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18 on the Square

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18 Public Sq, Shelbyville, IN 46176-1349
317.398.7373
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Thu 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Shelbyville, Indiana
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Upscale dining. Excellent food. Waitress spilled a drink on our guest. I was a little disappointed that they did not offer a free desert or something to make up for the mess. Other than that great food, nice atmosphere.

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Thank ltcmark
Church Hill, Tennessee
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50 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate at 18 on the Square earlier this week. The appetizers were really good, the food was ok, but the services was extremely slow. It look us almost 3 hours to have our dinner for a party of 6,

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Thank 788kparsons
Shelbyville, Indiana
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Service is usually very good, but the food it just depends on the day. We have had really good food and then some just ok food there. It's pricey, however the restaurant itself is very nice. We have been there several times for various occasions, last visit was a special occasion, prior to that it was business related.

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Thank sriech7
Indiana
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62 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Spoiled and rotten meat that should have been throw away and never served to anyone is what I ate. 18 On The Square severely under delivered on our meal. I had the $28 New York Strip and my mother had the $11 southern burger. The presentation was nice but the food itself, was not. Her bun was rock hard and... More 

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Thank Chad M
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

Way overpriced, way SLOW service, took 1.5 hours to get our food when there were a total of 3 table occupied in the entire place. Tuna steak was literally raw and tasteless, my Ny strip was a terrible cut w 90% ligaments, and the pasta was bland. Overall very disappointing and will be going somewhere else

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Thank Reed A
Shelbyville, Indiana
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

we wnt to 18 on the Square for Secretaries day, I got the blue chesse hamburger, YUMMY IS ALL IF CAN SAY!! Service is great and it was a very good time.

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Thank Rhondajo
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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193 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

They offer much more than burgers but that is what we wanted after a long days drive. The building is very quaint but well taken care of and is in, from the little I know about from Shelbyville, a nice shopping/art district. The staff is very good and the burgers were delicious. We had the braised short rib burger--fabulous flavor... More 

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Thank ohcandida
Shelbyville, Indiana, United States
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

The whole experience was very delightful. My wife and I went there to try it out on a date night. Every portion of the meal was superb,from the salad that was a house specialty that day, to the main course. The server was very pleasant,and professional. You don't expect to find a Fine dinning Restaurant in a small town, yet... More 

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Thank Bryan A
State College, Pennsylvania
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197 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

The ambience is great. Good menu; the calamari and pumpkin soup was well prepared. Fried green tomatoes a little over breaded. Beer choices were good. Very easy parking in the square. Friendly service and quite prompt. Definitely worth a visit.

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Thank TravelNutFromPA
Indianapolis, Indiana
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

This place is overpriced and the food is very mediocre. We did a group luncheon there for work and I have made it a point not to go back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $30
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Public Sq, Shelbyville, IN 46176-1349
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Shelbyville
  • Phone Number: 317.398.7373

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