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Hollyhock Hill Restaurant

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8110 N College Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46240-2554
+1 317-251-2294
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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8110 N College Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46240-2554
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Let me begin by saying that the food at Hollyhock Hill is still good. We've come here occasionally for years, and always thought of this as a sort of classy restaurant, where you could come and enjoy good food and visit in a pleasant atmosphere....More

Thank TrishZee
Reviewed 15 January 2018

This was a holiday go to for 17 years. A Holiday concert a stroll through what is now newfields and then off to Hollyhock. We were met with maybe one of the worst meals of our life last year but felt after 16 other good...More

Thank Jullian R
Reviewed 30 December 2017

We dined at this restaurant with family members. Service was efficient, but our server was not particularly friendly. There are few entrée choices other than chicken and a few others. Food is served family style. The fried chicken was OK, but not as good as...More

Thank Hawaii-Biker
Reviewed 24 December 2017

We went the weekend before Christmas for a family dinner and the food is just as good as the service. The table eats family style and we had fried chicken, pork chops, macaroni and cheese with corn and mashed potatoes. The chicken and rice soup...More

Thank willie35
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Gathered at the Hollyhock for our holiday family meal. The setting was so surreal and wonderful! The service was impeccable! We were promptly seated in an area that had beautiful scenery near a picture window. After taking our food orders the appetizers were delivered so...More

Thank Jo P
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

We went with friends who are vegetarians and were surprised at how inconsistent the food was. Some things were really good (the pickeled beets, the gravy, the sweet potatoes) while other items were barely ok (the biscuits, the turkey). The service was good but it...More

Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Went here last Saturday to celebrate a family birthday. A very quaint, off the main road location for a great dinner! Dinners are served "family style". Meaning the food is brought out in bowls or on plates and you serve yourself. We had the fried...More

Thank Stephen K
Reviewed 25 August 2017

We dined here with another couple on a Friday evening. The food is served family style. The fried chicken was ok, but nothing special. Other sides were very average. The best thing we had was macaroni and cheese. The interior feels like an old farmhouse...More

1  Thank Michelle112013
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We come here once every few years for a special occasion and I always enjoy it... the food is very good... served family style... fried chicken is very good... It is reasonably priced and good service... items are 10.00 - 20.00..... The atmosphere is what...More

1  Thank paul30
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Six of us, three couples, decided to try this place upon recommendation from one of the couples that had been there prior to new ownership. Let me say that I don't know where some of you folks taste buds have gone but this experience sure...More

2  Thank bill w
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28 December 2016|
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Response from Dean B | Property representative |
We typically only open for lunch when we have a group of twenty or more scheduled, then we open to the general public. So, in short, it is on a day by day basis. Please feel free to call us here at the restaurant to check... More
Linda S
5 December 2016|
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Response from Dean B | Property representative |
Yes, we have a full service bar
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$33
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:30
16:00 - 20:00
16:00 - 20:00
16:00 - 20:00
16:00 - 20:00
16:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8110 N College Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46240-2554
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-251-2294
  • E-mail
Uniquely Indianapolis! Hollyhock Hill Restaurant has been a tradition in "family-style" dining since 1928, remaining as one of the few such restaurants of its type in the United States and the 2nd oldest restaurant in Indiana. Consistently ranked among the top restaurants in the Midwest, Hollyhock Hill is famed for its superior "county-style" cuisine, high standards of service and unique ambiance. Hollyhock Hill is a premiere dining destination in Indianapolis and perfect for celebrating special occasions. Recently named "America's BEST Fried Chicken" by Travel & Leisure Magazine and YAHOO! Travel. Featured on the cover of Saveur magazine for "Perfect Fried Chicken". Independently owned and operated. Groups Welcome! Reservations Recommended. Hollyhock Hill - where dining is an experience that will be long remembered!
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