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Elbow Room Pub & Deli

$$ - $$$
Downtown Indianapolis
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605 N Pennsylvania St, Indianapolis, IN 46204-1310
+1 317-635-3354
11:00 - 03:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 03:00
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Carmel, Indiana
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204 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Quaint older venue. Menu is pretty decent. I had grilled fish Cajun style and it was pretty well prepared. Baked potato was kind of rubbery not sure of it was boiled or microwaved or what.

Thank S8epilot
Summit, New Jersey
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175 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Our running group got there just as they were about to close. No worries. We gathered at the bar upstairs and were served by one of the best bar women I've ever encountered. I only wish I could remember her name. Hey, the beer was great and the tenderloin sandwiches were true to the great Indiana tradition, but the service,... More 

Thank Jim W
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

I was in town for a week long seminar and this was the closest restaurant to the training facility. I ate here four days. During our lunch hour, four of us would eat here. Our server, Keri, was the best server I've ever had. On our 2nd day, she had our drink order memorized,even though we weren't "regulars". The food... More 

Thank Phillip D
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

We love the Elbow Room! Very entertaining staff and great menu. Old time pub feel with full bar on both floors with upstairs and outdoor seating.

Thank Alex M
Houston, Texas
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

Every time I come back home to Indiana, I am on the search for a great tenderloin sandwich. This time I found one at Elbow Room Pub and Deli. It was delicious! In fact my husband and I went back twice!

Thank Charlotte D
Saint Louis, Missouri
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61 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Great bar, very friendly staff. We had the pork tenderloin it was one of the best I've ever had and good onion rings! Nice place to hang out.

Thank Misadventurz
Indianapolis, Indiana
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605 reviews
334 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016

Three of us met here for dinner. It was with reluctance based on prior experiences. In the past service was very slow and we were late for the beginning of a sporting event we were attending. This time, we told the waitress up front of our time schedule and she did a good job of getting us out on time.... More 

Thank gold-vintner
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148 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

We come to the elbow room a lot! The food is great and a bargain. Everything I have had here has been so good, bison burger and fish and chips are some of my favorite dishes!

Thank danamarie31
Newburgh, IN
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241 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

A very good place to stop and have a light lunch or evening snack and a cocktail or brew. Staff was friendly, service was good. Not an extensive list of craft brews on tap. Mainly light menu of appetizers, burgers, sandwiches, salads, and other pub grub. I would recommend the Fish and Chips. Nice pub ambiance. Location across from the... More 

Thank Thomas M
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016

Stopped in today. Immediate seating. The chili I'd great. Meaty with beans. I would have enjoyed a little larger bowl. Good service and and a great place for a quick lunch

Thank Steve P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
American, Bar, British, Delicatessen
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Open Hours
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 605 N Pennsylvania St, Indianapolis, IN 46204-1310
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis>  > Downtown Indianapolis
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-635-3354

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?