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Grindstone Charley's

5383 Rockville Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46224-9111
+1 317-243-8760
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good41%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“ribs” (9 reviews)
“prime rib” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Bar
$$ - $$$
5383 Rockville Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46224-9111
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here for lunch. The pork tenderloin sandwich was huge. Added bbq sauce and tasted great. Service was good.

Thank bubba073
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Needed a quick bite close to the airport and a beer, so we tried this somewhat dated local bar & grill on a Sat afternoon about 5 miles from downtown. Almost didn't go in as the curb appeal (sign, lot, entrance) hasn't been updated in...More

Thank VJazz
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We had the pork tenderloin specials, both were exellent, we would have no problem coming back here or recommending it to others.

Thank JayDub01
Reviewed 10 July 2017

If you go to a place that features lunch specials, you probably should try one of the specials--right? Well, the lunch portion of the chicken and noodles is served in one of those oversize coffee cups that stand in for a normal bowl. Noodles are...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

My Sirloin Snuggler was excellent at $11.99. My wife's $10.99 tenderloin was alright, but too salty, especially the green beans. Our server was great. A $3.99 strawberry shortcake was a nice desert.

Thank BatGuano30
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We were there on an evening recently when approx. 2/3 of the tables were occupied. We were immediately seated and ordered our appetizer and drinks. The appetizer came 30 minutes later. By this time, the restaurant was less than 1/2 full. It took another 30...More

Thank MarthaIllinois
Reviewed 19 June 2017

I really enjoyed this place, decent beer selection and a menu that should cater to just about everyone. The ribs are especially good and they have a great tenderloin. I also have enjoyed the steaks here

Thank SoccerJ
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Everything was great. Troy was our waiter and he was super friendly and attentive not to mention busy, I never saw him stop once to catch his breath. The food was excellent. I recommend the homemade chicken and noodles; delicious. Servings are a great size,...More

Thank Heather L
Reviewed 24 May 2017

I ate dinner at this restaurant during a visit to Indy for a race. It looks like an old, down home place. The staff was very friendly and I was seated immediately. They have a good menu and daily specials. They also have a good...More

Thank RPS1971
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

We were in the neighborhood staying at a hotel for soccer and this place was very close by. They have a large menu with a big variety of foods to choose from. I tasted a few different plates from family and friends and all was...More

Thank Bridget S
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
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American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5383 Rockville Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46224-9111
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-243-8760
  • E-mail
Started by Indiana Restaurateur Perry Fogelsong in 1982, Grindstone Charley's is currently a four unit chain with locations in Indianapolis, Speedway, Kokomo, and Lafayette. Today, customers in Indiana and Ohio enjoy home-style cooking, spirited drinks and warm hospitality. As part of the Clancy's, Inc. Family of stores, Grindstone Charley's joins Michelangelo's Italian Bistro and Clancy's Hamburgers in offering quality food, drinks and fun perfectly suited to Midwestern appetites.
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