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Ale Emporium

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American, Bar, Pizza, Pub
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8617 Allisonville Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46250-1552
+1 317-842-1333
11:00 - 00:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Angola, Indiana
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had stromboli sandwich made with chicken. Was really good. Came with side but sandwich was so good and large enough I didn't need the sides. Also the fried pickles are awesome. I want to go back and try the pizza. Had really great selection of beers too.

Thank Paula W
Indianapolis, Indiana
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

If you have a chance to be on the northside of Indianapolis and are over the age of 21 (as minors are not allowed) hit the Ale Emporium. The deep dish is REALLY good and for a good price, the beer selection is always good and has a wide variety. If pizza isn't your thing, try their boneless chicken wings.... More 

Thank Eric S
Port Deposit, Maryland
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134 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Had burgers and beers with friends which watching the World Series. TV screens cover the walls with multiple events visible from any table. The burgers are very good as are the fries. Great selection of beers with something to suit every taste. The crowds can get noisy since everyone is watching the games. Great spot to take in the local... More 

Thank Lou1505
Indianapolis, Indiana
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

If you are in a hurry, go with the wings. Burgers 🍔 came out slow. Soup was lukewarm but good. Not that busy in dining room but the staff was slow greeting, taking orders & delivering food. Dinner steak special on Tuesday nights, however, is very good.

Thank KCmdwFA
London, Canada
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53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Stopped in here on a Sunday to watch some football. Staff are very accommodating to put on which teams you want to watch. We had the Armadillo Egg app and it was very tasty, just enough heat. They have a good selection of their own brews and they rotate according to season. Their prices are reasonable.

Thank KMM806
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78 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Great place of your looking for a sports bar. Lots of TVs and the service is good. We had the Herman style wings and a pizza. Both were good and large portions. Beer list is impressive as well.

Thank cobalt222
Newburgh, New York
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330 reviews
229 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Located in a mall across the street from my hotel, and recommended by my Uber driver so thought I'd check it out. Very large room with lots of TVs playing various baseball, tennis and the opening night NFL game. Tried the "famous" wings and found them to be excellent. Big and meaty, hot and juicy. The Herman style was really... More 

1 Thank atima
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Great food. Giant portions. Friendly staff. My friends ordered wings and the waitress brought them an extra plate because she said the ones we got looked too small. Amazing.

Thank JulieAnnTravels
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54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

It's been awhile since I have been to the Ale but back in the late 80's I used to frequent it often. It was a Fri. night and the family decided on the Ale. It seemed like a great choice for a family with two young adult children looking for a younger vibe. We found a table by ourselves given... More 

Thank TomNTammy
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105 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

They had live music on the outside, but it was too hot so we stayed on the inside for a couple of drinks, some nice Bufallo chicken wings and tasting of a couple of different IPAs.

Thank Fabio M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar, Pizza, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8617 Allisonville Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46250-1552
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis>  > Castleton
  • Neighbourhood: Castleton
  • Phone Number: +1 317-842-1333

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?