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Shapiro's Delicatessen

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808 South Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1335
317-631-4041
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6:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine

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Visitor rating
  • 188
    Excellent
  • 136
    Very good
  • 33
    Average
  • 21
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A Tantalizing Taste-filled Treat!

If you're interested in a true delicatessen experience...Shapiro's is the only place to eat! It is the center of all which is great about Indianapolis. People from all walks of life consider eating, meeting, and conversing at Shapiro's a must!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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Opelika, Alabama
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • Dessert
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English first
Opelika, Alabama
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

If you're interested in a true delicatessen experience...Shapiro's is the only place to eat! It is the center of all which is great about Indianapolis. People from all walks of life consider eating, meeting, and conversing at Shapiro's a must!

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Derby, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

A couple of guys from the office took me here for lunch. The selection of food was good, I grabbed a pastrami sandwich which was good. Biggest surprise was the price, which I thought was a little steep - even for a well packed sandwich!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015 via mobile

Ive always loved their bagels but the last two times the cinnamon raisin bagels have hardly any raisins.. if I want a cheap bagel for a high price I can just go to MARSH.....

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

You need to be prepared for an bland cafeteria style restaurant with no atmosphere at all. However, if you are looking for one amazing sandwich that can really compete with the best NY delis Shapiro's is the place. The bread is homemade and they make a Rye bread that is wonderful, dense, and hearty. The extra rare roast beef gets... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Used to be the heart of the Jewish Community. My Dad, who would be about 100 now, lived near it and always loved to go there. Although the food is no longer kosher, one can still get a tasty corned beef sandwich. The ambiance is not exciting but the food is still good. Near to all downtown venues. Plenty of... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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54 reviews 54 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Everything at Shapiro's is great.....the sandwiches, the desserts, the soups, and the salads. You name it they have it. The reubens are famous and the beef brisket sandwiches are my favorite. The meat is piled high on the bread of your choosing. The desserts are fantastic. Shapiro's is a must if you visit Indianapolis. You won't be disappointed.

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Indianapolis
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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

If you want a huge sandwich that is mouth watering this is the place. They make your sandwich to order and it is incredible. The side dishes are great and they have great Mac and cheese. Desserts are amazing as well. Great for lunch or dinner. Not fancy just good.

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Fishers, Indiana
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

My girlfriend & I were at Keystone at the Crossing shopping one Sunday when I spotted Shapiro's Deli at the food court. I told her we have to stop here they have the BEST corned beef & peppered beef I have ever had. They did not disappoint. It was just how I remembered it. They are a little pricey but... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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140 reviews 140 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I used to work a few blocks from Shapiro's years ago and I still miss it as a lunch option. Luckily before a football game I came in for an early dinner and it hasn't changed and didn't disappoint. Corned beef, reubans, turkey on rye, home style side dishes,soups, pies, it is all good. The line can get rather long... More 

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Oak Park, California
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87 reviews 87 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Get your food in a cafeteria style line. I ordered their famous Reuben sandwich that is served hot. They'll bring it to you. Otherwise, they'll make your sandwich tight there. Pick up a scoop of potato or coleslaw and you're all set. They have traditional favorites like stuffed cabbage or meatloaf, but don't expect a huge variety. Salads available, but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 808 South Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1335
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: 317-631-4041

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 14
  • Cuisine: American, Delicatessen, Kosher

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?