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About Carolina Grill & Tap Room

Casual Dining Areas & Tap Room for Business or Pleasure...the Carolina Grill & Tap Room is a great find with a scratch kitchen. Voted "Best Of" for our Rustic, favored fare. Whether your're a cozy couple, large group or Rehearsal Dinner we have just the room for you! Our unique location makes us a local favorite and a destination worth the drive, just come as you are...

7629 W Stonegate Drive
Zionsville, IN 46077
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
American, Barbecue

Hours of Operation:


Tuesday - Thursday: 11:00am - till it's over, Friday & Saturday: 11:00am - till it's over, Sunday: 11:00am - 2:00pm

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(317) 769-3743

Website:
http://www.mycarolinagrill.com/

Executive Chef:
Debra Terry

Carolina Grill & Tap Room Ratings and Reviews

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4.2

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.2

service

4.1

ambience

4.1

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

88% would recommend it to a friend

Business Meals (4)
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Great Beer (3)
Great for Lunch (3)
Quiet Conversation (3)
Cozy (2)
Fun (2)
Good for a Date (2)
Great for Outdoor Dining (2)
Good for Anniversaries (1)
Good for Birthdays (1)
Great for Brunch (1)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
Fit for Foodies (1)
Good for Groups (1)
Happy Hour (1)
Healthy (1)
Live Sports (1)
Notable Wine List (1)
People Watching (1)
Pre/post Theatre (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Special Occasion (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
Comfort Food (1)
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 (Indiana)·Dined on November 24, 2017

We had a great experience for 8 family members gathering for the holidays. Our table was set and waiting for us to arrive. Outstanding, personable servers and fabulous food. We love this place.

Tags: Casual, Fit for Foodies, Pre/post Theatre, Tasting Menu, Quiet Conversation
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 (Indiana)·Dined on November 21, 2017

First time to the Carolina Grill and chose to sit in the basement Tap Room. Very nice evening with some fun servers and a relatively quiet but friendly crowd. We had the Cuban and the Club sandwich, both were plentiful and tasty. The sweet potato are extra, but not to be missed. Overall, a great evening...will go back.

Tags: Live Sports, Great Beer, Good for Groups
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 (Indiana)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Food and service were average- they can get away with it bc there is not much competition.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 7, 2017

The wait for the meal was rather long considering the simplicity of our order and the number of people in the restaurant, but they brought fried pickles and mushrooms so it did not matter. We had a quiet corner that was great for a business conversation. The sweet tea, or tea as a Carolinian would call it, was about right on the sugar, but it had been brewed at too high a temperature so it was a bit bitter. A Charleston matron would be scandalized if she served that. The pulled pork barbeque was OK, but it had absolutely nothing to do with the Carolinas. The chief browned it on the griddle and then covered with a red sauce, not a vinegar based sauce. I have been a North Carolinian for a lot of years and I have never seen that anywhere in the state, even in the west. (Check out Pigman's just south of Kitty Hawk if you want Carolina Barbeque). The onion rings were the best part of the meal, but I am not completely convinced they were made on site. Lots of food, to much really but they have to do that. Price - spot on for what we got. This place is OK particularly for the brew pub, but they really need to step up their game on the quality of the food. The doors would be padlocked after two weeks if they opened in Manhattan.

Tags: Business Meals, Great for Lunch, Great Beer
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 (Indiana)·Dined on October 25, 2017

Food is always very good, service often is friendly but less than adequate. This week though service quality was comparable to the food.

Tags: Comfort Food, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Indiana)·Dined on October 13, 2017

I have eaten multiple times and have always had good experience with Carolina Grill but this time was not a good experience.

Our waitress took 30 minutes to bring drinks, an additional 20 to bring the one she forgot, and once she brought the appetizer, she forgot to put in the entree order. In total, our dinner lasted over 2.5 hours for a beer and a few bowls of chili.

The food was great but the service was in no way acceptable. In addition, there were many children running around unattended.

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 (Indiana)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Thought it was going to be more of a pub feeling.
Very family friendly.

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 (Indiana)·Dined on September 22, 2017

I've eaten at The Carolina Grill on many occasions. I've found the staff to be courteous, the food very good and the cost reasonable. I like that it is not in a "restaurant" district, as in a strip mall or crowded downtown.

Tags: Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Happy Hour, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Indiana)·Dined on September 15, 2017

Not customer friendly. Too many rules for wait-staff to seat or serve. Menu misleading. Sides listed with entree not really served with every entree. Seems to be a neighborhood basement pub trying to be a restaurant sometimes. Staff needs better training. Food was so-so; not memorable. Crossed off my list of return worthy dining.

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 (Indiana)·Dined on September 7, 2017

Maybe the best service and meal i have had in years. Thank you!!

Tags: Business Meals, Quiet Conversation, Fun
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vip
 (Indiana)·Dined on August 16, 2017

Disappointed

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 (Indiana)·Dined on July 29, 2017

We have eaten here several times and have always had friendly service, good food, and reasonable prices. Love it!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Casual, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays
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 (Naples)·Dined on July 14, 2017

Three of us got sick that night.

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 (Indiana)·Dined on July 8, 2017

Went on a Saturday night, didn't have much of a wait. Our server was friendly and helpful, as it was our first time there. The food she recommended was fantastic. We will definitely be going back.

Tags: Special Occasion, Quick Bite, Casual
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 (Indiana)·Dined on June 24, 2017

We have eaten there several times and the service and food has always been outstanding. It's our favorite place to dine at.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Cozy, Good for a Date, Casual, Comfort Food, Kid-friendly, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Charlotte)·Dined on June 23, 2017

Our waitress was wonderful ~ pleasant, helpful, and smiling. The food was good, nothing extraordinary about the seasoning or presentation. I rated the noise level high because there were families with young children who were loud. The starkness of the interior also lends itself to noise carrying. Overall, I would go back again, but would not go out of my way to make this a "regular" hangout.

