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Shapiro's Delicatessen

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808 S Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1335
6:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Just looking for a soup and sandwich and found this gem. Very clean restaurant with fresh deli fare. Easy drive off the highway and plenty of parking. Would definitely come back again.

Thank Phoenix A
Greenwood, Indiana
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Shapiro's is one of the best deli's in the nation. We have been told this by people in other deli's while on vacation both in New York as well as in South Carolina. What more can be said? Although a sandwich is pricey, it is good for two meals. It can either be split between two people or half of... More 

Thank HoosierFlyTyer
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I really enjoy good pastrami. Most people carve it too lean. Katz in NYC does pastrami the heart attack inducing way and I LOVE it! However, Shapiro's is a hometown favorite where a pastrami ruben (or just plain on rye with mustard for the purist) will hit the spot when your frequent flyer miles won't quite get you to the... More 

Thank Beatrice C
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We tried this place while traveling through Indiana. The food was great. I had pastrami on pumpernickel that was first rate. Pie was really good. A little pricey though, but worth it.

Thank Robin H
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is good, the service is fast, amounts are plentiful, but a bit over priced in my opinion. It's always been a very popular place to eat in Indy, but honestly I'm not sure why. It's just average to me.

Thank Indiana2thebeach
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68 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is home cooking! From the huge selections of food to the plates, I felt like I was in my grandmas kitchen. The taste is ALMOST as good as grandma's.... almost... cause no one cooks like my grandma! ;) I had the meatloaf, mash potatoes, and coconut creme pie.... so good. Nothing fancy, just good ol'home cookin'! I'll be back!

Thank GeorgiaLily
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow! Great food at Shapiro's. Casual and cafeteria style. Devils food cheesecake and awesome reubens!

Thank Janet A
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The quality seems to be declining. It was the best deli in town. Now just average I don't know what happened.

Thank Josh Y
Kenosha, WI
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82 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best pastrami sandwich outside of New York. Great potato salad and breads. Cafeteria style. A little pricey, but worth it.

Thank tinkerbell328
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were flying out from Indy and ate at the airport while waiting for our plane. The chicken salad sandwich was delicious on whole wheat bread. The potato salad was excellent. It was a bit pricey, but everything at the airport seems to be that way.

Thank johnsonfamily430

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Kosher, Delicatessen
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children
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: 317-631-4041

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