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Shapiro's Delicatessen

808 S Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1335
317-631-4041
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Ranked #50 of 2,006 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, Dessert
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English first
Toronto, Canada
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78 reviews 78 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Huge amount extensive menu of deli/cafeteria faves. Really nice portions. A SUPERB rhubarb pie. Pastrami was nice and peppery. Pillowy soft house made rye bread. In other words damn fine. Only thing that keeps it from 5 stars for me is the price. I had a cup of soup, pastrami sandwich, chips, rhubarb pie, and a doc browns pop.... That... More

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Brighton, Michigan
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

I ordered the pastrami on rye with swiss cheese added, side of horse radish. Leanest pastrami ever!!! Followed by a homemade canoli made the meal complete. Although expensive, I'd go back in a heartbeatr when I am in town. Nothing fancy at this self serve cafeteria style restaurant- just great food!

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Warfield, Kentucky, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Here's a nationally recognized restaurant in downtown Indianapolis. Best sandwiches ever. Ala cart style.

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Clinton, Indiana
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Nearly $40 for 2 sandwiches and 2 drinks. The rueben was average at best. Lots of flies in the dining area.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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206 reviews 206 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

From the entry door to the departure you are in a REAL DELI! The food, the atmosphere and the folks make it a delightful and satisfying experience! The portions are HUGE! Most times a sandwich is lunch and another lunch since I never can finish the huge portions they serve. NOT CHEAP but when you conside that you get 2... More

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Brownsburg, Indiana, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

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
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

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
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 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

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

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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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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