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Chef Joseph's at the Connoisseur Room - CLOSED

115 E Ohio St, Indianapolis, IN 46204-2128
+1 317-600-3577
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Contemporary
$$ - $$$
115 E Ohio St, Indianapolis, IN 46204-2128
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Reviewed December 27, 2017 via mobile

I loved this restaurant from the beginning. I loved the warm wood atmosphere, and our friendly, helpful waiter. This place is known for their martinis and they were delicious. They have a small menu but something for everyone from delicious hamburgers to steaks to seafood....More

Thank mer4555
Reviewed December 25, 2017

This by far was the best meal and night ever. Can't say enough good things about this business and owner. John Mays takes pride in welcoming you and giving you a VIP experience as soon as you walk in the door. The live music was...More

Thank Albert W
Reviewed November 25, 2017

I enjoy all that Chef Joseph's offers. Fine dining, great libations, wonderful music and excellent service. It is a nicely appointed room and very comfortable. What more can I say?

Thank Richard S
Reviewed October 22, 2017

This place is truly a hidden gem, from the moment we walked in, we felt welcomes, and as if we were among friends The atmosphere is so warm and the staff, especially Brian, was just amazing The Food was divine and the Life Music was...More

John M, Owner at Chef Joseph's at the Connoisseur Room, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2017

Thanks so much for sharing your birthday with us!

Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

My office had a celebration for one of my colleagues here and it just so happened that they had a special on martinis that evening -- $5 if you can believe it. I had a 'Mommy's Punch' and it was delicious. I highly recommend if...More

Thank BFR1920
Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

Don't know what all the excitement is over this place for Brunch (rated like #3?!). Cold coffee, My special schnitzel was simply dreadful and my wife's omlet was average at best. Additionally the service was SLOW. Must admit the endless bloody Mary and Champagne option...More

Thank Scot L
Reviewed August 2, 2017 via mobile

This was such a great brunch spot! Unlimited mimosas and an unlimited Bloody Mary bar are the cherries on top. They have a rotating menu. I had the avocado stack, there was also the French toast and tater tots at our table. The syrup on...More

Thank Casey R
Reviewed July 23, 2017

We found this restaurant almost by accident, as it was around the corner from our hotel and on our way to the comedy club. The food was excellent, but a little on the expensive side, but they had $5 martinis on Thursday night, and that...More

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed July 20, 2017

We were there today for their Sunday brunch. What is it about fancy restaurants that they think they are entitled to high prices for their entrees for barely above average quality food, presentation, and service? There are so many better options than this pretentious venue,...More

Thank RichardSchillen
Reviewed June 26, 2017

Attended a wine pairing five course dinner that is held periodically at Chef Joseph's. Very nice. Chef described how food was obtained and prepared (entertainily) and a wine representative was there to enhance the evening. Each course was tasty with perfectly paired wine. Will be...More

Thank Gdstf4me
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$20 - $40
American, Contemporary
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 E Ohio St, Indianapolis, IN 46204-2128 (Formerly Chef Joseph at the Connoisseur Room)
  • Public Transportation: One of the main hubs for the IndyGo Bus service is directly across the street from Chef Joseph's at The Connoisseur Room on the corner of Ohio Street and Pennsylvania Street.
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis>  > Downtown Indianapolis
  • Neighborhood: Downtown Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-600-3577
  • E-mail
Taste why Chef Joseph's was voted a Top New Restaurant for 2012 in Indianapolis Monthly, was named Best New Restaurant by Nuvo NewsWeekly, Most Romantic Restaurant on Indy's A-List, received an A+ Rating from Avanti, was an OpenTable Diners Choice Award Winner for 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015, and won the Summer 2013 & 2014 Devour Downtown Cocktail Contest. We welcome our guests to entertain over Lunch, Dinner & Brunch, gather for dynamic meetings, and experience memorable special events, such as our renowned wine pairing dinners and live music evenings.
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