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Chef Joseph's at the Connoisseur Room

115 East Ohio Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204-2128
+1 317-600-3577
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
“duck bacon” (2 reviews)
“scallops” (6 reviews)
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American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
115 East Ohio Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204-2128
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Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stopped here for dinner after getting into Indy a little later than we had expected. We didn't make reservations anywhere, and this place had open tables and looked nice for dinner so we tried it. Kind of a throw back vibe...More

Thank Cheryl M
Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for dinner and drinks. Highly recommended. Good burgers and good drinks. Great wait staff.

Thank jrlazaro
Reviewed October 30, 2016

We went with another couple, had a couple of drinks, appetizers, and dinner. The food was very good and the service was great. The duck fat fries and the chips with aoli were very good. The burger I ordered was very good also. I will...More

Thank jrlazaro
Reviewed October 23, 2016

We made 6:30 reservations for Sweetest Day Saturday. We were really surprised to be the only people in the dining room. We were seated at a high top table next to the wine cellar. For some reason while we were eating, the bartender decided to...More

Thank ljbetscher
Reviewed June 14, 2016

I celebrated my 30th birthday with 20 of my closest friends at Chef Joseph's for brunch. Chef Joseph's is one of few restaurants in Indianapolis that offers unlimited mimosa's/bloody Mary's. The live jazz music is an added benefit to the ambiance. The only reason Chef...More

Thank financiallyfitandfab
Reviewed June 8, 2016

First, I have been here lunch on several occasions and it was very nice. Quiet. Cozy. Good for doing business. Not so much for dinner before the symphony. Excellent pianist. Great jazz renditions. He made sure we heard him though. My party was perhaps 20...More

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Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

High end food and customer service. They make you feel important and the food is great. Nice jazz combo.

Thank brantjames
Reviewed May 25, 2016

This is the second time I've been to Chef Joseph's. I travel to Indy several times a year for business, and I'm always looking for good local restaurants to try. I had a good experience the first time I was there, so I added it...More

Thank kma08
Reviewed May 14, 2016

The food and wine are top notch. The ambiance is great with the big velvet booths and live entertainment. Broadway sing along night is really fun.

Thank TazzyBot
Reviewed April 4, 2016

Everything sounded appealing, but tasted just ok. Had chicken & jalapeño meatballs for app, wedge salad, scallop & shrimp main course , creme brûlée for dessert. Salad & dessert were great, thought it odd that seafood served by itself on plate, no rice, veggies, nothing....More

Thank DKTindy
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Rachel B
April 2, 2015|
Response from John M | Property representative |
Hello! Thank you for your questions. The price varies from about $7 to about $14 and offers an Endless Bloody Mary Bar and Champagne Cocktails. The menu is available at the Chef Josephs website under the "Upcoming Events... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 East Ohio Street, 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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