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Piper's Cafe

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2130 W. Southport Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46217
+1 317-888-7667
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Today
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 16:30 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 16:30 - 22:00
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Greenwood, Indiana
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202 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

I arrived for supper on a Monday right as they were opening for supper. Pipers is known for their tea cup rolls with cinnamon butter - wonderful. I also had their house salad, scallops entree with corn & cup of chicken velvet soup & ice tea. Good meal. Unfortunately they are closing their restaurant the end of September & just... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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63 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

I ordered the soup and salad for lunch and paid $4 extra dollars to have salmon added to my salad. The salmon was dry and tasteless and there was so little, I couldn't believe I was being charged that much extra! However, the salad itself was tasty--I believe it was called Willy's Favorite--with sesame oil and Chinese noodles. It was... More 

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Mason,
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I work downtown and by the time I drive and park to a local restaurant I could have gone to Piper's, so now I do. It is 5 miles from work and worth the trip south. I go once a week and have always had a great meal. Please don't drop the meatloaf off the menu! I heard they may.... More 

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Englewood, Florida
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80 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Celebrated with 30 others. The room was lovely, with outside daylight. There were no interior lights on, so photos were dark and it was hard to see. That said, the food was plentiful- fruit, mini bun sandwiches, broccoli and Chinese Cole slaw salads and delicious dessert bars. There's a huge fish tank in the wall which is interesting. Drinks included... More 

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Thank Carol S
Fairfax Station, Virginia
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310 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

Loved the staff, loved the menu variety - everything our party of 6 chose looked and tasted great. I will absolutely return next time we're in Indy!

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Thank Barb H
Plainfield, Indiana
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260 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

Had lunch there today with a group. Service was good (probably only 10 patrons including us in the place). Food was average, above a burger joint.

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Thank Charley C
Bloomington, Indiana
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

My husband and I stopped in on a Saturday evening on our way home to Bloomington from Indy. The atmosphere was an odd balance of formal and casual. The menu had plenty of options, but nothing that sounded great to either of us. We chose a couple of appetizers and were pleased. I don't know that we would return again... More 

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Thank Brittany B
Indianapolis, Indiana
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

My wife and I visited on a Friday evening. We were seated immediately. Our waitress, Sarah, was prompt, friendly, and very helpful with our questions. We also met the manager, Dylan, and felt he was very friendly and competent. Our food was served promptly. It was good though not phenomenal. Maybe we ordered the wrong things. Overall, our impression was... More 

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Thank Lee M
indianapolis
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016

My husband and I had a great meal here and the service was very friendly in this family-owned restaurant. We tried the special short-time menu that was $30 per couple and included an appetizer, salads, two entrees, and a dessert. We had the duck appetizer and it was very good. My cucumber jalapeno dressing was very tasty. My husband had... More 

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Thank tanda367
Greenwood, Indiana
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156 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2015

Nice quiet place to eat and chat with friends. Food is always good and the service is very good as well. The tea cup rolls are excellent!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2130 W. Southport Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46217
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-888-7667
Description
Pipers Restaurant is a destination casual fine-dining restaurant on Indy’s south side, where everything is made from scratch using only the freshest ingredients—nothing frozen, nothing canned. Now celebrating 24 years of excellence, Pipers restaurant boasts a culinary team with over 100 years’ experience! The core menu is very diverse, and includes not only old-time favorites like Swiss steak, home-spun meatloaf and real chicken pot pie, but also features an ever-changing lineup of innovative new items that keep our regular guests intrigued and keep the foodies coming back. Our “Top Shelf” wine dinners are also a crowd favorite and occur throughout the year.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?