Born in Bloomington; Rooted in Italy
A Bloomington tradition since 1999, Grazie! Italiano is a fun, casual Italian restaurant where food is made using authentic Italian cooking method with fresh, locally-sourced ingredients. Steps off of the historic courthouse square, our outpost on West Sixth Street brings Italian flavors to life.
106 West Sixth Street
North Side of the Square
Bloomington, IN — 47404
About Our Award Winning Restaurant
A Bloomington tradition, Grazie! Italiano is located on the beautiful downtown Bloomington Square close to the Indiana University campus, residence halls, sororities and fraternities, and within walking distance to our town’s eclectic shops, art galleries, and the Farmer’s market. Grazie! is a fun, casual Italian restaurant where food is made fresh using authentic Italian cooking methods. Enjoy our fresh-baked focaccia and fresh garden salad with every meal. We offer a variety of local, domestic and imported beers, an extensive wine list featuring over 150 selections, and Bloomington’s most diverse and enticing martini list in our bar and lounge area.
When we began, our goal was simple: make delicious food so people can eat, drink, and be happy. Our goal today is the same. We strive to provide our customers with delicious food in an upscale, yet casual environment. our customers are like our family, and when you eat here, you are in our home. Nothing says I love you like a homemade meal, and we love you. Everyday. It’s like that.
Make free reservations to Grazie Italiano courtesy of OpenTable. Reservations are not required, but welcome and recommended for the busiest weekends of the Indiana University Academic year including Parents' Weekend, Freshman Family Weekend, Mom & Dad's Weekends for Sororities and Fraternities and for IU Graduation weekends.
Prefer to make your reservation by Phone?
Call (812) 323-0303 between 11am and 9pm.
PRIVATE PARTIES? WE HAVE THEM!
Plan the perfect party at Grazie! Italiano!
Nothing is more important to us at Grazie! Italiano than gathering for homemade food with family and friends. Allow us to plan your occasion and share our dedication to celebration in exciting new ways.
We host private events from 2 people to 300.
THE CELLAR ROOM
Seats up to 48
Our private wine cellar room is perfect for rehearsal dinners, anniversary parties, and surprise birthdays. Equipped with a wifi-enabled projector, the room is equally suited for company meetings and recruiting events.
Our Cellar Room seats 48 people at six tables of eight.
Seats up to 30
Perfect for a smaller or more intimate gathering, the mezzanine level of the restaurant seats up to thirty people in tables of six or eight and can be configured conference-style.
Private enough for your special event, but still connected to the main restaurant space..
Indiana University will host Spring Commencement on Friday May 3rd and Saturday, May 4th, 2019. Undergraduate degrees will be conferred on Saturday May 4th, 2019 at 10 a.m. in Memorial Stadium, 1001 E. 17th Street, in Bloomington, Indiana.
The ceremony lasts approximately 1 1/2 hours, and you should allow an additional 30 minutes for travel time from the stadium to downtown Bloomington. The event goes on, rain or shine. When choosing your reservation time, please allow time for pictures and travel as we have limited flexibility to change the time of your reservation.
Make a Graduation Reservation
A deposit of $200 which secures your reservation. You may cancel your reservation and receive a full refund of your deposit by contacting us via phone by April 15th. Your deposit will be credited to your final bill on the date of your visit.
Make your reservation by calling us at (812) 323-0303.
Spring Commencement Menu
The menu for graduation weekend will be a limited, prix fixe menu and will include soup or salad, and choice of entree for $60 per person. A children’s menu, for those 12 years of age and under, will also be available priced at $15 per person. To enhance your dining experience, a full complement of appetizers and desserts will also be available, along with beer, wine and cocktail selections from our bar.
Please note, that our maximum party size for the weekend is sixteen guests, and if your group is larger than eight, you will be seated at separate but adjacent tables. Each reservation seating is limited to 90 minutes.
Please note: Party size is limited to 16 people. Reservation times cannot be changed and seatings are limited to 90 minutes. Reservations will be held for 15 minutes after which, we will be unable to seat you. Due to the nature of the event, we cannot provide menu substitutions. The final menu is subject to change and item availability. You have until the end-of-business April 15th to cancel your reservation and receive a full refund of your deposit. After April 15th, your reservation and deposit are non-cancellable. Your graduation deposit will be credited to your final bill at the conclusion of your meal. Indiana sales tax, Monroe County food and beverage tax, and a 20% gratuity will be automatically applied to your check. Due to the nature of the event, we cannot provide separate checks or refund deposits to specific credit cards.
If you have questions about these policies, please contact the restaurant at (812) 323-0303.