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Smee's Place

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Washington
American, Bar
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1454 W 86th St, Indianapolis, IN 46260-2181
+1 317-876-0202
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11:00 - 00:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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indy
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867 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 371 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Smees has a warm, welcoming, cozy feel to it. Plenty of regulars as you hear the waitresses greet them by name. This is our go to place for tenderloins. Hand pounded and breaded these are as good as it gets. Plenty of home made sides to choose from including a decent mac and cheese, great large onion rings and fried... More 

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Thank tradIndy
Carmel, Indiana
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109 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

We tried this place because istanbal cafe near it had closed and we didn't want to drive somewhere else. I has the breaded pork tenderloin and sweet potato fries, both were fantastic. My coworker enjoyed his salad as well. I will defineatly return.

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Thank Lisa H
Sanibel Island, FL
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35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

I love to dine where the BlueBloods of Indianapolis dine . . . Smees' is that place - on the north side of Indianapolis, this is the #1 choice! Great food . . . fabulous wine list, outdoor seating, friendly and professional staff and the most gorgeous owner, Tim Smees. The salads are all to die for . . .... More 

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Thank SanibelLady
Carmel, Indiana
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Typical pub food. Nothing special here. Food is bland. Lots of fried food. Bar seems always full. Maybe it's a place for local regulars but I've not been impressed any time we've been here. It's close to our house so we keep trying if hoping for different results. My husband and teenage son like the food better than I. Which... More 

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Thank freetobehis
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

Smees had a great variety of food choices. We tried many different ones and drank plenty of beers. A nice cozy atmosphere. They played 70s music which is nice to hear once in awhile. If you are in the area I I would encourage you to try it once.

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Thank Freddy F
Indianapolis, Indiana
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75 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

The chicken stir fry tasted good but swam w/o much rice. The salad had that preservative taste. Passable until I found that small piece of plastic packaging. Service good. We may give it another try.

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Thank Rick O
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

Close to home and work. We visit often for a great meal, friendly service and laid back atmosphere. Love the Mary Lou salad! Great Buffalo chicken dip, so happy they brought it back! Must go for the non chain, family owned great experience.

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Thank Connie B
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

What a waste of time. I have never been treated so badly. This place only looks out for 'who's. Who'. I was being waited on fine but as soon as a group of pharmaceutical executives walked in, no. That was the end of the good service. My food set in the window and then was placed in front of me... More 

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412 reviews
307 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016

Smees Place has been home base for the neighborhoods that surround it. It serves up tasty bar food in a very friendly setting.

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Thank 970alexanderp
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2015

this is my favorite neighborhood restaurant. I go there whenever I'm back in town. The food is excellent and the good service is friendly and consistent.

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Thank Sarah J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1454 W 86th St, Indianapolis, IN 46260-2181
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis>  > Washington
  • Neighbourhood: Washington
  • Phone Number: +1 317-876-0202

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