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English Ivy's

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Downtown Indianapolis
American, Bar, Pub
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944 N Alabama St, Indianapolis, IN 46202-3350
+1 317-822-5070
11:00 - 03:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 03:00
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Palm Springs
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Terrific menu. Great service and waiter. Highly recommend. Having just moved to the city, this was a convenient location and the food and service were excellent.

Thank PalmSpringsCraig
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

I have been a regular since before the previous owners. They took a good place and made it better. New owner ad of April is taking a great place and destroying it. Wants to put windows in. I love the quaint ambience which that will destroy. We go every Monday for Surf and Turf. Employees couldn't get along with Danny,... More 

Thank Kent G
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132 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

I was curious why the parking lot, normally full, was empty! New owners, ok! New menu, great and needed New pricing, Nope, not good and no longer a value or in line with its customer base. I am not cheap but a hamburger for $9.29 is unreasonable. Combine that with an old, tired and stale lettuce salad mix and this... More 

1 Thank IndyGuyontheGo
Indianapolis, Indiana
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59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Fast service and good food. It is tucked away near downtown. Didn't know about until friends invited me. The chicken Marsala was fantastic as was the steak & potato soup!!

Thank Mary Ann S
Indianapolis, Indiana
Level Contributor
152 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

I must say the food was nice I had to read by it was very well prepared I had the spinach dip it was very tasty did not like the homemade chips but other than that the whole place is Fun the atmosphere is down to earth it's an alternative to but it's still fun even the customers are friendly... More 

Thank Joshua D
Indianapolis, Indiana
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46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016

Living in the neighborhood, Ivy's is one of my go to spots for a quick meal with friends, or a late night dessert (still). The place is really two rooms; the bar, and the dining room. The bar is usually fairly busy, but unless its during the dinner rush, the dining room usually has a decent amount of tables open.... More 

Thank Jon C
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2015 via mobile

Just moved to Mass Ave area, and wanted to give this local place a try, since we live 2 blocks away, and eat out a lot. Ambiance and service fantastic! Food, terrible. Ordered buffalo chicken dip, used canned cheese and maybe some canned chicken. No buffalo flavor. Wings: the most heavily deep fried breading I have had in years. Shameful,... More 

Thank Seguimarnold
Indianapolis, Indiana
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54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

English Ivy's is as close to Cheers as you can get. Great bar very good food at affordable prices. My wik=fe and and I are at the age where we eat out several times a week. Ivy's offers excellent daily specials heading a very extensive menu. The home made soups and chile are excellent. The menu contains modern items along... More 

Thank indbob
Canberra, Australia
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261 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 270 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

This has quickly and easily become one of our favourite experiences since holidaying in Indianapolis and I'm gutted that we only found this place on our last day in Indy (because we could have/would have haunted the place otherwise). Our holiday rental at Renaissance Towers was a total of 200 metres away, but because we were used to heading in... More 

Thank Jean B
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2015

Our server was really fun and nice. The atmosphere was great. The food was not good - akin to a hungry man frozen dinner. If you like those, then you'll love the food.

Thank deanna2000

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 944 N Alabama St, Indianapolis, IN 46202-3350
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis>  > Downtown Indianapolis
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-822-5070

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