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Smee's Place

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American, Hamburgers
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1454 W 86th St, Indianapolis, IN 46260-2181
317-876-0202
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • 6
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Think "Cheers" Midwest, on Ground Floor...

Local neighborhood pub holds up well against "chains." More than the usual choices of salads plus the usual pub fare and a few items thrown in for variety (they work). Salads are good and generous but sandwiches are the star of the menu (esp. the steak sandwich). Food is generally very good and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 28, 2014
Seab67
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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90 reviews 90 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Local neighborhood pub holds up well against "chains." More than the usual choices of salads plus the usual pub fare and a few items thrown in for variety (they work). Salads are good and generous but sandwiches are the star of the menu (esp. the steak sandwich). Food is generally very good and service is informal but friendly. Smee's draws... More 

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Fishers, IN
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132 reviews 132 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I took a friend to lunch at Smee's today at her request. She had a Santa Fe salad which was reasonably good- although using the large strips of unseasoned tortilla isn't particularly good. They used to do this differently- something you could actually put on your fork and that added flavor- not just crunch- to the salad. Anyway, she liked... More 

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Indianapolis
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56 reviews 56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

A great place to sit and have a drink. The food is okay. The service is fast and friendly. Never had a long wait to get a table. Fabulous carrot cake.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Went to lunch with my co-worker and daughter. Waitress, Lisa, very unfriendly and did not ask if food was okay, did not ask if we wanted refills on drinks. Did not ask if we wanted deserts. We did not tip as felt as though service was not even close to being satisfactory. I gave her two credit - gift cards... More 

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Indianapolis
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42 reviews 42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

This place is one of our favorites for a casual dinner. The food is better than the usual bar food with daily specials on entrees, soup and drinks. We enjoy the sandwiches, and my favorite is the turkey on wheat bread with cranberry relish. The entrees are a little more than we need so we normally order a burger, tenderloin,... More 

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013 via mobile

I took my large group of out of town business partners here based on a referral. I am never been more embarrassed. What a horrible experience! The appetizers arrived with our meal. When she had dropped off all but one of our plates, she dusted her hands and said down with this table. Only she wasn't... We waited a long... More 

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Deerfield Beach, Florida
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12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

We two went tonight for dinner-thurs and there was very few guests.. Our waitress promptly greeted us and took drink n dinner order. A vodka crab n iced tea, spareribs , salad and vegetable. We waited an inordinate time for our beverage which did not arrive before first course was served. Wait staff did not notice anything amiss so on... More 

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indianapolis
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242 reviews 242 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

I met a friend for lunch and was not disappointed. They had many options to choose from. I ended up with a Santa Fee Wrap and fresh green beans as a side. The wrap had a lot of flavor and the beans were cooked just right. I took 1/2 of the wrap and about 1/4 of the beans home for... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

We love that Smee's has a smaller, 'neighborhood pub' feel to it, and we love that it is locally owned. We enjoy sitting at the bar, partaking of the good drink specials. The food is OK, definitely room for improvement. Although the last time we were there I ordered the breaded tenderloin, and would definitely order it again. Yum!

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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57 reviews 57 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2012

Food is very good, well prepared and affordably priced. The clientele seem to be an older crowd, not that I want to dine with a bunch of kids, but really skews older. Restaurant staff is somewhat disorganized, sometime takes them a while to figure out where to seat you. Not a large waiting area.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1454 W 86th St, Indianapolis, IN 46260-2181
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis>  > Washington
  • Neighborhood: Washington
  • Phone Number: 317-876-0202

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Hamburgers
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?