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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” (94 reviews)
“rye bread” (76 reviews)
“sandwiches” (191 reviews)
Opens in 25 min
All hours
American, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Kosher, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
808 S Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1335
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A deli, a diner and a cafeteria with a bit of NYC thrown in the mix--it really is only a bit. But if you're rolling thru Hoosier land, it's easy off and on from the interstate, and miles away from the chain choices available at...More

Thank unionadvocate
Reviewed 3 days ago

I ate here once in the early 1990s, and loved it enough to remember and want to return to it more than 25 years later. The pastrami was unbelieveable -- sliced warm and piled high on fresh-baked rye bread, with spicy brown mustard. The matzo-ball...More

Thank mshapiro99
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love a great matzo ball soup and corned beef sandwiches and this place excels on both. Simply great food at a reasonable price. One of the best delis in the country.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At at Shapiro's before a football game. Cafeteria style, but all sandwiches made to order. Had corned beef and sampled the pastrami...OUTSTANDING. Also a potato kinish that is to die for. Have fountain soda and the deli special, Dr. Browns. Deserts looked great but was...More

Thank Bonnie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been going to Shapiro's since I was a child. It NEVER disappoints. If you want a great deli and some of the best pastrami and rye you have every had...look no further!

Thank Angela N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have not eaten at the downtown location of Shapiro's in a long time but it is like going through a time warp. Everything is exactly the same. They still have the best and most authentic deli food around. Great corn beef sandwiches, yummy potato...More

Thank afamily04
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best corned beef in town. This is a no frills deli with delicious corned beef piled high on bun or rye. I don’t go here for the side although they’re good too. Plenty of parking as well. Been coming here for years

Thank chazwork
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Shapiro's has been THE DELI in Indy for close to 100 years. Their rye bread is the best, so the corned beef or pastrami on rye is top of the line! Huge portions and delicious desserts.

Thank bonnieshute
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the few places downtown that has ample free parking. From starters to desserts, this deli has excellent food.

Thank Kristie Lynn P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the Rueben! Fresh and mouth watering! Really liked the deli atmosphere. Located walking distance to Lucas Oil Stadium! Will visit again next time I’m in town.

Thank Shelly H
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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
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Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
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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