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Slippery Noodle Inn

372 S Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1193
+1 317-631-6974
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Pub, Bar
$$ - $$$
372 S Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1193
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great old bar, awesome ceiling, lots of history. We were there on a Saturday afternoon, would like to go back one evening to listen to some blues.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank sndyrige
Reviewed November 9, 2018 via mobile

There was a $5.00 cover at the door that we were not aware of. They were able to take a credit card for it which was convenient. Ordered the Cajun chicken Alfredo, it was awesome! Came with a side salad and bread.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank scooper0711
Reviewed November 6, 2018

My wife and i went here on our way home from Kansas City to Georgetown. I was here many years ago for a convention and remembered it. Great music and atmosphere. The food is all fresh and very good and well priced. This is a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jazrichards1952
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

I stopped here for lunch as I was driving into downtown Indianapolis- it was very close to the exit into town. I had the daily special fish sandwich with a local draft beer and was very pleased with my choice. It looks like it would...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MarthaFromAlabama
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

Food was delicious, ambiance was wonderful the history and stories of the building were fun to hear. We had Angela as a waitress, she was great we even got a tour and detailed history of some of the unique stories of what happened there including...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank toniah264
Reviewed October 7, 2018

If you’re looking for a unique experience when visiting downtown Indy, this is it! The Slippery Noodle Inn has food and great Blues music in an historic building. It’s an Indianapolis classic!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank ginabean77
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

Went to this joint on a business trip after a long day of travelling. It an old school blues bar with live entertainment. The food was good and the beer was cold.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank BuriedTreasure
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

Generally stay nearby at The Alexander and this place is 3 minutes walk. It’s a proper bar with plenty of live music & decent food. Always friendly staff and they always seem surprised to see a Brit. It’s good early evening, especially with the music...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank TheNRR
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

What an amazing place. Met the owner that took us on a personal tour. So much history Drinks and good great

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Ann G
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

Iconic downtown business. Came before a colts game. Good, little above average food, ehh on the drinks. Service slow, but had beer specials. Just another place in downtown

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank jm970
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Questions & Answers
September 9, 2017|
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Response from Hal Y | Property representative |
A little over a block Very close
August 11, 2016|
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Response from Troy R | Reviewed this property |
Hi - I have seen kids there. It's no issue. I brought mine when they were 15 and 17. Remember it is a bar and restaurant so the later in the day or evening the more culture they will learn. So if you want to slow them... More
Randy F
June 10, 2015|
Response from Hal Y | Property representative |
Yes we do. We have Live Blues 7 nights a week starting at 8:30pm. Thursday is also 1/2 price drinks - virtually every drink is 1/2 price. We also feature 2 bands every Friday & Saturday on 2 different stages. Please go... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $25
American, Pub, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 1:30 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 372 S Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1193
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-631-6974
  • E-mail
The Slippery Noodle Inn, Indiana's oldest bar, and home of the Blues in Indiana features live local, regional and national Blues 7 nights a week. Two bands are featured every Friday and Saturday night on two separate stages - Music starts at 8:30pm and goes non-stop until morning. The Noodle also features a full service menu serving until the wee hours of the morning. Open for lunch Monday - Friday. IN RECENT HISTORY THE "NOODLE" HAS HAD ITS CLAIM TO FAME 2015, Big City Rhythm & Blues, The Noodle is at the top of our list of nightclubs 2014, Tripadvisor, Certificate of Excellence Winner 2013, Indianapolis Monthly, a blues mecca and Indiana's most famous nightspot 2012, Fanzooloo, One of the Top 5 Sports Bars in the Country 2011, The Chive, One of the Top 25 Sports Bars in the Country 2003, KBA (Blues Foundation's Keeping the Blues Alive) Blues Club of the Year 1996, BLUES REVUE, 1 of the Top 20 Blues Venues nationally 1996, The Governors Award for Excellence in Recycling Live From the Slippery Noodle Inn 50th Anniversary 3-CD set has now been released. Recorded in celebration of the Slippery Noodle Inn being in the Yeagy family for 50 years. This 3 disc set includes 25 artist and almost 4 hours of live recordings.
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