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Shapiro's Delicatessen

808 S Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1335
317-631-4041
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Ranked #39 of 1,995 Restaurants in Indianapolis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $14
Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Delicatessen, Kosher
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Dessert
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English first
Brownsburg, Indiana, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

Try the cheese cake! The sandwiches are great and large enough to share. Shapiros is a historic part of the near south side. Friendly and very tasty. I like the soda machine that let's you mix your own flavors. Highly recommend.

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Dayton, Indiana, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

We have enjoyed Shapiro's for decades. The quality and quantity of food is as good as ever. Our most recent visit was after an Indianapolis Colts game to celebrate another win in Lucas Oil Stadium. The corned beef on rye with grainy mustard, mac &-cheese, a latke, and a slice of Black Forest cake were a filling meal, with half... More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW via mobile

Ahh! What could be better than a two-fisted corned beef & Swiss cheese sandwich (on wheat, a nod to nutrition) with a generous crunchy dill spear on an early Autumn afternoon? Well, rich red velvet cake is one choice!! Yummmm. Best d--n deli in Indy!

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

In my opinion, most of the locals (or former locals) are rating this deli highly. For locals, that's fine - but Tripadvisor is geared toward the traveler, and not the locals. The reason why many people have fond memories of this establishment is because it is the ONLY Kosher-style deli in town. (Note the words "Kosher Style". If you must... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Shapiros is a legend in downtown Indianapolis for fabulous New York style deli food. Its the best corned beef on home made fresh rye bread or their pastrami on egg bun sandwich on planet earth in my opinion. I wanted several of their sandwiches at their "abbreviated" deli shop at the Indianapolis airport to take home after my flight from... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW via mobile

Aside from the corned beef and pastrami; which is outstanding.....this is run of the mill, under seasoned, bland, cafeteria food.....and a bit pricey to boot. It is what it is. I get why it's and Indianapolis institution; but stick with the sandwiches!!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

The place seemed out dated. The servers were rude an I didn't think the meatloaf dinner was actually worth $10. The pastries were delicious but not worth the $31 we spent. I couldn't believe we spent as much as we did for dinnet and desert.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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64 reviews 64 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

The sandwiches here can feed two normal sized appetites. A bit pricey, but good quality on most all items. Was disappointed they changed their $10 food discount on $25 Colts parking to day of game only instead of giving customers 2 days to use that coupon.

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Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

Shapiro's has been a family favorite for decades. I live in Kansas City, now. When I visit my hometown, I always go to Shapiro's, for their classic Reuben. Also great desserts.

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 NEW

I always make sure to visit this place when I'm back in Indianapolis. Always get the Pastrami on Rye with Swiss, 2 orders of Mac&Cheese and a Potato Cake. Don't miss this place. Its pricey but amazing!!!!

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Additional Information about Shapiro's Delicatessen

Address: 808 S Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1335
Phone Number: 317-631-4041
Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 14
Cuisine: American, Delicatessen, Kosher

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