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Shapiro's Delicatessen

808 S Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1335
+1 317-631-4041
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“rye bread” (81 reviews)
“pastrami” (97 reviews)
“stuffed cabbage” (30 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Hours
American, Deli, Vegan Options, Kosher, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
808 S Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1335
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

There is something for everyone. Wide variety. Decor hasn't been updated in decades which adds to the experience. Very casual.

Thank ahhNotEnoughNames
Reviewed 2 days ago

We stopped straight from the airport arriving in the city. The outstanding reviews are spot on. It is historic looking inside and the tray line moves quickly. They offer some of the best homemade pies. The Ruben is fabulous, even without the bread for the...More

Thank tedact
Reviewed 4 days ago

I have been coming here since I was a wee lad. Never had a bad meal EVER including stellar breakfast - try the corned beef hash at breakfast best ever. I always have a hard time not getting my usual Corned Beef on rye little...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The best corn beef I’ve ever had. The lemon cake is delicious. The portions are large. Sometimes enough to share.

Thank kmjeffries
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've eaten here before and always have the Ruben Sandwich as It's so good and it didn't disappoint again. Also shared a piece of nice Carrot Cake. Ambience isn't great, but It's not the sort of place that you go to for ambience, just tasty...More

Thank Tara D
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I took our son and his girlfriend for lunch. No doubt about it; the Reuben on homemade rye was delicious. It’s not as big as people say it is. They stack the meat in the middle then cut it in half to...More

Thank RMZR1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend was in town visiting me, she lived here for a while but never had the time to go to this restaurant so we went and tried a couple of pastramis! Let me say that is not far from a subway sub, rather than...More

Thank Jorge P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Picked up a friend at the airport who wanted to have lunch at Shapiro's. Three for lunch -- 60 bucks. It ain't cheap by a long shot. My favorites are stuffed peppers, stuffed cabbage, and salami sandwich on onion roll. The house-made rye bread is...More

Thank bellerophon4
Reviewed May 15, 2018 via mobile

This was my first visit in at least 10 years. Of course we both had corned beef on rye. The meat was lean but still juicy. The rye was perfect as well. What’s not to like?

Thank stevej2001
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

We love going to Indy so we can get our fix of deli food at Shapiro’s. We had pastrami, stuffed cabbage, potato pancake, matzo ball soup, and corned beef. Everything was delicious. I am just not used to spending $14 for a sandwich, but it...More

Thank KyBoop
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Anita D
March 30, 2016|
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Response from Cynthia G | Reviewed this property |
Yep, they sell beer and wine!
March 30, 2016|
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Response from richard g | Reviewed this property |
Yes,they have beer......... Everything positive that was said,I totally agree with-of course,it's my fav orite restaurant,bar none. And NOT expensive-compare it to the Stage,Carnegies,etc. It's every bit as good
ChuckandGerri A
October 19, 2015|
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Response from Anita D | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if they serve beer. I have not added for any.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
6:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 808 S Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1335
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-631-4041
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