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Slippery Noodle Inn

372 S Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1193
+1 317-631-6974
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“nachos grande” (4 reviews)
“noodles” (19 reviews)
“potato skins” (6 reviews)
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American, Pub, Bar
$$ - $$$
372 S Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1193
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Reviewed 3 December 2017

I was here during the Big 10 Championship game, so it was busy. Not sure about other nights. I recommend it. 2 live bands playing on 2 separate stages at opposite ends of the building. I had the Chicken con Pollo nachos, and was pleased....More

Thank TrippedWIFI
Reviewed 13 November 2017

We enjoy going to the "in" places or notable areas when we are in a new town. Had heard this should be on our list. No problem with cover charge. BUT, the service was TERRIBLE. It would be nice if someone could at least direct...More

2  Thank CSuhre
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Decide to try this before the Colts game. Horrible experience and server with a bad attitude. You could tell she hated even being there. We had planned to eat and drink but after finally getting a $9 Bloody Mary that maybe we were able to...More

Thank Julie G
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Didn't get a chance to buy food and try it since kitchen was very slow- got there early enough but plAce was really packed - 1 hour wait for food was just too much so we just had beer - food looked good - pub...More

Thank Juancho D
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

This place is a fun destination I try to go to whenever I'm in Indy. Whether it's late night dancing & enjoying some great blues or r&b or getting something to eat before a ballgame. Mixed drinks are on the watery side. The food is...More

Thank jamsey13
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

When your server starts by saying "can you order a different beer, I have to walk down the stairs and ALL the way to the front for that, instead of Miller Lite can you just get a Bud Lite!" It's going to be rough. We...More

Thank Brian W
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

The oldest continually operating bar in the state of Indiana!! Very contemporary and very cool especially if you like music while you dine. The bar is famous for its food and musical acts but it is also located within walking distance to the Lucas oil...More

Thank DamionBrown
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Came here with family. Good food and decent service. Our server was distracted but everything turned out great!

Thank Banana427
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

This bar is the oldest in Indy and such a fun place. Lives Blues 7 days a week! Bands are great with two different stages available. One in the front of the bar and one in the back. Good drinks and great laid back atmosphere!

Thank Yorkiemomtoo
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Stopped in for lunch during the FDIC. It was quite with no entertainment during the lunch hours. Food was good. Service was slow at best (Food/Check/Refills all very slow). Really enjoyed the setting and the historic building. Would like to try the place again in...More

Thank CincyJp
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Questions & Answers
9 September 2017|
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Response from Hal Y | Property representative |
A little over a block Very close
11 August 2016|
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Response from Troy R | Reviewed this property |
Hi - I have seen kids there. It's no issue. I brought mine when they were 15 and 17. Remember it is a bar and restaurant so the later in the day or evening the more culture they will learn. So if you want to slow them... More
Randy F
10 June 2015|
Response from Hal Y | Property representative |
Yes we do. We have Live Blues 7 nights a week starting at 8:30pm. Thursday is also 1/2 price drinks - virtually every drink is 1/2 price. We also feature 2 bands every Friday & Saturday on 2 different stages. Please go... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
American, Pub, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 1:30 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 372 S Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1193
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-631-6974
  • E-mail
The Slippery Noodle Inn, Indiana's oldest bar, and home of the Blues in Indiana features live local, regional and national Blues 7 nights a week. Two bands are featured every Friday and Saturday night on two separate stages - Music starts at 8:30pm and goes non-stop until morning. The Noodle also features a full service menu serving until the wee hours of the morning. Open for lunch Monday - Friday. IN RECENT HISTORY THE "NOODLE" HAS HAD ITS CLAIM TO FAME 2015, Big City Rhythm & Blues, The Noodle is at the top of our list of nightclubs 2014, Tripadvisor, Certificate of Excellence Winner 2013, Indianapolis Monthly, a blues mecca and Indiana's most famous nightspot 2012, Fanzooloo, One of the Top 5 Sports Bars in the Country 2011, The Chive, One of the Top 25 Sports Bars in the Country 2003, KBA (Blues Foundation's Keeping the Blues Alive) Blues Club of the Year 1996, BLUES REVUE, 1 of the Top 20 Blues Venues nationally 1996, The Governors Award for Excellence in Recycling Live From the Slippery Noodle Inn 50th Anniversary 3-CD set has now been released. Recorded in celebration of the Slippery Noodle Inn being in the Yeagy family for 50 years. This 3 disc set includes 25 artist and almost 4 hours of live recordings.
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