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Shapiro's Delicatessen

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808 S Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1335
+1 317-631-4041
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“pastrami” (96 reviews)
“rye bread” (80 reviews)
“sandwiches” (205 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
American, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Kosher, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
808 S Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1335
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my first visit in at least 10 years. Of course we both had corned beef on rye. The meat was lean but still juicy. The rye was perfect as well. What’s not to like?

Thank stevej2001
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love going to Indy so we can get our fix of deli food at Shapiro’s. We had pastrami, stuffed cabbage, potato pancake, matzo ball soup, and corned beef. Everything was delicious. I am just not used to spending $14 for a sandwich, but it...More

Thank KyBoop
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What can I say. I've never had a bad meal here and worked 2 blocks away for 16 years. I love the sandwiches but my favorite side is the Mac and cheese. Nothing fancy except thier secret ingredients that makes me love it. Always have....More

Thank 2b_World_Travelers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Freestyle soda machine with multiple diet options. Also diet tea and numerous diet options which were bottled or canned gives a 5/5 stars! Excellent service Child’s options were great. Food was awesome as usual.

Thank indyizzi
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

I had the brisket sanwich and a coke for$19. The sandwich was really goog but im not sure it and a drink were worth the money. The place is also a bit run down, but i think thats some of the allure. Undecided if i...More

Thank Gary S
Reviewed April 9, 2018

This very casual place, located downtown and walking distance to the sports field, is well known and favored by resident Hoosiers. It is a large cafeteria with excellent food available to suit all tastes.

Thank Jack F
Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

The Kosher direction of the food here make unique and tasty. The best corned beef and pies anywhere!

Thank 970alexanderp
Reviewed April 3, 2018

Great lunch spot, with friendly atmosphere and loads of seating. Cafeteria style lunch counter where you can pick your dessert and sides, and then move down for a hot entrée or sandwich. I chose 4 stars rather than 5, because my stuffed cabbage was tough,...More

Thank sndyrige
Reviewed April 2, 2018

My bf got us a weekend get away to Indy and our first stop what Shaprio's Deli. When you step inside the restaurant, its like stepping in a time machine. The deli is very old fashioned with how they serve their food and the atmosphere...More

Thank Carissa D
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

While at Shapiro’s do NOT forget dessert. Yes, the have great deli options but the baked goods are delicious! The Easter Bunny Cake was almost too cute to eat. Almost! Order dessert while at Shapiro’s. You will be glad you did. Enjoy!

Thank IndStateRex
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Anita D
March 30, 2016|
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Response from Cynthia G | Reviewed this property |
Yep, they sell beer and wine!
March 30, 2016|
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Response from richard g | Reviewed this property |
Yes,they have beer......... Everything positive that was said,I totally agree with-of course,it's my fav orite restaurant,bar none. And NOT expensive-compare it to the Stage,Carnegies,etc. It's every bit as good
ChuckandGerri A
October 19, 2015|
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Response from Anita D | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if they serve beer. I have not added for any.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 808 S Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1335
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-631-4041
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