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Oriental Inn

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1421 N Arlington Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46219-3206
+1 317-352-0398
Mon - Thu 10:45 - 21:00
Fri 10:45 - 22:00
Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great Chinese restaurant good food great service fair price great value for the money, a hidden gem in the neighborhood.

Thank noel f
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143 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Some people might hesitate to visit the 16th/Arlington area, but it's really not that bad, especially in the day time. It is most definitely worth the trip. This is the best Chinese food in Indy. I had the General Tso's Chicken, the hot and sour soup, an egg roll, and fried rice. The food was all delicious. The prices are... More 

Thank Hoosier_Travel_Nut
Indianapolis, United States
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102 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Gary & family do a truly great job preparing & serving high quality lunches at very reasonable prices. Be sure to check out the daily special. The sizzling rice soup with a good supply of seafood in a flavorful broth is my favorite. It's meant for two, but I find myself adding Chinese hot sauce and eating it all. If... More 

Thank Leland C S
2 reviews
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Love this place. Used to live in the area and have been coming here for 20+ years. Always consistenltly good. Sizzling rice soup is delicious and a really healthy choice.

Thank Marci S
Richmond, Indiana
1 review
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Hot n sour still best ever! Dinner Specials so much food! Great value! Friendly service and very clean!

Thank lgs07301
Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

My husband took me to the Oriental Inn for my 60 th birthday. I had a fabulous time. The food is very good and reasonably price. The restaurant is very pretty. I would love to go there again.

Thank Kathy B
Hollywood, MD
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120 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

This family run restaurant is cozy and welcoming. Everything is always delicious and never rushed. Tonight or service felt like some of the best I have had in a long long time- attentive but not bothersome and extremely helpful in selecting items. He even joked with the kids made us feel right at home- oh and the food was super.... More 

Thank Lonewolfandcubs
Indianapolis, Indiana
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

The Oriental Inn is a very nice family owned restaurant on the east side of Indy. The owners, Gary Chang born in China his wife Nani from Korea have had this restaurant for over thirty years. The food is excellent, the portions large and the price reasonable. With daily specials including weekends this makes for a great family restaurant. You... More 

Thank pastorjoeq
Waldron, Indiana, United States
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2016

I work nearby and this is a gem of a lunch spot! Sometimes I dine in, and the service is always prompt, correct and friendly. Their lunch specials are very reasonably priced - you get soup and an egg roll besides the entree and fried rice. I've tried several of the local Chinese places and this one is by far... More 

Thank Ashley M
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

Really good food and great service. Will definitely be going again. Egg drop soup is awesome. This is not a buffet.

Thank JulieAnnTravels

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:45 - 21:00
10:45 - 21:00
10:45 - 21:00
10:45 - 21:00
10:45 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1421 N Arlington Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46219-3206
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-352-0398

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