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Vito Provolone's Restaurant

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8031 S Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46217-4252
+1 317-888-1112
16:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 23:00
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Greenwood, Indiana
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175 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Tucked away in a strip mall on south Meridian Street sits an excellent Italian Restaurant! Our group made a last minute call to Vito's and they were able to accommodate 14 of us. The service was excellent and food was as well! I had the spaghetti and meatballs and the sauce was good and the meatballs very well prepared. Being... More 

Thank tripplanner99
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hungry? Won't be after visiting this family run Italian restaurant. My only complaint, there was too much food. Traditional Italian dishes served up in huge portions. Food quality is above average. Staff was very helpful.

Thank K-boy
Indpls., IN
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147 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Went on a Saturday evening, 6 pm, with a group of 6, four of which have eaten here several times. Located in a small strip mall, there is plenty of parking. There were quite a few people waiting, our wait being about 15 minutes. We were waited on (for drink orders) right away after being seated. After our food orders,... More 

Thank JonInIndy
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

The vodka sauce is excellent. We tried the pizza for the first time and it was very tasty. The sauce is thicker than your typical pizza sauce and the toppings were nicely diced. The seating is limited so I suggest an early dinner or be prepared to wait. Every dish brought out from the kitchen looked good.

Thank Ken G
Indianapolis, Indiana
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548 reviews
457 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 214 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

For a hole in the wall restaurant that's always busy it would be refreshing to see them update the tired decor. At least replace the soiled ceiling tiles and update the bad restrooms. Our server Dan was awesome. In our many visits never had a bad server. They go out of the way to please. Food is not fancy and... More 

Thank scott1102
Greenwood, Indiana
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Excellent Italian restaurant, with great service. Every dish we've had has been cooked and seasoned perfectly. It's located in a strip mall behind a filling station, so it's a little hard for non-locals to find.

Thank HoosierFlyTyer
Indianapolis, Indiana
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548 reviews
457 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 214 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

This is a frequent spot for us and our regular dining companions. Always nice to sit it back room where it's quieter and tables are greater spaced for some privacy. Place is rather tired looking inside and not very upscale but clean and respectful. Bathroom is dingy so go before you come to eat. They have a great house merlot.... More 

Thank scott1102
Indianapolis, Indiana
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Vito Provolone's is definitely better than your typical chain Italian restaurants (Olive Garden, Buca di Beppo, etc.), but it is not the best Italian food that I have ever had. For Indy, I prefer Milano Inn but Vito's is not a bad choice if you want true Italian food. The service is always friendly, the taste is authentic, and the... More 

Thank Jordan_Rachel
Indianapolis, Indiana
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506 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 272 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

I had dinner here and ordered the vegetable lasagna. It was not worth the $14. The top layer of lasagne pasta was as hard as a rock, but here is the kicker, it wasn't burnt. I'm guessing it was made, leftovers in the refrigerator, and then reheated when ordered. That caused the top layer to be inedible. The veggies inside... More 

Thank Zebra_45678
Indianapolis, Indiana
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

We have been twice now and love this place! Outside looks are deceiving, it looks like a hole in the wall in a strip mall, but the food and service are excellent. Our favorites so far: the bread, chicken marsala, mushroom soup, pizza and their alfredo sauce. The second visit ended up with quite a wait on a Thursday night,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$24
Italian, Pizza
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8031 S Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46217-4252
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-888-1112
Local family owned Italian restaurant. Beer/wine.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?