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Ambrosia Restaurant

5903 N College Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46220 (Broad Ripple)
(317) 255-3096
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Ranked #173 of 2,023 Restaurants in Indianapolis
Price range: $0 - $50
Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: Broad Ripple
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Westfield Blvd & Guilford
Description: Founded in 1979 by Italian-born restaurateur Gino Pizzi, Ambrosia has quietly flourished as an environment where food, drink and conversation can be enjoyed in equal measure. Whether you come to Ambrosia for quiet one-on-one conversation, relaxed dinner with friends, a wedding reception or other large-scale events,Gino Pizzi, and the rest of Ambrosia"s knowledgeable staff are dedicated to ensuring that your experience is characterized by the unhurried charm and authentic cooking that are the two inseparable components of true Italian dining.
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English first
Columbus, Indiana
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 NEW

Wine selection is not great. No top end Italian wines. Wine is not served at the proper temperature. I had some suspicious, possibly bad, wine here and asked the waitress if she could taste it and give me her impression. It might have need to breathe a little longer. She did nothing for about ten minutes. I asked her again... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Food was very nice, It is very chic and sophisticate place. Service was excellent. They have a huge selection of wine, which is always a plus

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Very simple put this is the best Italian restaurant in Indianapolis. The food is authentic Italian and just as good as if you were there. Gino, the owner, is as Italian and friendly as they get and it filters down to his entire staff. The atmosphere is also authentic with all the beautiful family pictures which grace the walls and... More 

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Carmel, Indiana
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39 reviews 39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Had a very good dinner here tonight. The new building is nice and I agree with other reviewers that it is loud but I don't think that it was tough to hear my dinner companions. I had the chicken parm which was awesome. Appetizers were expensive but good. No reason to get the bruschetta as it was expensive but bland.... More 

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Battambang, null, Cambodia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Good value, excellent food, good service. The fish Amok is great, as is the curry. Usually a good selection of desserts. I have never been disappointed when eating here.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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123 reviews 123 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

I was a regular at their former location. This was the first time at the new one. Though the ambience was quite nice, I miss the ambience of the old location. The food on the other hand is just as good or maybe even better. We dined outside. It was a great experience - even sitting right on College during... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This restaurant has always been good, but this dinner was superb ! The new location is definitely a plus, & the menu has some new dishes worth checking out. Jeff (our waiter) is one of the best servers in the city & we could not have had better service ! I highly recommend this restaurant !!!

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

The new Ambrosia location exemplifies all that was good about the original. Intimate setting, fabulous food, and superb service. It was too cold to sit outside, but that looks inviting as well. Great place for a date dinner, or romantic evening.

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Indianapolis, IN
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This restaurant has to be the noisiest place I have ever eaten in. There is nothing in the facility to absorb and sound, and almost every diner, aware of their inability to hear anything, was practically screaming. Conversation was impossible. Our waiter had to come around to each person individually, lean over close to that person, and almost yell to... More 

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indianapolis, IN
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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I really liked the atmosphere of the previous location. This one is extremely noisy, perhaps due to all the hard surfaces. A bit overpriced on the pasta dishes. Can a waitress be TOO solicitous to the point of being intrusive? Food was generally good.

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Additional Information about Ambrosia Restaurant

Address: 5903 N College Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46220
Phone Number: (317) 255-3096
Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis>  > Broad Ripple
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 50
Cuisine: Italian

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