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Slippery Noodle Inn

) #36 of 1,881 Restaurants in Indianapolis $$ - $$$ American, ,
372 S Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1193
+1 317-631-6974
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Pub, Bar
$$ - $$$
372 S Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1193
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The oldest continually operating bar in the state of Indiana!! Very contemporary and very cool especially if you like music while you dine. The bar is famous for its food and musical acts but it is also located within walking distance to the Lucas oil...More

Thank DamionBrown
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with family. Good food and decent service. Our server was distracted but everything turned out great!

Thank Banana427
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

This bar is the oldest in Indy and such a fun place. Lives Blues 7 days a week! Bands are great with two different stages available. One in the front of the bar and one in the back. Good drinks and great laid back atmosphere!

Thank Yorkiemomtoo
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Stopped in for lunch during the FDIC. It was quite with no entertainment during the lunch hours. Food was good. Service was slow at best (Food/Check/Refills all very slow). Really enjoyed the setting and the historic building. Would like to try the place again in...More

Thank CincyJp
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Went to this venue well visiting family on a business trip. The blues musicians are fabulous! Looks live music every night! The service was wonderful but the food, although certainly priced right, is nothing really to write home about. Pretty typical pub food. I had...More

Thank Alyx31
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Kind of divey, kind of hip. Go for a drink and stay for the weird ambiance. Sometimes our mayor from Valparaiso, IN sits in for a gig. That's the kind of place it is.

Thank LakeLady4700
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Spent a few hours here once again. It is a great place for blues music and great beer. Never a bad time here. A place not to miss if you're ever in Indy!

Thank local1261
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Walked in with a party of 7 and no reso. Ashley offered to seat us in her section and gave amazing service. The spinach dip is out of this world. I ordered the vegas burger, which was so plentiful that I couldn't finish it. Very...More

Thank gijd83
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Great service and location. The band was very good, but unfortunately they were all wrapped up and gone home by 11pm... The party is just starting! Friendly crowd and seems like a popular spot. Didn't get any food but the beers were cold and drinks...More

Thank Lovemytravels121
Reviewed 27 April 2017

My wife and I were in Indy on business last week and the night before we were to leave we went into town to catch some live music and grab a bite to eat. After walking around town checking out some local breweries we decided...More

Thank Ben H
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Questions & Answers
12 August 2016|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from Troy R | Reviewed this property |
Hi - I have seen kids there. It's no issue. I brought mine when they were 15 and 17. Remember it is a bar and restaurant so the later in the day or evening the more culture they will learn. So if you want to slow them... More
Randy F
11 June 2015|
Response from Hal Y | Property representative |
Yes we do. We have Live Blues 7 nights a week starting at 8:30pm. Thursday is also 1/2 price drinks - virtually every drink is 1/2 price. We also feature 2 bands every Friday & Saturday on 2 different stages. Please go... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 10 - USD 25
American, Pub, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:00 - 01:30
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
12:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 372 S Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1193
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-631-6974
  • E-mail
The Slippery Noodle Inn, Indiana's oldest bar, and home of the Blues in Indiana features live local, regional and national Blues 7 nights a week. Two bands are featured every Friday and Saturday night on two separate stages - Music starts at 8:30pm and goes non-stop until morning. The Noodle also features a full service menu serving until the wee hours of the morning. Open for lunch Monday - Friday. IN RECENT HISTORY THE "NOODLE" HAS HAD ITS CLAIM TO FAME 2015, Big City Rhythm & Blues, The Noodle is at the top of our list of nightclubs 2014, Tripadvisor, Certificate of Excellence Winner 2013, Indianapolis Monthly, a blues mecca and Indiana's most famous nightspot 2012, Fanzooloo, One of the Top 5 Sports Bars in the Country 2011, The Chive, One of the Top 25 Sports Bars in the Country 2003, KBA (Blues Foundation's Keeping the Blues Alive) Blues Club of the Year 1996, BLUES REVUE, 1 of the Top 20 Blues Venues nationally 1996, The Governors Award for Excellence in Recycling Live From the Slippery Noodle Inn 50th Anniversary 3-CD set has now been released. Recorded in celebration of the Slippery Noodle Inn being in the Yeagy family for 50 years. This 3 disc set includes 25 artist and almost 4 hours of live recordings.
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