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Grindstone Charley's

5383 Rockville Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46224-9111
+1 317-243-8760
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good43%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“tenderloin” (10 reviews)
“grouper” (2 reviews)
“fries” (9 reviews)
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
5383 Rockville Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46224-9111
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Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

I decided to visit due to the good reviews here on trip advisor, and it did not disappoint. I had the tenderloin and fried and it was excellent!! I'm from Indiana and it was up there with the best tenderloin I've ever had. The only...More

Thank Dustin A
Reviewed 19 February 2018

I always order a breaded tenderloin and my husband get a grilled. We love them from here. Their slaw is also delicious. They are a little slow sometimes taking a "to go" order and you have to call back, but it is worth it. I...More

Reviewed 9 February 2018

Second time I phoned in order. This time I was told 20 minutes. Showed up 25 minutes later, and had to wait a half hour before order was ready. Order was a simple tenderloin sandwich, nothing else.

Thank gridermeg2
Reviewed 4 February 2018

On a business trip so I asked the hotel for a recommendation for dinner. I had the ribs with a Cesar salad and was pleasantly surprised with the quality. The ribs were very tender and the sauce was not too sweet. The service was good...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 6 January 2018

This was a first visit and a recommendation from my hotel. Arriving about 6 p.m., was immediately seated. There is an unusual and extensive menu that took a considerable amount of studying. Ordered the fried honey butter chicken sandwich with a side of fruit and...More

Thank UStravelmaxx
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Visited during lunch with a co-worker. The interior while clean has a tired worn look that says "I need a remodel". I had the grilled cheese with a cup of chilli. The grilled cheese was made with 2 thick slices of sourdough bread. The sandwich...More

Thank Tom K
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

We have had tenderloins many places in Indianapolis and southern Indiana this is the best. The breading is crispy and the tenderloin very moist they dress it any way you want we get their fries which are very good. Great sandwich.

Thank Gary H
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Went here for lunch. The pork tenderloin sandwich was huge. Added bbq sauce and tasted great. Service was good.

Thank bubba073
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Needed a quick bite close to the airport and a beer, so we tried this somewhat dated local bar & grill on a Sat afternoon about 5 miles from downtown. Almost didn't go in as the curb appeal (sign, lot, entrance) hasn't been updated in...More

Thank VJazz
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We had the pork tenderloin specials, both were exellent, we would have no problem coming back here or recommending it to others.

Thank JayDub01
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5383 Rockville Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46224-9111
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-243-8760
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Started by Indiana Restaurateur Perry Fogelsong in 1982, Grindstone Charley's is currently a four unit chain with locations in Indianapolis, Speedway, Kokomo, and Lafayette. Today, customers in Indiana and Ohio enjoy home-style cooking, spirited drinks and warm hospitality. As part of the Clancy's, Inc. Family of stores, Grindstone Charley's joins Michelangelo's Italian Bistro and Clancy's Hamburgers in offering quality food, drinks and fun perfectly suited to Midwestern appetites.
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