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Recess - CLOSED

4907 N College Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46205-1131
+1 317-925-7529
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good17%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“fixed menu” (9 reviews)
“tasting menu” (4 reviews)
“ribeye” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
4907 N College Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46205-1131
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Reviewed 12 August 2015

The best restaurant meal we've had all year. Greg cooks the way we like to eat: fresh, local food cooked simply and perfectly. Servings sizes were just right. The star of the show the evening we were there was the salmon with wild shrimp corn...More

Thank Kelly F
Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

We close this restaurant for our anniversary dinner on the advice of a foodie friend. My wife is not much of a foodie, so this was a little risky. Recess changes the menu every day so no need to really go into what we were...More

1  Thank Ken_LAF
Reviewed 2 July 2015

Greg Hardesty always has been a Master, Here he is inventive, creative and just plain good. We look at the menu and if we like two out of three courses we go, why because he usualy converts us to his interpretation of the ingredient we...More

Thank jadams1992
Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

This was a great place to eat...the waiter was very knowledgeable and helpful...Th3 four course dinner was great...

Thank Vahga3915
Reviewed 7 June 2015 via mobile

My wife and I had dinner here recently and while we both enjoyed our meals, we weren't completely wowed by the service or the food. The first dish we had was, in my opinion the most inventive and the best dish. It was lemon thyme...More

Thank aaronmpitt
Reviewed 5 June 2015

When you drive to Recess, you don't think you're in the right neighborhood for fine dining, but there it is - in a little strip center! Recess serves set menus, so if you're a picky eater, it might not be for you. If you're up...More

1  Thank CaliforniaMillers
Reviewed 23 April 2015

An unassuming location and interior decorating (with uncomfortable plastic chairs) serves amazing and innovative dishes right here in a family neighborhood in Indy. The meal of the day is the creation of Chef Greg Hardesty who will prepare a meal from locally sourced (when possible)...More

Thank James T
Reviewed 27 January 2015

Like going home to Mom's every night only Mom is a gourmet chef. Menu changes daily and if you don't like what's on the menu then you'll be hungry. Chances are that if you are a foodie, you'll like what's on the menu. The chef...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 8 January 2015

Of course that is a personal opinion but that's what you want, isn't it? Is it expensive? That depends on your budget and other dining experiences. $60 for a beautiful four course dinner is inexpensive by many standards- don't try finding that value in NYC...More

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 12 December 2014

A few days ago we attended a friend's birthday dinner at Recess with five other couples. We occupied a private room and were served a remarkable five course prix fixe dinner with wine pairings. The wine choices were excellent. Service was impressive and friendly. This...More

Thank Jonv241
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$50 - US$50
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4907 N College Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46205-1131
    (Between E. 49th St & E. 50th St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-925-7529
Great place with a menu that changes every night!
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