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Shapiro's Delicatessen

808 S Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1335
317-631-4041
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Ranked #34 of 2,037 Restaurants in Indianapolis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $14
Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Delicatessen, Kosher
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Dessert
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English first
Palm City, Florida
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54 reviews 54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

I am from the area and never miss this stop. It has received national awards for over 50 years. When you enter it still has the old time feel with a cafeteria style line (that moves quickly), a fabulous bakery, and food that remains untouched by even the best of NY delicatessens. The offer great homemade deserts (the cheesecake is... More 

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Indianapolis
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

First of all, if you care what it costs, don't go here. Taco Bell or Subway has you covered. I've been ordering the piled-high sandwiches on fresh-baked bread here since they were $5.50, okay? Which means, since the late 70's. They are $14 now, so deal with it. But I'm telling you, it is the same fabulous, incredible, delicious deli... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

No visit to Indianapolis is complete without a stop to Shapiro’s Deli. Corned Beef, pastrami, potato latkes are just a few of the “must have” menu items. The rye bread is baked in house and the desserts will knock your socks off. Family owned and operated for 100 years, this place is the real deal!

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I love corned beef but dislike sauerkraut. At Shapiro's they make a New York style Reuben with cole slaw! So good!

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Shapiro's is all what a real deli should be. Clean and neat, but not tony or pretentious. Everyone goes for the Reuben sandwich, you should too. Big enough to share. I like breakfast there, the words "down home" come to mind. Desserts to diet for. If you expect to find it at a deli, they have it. Great downtown location... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
2 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

It is a wonderful New York Jewish Deli in Indianapolis. The sandwich that I always get is corn beef and swiss on kiser roll. There is so much meat on the sandwich that I can only eat half it always comes with a kosher dill pickel. They also have other meals you may order, which I have heard are also... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

My wife and I had lunch at Shapiro's with our daughter and son-in-law. The food is delicious, but the servings are quite large, so we split a Reuben sandwich. It was delicious as always. Very friendly atmosphere.

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Indianapolis, IN
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

If you are downtown for any reason, head to Shapiros on south Meridian. Huge sandwiches stuffed with deli meats. My favorite is the Reuben, my husband's is the hot pastrami on rye. Don't forget the pickles! Room for pie? They are wonderful, any of them, get extra cartons for the leftovers. Yummy potato salad, cold slaw, huge plates.

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Arcanum, Ohio, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We love Shapiro's Deli and eat there any time we can fit it into our schedule. Their sandwiches are huge and delicious. I've never eaten anything there I didn't love. The cakes, pies, and cookies are scrumptious and we often take them home for later. My personal favorite is roast beef on rye, but the corned beef is also very... More 

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mitchell, IN, United States
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31 reviews 31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

If you are in Indianapolis and don't stop at Shapiro's you have really missed the boat. Wonderful matzaball soup wonderful corn beef on rye with pies that are outstanding.

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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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