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OAKLEY'S Bistro

1464 W. 86th Street, 2051 brewster rd, Indianapolis, IN 46260-2181 (Washington)
317 824 1231
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Ranked #13 of 2,000 Restaurants in Indianapolis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $28
Hours:
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, French, Bistro
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Washington
Cross street: 86th & Ditch Road
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English first
Silver Spring, MD
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41 reviews 41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

This is one of the best meals I've ever had. I went to Indianapolis with a self-described Foodie who worked very hard to find great places to eat while in Indiana on business travel. This restaurant is definitely expensive, and it's also well-worth the price. The place is very pretty, but I am not sure I would categorize it under... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

We have eaten at Oakleys several times with friends. It is quite pricey, but the food is definitely worth it. Everything I have had has been fresh and very flavorful. It is more of a special occasion restaurant which is odd as it is in a strip mall, but that seems to be typical in Indy!

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Indianapolis
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This is where we take friends and business associates when we want to impress! We head there sometimes just for a meal. Although it may seem pricey, we had a meal next door at a restaurant and it was the same price with inferior food. The dishes are always well prepared and unique. The escargot is fabulous. We like trying... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

While staying in the area for a soccer tournament, my family came upon this quaint bistro. Although it was a pricey meal for our family of four, we definitely enjoyed it! Food was rich and tasted great. My sons split the fried chicken special, while my husband and I enjoyed the fried brussel sprouts and meatloaf. Appetizers were also quite... More

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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182 reviews 182 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
171 helpful votes 171 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Went with some co-workers to have lunch on a Friday. The weather was warm so we decided to eat outside. The scenery is very nice, much like an European restaurant. The menu is not so large but it has some nice gourmet options. I personally had the shrimp risotto which was very tasty. The only negative about the place is... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Had we been aware of this restaurant's attempt at calorie reduction through expensive small portions without bread/vegetable appetizers (except at extra cost), would've chosen different venue for a celebratory event. There are other "foodie" places to choose from with more satisfaction in product and price.

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Powell, Ohio
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I had a wonderful dinner tonight. Steven, Christie and the staff have a fantastic place. The service was very nice and everyone seemed relaxed and cheerful. The menu is varied and a treat. I loved the small plate sizes. The shrimp corndog is a must if on the menu. Prices were very reasonable. I didn't think they were all that... More

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Chicago, IL
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42 reviews 42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

My husband and I went to Oakleys this past Saturday evening and what an exceptional meal; here's a quick glimpse..... Pros: - Food was exceptional. We started with 3 small plates (bacon wrapped apriocot, Tennessee eggroll and duck confit almonds) and then had 2 large plates for our entrees (wild boar and pork tenderloin). First, the small plates - they... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

One of the best restaurants I've been to in Indianapolis. Excellent and creative menu that will make for plenty of interesting dinner conversations. Although it is located in a strip mall, the interior is nice, the service was excellent, and the food was even better. Would highly recommend, and certainly competes with any other restaurant in the city.

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Bridgetown, Barbados
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56 reviews 56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

This restaurant took me and my colleague by surprise. It's very unassuming from the outside but the ambiance and quality are very nice on the inside. The food is very 'fussy' which some people call gourmet. I prefer larger portions for the prices they charge but the chef obviously has creative flair so I can see it appealing to the... More

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