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Dick's Bodacious Bar-B-Q

50 N Pennsylvania St, Indianapolis, IN 46204-3103
+1 317-916-9600
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“rib tips” (15 reviews)
“baked beans” (10 reviews)
“pulled pork” (12 reviews)
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50 N Pennsylvania St, Indianapolis, IN 46204-3103
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I pride ourselves on locating good bbq while traveling! We were very impressed with this location! The pork and chicken had excellent flavor and the sauce only enhanced it! Combine that with excellent prices and incredible service and you get Dick’s Bodacious...More

Thank Mikey A
Reviewed 20 February 2018

The restaurant was very crowded and I can see why when we got our food. Our waitress was very courteous and efficient. The food was very good but I do have a few small complaints. It was lukewarm and we ordered rib tips which were...More

Thank Kathy E
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

First, there is a nice selection of local beers. I got a dozen wings, which were good, but just short of great. And two sides, baked beans and sweet potato casserole. The beans needed more leftover bbq bits though. Corn bread was tasty. Shining point...More

Thank Matt G
Reviewed 4 February 2018

BBQ was good and they give nice sized portions. I visit Texas often so I know the taste of real bbq as well as good bbq - Dicks hits the mark. You won't be disappointed going here! Staff are super friendly and helpful.

Thank Klassyhk
Reviewed 19 December 2017

Not too bad. Had the Meatloaf and Cole Slaw and Mac and Cheese. Meatloaf was ok the sides were amazing though!

Thank Kyle H
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Service was great. The food was tasty and filling. Had one of the baked potatoes. Staff was so friendly and checked on us often.

Thank fighting46th
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped in while we were downtown. Excellent service and good atmosphere. Very good food. Have a wide selection of food; salads, big baked potatoes, to several different types of BBQ meats with several sides to choose from. Husband had the chopped brisket and I had...More

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 29 August 2017

My wife and I stopped here while in Indy and it was great. They have huge baked potatoes with meat on them that my wife loved. I got the special that night: smoked meatloaf, two sides and corn muffin and I really, really liked it....More

Thank David D
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We had the two meat plates with plenty of toast and buns. Pulled pork ,hot links, sliced beef and 1/2 lb rib tips was all perfectly cooked and tasted lovely. The sides of bbq beans, mac and cheese really nice. We came out of the...More

Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Had a pulled pork sandwich, it was quick and tasty. Just not something to write home about. I would come back and try a couple of other menu items... service was exceptional!

Thank jrjwk
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 N Pennsylvania St, Indianapolis, IN 46204-3103
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis>  > Downtown Indianapolis
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-916-9600
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Traditional Texas Style Bar-B-Q conveniently located in the heart of downtown Indianapolis. Seating for up to 100ppl. Small side room can be reserved for up to 20ppl. Quick Service for lunch Mon-Fri 11am-3pm. Full Service 3pm-close and all weekend lunch and dinner. Outdoor seating available. TV's to watch your favorite sporting event. All meats are smoked on-site as you can smell when you walk into the restaurant.
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