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8100 E US Hwy 36 Ste 8, Avon, IN 46123-7953
(317) 272-6501
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • 5
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  • 8
    Very good
  • 3
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  • 8
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great Italian restaurant...love the atmosphere!

Love eating here. Great atmosphere! Piano player there doing his thing, excellent food, very reasonably priced! I haven't eaten anything I didn't love yet. Lasagna better than mom's!

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 21, 2015
Bobby L
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Speedway, Indiana
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Speedway, Indiana
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69 reviews 69 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Love eating here. Great atmosphere! Piano player there doing his thing, excellent food, very reasonably priced! I haven't eaten anything I didn't love yet. Lasagna better than mom's!

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Northbrook, Illinois
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25 reviews 25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Located in strip-mall, this delightful casual restaurant has very good menu choices of Italian dishes at reasonable price.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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131 reviews 131 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I've ate here since the late 1980's. My parents still live nearby so when I visited them today we decided to go to Papa Joe. My parents said there was new ownership, but the only change I could discern was the fact the heavy curtains over the windows were now gone and you could see outside. We were escorted to... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

I see the remarks about the new ownership of this restaurant and have to say there was a brief time I would have agreed with them. But the last 3-4 times I have eaten here, it has been back to the previous high standards. In fact, the wonderful spaghetti sauce they have always had seemed even better and when I... More 

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Avon, Indiana
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47 reviews 47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We have eaten at this restaurant several times and more recently we have ordered carry out. Very recently we decided to order carry out once again and discovered that this restaurant was under new ownership and management. We ordered the exact same dinners that we had ordered previously, but our new young order taker didn’t appear to be very familiar... More 

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Brownsburg, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

The "new" owners have made changes and they are not for the good of patrons. The calzones are crispy on the edges, almost burnt, and the portion size of the 1/2 order of lasagna does not even fill the serving dish as it used to do. Cheesesticks and bread have been changed and not for the better. One plus, the... More 

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Decatur, Indiana
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54 reviews 54 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

The service is great. I go here every time I'm visiting the Indy area. Lasagna is to die for, bread is beyond words and their portions are huge.

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Indianapolis
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

I recently had dinner on a Sunday afternoon and ate in the bar. It is nice and quiet with great décor. The salads and lasagna were wonderful.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013 via mobile

My husband and I used to enjoy the piano music on the weekends a few years ago, and the food and service was always great! However, we went tonight, and the service was awful!!! We received our appetizer and salads (which are not NEAR as good as before, miss the mozzarella cubes on the salad) before our bread, which I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

Went here on the way home after a long day out. Service was exemplary, food was excellent and there was a nice variety. Kids found something on the menu thay would eat too! Atmosphere was much nicer than Olive Garden and other restraunts like it.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8100 E US Hwy 36 Ste 8, Avon, IN 46123-7953
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Avon
  • Phone Number: (317) 272-6501

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?