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The Sinking Ship

4923 N College Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46205
+1 317-920-7999
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Ranked #214 of 2,023 Restaurants in Indianapolis
Price range: $0 - $12
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Cuisines: American, Vegan, Bar, Pub
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night
Description: Working class Hockey and craft beer bar. We serve food from 11am-2:30am every day! We specialize in Vegan and Carnivore food come try our vegan seitan gyros or carnivore chicken and waffles. We have 8 draft lines that constantly rotate specialty local and regional craft beers, a full selection of spirits including our wall of whiskey (scotch, irish, bourbon, etc), and a constantly changing food menu. NHL Center Ice is always on and we show every hockey game available. We are also the official after party bar for the upcoming Indy Fuel hockey season.
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English first
Indianapolis, Indiana
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122 reviews 122 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

The Sinking Ship wasn't what I expected, but it is a good surprise. I went in expecting a pub with an excellent beer selection and kitchen. It is more like a dive bar with an excellent beer selection and kitchen. Located in what most people consider the southern part of Broad Ripple or SoBro, the Sinking Ship is far enough... More 

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Plainfield, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Great atmosphere, food, and a wide selection of local beer. Service was great. No loud music so you could talk with friends.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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80 reviews 80 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

If there is a Kraken on the wall, you know you have entered into The Hipster Zone. That being said, hipsters know how to make cool flavor combinations and how to supply strong cocktails. They change their menu regularly, but they always have the "core pub foods." We've had some pretty awesome waiters. I desperately wanted a bourbon cocktail, but... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

It's a fun hang out, casual. It has a favorite neighborhood bar atmosphere with lots of delicious craft beer. They seem to be well liked in the local community. I'd come here again.

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10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

My coworker and I had a rough week and we were wanting to try something new and oh my gosh this place hit the spot. Great chill atmosphere. It lacks the drunken college kids and people who are all to proper for a bar! Food was amazing the corn fritters, Mac and cheese balls, and mushrooms were yummy and very... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The Ship is a great place to go when you're sick of the "Kilroys" or the college crowd. It is local, divey, and eclectic. We go there often and have a favorite bartender who knows our name (and order!). They have a great vegan/vegetarian menu and variety of events like movie nights, live bands and burlesque bingo. Service can be... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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220 reviews 220 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

My husband and I headed to The Sinking Ship with some friends driving up from Nashville, TN last month. They wanted to hang out at a bar near Broad Ripple that wasn't full of barely legal drunken idiots. I wanted to try the Sinking Ship because I heard they have Falls City on tap, which is the beer my Grandpa... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013 via mobile

Great selection of beers and really good food. I had the jackfruit barbecue which is the best vegan meal I've had. I really felt like I was eating pulled BBQ. The staff was friendly and patrons were a fun bunch. I'll be back

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Chicago, Illinois
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

Food was excellent, our group had the steak, burgers and chicken chilli which were all great. They have a great beer selection including local brews. The staff were friendly, jukebox was cranking and it was cheap!

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Wales
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143 reviews 143 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

We called in here as it was the closest place to walk to from our hostle on a chilly late october evening. Our waiter- i wish i could recall his name- was charming and ever so happy to chat. Food arrived speedily and was decent, albeit small. Nice selection of sides and the menu itself is original and hilarious- you'll... More 

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Additional Information about The Sinking Ship

Address: 4923 N College Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46205
Phone Number: +1 317-920-7999
Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 3:00 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
Average Prices: USD 0 - 12
Cuisine: American, Vegan, Bar, Pub

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