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Dooley O'Toole's

) #56 of 197 Restaurants in Carmel ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Soups, Bar
160 E Carmel Dr, Carmel, IN 46032-2633
+1 317-843-9900
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good42%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (8 reviews)
“irish stew” (6 reviews)
“tenderloin” (9 reviews)
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American, Soups, Bar
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160 E Carmel Dr, Carmel, IN 46032-2633
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Reviews (33)
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1 - 10 of 33 reviews

Reviewed 16 April 2017

Good food and good, friendly service in an attractive pub-like atmosphere. The Indiana tenderloin sandwich is always tender and delicious. The mini-tenderloin is a normal size sandwich and the regular is twice as big, about the size of a plate. The house chicken velvet soup...More

Thank Jack H
Reviewed 7 March 2017

My wife and I have eaten here often and we love it. Food is great, atmosphere is charming, great ownership and staff. If you want a great steak or Doug's famous stew this is the place. And his homemade soups are awesome. And cocktails are...More

Thank PrevailingPower
Reviewed 11 February 2017

We had a party of 8 and all of our food was excellent. Our server Toni was on top of everything, she has a wonderful personality and it shows she likes her job. She was very helpful on suggestions . They have a large menu...More

Thank Destinlover1
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Lunch at Dooley O'Tooles was very good. Its Chicken Velvet Soup was excellent--very reminiscent of Ayres Tearoom's and far superior to the Chicken Velvet Soup served at the replica Ayres Tearoom at the Indiana State Museum. Service was excellent and the prices were very fair---most...More

Thank Thomas E
Reviewed 23 December 2016

Graet food and drink at affordable prices staffed and owned by long time friends- it doesn't get better than that!

Thank twells2016
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Our church group met at Dooley O'Toole's today for lunch and had a great experience. Centrally located on East Carmel Drive, this is the place where locals return again and again to enjoy comfort food and beverages. This long-standing restaurant has served hungry Carmelites for...More

Thank Dave46033
Reviewed 4 October 2016

I recently met some friends here for lunch (six in our party, four were "regulars"). There were several items that caught my attention on the menu. The restaurant was quite busy and tables were filled. Popular place. They are open for lunch and dinner M-F...More

Thank IndianaPeggy
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Dooley O'Toole's has been a Carmel staple for more than 30 years, located on East Carmel Drive, close to everyone. On Wednesday evenings, cars and hot rods show up to display their chrome and engines. For lunch and dinner, the locals frequent this restaurant to...More

Thank Dave46033
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Standard American fare and mid century decor awaits at this long established place. It's sort of an Irish stew with a BLT for lunch or somewhat fancier dishes for supper kind of place. While it hosts a bar area, the joint ain't exactly jumpin'.

Thank NophoneyPhil
Reviewed 14 January 2016

I was happily surprised with my food and service because the last time (3-4 years ago) I was quite disappointed. I was reluctant when a friend suggested we meet here for lunch. Great lunch menu with delicious daily specials as well as soups. The menu...More

Thank Snowgal2002
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 16
American, Soups, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 160 E Carmel Dr, Carmel, IN 46032-2633
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Hamilton County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: +1 317-843-9900
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