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Grindstone Charley's

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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5822 Crawfordsville Rd, Speedway Shopping Center, Indianapolis, IN 46224-3706
+1 317-481-1870
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Attica, Indiana
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I spoke with the manager 3 days prior to our visit and made a reservation for 10 people at 8:00 pm. We arrived at 8:00 and the hostess had no idea that we were going to be coming in. Fortunately for us, the restaurant was not that busy and they were able to set something up quickly. After a brief... More 

Thank mike_escaper
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2017

it's a good chain for GSC. That is likely why it is still around. A staple in the local area for the chain. friendly management, which bodes well for the friendly reception I always get

Thank Brad A
Collinsville, Oklahoma
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2015

Quiet place to relax. The service was good and so was the food. They have the best potato soup! Many items on the menu to choose.

Thank Sharon Z
Mount Ulla, North Carolina
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179 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2015

Stopped here with friends during the race weekend and enjoyed ourselves. The waitress was friendly and enjoyed conversation. The chicken fingers were crispy and warm and the fries were great. Our group of four enjoyed our time here.

Thank Confirmed104
Carmel, Indiana, USA
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413 reviews
339 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2015

Met friends for a business meeting & were seated in the private room. This was much appreciated as we had many items to discuss & appreciated the quiet & being the only ones in that room. Our server was James, who was very good, accurate & ready with drink refills. The So Cal Fish Taco Wrap was tasty ($7.99). Your... More 

Oakville, Canada
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131 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2014

Was in town in late May for the INDY 500, our hotel was close by and the staff was able to work with 30 of us, great service, food was prepared nicely and it was very good. We went back several times during the 7 days we were there. BRAVO to the staff!

Thank cdnsuper19

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5822 Crawfordsville Rd, Speedway Shopping Center, Indianapolis, IN 46224-3706
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-481-1870
Started by Indiana Restaurateur Perry Fogelsong in 1982, Grindstone Charley's is currently a four unit chain with locations in Indianapolis, Speedway, Kokomo, and Lafayette. Today, customers in Indiana and Ohio enjoy home-style cooking, spirited drinks and warm hospitality. As part of the Clancy's, Inc. Family of stores, Grindstone Charley's joins Michelangelo's Italian Bistro and Clancy's Hamburgers in offering quality food, drinks and fun perfectly suited to Midwestern appetites.

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