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Tinker Street Restaurant & Wine Bar

402 E 16th St, Indianapolis, IN 46202-2602
+1 317-925-5000
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
402 E 16th St, Indianapolis, IN 46202-2602
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Really liked the vibe and the meal selection. There just was not a lot of food for the money. Still worth a visit.

Thank gtgraf
Reviewed 7 October 2018

This restaurant was recommended to us from the place we were staying at. It's nestled in a nice, cozy residential part of town. It had a lively atmosphere, but intimate. Both inside and outside seating. When you're seated they give you a nice taste of...More

Thank lmsmith529
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

I dined alone but was greeted with the warmest welcome and the servers were most attentive. I ordered from the Tinker Tuesday menu which offered 3 courses for $33. I had the Decker Melon to start which was a taste explosion of awesome flavours and...More

Thank Heldron
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

My great Neice’s wedding reception was held there & it was lovely. The set up was very nice, the food and service were good, & we all had a wonderful time. My neice, as the mother of the bride, was extremely pleased.

Thank marycathyjoneslmp
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Enjoyed the outside dining. Menu descriptions of the dishes were accurate, interesting preparations, tuna appetizer, beet salad and sirloin entree very good. Prices a little high for serving sizes, although they were adequate. Service was conscientious, but slow. Enjoyable and will return, but no longer...More

Thank indydigger
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

The meal was fine. Not amazing. Not sensational. The menu has meal options on one side and wines on the other. But beers available were not listed. Waiter bright a small glass of champagne which was nice. The melon appetizer was very nice, and the...More

Thank ShwayOchre
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

We visited with family for dinner. The menu is creative and interesting. Some of the dishes seem better than others. The heirloom tomatoes were in season and wonderful. The tater totes with caviar not so much. Not much flavor. I had pork tenderloin and that...More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Not sure why this restaurant has good reviews. We selected the chanterelle crostinis as appetizer because we were told that the chef loved mushrooms and picked them himself. The crostinis were soaked with corn water, and the pieces of chanterelle were very small and few.the...More

Thank honestfeedback2018
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Glad we arrived at 6 pm on Saturday. Very crowded by 8 pm. Service was excellent. Food was fresh and interesting. Beautiful presentation.

Thank donnafalconnier
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

We were hoping for a nice evening out on Friday night. When we arrived we parked on the restaurant’s very cramped parking lot. A large party was drinking at the outside bar. We were seated at a very cramped table just before the large group...More

Thank BarbaraandDavidD
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Questions & Answers
11 September 2016|
Response from Liz M | Property representative |
Hi! Just to let you know that service animals are the only animals we can accommodate!
5 September 2016|
Response from Maddie W | Property representative |
Joeene1017, Thank you for your question. We are closed on Labor Day. We are closed on the following holidays: New Years Day, Super Bowl Sunday, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving... More
17 April 2016|
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Response from Maddie W | Property representative |
Hi sarahbarney08, Thank you for your question. As others have said already, we are not currently taking reservations at Tinker Street for regular dinner service. We do also require that your entire party be present before... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 402 E 16th St, Indianapolis, IN 46202-2602
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-925-5000
  • E-mail
Enjoy fresh, full-flavored foods in a cozy urban cottage on 16th Street. Plant-based, vegetarian, gluten-free and vegan options abound, as do meals meant for carnivores. International wine selection emphasizes high-quality and surprising finds at fair prices. Craft beer available. Please note that we serve diners who are 21 and up.
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