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The Friendly Tavern

) #1 of 38 Restaurants in Zionsville €€ - €€€ American, ,
290 S Main St, Zionsville, IN 46077-1621
+1 317-873-5772
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“wings” (50 reviews)
“tenderloin” (35 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Bar, Pub
€€ - €€€
290 S Main St, Zionsville, IN 46077-1621
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1 - 10 of 281 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We stopped in after a day of wine tasting. We were seated right away, and service throughout the evening was great. Our appetizers and sandwiches were all very good. We would definitely go back the next time we're in the area!

Thank SonjaWineGeek
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Once you have the chicken wings at The Friendly Tavern, you'll never want them from anywhere else! We've even carried them out in bulk for a party at home. There are lots of good things on the menu, though. Other faves include the tenderloin sandwich...More

Thank leeleezvv
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No reservations and lines will be long, but worth the wait (or do what I do and order out most of the time) Prices are very reasonable and the food is out of this world. Some of the best wings I have ever had and...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This eatery probably should get a rating of 5 but there were 2 things that reduced the rating. There were 6 of us and none of us were finished with our salads when the main meal was served. The table was not large so we...More

Thank gold-vintner
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I joking call it the "UnFriendly" Tavern, but it's anything but. We have lived in town 17 years and LOVE coming here. We coined the name for our own amusement as it was he first meal we tried to have out after...More

Thank Cweb123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great small eatery with small town feel and not processed food! Great lunch place. The food is great, service good (it's always busy) and good value.

Thank S8953RJrobertp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great wings, white fish. Like the cheers bar-nothing fancy but great food and drink . No reservations but worth the wait

Thank masonmax
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Very popular local spot that has been around forever. Be prepared to wait in line! It took a while to get our food but it was tasty. Hubby started with their hearty beef stew that had a delicious base. Had non breaded hot wings that...More

Thank Betsy B
Reviewed 29 April 2017

We were in Zionsville on a Tuesday night recently and thought this looked like a good place to try to for dinner. It was packed and we were lucky to get a table. The food was good and our server was pleasant. Our food did...More

Thank AvonIN
Reviewed 23 April 2017

My husband and I have gone to this restaurant numerous times and always had good service and good food. However, our last visit was not pleasant at all. Terrible service, especially the waitress, and the food was way overcooked. Is there a new manager or...More

Thank LuckyMesaAZ
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Pamela L
Do you except visa
26 November 2016|
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Response from Brad D | Reviewed this property |
Patty M
Can you handle a party of ten on a Saturday night?? Or would a Saturday lunch be better?? I know you`re very busy on Saturday nights.
26 December 2015|
Response from Lashelle-Dave | Reviewed this property |
Saturday lunch would be better. I'm sure they would accommodate you for dinner, but there would be a significant wait. You would definitely want to have an early dinner. They don't take reservations but with a party that... More
Do you allow dogs on the outside patio today?
11 July 2015|
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Response from VikingHurst | Reviewed this property |
I don't think that they have a patio and the inside is too tight for dogs.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 290 S Main St, Zionsville, IN 46077-1621
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Zionsville
  • Phone Number: +1 317-873-5772
  • E-mail
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