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“The Friendly is one of the best!”

The Friendly Tavern
Ranked #1 of 59 Restaurants in Zionsville
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Full Bar, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Indianapolis IN
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“The Friendly is one of the best!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2014

Zionsville for nearly 23 years and the friendly is one of our favorites. Sandwiches are really good, the burgers are one of the best I've ever had and the chicken wings are THE best I've ever had. The Prime rib on Friday is excellent. The prices are very reasonable. I've never had a bad lunch or dinner there. I usually go for lunch, though. They have a good beer selection including many local micro breweries. Be warned that on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, you will wait in line and service is a little slow when they are that busy. Still a great local place.

  • Visited December 2013
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Zionsville, Indiana, United States
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22 reviews
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“Best Prime Rib Ever!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2014

Great Prime Rib every time. Family and friends go their often to enjoy the food and the great service. Never a bad meal, always a wonderful atmosphere. Outstanding service. Great local owner.

  • Visited December 2013
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Friendly is an Awesome Place for Lunch or Dinner”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2013

I go to the Friendly almost weekly. The food and service are wonderful and reasonably priced. I highly recommend it.

  • Visited December 2013
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Lunch stopover”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2013 via mobile

Good place & good food. Service was very good. Definitely recommend this place if you're in the Indianapolis area. Worth the stop .

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Thank tot450
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Predictable in a good way”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2013 via mobile

The Friendly is dependable and a casual predictable dining experience. We have been going there for years and we don't go for the awesome cuisine but we do go for the dependable service, the good food quality and the wonderful familiar Zionsville atmosphere.
We like going to the friendly for apps and beers to meet friends or for casual dinners.

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