We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Hollyhock Hill Restaurant

8110 N College Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46240-2554
+1 317-251-2294
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pickled beets” (21 reviews)
“apple butter” (14 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
CUISINES
American
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
8110 N College Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46240-2554
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (145)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 145 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We come here once every few years for a special occasion and I always enjoy it... the food is very good... served family style... fried chicken is very good... It is reasonably priced and good service... items are 10.00 - 20.00..... The atmosphere is what...More

Thank paul30
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Six of us, three couples, decided to try this place upon recommendation from one of the couples that had been there prior to new ownership. Let me say that I don't know where some of you folks taste buds have gone but this experience sure...More

Thank bill w
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

We had a 6:30 pm reservation for dinner at hollyhock hill. The staff there seemed to be very disorganized. After setting 30 minutes they came to take our order. Now i have a big family (15) so i understand it takes awhile to wait on...More

1  Thank Steve S
Reviewed 27 February 2017

I have been getting carry out from Hollyhock Hill since 1980. I've never had a problem getting what I paid for until now. I picked up my carry out and when I got home I was missing half of my order. I called the restaurant...More

2  Thank 970alexanderp
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Over the years my family has looked forward to celebrating special occasions at Hollyhock Hill. The warm, friendly ambiance and down home food served family style combined to make this a "when are we going again" type of experience. But that hasn't been the case...More

2  Thank DMJA21
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Recently we had a party of 14 celebrating a birthday at Hollyhock. It is under new ownership so perhaps that was the issue. But service was mediocre at best. And one person in the party did not receive their food until the others in the...More

2  Thank fauljo
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Lets hope they washed them! Service is 1 out of 5 incompetence speed 4 out of 5 Microwaves Food 0 out of 5 if i wanted reheated frozen food, I would have gotten a tv dinner which would have been better. What a horrible experience...More

1  Thank Jose M
Reviewed 4 February 2017

We took a group of 8 people, got sat in 15 minutes within our reservation. They brought the soup quickly, unfortunately that is where the service STOPPED. they brought a small plate of cottage cheese, enough for one person, one small dish of beets, with...More

2  Thank Tom P
Reviewed 24 January 2017

I have enjoyed dining at this establishment since I was a young boy. To me, Hollyhock Hill is like "McDonald's fries" every time you eat them there is no surprise. They are always the same and ALWAYS GREAT. Sorry, I hate to compare a Hollyhock...More

4  Thank Brad T
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Food is served family style which we love. It is in a big old house and really gives a great Midwestern feel. The best fried chicken and corn on the cob and all the other fixins'.

Thank gregorybZ1926LV
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Big Lug Canteen
33 reviews
1.17 km away
The North End Barbecue and Moonshine
104 reviews
1.26 km away
Chris's Ice Cream
11 reviews
1.21 km away
Tiger Lily
32 reviews
1.49 km away
Nearby Attractions
Holliday Park
123 reviews
4.08 km away
Indianapolis Art Center
32 reviews
3.02 km away
Fastimes Indoor Karting
39 reviews
3.84 km away
Half Baked Pottery
8 reviews
3.47 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Channah_9
28 December 2016|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from hollyhockhills | Property representative |
We typically only open for lunch when we have a group of twenty or more scheduled, then we open to the general public. So, in short, it is on a day by day basis. Please feel free to call us here at the restaurant to check... More
0
Votes
Linda S
5 December 2016|
Answer Show all 3 answers
Response from hollyhockhills | Property representative |
Yes, we have a full service bar
0
Votes
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$19 - US$27
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 19:30
Tuesday
16:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 20:00
Thursday
16:00 - 20:00
Friday
16:00 - 20:00
Saturday
16:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8110 N College Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46240-2554
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-251-2294
  • E-mail
Description
Uniquely Indianapolis! Hollyhock Hill Restaurant has been a tradition in "family-style" dining since 1928, remaining as one of the few such restaurants of its type in the United States and the 2nd oldest restaurant in Indiana. Consistently ranked among the top restaurants in the Midwest, Hollyhock Hill is famed for its superior "county-style" cuisine, high standards of service and unique ambiance. Hollyhock Hill is a premiere dining destination in Indianapolis and perfect for celebrating special occasions. Recently named "America's BEST Fried Chicken" by Travel & Leisure Magazine and YAHOO! Travel. Featured on the cover of Saveur magazine for "Perfect Fried Chicken". Independently owned and operated. Groups Welcome! Reservations Recommended. Hollyhock Hill - where dining is an experience that will be long remembered!
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing