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Shapiro's Delicatessen

808 S Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1335
+1 317-631-4041
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“sandwiches” (205 reviews)
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American, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Kosher, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
808 S Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1335
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the brisket sanwich and a coke for$19. The sandwich was really goog but im not sure it and a drink were worth the money. The place is also a bit run down, but i think thats some of the allure. Undecided if i...More

Thank Gary S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This very casual place, located downtown and walking distance to the sports field, is well known and favored by resident Hoosiers. It is a large cafeteria with excellent food available to suit all tastes.

Thank Jack F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Kosher direction of the food here make unique and tasty. The best corned beef and pies anywhere!

Thank 970alexanderp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great lunch spot, with friendly atmosphere and loads of seating. Cafeteria style lunch counter where you can pick your dessert and sides, and then move down for a hot entrée or sandwich. I chose 4 stars rather than 5, because my stuffed cabbage was tough,...More

Thank sndyrige
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My bf got us a weekend get away to Indy and our first stop what Shaprio's Deli. When you step inside the restaurant, its like stepping in a time machine. The deli is very old fashioned with how they serve their food and the atmosphere...More

Thank Carissa D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While at Shapiro’s do NOT forget dessert. Yes, the have great deli options but the baked goods are delicious! The Easter Bunny Cake was almost too cute to eat. Almost! Order dessert while at Shapiro’s. You will be glad you did. Enjoy!

Thank IndStateRex
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate here twice on the trip. Very impressed with the food and staff. Wouldn't be surprised if I found myself driving 2 hours just to experience the Reuben!

Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Unique place with kind of an old school cafeteria feel. Grab a tray and pick out your custom made sandwich lava Ola me warm entrees. Staff is nice. Good food. A little pricey. But appears to be a unique Indy place.

Thank dac831
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Food is outstanding. Huge sandwiches and the strawberry cheesecake is to die for. It is served cafeteria style but line moves fast. All of their food is excellent. It’s not cheap so don’t think that you can get away with a cheap meal. Worth it

Thank Laerwin
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

No matter when you go the food is good, hot and plentiful. Just like home. My sister and I had the cabbage roll and it was like grandma had just taken it out of the oven. The slightly sweet sauce is perfect for dunking the...More

Thank KCmdwFA
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Anita D
31 March 2016|
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Response from Cynthia G | Reviewed this property |
Yep, they sell beer and wine!
30 March 2016|
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Response from richard g | Reviewed this property |
Yes,they have beer......... Everything positive that was said,I totally agree with-of course,it's my fav orite restaurant,bar none. And NOT expensive-compare it to the Stage,Carnegies,etc. It's every bit as good
ChuckandGerri A
20 October 2015|
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Response from Anita D | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if they serve beer. I have not added for any.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 808 S Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1335
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-631-4041
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