or cheese bread, two homemade brownies, and a 2-liter bottle of Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Sierra Mist, Dr. Pepper, or Mountain Dew, all for $12.95! We also serve beer and wine with many selections from local breweries. We are consistently named the Best Pizza in Bloomington by Indiana Daily Student Poll, and People Magazine named us one of America’s Top Nine Pizzarias! Whether you're new to Bloomington or just stopping for a visit, please stop by to enjoy what we have to offer!

Payment Methods

Amex, Discover, Visa, Master Card, All Major Credit Cards

Other Information

Parking: Lot, Private

Wi-Fi: No

Bike Parking: Yes

Attire: Casual

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

Cuisines: Pizza

Alcohol: Beer, Wine

Takes Reservations: No

Outdoor Seating: No

Specialties: American Restaurant, American, American Food

Price Range : Average

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  • Great Memmories @ Mother Bears

    Great place to hang out and grab some breadsticks, wings and beer. Their delivery time is not as great as the other pizza venues in town, but why would you want delivery when you could enjoy it at the restaurants with friends!

  • Pretty good pizza, very crowded and slow on my visits

    This is a very busy pizza place, sometimes there's a long wait for a table and for the food. The pizza is good, but the menu doesn't have a lot of variety. Other places in Bloomington have more to offer for gourmet or specialty pies. Service was fine; Atmosphere was typical collegiate. The location on Third Street next to campus is good, but there is extremely limited parking if you are coming from any distance.

  • Best Pizza!

    I'm originally from Chicago and know my pizza! Mother Bears Pizza in Bloomington, Indiana has the best pizza in southern Indiana! Managers Mark & Kati make you feel very welcome and make sure the service you receive is second to none! Mark & Kati are the best managers! They also fill the duty of servers from time to time and I make sure I am seated at one of their tables for exceptional service! Those two make my experience at Mother Bears the BEST! Thanks Mark & Kati!

  • Best pizza with the wings!

    Good pizzas with the wings! Thai souce for wings are great, dixi two step? pizza is great.
    can make the pizza half and half, try new things~

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