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Binkley's Kitchen & Bar

American, Bar, Pub
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5902 N College Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46220-2554 (College & Kessler)
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there for brunch and had one of the best omelettes I have had in a long time! I had not been for years but was glad to be back. We had a big dinner there and used the back room five years ago when we got married and wanted to entertain out of town guests. All my experiences here... More 

Thank Kaytbethsc
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74 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time dining here yesterday. It was Part of Chow Down Midtown, where you can kind of 'sample' certain menu items at a lower cost. This place had a fabulous menu for this (and in general) for food. Reasonable prices. They have a lot of different cocktails and a full bar and a good list of wine and beer. Seasonal... More 

Thank Mary T
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84 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have eaten here several times! Even had our rehearsal dinner here years ago. Highly recommend this place. The menu offers a decent amount of choices and most items we've had were delicious.

Thank lynnridge
Plymouth, Indiana
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83 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

We waited for quite a while to be seated, and when someone FINALLY came they said that bar side was sit "wherever" After that the service was excellent - My wife's salad was enjoyable and my burger was great - the waitress was very helpful recommending the extra's to make the meal EXCELLENT.

Thank Greg H
Ellisville, Missouri
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

Friends had picked this spot to accommodate my schedule at nearby Butler University. They hadn't been in a while, and I'd never been. Reservations were needed for 5:30 on a Saturday, on the edge of the popular Broad Ripple district. The bar feels cramped, while the dining room is somewhat open and airy - a good place for conversation and... More 

Thank StLouisBulldog
Saint Louis, Missouri
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294 reviews
239 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 554 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

I'm not sure why I underestimated them based on a handful of drive-bys on the way to and from visiting our son at nearby Butler University, but I officially apologize, as they really did a fine job! All entrees were served piping hot from the kitchen, with the added touch of separately plating a shared burger and side dish without... More 

1 Thank Bob D
Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
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66 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

Walked in to the front door and we were greeted with a sign "wait to be seated". Unfortunately, it wasn't really a host/hostess desk and no one was around to seat us. Stood there for a few minutes. Then, walked around a bit and saw that there's actually a host/hostess stand in the back - near the parking lot entrance.... More 

Thank SCB711
Zeeland, Michigan
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Went to Binkley's with a large group on a Saturday night. We had a bunch of tipsy grownups and some kids (one of whom was over tired and cranky) and our waiter was incredibly kind and patient and more helpful than I can tell you - I think his name was Kevin. He asked about bringing the kids food out... More 

Thank baking_b
Marietta, Georgia
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80 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016

In town for a wedding and met some friends here. We were there NYE and we made a reservation for an early dinner. I had the Chinese chicken salad and it was good. One friend had the grilled fish sandwich and the other had a classic burger - both were good. Used to go to this place when it was... More 

1 Thank identicaltwin
Saint Louis, Missouri
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

Six Families ate on a Friday here. It is good pub food-salads, sandwiches, pastas, and appetizers. Everyone liked their meal. I especially enjoyed their hummus as an appetizer and Blacken Chicken Pasta. Service was excellent for such a large party. great casual place to visit.

Thank tammyr894

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $30
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5902 N College Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46220-2554
    (College & Kessler)
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: 317-722-8888

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