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6525 N College Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46220 (65th and College)
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

dinner with dear friends of long standing last evening at indianapolis' northside social... lively, casually dressy and convivial spot in the trendy broad ripple area, a neighborhood i hadn't visited in decades. menu is wonderful, making just one choice difficult. i opted for a double order of grilled oysters on half shell, from the appetizer menu... yes, i know... indianapolis/oysters... More 

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Carmel, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Celebrating birthdays at local restaurants, especially during the busiest time of the year for Indianapolis, can be challenging. However, we selected the Northside Social Restaurant because of it's reputation for a wide variety of food options and great service. We were not disappointed. I chose the scallops with cauliflower compote . . . what a treat ! My wife selected... More 

Thank Dave46033
Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

My friend and I shared the beef & blue and crab cake appetizers in the bar of Northside Social. Both were great. The blue cheese dip was perfectly done with beef, croutons and sundried tomatoes for dipping. The crab cakes were light and airy. We also shared the Salmon Salad which was good. The selection of wines and beers by... More 

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Fishers, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This was my wife's pick for a birthday dinner. The food was really outstanding. Tasty with lots of flavors and seasonings. We went very early in the evening (5 pm) and had almost the entire restaurant to ourselves. Service was great. A satisfying evening.

Thank Zenatakos
Fishers, Indiana
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346 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

#1 pet peeve - you've no more than taken your seat, a menu is shoved at you together with What Would You Like to Drink. What happened to a leisurely look at the menu first? Maybe I want to decide what to drink after I've chosen my food. Wait staff just not up to snuff - stood at one end... More 

Thank hellmbeck
Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016 via mobile

The food here is great if a little pricey. We had 4 entrees and two appetizers all of which were really good. Try their calamari steak appetizer. Two things to be aware of though, if you are getting drinks with dinner be prepared to spend $100+ for the evening, it's definitely pricey. Second, if you are going the drink route... More 

Thank Butler294
Indianapolis, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2016

Food tasted very good, but the Lamb Lollies were not the best cuts - a little too grisly. Spent a little more money than I would have expected to, but this is not really a casual place. I heard all servers say to all customer questions that everything on the menu is very good - felt kind overly cocky and... More 

Thank DuncanRipple
Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016 via mobile

I was thrilled with the crab cake appetizer my son and I shared. I am gluten intolerant, and the crab cakes had no flour. They were light and delicious! The sauce was placed on the side for my son, as it had gluten in it. He said it was delicious. We ordered the snapper with a crab sauce, and the... More 

Thank 944Jeannine
Fishers, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

We dined at Northside Social for the first time on New Year's Eve. The restaurant is located inside a strip mall on College Avenue. Parking was easy. We were seated only a few minutes after our arrival. The place was really packed. Everything from the cocktails to dessert were well prepared and service was quick and courteous. We really enjoyed... More 

Thank N_and_R
Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015 via mobile

Eat there frequently. Food always great. Best to order a bottle of wine because the pours are very small by the glass. Same for liquor!!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $50
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6525 N College Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46220
    (65th and College)
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: 13172530111
Located on the northern end of Broad Ripple Village, The Northside Social is a place for neighbors, visitors & friends to share a meal, relax and unwind in a chic, comfortable atmosphere. Opened in 2010, our traditional comfort foods, fresh seafood & seasonally changing menu borrow from Mediterranean, Caribbean and traditional Southern cuisines.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?