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Smee's Place

$$ - $$$
Washington
American, Bar, Pub
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1454 W 86th St, Indianapolis, IN 46260-2181
+1 317-876-0202
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sanibel Island, FL
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34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2016

I love to dine where the BlueBloods of Indianapolis dine . . . Smees' is that place - on the north side of Indianapolis, this is the #1 choice! Great food . . . fabulous wine list, outdoor seating, friendly and professional staff and the most gorgeous owner, Tim Smees. The salads are all to die for . . .... More 

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Thank SanibelLady
Carmel, Indiana
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Typical pub food. Nothing special here. Food is bland. Lots of fried food. Bar seems always full. Maybe it's a place for local regulars but I've not been impressed any time we've been here. It's close to our house so we keep trying if hoping for different results. My husband and teenage son like the food better than I. Which... More 

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Thank freetobehis
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

Smees had a great variety of food choices. We tried many different ones and drank plenty of beers. A nice cozy atmosphere. They played 70s music which is nice to hear once in awhile. If you are in the area I I would encourage you to try it once.

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Thank Freddy F
Indianapolis, Indiana
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51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

The chicken stir fry tasted good but swam w/o much rice. The salad had that preservative taste. Passable until I found that small piece of plastic packaging. Service good. We may give it another try.

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Thank Rick O
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 24, 2016 via mobile

Close to home and work. We visit often for a great meal, friendly service and laid back atmosphere. Love the Mary Lou salad! Great Buffalo chicken dip, so happy they brought it back! Must go for the non chain, family owned great experience.

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Thank Connie B
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2016 via mobile

What a waste of time. I have never been treated so badly. This place only looks out for 'who's. Who'. I was being waited on fine but as soon as a group of pharmaceutical executives walked in, no. That was the end of the good service. My food set in the window and then was placed in front of me... More 

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352 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2016

Smees Place has been home base for the neighborhoods that surround it. It serves up tasty bar food in a very friendly setting.

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Thank 970alexanderp
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2015

this is my favorite neighborhood restaurant. I go there whenever I'm back in town. The food is excellent and the good service is friendly and consistent.

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Thank Sarah J
Indianapolis, Indiana
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124 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2014

Local neighborhood pub holds up well against "chains." More than the usual choices of salads plus the usual pub fare and a few items thrown in for variety (they work). Salads are good and generous but sandwiches are the star of the menu (esp. the steak sandwich). Food is generally very good and service is informal but friendly. Smee's draws... More 

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Fishers, IN
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187 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

I took a friend to lunch at Smee's today at her request. She had a Santa Fe salad which was reasonably good- although using the large strips of unseasoned tortilla isn't particularly good. They used to do this differently- something you could actually put on your fork and that added flavor- not just crunch- to the salad. Anyway, she liked... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1454 W 86th St, Indianapolis, IN 46260-2181
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis>  > Washington
  • Neighborhood: Washington
  • Phone Number: +1 317-876-0202

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?