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Woody's Library Restaurant

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40 East Main Street, Carmel, IN
(317) 573-4444
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Today
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Tue 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wed - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 16
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  • 22
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  • 6
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A Trip Back In Time

Had lunch at Woody's Library and Restaurant in Carmel, Indiana. It's located in the original Carnegie Library--the same library I often visited when a kid. Luckily they have kept the integrity of the old building and it was like stepping back in time. I immediately visualized myself browsing the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 13, 2015
Susan P
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
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75 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Built in the original Carnegie library in old town Carmel. Went there many time as a child. Nice renovation and atmosphere

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Had lunch at Woody's Library and Restaurant in Carmel, Indiana. It's located in the original Carnegie Library--the same library I often visited when a kid. Luckily they have kept the integrity of the old building and it was like stepping back in time. I immediately visualized myself browsing the stacks 50 years ago. That said, my husband and I were... More 

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carmel
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We stopped in for lunch with a group of five . Everyone enjoyed their food the asparagus was amazing. I would recommend this place

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Woody's plays Christian music through their speakers. They have every right to do so. And I have every right NOT to go there and have to listen to it. Please tell your patrons before you seat them.

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SA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We love shopping and walking around the Art District. We love eating at all the spots around there as well. We decided we hadn't given Woody's a try...well we wish we never did. It was a waste of our money. We ordered fried pickles to start....$6 for 3 pickles spears cut up and fried? The smallest and most overpriced appetizer... More 

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Indy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Located in a classic old library. Many wide choices and tastes. Never had a poor meal. Always great service and friendly folks. Love it.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This restaurant is one of our favorites for lunch and dinner. The decor is unique because they've retained the look of the old library that it used to be, the waitstaff is always wonderful, and the food is consistently good. On our last visit late in December, my husband and I both ordered prime rib which was excellent. Our favorite... More 

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Reston
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

If I lived her this would be my local favorite. Located in a former library, it is charming and so comfortable and casual. The food was outstanding and our server was delightful. Just loved this place!!!!

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Carmel, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The upstairs and downstairs are very different. They share the same menu, but the upstairs is quiet, and a nice place to go for an intimate dinner. The downstairs is a low bar out of the 70's with TV's so you can watch the games. The food is fantastic. I would recommended it year round.

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Carmel, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 via mobile

Recent choice for an early dinner @ the Library in Carmel left us very disappointed. To begin, my Martini was weak and the onion rings with our less than dazzling burgers were very bad...soggy and barely warm. on a plus note, we split a lettuce wedge and this was perfect. Probably will cross this place off my list of independent... More 

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Additional Information about Woody's Library Restaurant

Address: 40 East Main Street, Carmel, IN
Phone Number: (317) 573-4444
Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Hamilton County  >  Carmel
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 40 East Main Street, Carmel, IN
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Hamilton County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: (317) 573-4444

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 am

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