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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
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 285
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  • 193
    Very good
  • 44
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  • 26
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  • 7
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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
Always great

Shapiro's is a staple in my mind; the sandwiches are huge and to die for. Any of the sides are a great choice, but the mac n cheese is a MUST!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
zoemjones
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Shapiro's is a staple in my mind; the sandwiches are huge and to die for. Any of the sides are a great choice, but the mac n cheese is a MUST!

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Thank zoemjones
Indianapolis, Indiana
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Shapiro's has been at its downtown location since dirt and has always been highly respected. Excellent quality food. Great roast beef (formerly "beef brisket") and corned beef. Great potato salad, mac and cheese, potato pancakes, matzo ball soup, more good stuff. Great cakes and pies. My mom used to drive downtown from the suburbs for their rye bread (long time... More 

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Thank Julie0010
Indianapolis, Indiana
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60 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I love Shapiro's, too bad there aren't many in the city! If you want the best corned beef sandwich ever then this is the place to get it or even the hot pastrami. I also can't leave Shapiro's without getting one of their decadent desserts...a must!

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Thank Aretha H
Weston, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Shapiro's is a local favorite. As far as deli's, bakeries, and diners go - Shapiro's is a highly professional version of all 3 - wrapped up in one location. The sandwiches are incredibly fresh and well prepared. The hash breakfast is about as good as it gets.

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Thank mw906
Indianapolis, Indiana
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I eat here often. The only thing bigger than the dining room is their selection of food. And it is all DELICIOUS. And the portions are huge. They have large tables where you can set out laptops or paperwork, do some work, and eat great food. They drink machines are fantastic, tons of options! Believe it or not they also... More 

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Thank theNamssob
Indianapolis, Indiana
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Always one of my favorites when in the downtown area. Bring an appetite and a wallet. This place has great food in large portions and is a little on the pricey side for a deli, but it is well worth it, you will never find another place like it! A sandwich or desert can easily be split between 2 people.... More 

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Thank Mark S
Indianapolis, Indiana
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food costs money, so I don't complain about the prices. I usually get a half sandwich and a bowl of soup. You can't beat their chicken noodle or matza ball soup. I don't think I've ever been unhappy with the food at Shapiro's.

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Thank Nan E
Indianapolis, Indiana
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My first trip to Shapiro's was as a child with my parents. It was Shapiro's motto to serve good food in "healthy portions" and people would come back. As an adult we frequently enjoy eating-out and Shapiro's is a 15 minute drive from our home and the hours of operation fit with our schedule. They have many entrees from which... More 

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65 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here for lunch and had our first Reuben. It was recommended to us by the staff and it was delicious. This is a great experience with friendly service.

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Thank Lisa B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Best corned beef sandwiches in town. Desserts are sinfully delicious. Be prepared to shell out for the experience but it's worth it.

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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 14
  • Cuisine: American, Kosher, Indian, Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Business meetings, Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups
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?