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Black Market

$$ - $$$
American, Contemporary
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922 Massachusetts Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46202
+1 317-822-6757
11:00 - 23:00
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Tue - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri 11:00 - 00:00
Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Carmel, Indiana
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188 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017

We had dinner before the Symphony; excellent service and great/creative food. Black Market does not take reservations so be advised. We went on Saturday night and easily got a table at 5:15 to make a 7 PM show, but the place was filled by 6:30 PM. Lively scene full bar and then some, focus on wide range of alcohol and... More 

Thank ralphwilhelm1
Indianapolis, Indiana
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942 reviews
867 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

With the loss of R Bistro, Mass Ave needed an adventurous diner. Mimi Blue is great fun, but one trick. Black Market offers great variety. Our apps, meals, and deserts were magnificent. Now, this is a five star.

Thank BatGuano30
Zionsville, Indiana, United States
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358 reviews
266 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016

The best way to describe this chef's flavors is BOLD. By that, I do not mean overly spiced, but rather that the emphasized flavors come through with a boldness that leaves no doubt of the intent. Two highly recommended dishes are the welsh rarebit and the spicy chicken wings (only available in the fall). Both dishes have a complexity that... More 

Thank HoosierWisdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Black Market was a welcome change from road food on our trip. We were there for lunch so didn't sample the extensive drink menu but the food was exceptional. Location was hard to find but well worth hunting for.

Thank Christine T
Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We went here one Saturday afternoon for lunch. Whilst it was reasonably quiet, we sat at the bar and had a very pleasant and leisurely lunch. The beef and lamb burger was sensational and a great selection of drinks too. Highly recommended.

Thank Lislemundo
Speedway, Indiana
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43 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016

The wine list is extensive and according to our server and ever evolving project. Our server really knew the list and made some excellent suggestions based on what we wanted. The dinner menu is somewhat truncated. We split the brisket and added a couple of appetizers. If you get the brisket, ask for barbeque sauce on the side. Thursday is... More 

Thank jbr4914
Indianapolis, Indiana
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48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Lunch menu is limited with only 3-5 options in each category: appetizer, salad, burger, desserts. Burger is very expensive and my friend did not think it's worth the value. My ginger soy chicken wings with mint watermelon cucumber salad is the special lunch -$9; the breading is hard and the sauce is not that great. We did not try any... More 

Thank CY A
Terre Haute, Indiana
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63 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Menu changes but always great choices. Would suggest a reservation if you are going to dinner. Outstanding wine selection. Some may consider it a bit pricey, but eat before you complain.

Thank cabinwoman
Indianapolis, Indiana
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

We had a really great date night eating out on the patio enjoying the warm night air! We had an early dinner and I ordered one of the specials a seared sea bass. It was phenomenal!! I definitely recommend eating here! The service was nice and laid back and the food was wonderful. Oh, we ordered the duck buns for... More 

Thank chG9383LF
Indianapolis, Indiana
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77 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016

This time we went early on a Sat evening around 5:30PM and luckily got a table on the outside patio under the wisteria vines. You’ll swear that you are sitting in an old vineyard in northern California. Black Market’s ever-changing menu is always full of interesting selections. We started with small fresh salads and a nice bottle of red blend... More 

Thank Tom V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
American, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 922 Massachusetts Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46202
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-822-6757
We believe the best neighborhood restaurants should be the place where you can enjoy fantastic food with eccentric beer, wine, and cocktail offerings. We opened on the East End of Massachusetts Avenue because our neighbors take food as seriously as we do, which makes it one of the most exciting food destinations in the city. We serve comfort foods with a modern update. Our obsession with age old pickling and preservation methods often makes appearances in our carefully crafted dishes. We believe that good food shouldn't be overly complex and the atmosphere reflects that attitude. We'll welcome you in jeans or a suit. Don't have time for a meal? That's okay with us. Come on in after work to unwind with a drink.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?