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Grindstone Charley's

) #171 of 1,882 Restaurants in Indianapolis €€ - €€€ American,
5383 Rockville Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46224-9111
+1 317-243-8760
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Overview
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good41%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (9 reviews)
“prime rib” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
5383 Rockville Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46224-9111
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you go to a place that features lunch specials, you probably should try one of the specials--right? Well, the lunch portion of the chicken and noodles is served in one of those oversize coffee cups that stand in for a normal bowl. Noodles are...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My Sirloin Snuggler was excellent at $11.99. My wife's $10.99 tenderloin was alright, but too salty, especially the green beans. Our server was great. A $3.99 strawberry shortcake was a nice desert.

Thank BatGuano30
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were there on an evening recently when approx. 2/3 of the tables were occupied. We were immediately seated and ordered our appetizer and drinks. The appetizer came 30 minutes later. By this time, the restaurant was less than 1/2 full. It took another 30...More

Thank MarthaIllinois
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really enjoyed this place, decent beer selection and a menu that should cater to just about everyone. The ribs are especially good and they have a great tenderloin. I also have enjoyed the steaks here

Thank SoccerJ
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Everything was great. Troy was our waiter and he was super friendly and attentive not to mention busy, I never saw him stop once to catch his breath. The food was excellent. I recommend the homemade chicken and noodles; delicious. Servings are a great size,...More

Thank Heather L
Reviewed 24 May 2017

I ate dinner at this restaurant during a visit to Indy for a race. It looks like an old, down home place. The staff was very friendly and I was seated immediately. They have a good menu and daily specials. They also have a good...More

Thank RPS1971
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

We were in the neighborhood staying at a hotel for soccer and this place was very close by. They have a large menu with a big variety of foods to choose from. I tasted a few different plates from family and friends and all was...More

Thank Bridget S
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We visited after playing golf and happened to hit the Wednesday night special on hamburgers. Any of their burger plates (except buffalo) were only $6.99. They also had a special on domestic beers. The food was excellent, the service was good, the environment was good.

Thank antiqueengineer
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Go to place in the area as it has reasonable prices, usually good service and the food is typically well prepared. There aren't a ton of decent options for sit down style restaurants and this is probably the best choice.

Thank Tim M
Blake F, Owner at Grindstone Charley's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Thank you! We appreciate the kind review! Blake Fogelsong

Reviewed 30 January 2017

In town for a visit and this was close to where we stayed. Nice clean restaurant. I had the chicken stir-fry and my husband had the Jack's Kickin' burger. Both meals came out hot and were very good. Waitress was very friendly. Will stop again...More

Thank Connie R
Blake F, Owner at Grindstone Charley's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Thank you for th patronage! We'll see you next time! Blake Fogelsong

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5383 Rockville Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46224-9111
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-243-8760
  • E-mail
Description
Started by Indiana Restaurateur Perry Fogelsong in 1982, Grindstone Charley's is currently a four unit chain with locations in Indianapolis, Speedway, Kokomo, and Lafayette. Today, customers in Indiana and Ohio enjoy home-style cooking, spirited drinks and warm hospitality. As part of the Clancy's, Inc. Family of stores, Grindstone Charley's joins Michelangelo's Italian Bistro and Clancy's Hamburgers in offering quality food, drinks and fun perfectly suited to Midwestern appetites.
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