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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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“noodles” (20 reviews)
“nachos” (13 reviews)
“steak” (8 reviews)
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American, Pub, Bar
$$ - $$$
372 S Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1193
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wow. What I anticipated for an open mike night and what I saw were two different things. They set up bands from everyone who has signed up and it’s amazing to see how the musicians can just play so well together even when they have...More

Thank jettingjh
Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

Stopped her before the Indy 11 game. Place wasn't even full and staff was running around like every table.had a order. Tried to enjoy my food but was turned off by the manager berating staff out in the dinning area and yelling at them every...More

Thank mateob1977
Reviewed April 11, 2018

Stop at the Noodle every time I am in Indy or passing thru Indy or make special plans to go to Indy. Used to love this place. Last visit was EXTREEME DISAPPOINTING! Got food and had to wait for the check. Paid by credit card...More

Thank ClevUncleDan
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

Went Saturday evening without reservations. Sat five of us right away. Great service. Our party had everything from steaks to burgers to mexican. All was great and came out really fast. This place has been there for over 150 years but kept fresh and fun....More

Thank Andy W
Reviewed December 3, 2017

I was here during the Big 10 Championship game, so it was busy. Not sure about other nights. I recommend it. 2 live bands playing on 2 separate stages at opposite ends of the building. I had the Chicken con Pollo nachos, and was pleased....More

Thank TrippedWIFI
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Reviewed November 13, 2017

We enjoy going to the "in" places or notable areas when we are in a new town. Had heard this should be on our list. No problem with cover charge. BUT, the service was TERRIBLE. It would be nice if someone could at least direct...More

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Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

Decide to try this before the Colts game. Horrible experience and server with a bad attitude. You could tell she hated even being there. We had planned to eat and drink but after finally getting a $9 Bloody Mary that maybe we were able to...More

Thank Julie G
Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

Didn't get a chance to buy food and try it since kitchen was very slow- got there early enough but plAce was really packed - 1 hour wait for food was just too much so we just had beer - food looked good - pub...More

Thank Juancho D
Reviewed September 8, 2017 via mobile

This place is a fun destination I try to go to whenever I'm in Indy. Whether it's late night dancing & enjoying some great blues or r&b or getting something to eat before a ballgame. Mixed drinks are on the watery side. The food is...More

Thank jamsey13
Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

When your server starts by saying "can you order a different beer, I have to walk down the stairs and ALL the way to the front for that, instead of Miller Lite can you just get a Bud Lite!" It's going to be rough. We...More

Thank Brian W
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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
Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
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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