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Edward's Drive-In Restaurant

2126 S Sherman Dr, Indianapolis, IN 46203-3311
317-786-1638
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Ranked #294 of 2,000 Restaurants in Indianapolis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $8
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Delicatessen
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Yukon, Oklahoma
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61 reviews 61 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Went to Edward's on our way back home. Glad we stopped in. this place seems like a true diner. Went there for the Fried pork sandwich and was not disappointed. It was bigger than the bun. It was everything we had heard. If we ever go back to Indy We will be sure and stop in again.

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Pensacola, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

I only get to eat fried port tenderloin (PT) sandwiches once a year when I go to Indy for the Indianapolis 500. I usually only have time to visit one or two places each year and Edward's was one I had not tried before. It's not in a high profile area but it has ample parking and is very clean.... More

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Terre Haute, Indiana
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I was recommended edwards through a friend and had heard of it from man vs food. I was extremely disappointed in this tenderloin, it was thin and tasteless! on top of that edwards charges extra for toppings??? who does that?. i will not be back and would'nt recommend this place to anyone with taste buds.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Great root beer, onion rings, coney dogs, etc. Eat in or they will bring it to your car to take home!

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Claremore, Oklahoma
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225 reviews 225 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We stopped here after seeing the tv show about this place on Man vs Food. The food is not that good and is very greasy. For the price they charge for the food I would expect better quality. If you are looking for something healthy you need to go to another restaurrant. If you like this type of food which... More

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Plymouth, PA
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

After all the TV Show hype & Superlative reviews.... I expected a "too die for experience" We ordered the classic Tenderloin with Onion Rings & Root Beer. The Fried/Breaded Boneless Pork Tenderloin was Huge - But Extremely Thin.... It was fresh, it was hot, bun was standard, lettuce & tomato were fine(extra charge?) As a former Howard Johnson Manager, who... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

My wife and I both got the tenderloin sandwich, but neither of us finished it. It was just too big and not quite tasty enough to justify eating the whole thing. Decor was nice enough and evoked a bit of a 50s feel. Not in any hurry to return.

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West Lafayette
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138 reviews 138 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We made a special trip (our first) to Edwards after hearing good things about it and that it was featured on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives. Sorry to say, we were disappointed. The setting, across from looming grain elevators, really doesn’t evoke a 50s diner and the building has a few 50s touches (the boomerang Formica pattern, a jukebox and some... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We love Edwards for their classic, midwestern pork tenderloin. With Indiana being the second largest pork producing state, good tenderloins are around many places. Edwards does it so well. Their breaded tenderloin, as big as your head, is great! But, the grilled tenderloin is even better! Juicy and well seasoned, the grilled sandwich is fantastic. Fried pickles too salty, but... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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44 reviews 44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

I am doing a road trip and saw this place on man vs food, Adam got the pork tenderloin sandwhich, the onion rings and the rootbeer. Let me start with the sandwhich. It's huge literally covers my son's whole face, even though it's fried it's not over cooked, and the meat is juicy and moist not over dry, if I'm... More

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