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The Old Spaghetti Factory

210 S Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1019 (Downtown Indianapolis)
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Ranked #200 of 2,038 Restaurants in Indianapolis
Price range: $0 - $20
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Californian
Neighborhood: Downtown Indianapolis
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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English first
NORTH alabama
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59 reviews 59 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

Neat decor.. Unusual for the kids to see a trolly car in a restaurant We have eaten in these restaurants in Birmingham and Nashville The spaghetti and meatballs were in need of seasonings..Very bland sauce..needs Italian seasonings as well as salt and pepper. Chicken fettucine was good & gotta love the ice cream. ~~ What stood out to me was... More 

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51 reviews 51 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

We had a team dinner while in town for a sporting event at the OSF. The service was super - quick, efficient - just what a group of hungry families were needing. We also appreciate the flexibility on our scheduling since we needed to tweak our start time - not a single issue in doing so. Hope to see you... More 

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57 reviews 57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Located in an old downtown building, I liked the atmosphere here. The food was good (I'm not sure how you mess up pasta though), and you get a free dessert with your meal!

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Goshen, Indiana, United States
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Parents enjoyed the lunch, but they didn't offer any lunch sizes or prices. Kids menu could use some work, not many choices for kids who don't like pasta (grilled cheese was the alternative).

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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84 reviews 84 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

My boyfriend and I were craving pasta so we decided to eat here for dinner while we were attending a conference in town. We didn't have any expectations and didn't even know this was a chain restaurant. We were so happy with our meal. We ordered the garlic bread as an appetizer and wow was it sooooo good! I need... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

We were on vacation from Florida and since one of us used to be past residents of downtown Indiana, we decided to revisit this old gem. What a poor experience with the service at about 7pm. We wanted to eat in the toll car for something different, which consists of only a few tables of no more than four people.... More 

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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71 reviews 71 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Went to Indy, and based on destination, we chose The Old Spaghetti Factory. It was an unremarkable meal with an interesting decor. Our party of 4 were all satisfied with our meals but commented that there were so many other choices in downtown Indy this is not a "gotta go back" type of venue. Very kid friendly with a friendly... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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44 reviews 44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The food is your average Pasta Dishes. Our party of 7 ~(3 Children) had various dishes from the menu & everyone actually cleaned their plates. The menu offers a good variety, Bread w/ Garlic Butter & Spumoni Ice Cream. All in all it is a pretty good value. The Décor is VERY pretty Old Velvet Furniture, Hardwood Floors, Beautiful Lamps... More 

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Raleigh, NC
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80 reviews 80 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

I had the meat sauce and half butter/cheese pasta. It was decent and the upgraded Malbec went well with the meal. My wife had ravioli and pasta with meat sauce as well. It's a fun place, kind of kitschy and good for families - eat in the trolley. Just don't expect it to be like mama used to make.

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Zionsville, Indiana, United States
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111 reviews 111 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

No real inspiration in the food, but a place where you can take the kids for a sit down meal at a reasonable price. It is what it is, and that is fine

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Additional Information about The Old Spaghetti Factory

Address: 210 S Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1019
Phone Number: 317-635-6325
Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis>  > Downtown Indianapolis
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
Cuisine: Italian, Californian

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