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“Great spot for lunch!” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Champion's Sports Bar

Champion's Sports Bar
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Ranked #152 of 2,339 Restaurants in Indianapolis
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: American, Bar, Grill, Pub
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Late Night, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Downtown Indianapolis
Cross street: W. Washington Street
Description: Champions Sports Bar & Grill is located in the heart of Indianapolis in the Marriott Indianapolis Downtown. This restaurant is loaded with 28 HD TVs, Two Jumbo Projectors, and a truly unique collection of sports memorabilia making Champions the best place to catch your favorite sports team in Downtown Indy. The delicious menu features a range of zesty quesadillas, towering nacho platters, refreshing salads and sandwiches, juicy burgers, pasta, and more that is sure to fill your appetite. Don’t forget to save room for dessert though, and try out the Chocolate Nachos prepared with crisp flour tortillas tossed in cinnamon and sugar, topped with chopped Baby Ruth candy bars, marshmallows, and vanilla ice cream. Champions also boasts an impressive drink menu with a variety of draft and bottled beers, wines, and signature cocktails that are perfectly paired with your meal. Make sure you head to Champions in Downtown Indy for a dining experience that makes you feel like a champ.
Portage, Indiana
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148 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Great spot for lunch!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2013

We were at the convention center and tired of the food courts so we walked across the street and found this little gem. Our food was excellent! My husband had cheeseburger soup which really sounds gross but was out of this world! My French Dip was a little soggy so I had to cut it instead of holding it to dip. A minor hiccup in an otherwise great lineup of food.

Our server was very engaging and we told him he looked just like Robert Downey Jr...except he had red hair. He really made the visit enjoyable and we would happily return to run into "Ironman" again. Stop by if you're in downtown Indianapolis!

Visited September 2013
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770 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
“Typical hotel sportsbar”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2013 via mobile

Something was lacking here and I think it was the atmosphere. It's your typical nice hotel sportsbar and wasn't very crowded on a Friday night when we got to town later and needed food. The plus was the waiter gave us very good service and they had some extra large draughts for $6 which was better than small beers. Food was pricey for what it was but that's because they're downtown and it's a marriott hotel. It met our needs with it raining and we couldn't search much but id recommend the places nearby on WAshington or Meridian street.

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Hellertown, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Quick bite to eat, menu variety”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2013

We always stop here at some point, for lunch or supper. Varied menu choices, mostly American comfort foods, and always delicious, especially the Chicken Salad Sandwich!

Visited September 2013
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Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
“Good food and atmosphere”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2013

Very good service. The wings were nice and meaty. The pulled pork sliders w/ fries hit the spot. Great drink menu too.

Visited September 2013
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DAYTON
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“Better Than I Expected”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2013

Hotel bars are notorious fleecers of the trouser pocket lint fodder. I expected more of the same here. We only stayed for about a half hour, but we we received great service and I was surprised that every beer wasn't $7.50 or worse.

We ordered the decadent chocolate nachos, a beer and a mixed drink. The nachos and beer were great, but the cocktail was a syrupy sweet disaster. The waiter noticed my girlfriend wasn't enjoying her drink and stepped in to comp it immediately. We didn't even have to ask (we weren't planning to).

They also had the Sunday night NFL game on the TVs and over the speakers for maximum football enjoyment.

I would also like to offer the hostess was very cheerful in the face of my accelerated inebriated sarcasm.

Not bad, Marriott hotel bar. Not bad...

  • Visited September 2013
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