We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Hollyhock Hill Restaurant

8110 N College Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46240-2554
+1 317-251-2294
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pickled beets” (21 reviews)
“apple butter” (14 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
$$ - $$$
8110 N College Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46240-2554
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (146)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 146 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We dined here with another couple on a Friday evening. The food is served family style. The fried chicken was ok, but nothing special. Other sides were very average. The best thing we had was macaroni and cheese. The interior feels like an old farmhouse...More

Thank Michelle112013
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We come here once every few years for a special occasion and I always enjoy it... the food is very good... served family style... fried chicken is very good... It is reasonably priced and good service... items are 10.00 - 20.00..... The atmosphere is what...More

Thank paul30
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Six of us, three couples, decided to try this place upon recommendation from one of the couples that had been there prior to new ownership. Let me say that I don't know where some of you folks taste buds have gone but this experience sure...More

2  Thank bill w
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

We had a 6:30 pm reservation for dinner at hollyhock hill. The staff there seemed to be very disorganized. After setting 30 minutes they came to take our order. Now i have a big family (15) so i understand it takes awhile to wait on...More

1  Thank Steve S
Reviewed 27 February 2017

I have been getting carry out from Hollyhock Hill since 1980. I've never had a problem getting what I paid for until now. I picked up my carry out and when I got home I was missing half of my order. I called the restaurant...More

3  Thank 970alexanderp
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Over the years my family has looked forward to celebrating special occasions at Hollyhock Hill. The warm, friendly ambiance and down home food served family style combined to make this a "when are we going again" type of experience. But that hasn't been the case...More

2  Thank DMJA21
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Recently we had a party of 14 celebrating a birthday at Hollyhock. It is under new ownership so perhaps that was the issue. But service was mediocre at best. And one person in the party did not receive their food until the others in the...More

2  Thank fauljo
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Lets hope they washed them! Service is 1 out of 5 incompetence speed 4 out of 5 Microwaves Food 0 out of 5 if i wanted reheated frozen food, I would have gotten a tv dinner which would have been better. What a horrible experience...More

1  Thank Jose M
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We took a group of 8 people, got sat in 15 minutes within our reservation. They brought the soup quickly, unfortunately that is where the service STOPPED. they brought a small plate of cottage cheese, enough for one person, one small dish of beets, with...More

2  Thank Tom P
Reviewed 25 January 2017

I have enjoyed dining at this establishment since I was a young boy. To me, Hollyhock Hill is like "McDonald's fries" every time you eat them there is no surprise. They are always the same and ALWAYS GREAT. Sorry, I hate to compare a Hollyhock...More

4  Thank Brad T
Nearby Restaurants
Big Lug Canteen
34 reviews
1.17 km away
The North End Barbecue and Moonshine
108 reviews
1.16 km away
Tiger Lily
34 reviews
1.49 km away
Chris's Ice Cream
11 reviews
1.21 km away
Nearby Attractions
Holliday Park
130 reviews
3.96 km away
The Keystone Fashion Mall
84 reviews
3.23 km away
Fastimes Indoor Karting
39 reviews
3.84 km away
Indianapolis Art Center
32 reviews
3.02 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
29 December 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from hollyhockhills | Property representative |
We typically only open for lunch when we have a group of twenty or more scheduled, then we open to the general public. So, in short, it is on a day by day basis. Please feel free to call us here at the restaurant to check... More
Linda S
6 December 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from hollyhockhills | Property representative |
Yes, we have a full service bar
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 19 - USD 27
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:30
16:00 - 20:00
16:00 - 20:00
16:00 - 20:00
16:00 - 20:00
16:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8110 N College Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46240-2554
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-251-2294
  • E-mail
Uniquely Indianapolis! Hollyhock Hill Restaurant has been a tradition in "family-style" dining since 1928, remaining as one of the few such restaurants of its type in the United States and the 2nd oldest restaurant in Indiana. Consistently ranked among the top restaurants in the Midwest, Hollyhock Hill is famed for its superior "county-style" cuisine, high standards of service and unique ambiance. Hollyhock Hill is a premiere dining destination in Indianapolis and perfect for celebrating special occasions. Recently named "America's BEST Fried Chicken" by Travel & Leisure Magazine and YAHOO! Travel. Featured on the cover of Saveur magazine for "Perfect Fried Chicken". Independently owned and operated. Groups Welcome! Reservations Recommended. Hollyhock Hill - where dining is an experience that will be long remembered!
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing