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“Generally good” 4 of 5 stars
Review of MacNiven's

MacNiven's
339 Massachusetts Ave., Indianapolis, IN (Downtown Indianapolis)
317-632-7268
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Ranked #110 of 2,028 Restaurants in Indianapolis
Cuisines: American, Scottish, Bar
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Neighborhood: Downtown Indianapolis
Naperville, Illinois
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114 reviews 114 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 40 cities Reviews in 40 cities
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
“Generally good”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

The Haggis appetizer was very good, reach, earthy and delicious. Scotch Eggs similarly very well done. Fish was battered heavier than I would have liked, and cooked in oil too hot - batter was very dark on the outside yet the fish was a little watery inside.

Bread and Butter pudding was a loaf; bigger than it needed to be but absolutely delicious and highly recommended. Staff were attentive, atmosphere fun, and the beer good!

Visited June 2014
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  • English first
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English first
Lafayette, Indiana
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175 reviews 175 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 42 cities Reviews in 42 cities
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
“Great View!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We came in just for drinks but was able to get the best seat in the house! It nice they open the windows and you can sit, drink your beverage and people watch! It is a great place! We want to return for dinner next time in town!

Visited June 2014
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Emmaus, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Highland Pub”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Scot pub with friendly staff and tasty food. Good drink choices...deserts too. Warm weather they open windows that you can watch the world go bye.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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53 reviews 53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Don't Fear the Haggis”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Had dinner here on Cinco de Mayo and enjoyed an open-air seat facing the revelry at Bakersfield. Our server was training another and the team was very helpful and friendly. Scotch Egg was excellent and, as my daughter and I were feeling adventurous, we dared to try (for the first time ever) the Haggis Sampler appetizer. Haggis was surprisingly un-gross but also unsavory. I am happy we tried it, but it did not make me a devotee. Also tried Neeps... very good! Many choices for draft beer. I would go back again.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Churchville, New York
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5 restaurant reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Excellent Lunch”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 via mobile

We were looking for a tasty lunch in a casual setting. Our waitress made recommendations of the popular menu items. We shared a Scottish Egg Tossed salad and a Steak pie. Delicious and filling.

Visited April 2014
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