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The Library Restaurant and Pub

€€ - €€€American, ,
2610 S Lynhurst Dr, Indianapolis, IN 46241-8629
+1 317-243-0299
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (95 reviews)
“stuffed shrimp” (25 reviews)
“steak” (80 reviews)
Open Now
16:00 - 22:00 Hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
2610 S Lynhurst Dr, Indianapolis, IN 46241-8629
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1 - 10 of 535 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Prime Rib is always excellent. My husband usually goes for the fish and is never disappointed. We have taken friends there only to have them request we return next time we go out.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Melissa B
Ajna M, General Manager at The Library Restaurant and Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you very much for your kind review, Melissa! We love our repeat and loyal guests! We look forward to your next visit. Take care, Ajna Morrow General Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The people here are very nice. The food you order is excellent you can't go wrong with anything on the menu whether it's appetizers or soup and salad or entrees. Service was prompt and very polite never waited on anything also was not bugged my...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kevin H
Ajna M, General Manager at The Library Restaurant and Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, Kevin! Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I'm happy to see that your visit with us was wonderful. We hope to see you again soon! Take care, Ajna Morrow General Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Library has become a favorite place to stop after landing at IND and moving on to other parts of Indiana. Always great food and service. Salmon cakes, salad and curry soup hit the spot for a light dinner this trip.More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Tim B
Ajna M, General Manager at The Library Restaurant and Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, Tim! Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! I'm happy to hear that you make it a point to come see us when you come to Indy. That is one of the highest compliments that we could receive. We look...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been to The Library several times and each time come away a bit disappointed, much in keeping with several other reviews. One time it was less than satisfactory service. Another it was a long wait after ordering. This time our server was great and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank RetiredinIndy
Ajna M, General Manager at The Library Restaurant and Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us some feedback. We use it to make each guest experience better and to improve ourselves. I'm sorry to hear that your visits with us have not been the quality we are known for. I would love...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived late (8:30 must be late there) on a Monday night and there were a few other people at tables being occupied. Our waiter was busy watching the football game in the bar instead of helping us as the lady waiting the other table...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Joyce M
Ajna M, General Manager at The Library Restaurant and Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, Joyce- Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I'm sorry to see that your meal with us was not the quality we are known for all around. I would like the opportunity to make this up to you if you...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Good selection of salads and warm food perfect for a lunch break. Quite and relaxing restaurant and the waitresses are really friendly. After a couple of times they already remember what you need...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Riccardo M
Ajna M, General Manager at The Library Restaurant and Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, Riccardo! Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! I'm happy to see that you are well taken care of on each visit! We would love to know what we could do to earn that 5th star. We look forward to...More

Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Our appetizers, bread and oil, entrees and service were excellent last night. The meals were perfect and Matthew was a very attentive server. Kudos to him! Only regret was I ran out of calories before dessert!More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank SplotchestheCat
Ajna M, General Manager at The Library Restaurant and Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2018

Hi, there! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. I'm happy to see that Matthew took amazing care of you while you were dining with us. Even more that your meal was wonderful, so sorry to hear about running...More

Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Food was well seasoned and that is the only reason for the 4 stars. Came out somewhat cool and in too quick of time frame for prime rib and loaded baked potatoe.More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Rick H
Ajna M, General Manager at The Library Restaurant and Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Hi, Rick- Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! I'm happy to see that your meal was good for the most part, I'm sorry to see that it was a bit on the cool side. I can assure you that is...More

Reviewed 19 October 2018

Hotel referral, there is a bar &dining room. As we were seated noticed portion size were big. Both meals were good, just seen waiter twice, don’t know where he went in between.More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Riojas2014
Ajna M, General Manager at The Library Restaurant and Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Hi there! Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I'm happy to see that your meal was good but sorry to hear that your service was not an accurate representation of the high quality we are known for. I would love...More

Reviewed 10 October 2018

I was in town for the Red Bull Air Race and looking for dinner on a Saturday evening. The Library was near my hotel and looked great. The food was excellent. They must have a very good chef. We all had different dishes and they...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MarylandDan
Ajna M, General Manager at The Library Restaurant and Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Hi, Dan, Thank you for taking the time to leave us some feedback! I'm sorry to see that your service was slow but happy that the meal was worth the wait. You must have caught us on an off night. We do love having out...More

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Questions & Answers
madnol
26 June 2018|
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Response from elichlyter | Reviewed this property |
You do not. There is a bar area where only 21+ can sit, but there's plenty of regular seating for all ages.
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autersonart
13 April 2017|
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Response from Ajna M | Property representative |
Hello! Yes, The Library Restaurant is open our regular hours on Good Friday. We hope to see you soon! Take care, Ajna Morrow General Manager
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Joan H
7 April 2017|
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Response from Ajna M | Property representative |
Hi, Joan! We would love to host your reunion! You can fill out the Inquiry Form with specifics of the event on our website or you can give us a call at 317-243-0299. I look forward to speaking with you soon! Take care... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$35
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
Saturday
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2610 S Lynhurst Dr, Indianapolis, IN 46241-8629
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-243-0299
Description
When you come dine with us, this is what you'll experience... A little history, a lot of art, and above all incredible food! Our goal at The Library is to delight you with the very best foods and the very best service we can provide. Our specialty is fine steaks and exceptional food that is freshly prepared by our very talented kitchen team. We offer an extensive dinner menu including steaks, seafood, chicken, pasta, salads, and vegetarian dishes. At lunch, a bountiful, freshly-prepared salad, soup and pasta bar is offered along with a wide variety of sandwiches and daily specials. All our cuisine is only complimented with our extensive wine selection. We are located in a beautiful building, which once was the Mon Reve, an exclusive French restaurant built by the late Lou Jenn (founder of Jenn-Air) almost three decades ago. Fortunately, much of the building's grandeur has been retained for us to enjoy, from Venus' Fountain and rose garden, restored vintage crystal chandeliers, beautiful woodwork, and classical oil paintings. Recently, we have added a large patio for our guests to enjoy the outdoors, we have opened our beautiful "Upstairs at The Library" for banquets, private dining, and business meetings, and we have recently opened our beautiful new bar, complete with large screen TV's and original oil paintings of Indy's favorites - the Colts, Indy 500, Brickyard 400, and Moto GP. We look forward to serving you.
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