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Hollyhock Hill Restaurant

8110 N College Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46240-2554
+1 317-251-2294
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“cottage cheese” (21 reviews)
“pickled beets” (21 reviews)
“apple butter” (14 reviews)
Opens in 18 min
All hours
$$ - $$$
8110 N College Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46240-2554
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Gathered at the Hollyhock for our holiday family meal. The setting was so surreal and wonderful! The service was impeccable! We were promptly seated in an area that had beautiful scenery near a picture window. After taking our food orders the appetizers were delivered so...More

Thank Jo P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went with friends who are vegetarians and were surprised at how inconsistent the food was. Some things were really good (the pickeled beets, the gravy, the sweet potatoes) while other items were barely ok (the biscuits, the turkey). The service was good but it...More

Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here last Saturday to celebrate a family birthday. A very quaint, off the main road location for a great dinner! Dinners are served "family style". Meaning the food is brought out in bowls or on plates and you serve yourself. We had the fried...More

Thank Stephen K
Reviewed 25 August 2017

We dined here with another couple on a Friday evening. The food is served family style. The fried chicken was ok, but nothing special. Other sides were very average. The best thing we had was macaroni and cheese. The interior feels like an old farmhouse...More

1  Thank Michelle112013
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We come here once every few years for a special occasion and I always enjoy it... the food is very good... served family style... fried chicken is very good... It is reasonably priced and good service... items are 10.00 - 20.00..... The atmosphere is what...More

1  Thank paul30
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Six of us, three couples, decided to try this place upon recommendation from one of the couples that had been there prior to new ownership. Let me say that I don't know where some of you folks taste buds have gone but this experience sure...More

2  Thank bill w
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

We had a 6:30 pm reservation for dinner at hollyhock hill. The staff there seemed to be very disorganized. After setting 30 minutes they came to take our order. Now i have a big family (15) so i understand it takes awhile to wait on...More

1  Thank Steve S
Reviewed 27 February 2017

I have been getting carry out from Hollyhock Hill since 1980. I've never had a problem getting what I paid for until now. I picked up my carry out and when I got home I was missing half of my order. I called the restaurant...More

3  Thank 970alexanderp
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Over the years my family has looked forward to celebrating special occasions at Hollyhock Hill. The warm, friendly ambiance and down home food served family style combined to make this a "when are we going again" type of experience. But that hasn't been the case...More

4  Thank DMJA21
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Recently we had a party of 14 celebrating a birthday at Hollyhock. It is under new ownership so perhaps that was the issue. But service was mediocre at best. And one person in the party did not receive their food until the others in the...More

2  Thank fauljo
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28 December 2016|
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Response from hollyhockhills | Property representative |
We typically only open for lunch when we have a group of twenty or more scheduled, then we open to the general public. So, in short, it is on a day by day basis. Please feel free to call us here at the restaurant to check... More
Linda S
5 December 2016|
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Response from hollyhockhills | Property representative |
Yes, we have a full service bar
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$27
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 7:30 PM
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8110 N College Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46240-2554
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-251-2294
  • E-mail
Uniquely Indianapolis! Hollyhock Hill Restaurant has been a tradition in "family-style" dining since 1928, remaining as one of the few such restaurants of its type in the United States and the 2nd oldest restaurant in Indiana. Consistently ranked among the top restaurants in the Midwest, Hollyhock Hill is famed for its superior "county-style" cuisine, high standards of service and unique ambiance. Hollyhock Hill is a premiere dining destination in Indianapolis and perfect for celebrating special occasions. Recently named "America's BEST Fried Chicken" by Travel & Leisure Magazine and YAHOO! Travel. Featured on the cover of Saveur magazine for "Perfect Fried Chicken". Independently owned and operated. Groups Welcome! Reservations Recommended. Hollyhock Hill - where dining is an experience that will be long remembered!
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