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Woody's Library Restaurant

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American, Bar, Pub
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40 E Main St, Carmel, IN 46032-1739
+1 317-573-4444
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11:00 - 03:00
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Sun - Tue 11:00 - 00:00
Wed - Sat 11:00 - 03:00
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place. It is so charming. Must try and jerky and take some to go. Enjoy the library ambiance.

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Thank Broadripple
Fishers, Indiana
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106 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

An old Carnegie library turned in to a casual dining restaurant. It has kept its library charm with all the books. The good was quite good. I look forward to going back in the summer and sitting outside. Nice place for casual date.

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Thank readingrulz
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74 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Had lunch here with Friends on a Sunday afternoon. Maybe that's a bad time, because the head chef is probably off that day. In any case, I had the grilled cheese Florentine sandwich and my wife had the BLT. We both had the sweet potato fries. The food was really just average -- maybe less than that. It's hard to... More 

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Thank joeformaggi
Chandler, Arizona
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186 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Our whole experience at this restaurant was wonderful from the moment that we sat down outside in the covered patio. The service and food was excellent. This is the first time that we have been here. The price was a little high for lunch but it was a special occasion for our family so we splurged. I love the uniqueness... More 

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Thank Faithtraveler3
Westfield, Indiana
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322 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Dropped off my wife before parking, they saw the dog and mentioned the deck was still open and is dog-friendly so Gus joined us for dinner. Friendly, attentive service. Nice variety of menu items, though we were out for a lighter dinner. Lori loved her grilled cheese and the Bun less Oven Bake. Nice sized deck for outdoor eating, but... More 

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Thank NeverUnpacked
Carmel, Indiana
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Meals were tasty and prepared nicely, portion size perfect., Ordered an appetizer, nacho dip to share for four. Server brought enough chips for two, when we asked for more, she brought maybe 10 more individual chips. We were left with half our dip with nothing to scoop with. I guess we have to bring our own bag to have enough!... More 

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Thank Mary Kay K
Carmel, Indiana
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This is a gem of Carmel dining. If you live in Carmel you have probably been here. If you have not, put it on your list. Formal dining upstairs, and casual bar atmosphere downstairs. The menu is the same, and the food is very good.

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Thank Mad4Diving
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64 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

I've been going here for 5 years...not once had a bad meal. Pot Roast sliders, fish tacos, prime rib, grilled cheese, tomato soup, cheeseburger soup, wedge salad...its all good!! This time, I changed it up, had sloppy joe sliders...excellent! As always, Kay's service is great.

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Thank TMuff
Carmel, Indiana
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153 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

My first time here. Some good and some just OK. The house salad was mostly just lettuce and pretty bland. I went with the fish and chips; the fish (tilapia) was very good but the fries were regular crinkle cut out of the bag. I really liked the desserts. They are moderately priced and sized. Not overwhelming like some places.... More 

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Thank Jim S
Santiago de Compostela, Spain
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168 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

We lunched early on a Tuesday and the bartender did his best for us. My pot pie was just fine, but not the best I've ever had. The grilled cheese was excellent, as was the mac-and-cheese spirals. This is a tiny spot, but unlike any other. Carnegie created a couple of thousand libraries with his wealth and that's why this... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 03:00
Thursday
11:00 - 03:00
Friday
11:00 - 03:00
Saturday
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 E Main St, Carmel, IN 46032-1739
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Hamilton County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: +1 317-573-4444

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