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Jonathan Byrd's Cafeteria

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100 Byrd Way, Exit 99 off I-65, Greenwood, IN 46143-9724
317-881-8888
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11:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout

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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Traditional cafeteria restau

We visited here over the weekend while in Indianapolis for the brickyard. A friend we were visiting with suggested this. Our food was quite good - nothing fancy but what one would expect at a cafeteria. The owner has a lot of race memorabilia throughout the restaurant. I wouldn't go out of my... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
mjswansona
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Greenville, South Carolina
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Greenville, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We visited here over the weekend while in Indianapolis for the brickyard. A friend we were visiting with suggested this. Our food was quite good - nothing fancy but what one would expect at a cafeteria. The owner has a lot of race memorabilia throughout the restaurant. I wouldn't go out of my way to eat here but would go... More 

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Brownsburg, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

I miss the long cafeteria line of foods from the early days but they do have the most requested things still on this shortened line. The broccoli salad is still my favorite and the portions are much bigger than those at the MCL cafeteria down the road. We had turkey and mashed potatoes and roast beef and mashed potatoes. The... More 

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Greenwood, Indiana, United States
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Ate here once and got horribly sick. Food was tasteless and looked like it had been sitting around for hours.

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Greenwood, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 via mobile

The manger TJ is poilte and is awesome, Theresa a food server is very respectful and poilte. And the other staff workers and everybody has a great personality and has a big smile on there face. I love there food, you get free take outs and free refill soda take outs. They offer you big chocolate chip cookies and iced... More 

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Greenwood, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Be aware this is no longer a traditional cafeteria!!! Jonathan Byrd's changed their business model closing the main building and operating a place your order style restaurant operation in the smaller building at the small location. While they still serve much the same quality food the menu appears more limited. The primary focus is on the companies catering division. As... More 

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Greenwood
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

food is good but bland traffic in and out can be hard during rush hrs there is a long wait at times to get to serving line some prices are a little high

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Greenwood, Ind.
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Can't understand how this place stays in business. If you like bland, tasteless food, it's for you. Their catering business must keep them afloat, and banquet food is better. Regular cafeteria line food is not good. Salads, vegetables, and desserts ok, but skip the entrees.

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Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We drive to Greenwood, IN from the NE side of Indianapolis a couple times per month specifically to eat at Jonathan Byrds. The food is excellent and the portions are very large. I do have one suggestion for the cafeteria. They need to eliminate the Take Home neon sign on the front of the building which can lead someone to... More 

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Greenwood, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The food is sometimes inconsistent, sometimes good and sometimes just ok. They do have good desserts consistently. We live close, so we have been here many times. Recently they have closed off part of the restaurant which has not pleased some of the customers, I guess because they have not been as busy over the last year or two.

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Waverly, Indiana, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Byrd's always has great food, that is why we chose this as our venue. We should have read our contract better though as some of the food items were not what we had discussed two weeks prior to the event. But everything went off without a hitch. (Except for us.) Everyone we talked with had no idea there were any... More 

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Additional Information about Jonathan Byrd's Cafeteria

Address: 100 Byrd Way, Exit 99 off I-65, Greenwood, IN 46143-9724
Phone Number: 317-881-8888
Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Greenwood
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 12
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 100 Byrd Way, Exit 99 off I-65, Greenwood, IN 46143-9724
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Greenwood
  • Phone Number: 317-881-8888

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm

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