Indianapolis, IN

  (13 restaurants)    
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Mama Carolla's ($$)
(956 ratings)

1031 E 54th St Map It!
Indianapolis, IN 46220
(317) 259-9412
  • Rosemary Chicken Lasagna
    roasted chicken layered w/ a mixture of wild mushrooms, spinach, cheese sauce, ricotta, fresh mozzarella & spices; then surrounded w/ tomato butter sauce; looks good
4.5 out of 5
956 ratings
#44 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); Italian eatery w/ a California Stucco design incorporating a Mediterranean style w/ a little touch of Spanish & Italian
Tamale PlaceSee Tamale Place Video ($)
(728 ratings)

5226 Rockville Rd Map It!
Indianapolis, IN 46224
(317) 248-9771
  • Apple Pecan Tamale
    dessert tamale
  • Beef in Red Tamale
    in-house corn-ground masa stuffed w/ red pepper-infused shredded beef steamed in corn husks
4.5 out of 5
728 ratings
make 3,000 tamales each week
3 Sisters Cafe [CLOSED]See 3 Sisters Cafe Video ($$)
(410 ratings)

6223 N Guilford Ave Map It!
Indianapolis, IN 46220
(317) 257-5556
  • Blueberry Goat Cheese Pie
    goat cheese, blueberry & basil filling; "that rocks!"-Guy Fieri
  • Lemon Corncakes
    served w/ lemon curd or berry sauce, a dollop of fresh cream & fresh seasonal berries
  • D'nai Pork Sandwich
    top seller; spin on ham-and-cheese; slow-roasted fresh ham w/ low country braised kale & pepper jack on a french roll; served w/ side of au jus; looks good
4.0 out of 5
410 ratings
[CLOSED]; waitress-marries-cook-and-buys-vegan-restaurant-and-add-meats-to-menu
Cake Bake ShopSee Cake Bake Shop Video ($$)
(1108 ratings)

6515 Carrollton Ave Map It!
Indianapolis, IN 46220
(317) 257-2253
  • Earl's Court Chocolate Cake
    3-layer French Valrhona chocolate cake top w/ a layer of Belgian chocolate ganache, filled w/ malted cream & topped w/ dark chocolate fudge frosting; award-winning cake has been served to Ina Garten, Jim Carrey, Elton John, Zac Brown Band, the production crew from Food Network & most of all Marc Summers; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1108 ratings
Indy's Historic Steer-In RestaurantSee Indy's Historic Steer-In Restaurant Video ($)
(500 ratings)

5130 E 10th St Map It!
Indianapolis, IN 46219
(317) 356-0996
4.0 out of 5
500 ratings
Kountry Kitchen Soulfood Place [CLOSED] ($$)
(258 ratings)

1831 N College Ave Map It!
Indianapolis, IN 46221
(317) 926-4476
As Seen On:
Top 5 Restaurants, Episode: "Best Soul Food"
  • Fried Catfish
    two whole catfish fillets served w/ candied yams & collard greens; looks good
4.0 out of 5
258 ratings
[CLOSED]; #2 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Soul Food); est. 1988; started as six-seat countertop diner; now a full-established 175-seat institution; President Obama ate here
MilktoothSee Milktooth Video ($$)
(1572 ratings)

534 Virginia Ave Map It!
Indianapolis, IN 46203
(317) 986-5131
  • Cranberry Coconut Pop Tart
    vegan; cranberry filling w/ orange juice & coconut milk, encased in dough & baked; topped w/ sugar glaze & toasted coconut; "pure pop tart perfection!" -Jonathon Sawyer
  • BLT Dutch Baby Pancake
    baked souffle-like pancake w/ oven-dried tomatillo aioli, bacon jam, sliced bacon, marinated fresh tomatoes, romaine, sunflower shoots & vinegar
4.0 out of 5
1572 ratings
#4 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Brunch); est. 2014; garage-turned-to-fine diner restaurant serving world-inspired breakfast & lunch using locally sourced ingredients
Shapiro's DelicatessenSee Shapiro's Delicatessen Video ($$)
(908 ratings)

808 S Meridian St Map It!
Indianapolis, IN 46225
(317) 631-4041
  • Peppered Beef Sandwich
    piled high w/ mustard
4.0 out of 5
908 ratings
St Elmo Steak House ($$$)
(2501 ratings)

127 S Illinois St Map It!
Indianapolis, IN 46225
(317) 635-0636
  • Shrimp Cocktail
    appetizer; 5 jumbo shrimp w/ "plenty of fiery sauce"
  • Bone-In Prime Rib
    38 oz. of flavorful balanced marbling, slow roasted, finished to temperature; limited availability; looks good
  • Porterhouse Steak
    house specialty; 28-oz steak; wet-aged for 35 days
4.0 out of 5
2501 ratings
since 1902; decor includes original tiger-oak backbar imported from the 1893 Chicago World's Fair; honored by James Beard (America's Classic-2012); one of "10 great classic restaurants well worth visiting" (Forbes Magazine); celebrity sightings: Joe Louis, Peyton Manning
Zest! Exciting Food Creations [CLOSED]See Zest! Exciting Food Creations Video ($$)
(278 ratings)

1134 E 54th St Map It!
Indianapolis, IN 46220
(317) 466-1853
  • Asiago 'Fried' Chicken
    pan-fried-and-oven-finished Thai-marinated chicken w/ Asiago crust topped w/ wild mushroom ragout, rosemary-gorgonzola, polenta, roasted green beans
  • Beef Sandwich
    shredded beef topped w/ onion jam, "bleu cheese mousse" served on a crusty roll; beef is seared and then roasted for 3 hrs; looks good
  • Tomato Bon Bon
    cross between a meatball, a dumpling and a Scottish egg; baby tomatoes stuffed w/ fair oaks farms asiago cheese wrapped w/ sausage and cornmeal crust; come w/ tomato tzatziki; served in large soup spoons
4.0 out of 5
278 ratings
[CLOSED]; opened in 2006; "passion for the artistry of creating and serving food that is intensely flavored, fun, and full of delightful surprises" (from its website)
Edwards Drive-In [CLOSED] ($)
(182 ratings)

2126 S Sherman Dr Map It!
Indianapolis, IN 46203
(317) 786-1638
As Seen On:
Man v. Food, Episode: "Indianapolis"
  • Tenderloin Sandwich
3.5 out of 5
182 ratings
Mug N Bun ($)
(231 ratings)

5211 W 10th St Map It!
Indianapolis, IN 46224
(317) 244-5669
As Seen On:
Man v. Food, Episode: "Indianapolis, IN"
  • Monster Pork Tenderloin Challenge
    sandwich w/ 3-tiers of pork tenderloin & condiments, family side of fries, 32-oz drink (total of 3.5 lbs) in 30 min; Casey lost
3.5 out of 5
231 ratings
Indy's oldest drive-in
Barking Dog Cafe [CLOSED]See Barking Dog Cafe Video ($$)
(94 ratings)

115 E 49th St Map It!
Indianapolis, IN 46205
(317) 924-2233
  • "Bark Lard" BLT
    sandwich w/ house-cured bacon, tomato jam, lettuce & basil mayo; looks good
  • Buddy's Shrimp Roll
    seasoned mayo-based shrimp served in New England-style roll
3.0 out of 5
94 ratings
[CLOSED]; neighborhood favorite; dog-friendly...they will feed your dog w/ food on a plate w/ dog's name written in ketchup; Other Recipes: Chicken Lollipops
Indianapolis, IN   (13 restaurants)    

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