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Bru Burger Bar

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410 Massachusetts Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46204-1502
+1 317-635-4278
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Went Saturday afternoon to Mass Ave for lunch after a great time at Lucas Oil, Tiny home show. The day was nice and warm so we sat outside for our lunch. We ordered a great Gorgonberry Pecan Salad. This was a wonderful salad with many different taste. This will delight your senses. I ordered the small one and it was... More 

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Thank Dale D
Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You probably won't have a problem with wait time if you're here in a weekday, but because they are popular and don't take reservations the wait can exceed an hour during the weekend. The burgers are good, but I won't say they're worth waiting over an hour for. They do have a patio in front of the restaurant so it's... More 

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Thank ElliePaige12
Bluffton, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Really great burgers. Had the Honey Chipotle BBQ Burger and it did not disappoint. Massive burger that was cooked to perfection, onion ring and bacon on it with pulled pork; had everything you could ask for and more. Onion rings (sides you pay extra) were good but two of them weren't cooked all the way so that was the only... More 

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Thank Iggy M
Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a blue cheese burger with caramelized onion pear relish (or something!) that was to die for. Huge portions. Fries were excellent, too, with homemade ketchup. My teen son and I could have shared one order, though. His burger disappeared rapidly, too. Small, semi-noisy environment at lunch so good for going out with buddies, maybe not so much for a... More 

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Thank Workingindymom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I hate to be the person to say it, but this place was really overrated. Maybe I just ordered wrong, but the tuna burger I ordered was overly sweet and fell apart as soon as I picked it up. It also really bothered me that they make all of their condiments. The "ketchup" they served us was more like watery... More 

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Thank Ellie K
Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bru Burger is delicious. I really like eating there because the food is excellent and it has a wonderful atmosphere.

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Thank leslieaashley
Muncie, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Night out with the family? Probably not a great idea going with little ones here on a weekend like we did. They were extremely slow and busy. The burgers were pretty good though.

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Thank Maria C
Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time going to Bru and the food was great! I had the blackened fish sandwich and my friend had a Bleu burger, both were wonderful. The bread pudding is a must so save room for dessert. My friends and I will definately be back. I want to add that the service was excellent.

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Thank Kathleen C
Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the dips appetizer with fried onions and pittas before our entree and saved the extra dips and guacamole to top our burgers-heavenly! Enjoyed our meal- my daughter had a fabulous beef burger while I had the veggie burger. They were both fabulous! Plenty of food and exceptionally good. We enjoyed good service also. We were dining for lunch... More 

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Thank Char J
Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Got there early, 4:45ish, got our burgers (1 was gluten free) and chowed down. All our tummies said "wowza"! By the time we left, there was a mob at the door. We repeated "wowza"! Go early...avoid getting hangry!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 410 Massachusetts Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46204-1502
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-635-4278
Description
Opened in Indianapolis, Indiana in December 2011, BRU is an ode to our love... the burger. A second location in Lexington, Kentucky opened on Monday, November 18th, 2013.

BRU features gourmet chef burgers as well as veggie, turkey, lamb, and ahi tuna varieties. Fresh salads, sandwiches, fries, onion rings, and hand dipped milkshakes round out our exciting menu. In addition, BRU has over 16 craft beers on draft along with over 40 bottles from around the world.

BRU is a member of Cunningham Restaurant Group (CRG). CRG proudly operates restaurants in Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky including: Charbonos, Stone Creek Dining Company, Boulder Creek Dining Company, Mesh on Mass, and Moerlein Lager House.

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