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MacNiven's

$$ - $$$American, ,
339 Massachusetts Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46204-2108
+1 317-632-7268
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Overview
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good43%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“haggis” (26 reviews)
“steak pie” (9 reviews)
“scottish eggs” (9 reviews)
Opens in 8 min
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub, Scottish, British
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
339 Massachusetts Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46204-2108
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1 - 10 of 121 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went in for drinks and watch a few football games. The place was cute and very busy. The drinks were good and we loved the atmosphere.

Thank fighting46th
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

While the Scott's are not known for their cusine this pub has excellent food. Scotch eggs and haggis were excellent and there is a great beer selection Highly recommended

Thank Philip M
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Dropped in while strolling Mass Ave pubs and found this a great treat! Liquid diet underway so we sampled appetizers only and found all to be very good and ample for sharing. Shrimp, tuna, potato skins all great. The scotch eggs so good we tried...More

Thank stevejohnston2108
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Honestly it has been a lot of years since we came here because the food was not that good, Well I have to say that they have really done a turn around in the years since I was last there. We had the scotch eggs...More

Thank snupit123
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Was in town with 4 friends for GenCon. We each picked a place we wanted to eat at and this one was mine. We were seated promptly and our male waiter was awesome and everything was brought out quickly. We got the haggis sampler and...More

Thank LadyBrittsy
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Nice Scottish pub offering good selection of local craft beer as well as extensive Scotch offerings. Menu offers regular pub fare as well as Scottish items such as haggis and scotch eggs. Staff was friendly and knowledgeable.

Thank beerstl
Reviewed 17 April 2017

In an area not too kid friendly this is a gem!!! Great service! Had the grandkids and was a great place to rest prior to a afternoon show. I had Haggis which our waitress suggested after saying it was "different" but she liked. It was...More

Thank irie1029FWA
Reviewed 11 April 2017

MacNiven's is a small Scottish Pub on Mass Ave. They have a bar area on one side and a dining area on the other but you can get food in both areas. They have a nice selection of draft beers and a full bar. The...More

Thank ELIZABETH L
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We were going to go to another restaurant on the street but didn't want to wait, so ended up here because they had seats available. We thought it was hard to talk to each other because it was so loud at the table we sat...More

Thank c22hubb
Reviewed 26 March 2017

My friends and I wanted to go to another restaurant but the wait was an hour long so we went across the street to MacNiven's. The beer was good... Gumball Head! Disclaimer, I am not into Scottish food so that is maybe why I was...More

Thank DoctorBurk
MacNivens, Owner at MacNiven's, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2017

Hello, I saw your review and I was hoping you could provide me with some more information. As a locally owned and operated independent establishment we take great pride in our product & service. I'm pleased you liked your meal, it's one of the most...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Scottish, British
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 339 Massachusetts Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46204-2108
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis>  > Downtown Indianapolis
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-632-7268
  • E-mail
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