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Woody's Library Restaurant

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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40 E Main St, Carmel, IN 46032-1739
+1 317-573-4444
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Tue 11:00 - 00:00
Wed - Sat 11:00 - 03:00
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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242 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Beef Stroganoff was sort of a macaroni and hamburger combination - not at all what was expected and actually not particularly good.

Thank NewillDB
Stafford Springs, Connecticut
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119 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on a Saturday late, afternoon, without reservations, but were seated graciously anyway, and luckily. Reservations are highly recommended, however. The menu is amazing, a little of everything to keep everyone at table happy, and contentedly eating. Our appetizer was unique, lettuce wraps with a chicken slaw, each of us had something different, all were pleased. The wait staff... More 

Thank Dee P
Indianapolis, Indiana
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

I love this place. It is so charming. Must try and jerky and take some to go. Enjoy the library ambiance.

Thank Broadripple
Fishers, Indiana
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106 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

An old Carnegie library turned in to a casual dining restaurant. It has kept its library charm with all the books. The good was quite good. I look forward to going back in the summer and sitting outside. Nice place for casual date.

Thank readingrulz
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79 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Had lunch here with Friends on a Sunday afternoon. Maybe that's a bad time, because the head chef is probably off that day. In any case, I had the grilled cheese Florentine sandwich and my wife had the BLT. We both had the sweet potato fries. The food was really just average -- maybe less than that. It's hard to... More 

Thank joeformaggi
Chandler, Arizona
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193 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Our whole experience at this restaurant was wonderful from the moment that we sat down outside in the covered patio. The service and food was excellent. This is the first time that we have been here. The price was a little high for lunch but it was a special occasion for our family so we splurged. I love the uniqueness... More 

Thank Faithtraveler3
Westfield, Indiana
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322 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Dropped off my wife before parking, they saw the dog and mentioned the deck was still open and is dog-friendly so Gus joined us for dinner. Friendly, attentive service. Nice variety of menu items, though we were out for a lighter dinner. Lori loved her grilled cheese and the Bun less Oven Bake. Nice sized deck for outdoor eating, but... More 

Thank NeverUnpacked
Carmel, Indiana
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Meals were tasty and prepared nicely, portion size perfect., Ordered an appetizer, nacho dip to share for four. Server brought enough chips for two, when we asked for more, she brought maybe 10 more individual chips. We were left with half our dip with nothing to scoop with. I guess we have to bring our own bag to have enough!... More 

Thank Mary Kay K
Carmel, Indiana
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

This is a gem of Carmel dining. If you live in Carmel you have probably been here. If you have not, put it on your list. Formal dining upstairs, and casual bar atmosphere downstairs. The menu is the same, and the food is very good.

Thank Mad4Diving
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64 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

I've been going here for 5 years...not once had a bad meal. Pot Roast sliders, fish tacos, prime rib, grilled cheese, tomato soup, cheeseburger soup, wedge salad...its all good!! This time, I changed it up, had sloppy joe sliders...excellent! As always, Kay's service is great.

Thank TMuff

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 E Main St, Carmel, IN 46032-1739
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Hamilton County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: +1 317-573-4444

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