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“yummy”

Elbow Room Pub & Deli
Ranked #417 of 2,346 Restaurants in Indianapolis
Price range: $8 - $30
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub, British, Delicatessen
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: Downtown Indianapolis
florida
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“yummy”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2012

like that it's so old and been in Indy forever!! I didn't dislike a thing..bar food absolutely..don't go if you're on a diet but ya gotta go at least once but be aware you'll keep going back!

Visited September 2012
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English first
Indianapolis, Indiana
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“One of a kind”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2012

When Indianpolis was known for corn and not restaurants, there was the Elbow Room. In the late seventies and early eighties it was a meeting place for professionals on the old north side. The restaurant serves as a neighborhood bar on the edge of the downtown, drawing a wide range of customers. The food is bar food, the service is bar service, the restaurant is like a V in a historic building. If you are driving by and see a parking place I suggest you stopping in for a beer or a sandwich. This restaurant is great place to take in an Indianapolis parade.

  • Visited May 2012
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Thank petersen1970
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Indianapolis
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great way to taste Indy”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 28, 2012

Traditional bar atmosphere, traditional bar food, and traditional bar pricing. The Elbow Room does it well, and the view of downtown is great. Parking is the biggest challenge, but one circle around should land you a spot in the lot across the street.

Visited March 2012
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Indianapolis
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“3.5 Stars”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2012

Had to write the review to say I'd give them 3.5 stars if TA let me. It's a bar, then it's a restaurant. If you go in with that in mind you'll be satisfied. It's pub grub, but tenderloins and burgers are good. Great location downtown by the library and just a couple blocks off Mass Ave.

  • Visited November 2011
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Thank NC_in_Indy
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Smoke-filled dive bar”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2011

Not all dive bars are bad, but the service is terrible at Elbow Room. This is not the place for you if you dislike cigarette smoke.

Visited December 2011
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