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Squealers Award Winning Barbeque

5515 W 86th St, Indianapolis, IN 46268
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Ranked #74 of 2,001 Restaurants in Indianapolis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

My friend and I went there before 7pm this evening. We have been there many times before and enjoyed it. This experience was terrible. My friend ordered a drink from the bar and it was not only not what she ordered, but a watered down version of vodka and a cherry. We ordered an appetizer which never came until our... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Someone from my hotel suggested I check out Squealers. I assumed it would be over my budget, but it turned out to be extremely affordable. The service was prompt and the food brought out in under 10 minutes. The food was hands down some of the best barbecue I have ever had the pleasure of eating. The brisket is a... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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227 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Some of the best brisket this side of Kansas City. The sides are delicious-- they put Texas BBQ sides to shame. The sausage is spicy and fresh. Squealer's is big, but the service is great. It's near the airport, in the suburb of Mooresville, west of Indianapolis.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We picked up their BBQ and sides for a family reunion. The whole gang loved it! Great quality 'cue and the sides (mac & cheese and beans) were tasty too. Good prices too.

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Sabetha, KS
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17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

I went to this restaurant twice in June. One trip the service was great and the other was average for most places. The food was pretty decent both times. My recommendation to order is the babyback ribs.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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19 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The north side Squealers is likely one of the best BBq places in Indy. I've not eaten at the Mooresville location, which I believe is the original. This is primarily wet bbq. If you are a dry rub bbq person, this might not be the best for you. The secret is in the sauce, which really is very, very good.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Good food. Really liked the barbecue sauce. Especially mixed. Good service. Would definitely come back next time we are in Indy!

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Indianapolis, IN
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Disappointed. Was looking for a good BBQ joint in Indy after returning from a trip to Texas. Squeelers apparently has won numerous awards for the BBQ but my dish was a let down. The beef brisket was extremely dry. The pulled pork wasn't as dry and if smothered with sauce was good. I feel both meats lacked a good smokey... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Both my wife and I had ribs. They arrived very quickly and came with a choice of sides. The meat was tender and came away from the bone easily. Maybe a tad over cooked but not bad. Give them a try if you are in the area.

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Zionsville, Indiana
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52 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

When we go to Traders Point to see a movie, we always come to Squealers to eat. We found this restaurant last summer when we moved here. Amazing smoked BBQ at a reasonable price. We also enjoy the onion rings and fried pickles. I tried Jan's Spud last time I was there; huge baked potato - loaded and then a... More

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