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Shapiro's Delicatessen

808 S Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1335
+1 317-631-4041
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“pastrami” (90 reviews)
“rye bread” (68 reviews)
“sandwiches” (180 reviews)
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American, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Kosher, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
808 S Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1335
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Was in Indianapolis for a specia; event this past week and since it was at Lucas Oil Stadium, decided to visit Shapiro's for Lunch before we went into the Stadium, It reminds me of some of the Great Deli's I grew up with in Downtown...More

Thank palomah1
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I've been coming here all my life, growing up away from the city, anytime we would come to the city for Colts, Pacers or Indians games, we would come here. The Reuben, the macaroni and cheese, are as good as you can get anywhere. I...More

Thank rirhoden
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We ate at Shapiro's Delicatessen this afternoon. We shared a Reuben, it was pretty good size. We also tried the warm potato salad which was excellent it has a vinegary/mustard flavor. The potato pancakes were very thick and tasted good. Did not have room for...More

Thank Lou F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to Shapiro's before the Colts preseason game Sunday. Line was long but it moved pretty good. 20 minutes to order. My first visit and I had the corned beef sandwich on wheat. Bread was thicker and soft. Corned beef was very good. Son and...More

Thank skittlesandsharky
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A place of food greatness! We had the raw roast beef sandwich(cold) and the brisket sandwich(warm) and they were both awesome. Free 2 hr parking on game day to eat, or pay $20 to park for the game and get a $10 food voucher. To...More

Thank indianajonesey22
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hubby had stuffed peppers, I had chicken salad, son had meatball sandwich...chocolate cake, strawberry shortcake....all yummy! Expensive...but yummy. It's easy to walk down the line adding food to your tab and then get to the end to pay the bill and have sticker shock. We...More

Thank ddbet443
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best cirn beef sanwich ever plys tgey are so huge a half sandwich us all u need. Also i have had tge meatlaof n its delucious n tasty sides all hefty helping n a variety if awesine deserts for that sweet tooth after a...More

Thank Gwendolyn c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Terrific tasting food and huge portions. In particular, the corned beef / salt beef in the Reubens Sandwich was excellent - lean and very tasty 😄

Thank Stuart H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The menu is huge as are the portions. I had a bowl of matzo ball soup, Rueben Sandwich and Coconut Pie for desert. Service is fast and I found them to be very helpful with suggestions. The soup was very good. The Rueben was almost...More

Thank Lee G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! It was as described. Huge sandwich. I wished I would not have gotten two sides. I was hungry but did not need the sides. A must experience delicatessen. Large line may be expected so patience is recommended.

Thank Jeppy405
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Anita D
31 March 2016|
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Response from Cynthia G | Reviewed this property |
Yep, they sell beer and wine!
30 March 2016|
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Response from richard g | Reviewed this property |
Yes,they have beer......... Everything positive that was said,I totally agree with-of course,it's my fav orite restaurant,bar none. And NOT expensive-compare it to the Stage,Carnegies,etc. It's every bit as good
ChuckandGerri A
20 October 2015|
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Response from Anita D | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if they serve beer. I have not added for any.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 14
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
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06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 808 S Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1335
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-631-4041
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