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Mug-n-Bun Drive-In Restaurant

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5211 W 10th St, Indianapolis, IN 46224
(317) 244-5669
Today
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dessert, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Takeout

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  • 75
    Excellent
  • 54
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fried Food at its finest

I try to eat here every race weekend. The Onion Rings are amazing and you get a huge order. The fried tenderloin is good but could use more flavor. We always seem to see some sort of race team members here.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 12, 2015
chuckie_css
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Olney, Illinois
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Local cuisine
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Indianapolis, IN
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109 reviews 109 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

My hub and I love old school drive-ins in our convertible, but the food, and somehow even the root beer, were mediocre. Too bad it's not a destination for us, as this is road trip weather.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

We've been to 48 states, some of them several times, and this place WINS. Granted the streets are crumbling, the place hasn't been painted since the Nixon era, and there is a sign begging you to help them keep thieves from stealing their stuff. Even so, it's high on our list. The best chili cheese dogs in the world are... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

we have been going here since high school (over 40yr or so) we wanted to give it another chance last night, but don't think we will be coming back. Morry would be wondering himself what has happened to his place. Cheeseburgers were awful..cold, limp French fries....and our onion rings were so over cooked .....we threw half our meals away. What... More 

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Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Nostalgic for a drive-in experience, our family visited this diner with friends. Grilled cheeseburger came on buttered toast. It was a little messy to eat. Homemade root beer made up for cold fries.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 via mobile

Love the root beer!!! Oh, and the onion rings, and fried mushrooms....wait I pretty much like it all!

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beachlover8307
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78 reviews 78 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

This was the best drive-in I've been to. I ordered a cheeseburger and onion rings. I expected the cheeseburger to be comparable to one at a fast food restaurant. This burger was huge though and had a lot of toppings! The onion rings were amazing! Definitely order those if you go. I tried some of the root beer too and... More 

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Olney, Illinois
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62 reviews 62 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

I try to eat here every race weekend. The Onion Rings are amazing and you get a huge order. The fried tenderloin is good but could use more flavor. We always seem to see some sort of race team members here.

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Noblesville, Indiana
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61 reviews 61 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

I talked with Tony Kanaan in the parking lot one time.... and got a picture with him. The food is excellent for what it is, greasy fried Drive-In food. If you want the real deal, you go to Mug-n-Bun. One of the must authentic Indy places to eat. A MUST try meal.

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

I met some people for lunch. The food was what it was just like you would get at home.but, the root beer now that was delicious

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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254 reviews 254 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

This is another one of those 'there's nothing bad here' places that I have found to be the norm in Indianapolis. I hope Indianapolis folks know how lucky they are in this food department. The Mug-n-Bun is worth the drive for drive-up, dine-in, or take-out - and ask for the free bumper sticker (I stick them on my steamer trunk,... More 

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Additional Information about Mug-n-Bun Drive-In Restaurant

Address: 5211 W 10th St, Indianapolis, IN 46224
Phone Number: (317) 244-5669
Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday 10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5211 W 10th St, Indianapolis, IN 46224
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: (317) 244-5669

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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