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Tiger Lily

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146 W 86th St, Indianapolis, IN 46260-2316
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 21:30
Sat 16:30 - 21:30
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41 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The interior is nice for the price point and the food was really good with select pieces of chicken lightly battered. We had saki and crab Rangoon which was good as well. We will be back.

Thank Erik_saluki
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126 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Chef ( husband and wife team) was kind enough to make me shrimp egg foo young. It was light, fluffy and yummy. Three large ones came on the plate. Light gravy was served on the side. My husband had the Tiger Lilly Beef. He really enjoyed it too. Super crab rangoon- hot and fresh! We will be back!

Thank Betsy B
Carmel, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

We order carry out from Tiger Lilly often. We all have our favorites. Sweet & sour chicken, Kung Po chicken, mu shoo pork. Some items are marked spicy and they ARE spicy!!

Thank freetobehis
Indianapolis, Indiana
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57 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

The food is pretty good. I haven't found an awesome Chinese restaurant in Indy yet. Since they don't have much competition and because they are better than the competition, I'm rating them Very Good. The staff is friendly which makes for a good experience.

Thank Gwen_Indy
Indianapolis, IN
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57 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

This is the best Chinese restaurant in Indianapolis, hands down. Frances is a friendly host and makes sure everything is delicious. The food is hot and very fresh. You will walk away wishing you hadn't eaten so much. The restaurant is very clean and has a nice decor. This is such a great place! I can't wait to return!

Thank Mom_Murphy
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360 reviews
268 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016

This is a great family owned local asian restaurant. I've been coming here since the current owners parents started it. The food is superb!!

Thank 970alexanderp
Scaly Mountain, NC
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015

The address is incorrectly listed, it is 1146 not 146 W 86th Street, I found it by keep heading west on 86th, since the address 146 as listed was an apartment not a strip mall. I am glad I did. I was in the mood for good Chinese meal and was traveling alone so a big fancy expensive restaurant was... More 

Thank TaPP550
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2015

Tiger Lily has had some ups and downs in the not too distant past, but thankfully prior management returned and with it so has the previous level of high quality. It's a neighborhood place for us so we have been going fairly regularly for the last 3 years and I'm happy to say that the kitchen really is doing it... More 

Thank Jill J
Indianapolis, IN
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2015

My favorite chinese/asian restaurant in Indy -- the original owners have returned and so have their standards. Quality ingredients and outstanding preparation are once again the order of the day. I love the black bean chicken and Vietnamese rice noodles, but every thing I've had recently has been wonderful. Although take-out is an option, the interior is cozy and has... More 

Thank owldog
Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2015

This is a very nice little chinese/korean restaurant. All the food is fresh and very full of flavor. The staff is very friendly and really do a good job of taking care of you. Food was very reasonably priced and was delivered quickly and perfect temperature. The facility is very clean and the decor is nice. They offer an upgrade... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
16:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 146 W 86th St, Indianapolis, IN 46260-2316
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: 317-848-9077
This restaurant is fairly new but has been featured in the local paper (Indianapolis Star) as well as blogged about as a hot new Chinese restaurant in town. It can be found if you search on line. The food is great!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?