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Woody's Library Restaurant

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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40 East Main Street, Carmel, IN
+1 317-573-4444
11:00 - 03:00
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Sun - Tue 11:00 - 00:00
Wed - Sat 11:00 - 03:00
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Chandler, Arizona
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181 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank Faithtraveler3
Westfield, Indiana
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322 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank NeverUnpacked
Carmel, Indiana
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank Mary Kay K
Carmel, Indiana
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank Mad4Diving
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64 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank TMuff
Carmel, Indiana
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131 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank Jim S
Santiago de Compostela, Spain
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157 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank CapitanBrad
Carmel, IN
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Was a regular at this place until the owner decided not to right a wrong. Prime rib was always a favorite. Had my son order and he did not like it but didn't want to say anything when the server asked. After he only had a couple of bites I finally tasted it myself and it was horrible. Something definitely... More 

Thank AmazingRacer22
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

My family and I recently decided to eat at Woody's. We were lucky enough to be there during their 1/2 price appetizers. EVERYTHING we ordered was delicious!! My favorite was the baked goat cheese. Highly recommended! You can't go wrong.

Thank indy4life2012
Roanoke, Indiana, United States
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

The fish aquarium was beautiful when we arrived. Loved our salads and pretzels sticks! Service was great! Went 3 times while downtown area.

Thank Tina Q

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 East Main Street, Carmel, IN
  • 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?