If you want a meal, this is a good place. If you want a dining experience, this is not the place for you.

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 (Indiana)·Dined on June 22, 2017

I bit noisy with loud children playing and screaming.
They were out of some foods.
Pasta was ok but could have been better flavored.
Not as good as our first time there. Just wasn't a good night fir the servers or the variety. They were even out of the vanilla ice cream for the bread pudding.
The half price wine is always a plus.

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 (Indiana)·Dined on May 11, 2017

Girls outing

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on April 29, 2017

Very quaint place. Food was fantastic and service was tremendous. Very friendly. Would absolutely come back!

Tags: Business Meals, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Good Vegetarian Options, Afternoon Coffee, Great for Brunch
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 (Indiana)·Dined on April 29, 2017

Wanted to try the place out for a business dinner. Food was tasty and the drink menu extensive. There is a restaurant upstairs but a good bar atmosphere downstairs with the same food menu.
Will take my meeting to Carolina Grill.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great Beer, Casual
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 (Indiana)·Dined on April 22, 2017

First time and it was really good. We had no idea this hidden gem was even there. We found it via Open Table and are so glad that we did!!!

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 (Indiana)·Dined on April 19, 2017

We won't be going back. We felt rushed as soon as we sat down at the table. Horrible wine selection.
The salad appeared to be days old, wilted and Brown. We ordered the Ribeye steak. Moderately priced, what appeared was a piece of meat that looked like a dog toy. The manager said it looked like we were served the meat from the steak sandwhich. It was cold. Cold meat, with a pat of butter on top of the steak that wasn't melted. The side dish, cold
Thankfully we left without an issue.
We won't be back

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 (Indiana)·Dined on April 16, 2017

We enjoyed the buffet that was offered for Easter Sunday. The food was excellent. The chicken was moist and juicy, while Mom reported the brisket was "to die for". Nice, friendly service. Overall, an enjoyable experience.

Tags: Special Occasion
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vip
 (Indiana)·Dined on April 16, 2017

We went for Easter lunch, not knowing they had a special Easter buffet. It was top-notch! Chicken, fish, brisket, breakfast foods, salad and more. Delicious as usual. Friendly staff as usual.

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on April 16, 2017

Disappointed that on Easter, only offered a brunch that was just average, meats good, but veggies were not great. Couldn't order off of a menu, and we came for filet medallions specifically. And brunch was very overpriced. No desserts to speak of, either. Doubt we will be back. All of us felt the same way about the special occasion experience. Nothing felt special.

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 (Indiana)·Dined on April 7, 2017

All enjoyed the food except Ribeye steak was not tasty.

Tags: Quiet Conversation
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 (Indiana)·Dined on April 4, 2017

Wonderful food and service. Try the tenderloin and sweet potato fries, you won't be disappointed!!

Tags: Comfort Food
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 (Indiana)·Dined on April 1, 2017

My meal was great, and my wife's was good.

Our waitress was nice, but disappeared for long periods of time and the restaurant was slow.

The manager came out and talked with me while my wife was in the facilities and he was very nice.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Casual
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 (Richmond)·Dined on March 31, 2017

We had our moms birthday party celebration in the bar area. Very comfortable seating and not packed in. We enjoy our server Jennifer and the service we received. The food was excellent and there was a nice variety of choices for all 8 of us to choose from.
My favorite appetizer was the breaded mushrooms!
Very reasonable prices.

Tags: Quick Bite, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Bar Seating
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 (Indiana)·Dined on March 15, 2017

I will definitely return to this restaurant. Menu selections were varied. We had the fried pickle appetizer which was the best I've ever had! The salmon salad was delicious with fresh greens and salmon filet cooked to perfection. The restaurant is in a quiet neighborhood. We were greeted immediately upon arriving and Sue provided us with great service.

Tags: Good for a Date, Business Meals, Great for Lunch
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 (Indiana)·Dined on March 11, 2017

excellent food and excellent service - great prices

Tags: Gluten Free Options, Business Meals, Tasting Menu, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Indiana)·Dined on March 4, 2017

Thanks Open Table for helping me discover Carolina Grill

Tags: Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Indiana)·Dined on March 1, 2017

We had a great meal for my son's birthday and the staff was awesome. A home town feel and welcome with great food.

Tags: Hot Spot
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 (Indiana)·Dined on February 14, 2017

We loved the ambiance, the food and the attention we received from the staff.

Tags: Outstanding Value, Casual, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Happy Hour, Fit for Foodies, Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Good for Groups, Authentic
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 (Indiana)·Dined on February 14, 2017

Went there for Valentine's Day with my wife. The food was great, the service was outstanding and it's just a nice, casual place to go for lunch or dinner. Just a nice pleasant experience overall. I would highly recommend it.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Scenic View, Kid-friendly, Casual, Comfort Food, Good for a Date
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 (Indiana)·Dined on February 14, 2017

Valentines Day

Tags: Casual, Cozy
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vip
 (Indiana)·Dined on February 10, 2017

First time at this hidden gem. Great, friendly service, delicious food - what more do you need? We will be returning!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 10, 2017

Jennifer downstairs in the Tap Room is an amazing server. She also has an incredible memory. You'll feel like you're their favorite customer when you go back for the second time.

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 (Indiana)·Dined on February 3, 2017

Great atmosphere

Tags: Cozy, Bar Seating, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Kid-friendly
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vip
 (Indiana)·Dined on January 28, 2017

We met some friends for dinner who lived nearby. We were pleasantly surprised. Great food, great service and extensive list of spirits and beer. Definitely will go back.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre, Happy Hour, Business Meals, Fun
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