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Iaria's Italian Restaurant

4.7
723 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
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  • Authentic
  • Casual
  • Neighborhood Gem
Iaria's Italian Restaurant was established in 1913 by Pietro and Antonia Iaria and is currently run by fourth generation family members, Matthew Iaria and Carla Russell. Entering Iaria's is like taking a step back in time...not much has changed over the years. The restaurant and bar both offer booth seating and the decor consists mostly of family and celebrity pictures. The Food: sauces, meatballs, sausage, pizzas are made in house and weekly specials are offered. The Bar: cocktails, extensive wine list and craft beer are all available. It is a popular spot for locals and celebrities. It is a great location for a small get together, business luncheon, holiday party or just a night out. The Iaria family looks forward to seeing you soon...
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Italian
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Hours of operation

Lunch: Tuesday - Saturday: 11:00am - 1:30pm
Dinner: Tuesday - Friday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm, Saturday: 4:30pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(317) 638-7706
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Private party facilities
Guests have limited options for private dining during our regular business hours. On Sundays or Mondays, the entire restaurant can be reserved. Please call us directly to get your specific needs met.
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Private party contact
Matthew or Carla: (317) 638-7706
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Catering
Iaria's will cater your event to meet your specific needs. We offer full service catering with all set up included to delivery of groups of just 15 people.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Fletcher Avenue
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Parking details
Iaria's offers free parking and the lot is adjacent to the restaurant.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Beer, Delivery, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 723 People Are Saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.7
food
4.7
service
4.4
ambience
4.6
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98% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 4 days ago

Joe, service was fab. Food was fresh and hot. Nearly more than I could eat and the Lemoncello cake is to perfect!
Another great night out!

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4.0Dined 4 days ago

Awesome food and helpful staff. Ordered that Drogatta and thoroughly enjoyed it...portions are huge.

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

Simply the best margarita pizza I’ve ever had. My wife and I shared and she agreed with this assessment. I ordered the veal parmigiana and it was excellent. I opted for a side of angel hair with red sauce which was also great. The pasta has a fresh taste you don’t get at many Italian restaurants. My wife got the grouper piccata. She loves anything piccata and said the fish was cooked perfectly. Service was ok outstanding even though it was a crowded prom night.

I’ve been looking for an authentic no frills place that just focuses on the food and this is it!

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

Made reservations due to reviews on internet. Got seated on arrival and service began. Food was good and service was also. Will return when in Indy.

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5.0Dined 7 days ago

Delicious!

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Delicious classic Italian dishes, tasty drinks, great service even when busy. Recommend reservations on weekends.

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4.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Our waitress was excellent! Its a neat vintage place. Average prices.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Very authentic Italian restaurant. The servers are friendly and great. And the food is absolute perfection!

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Very large portions

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3.0Dined on April 14, 2018

We had a reservation and got seated immediately. The waiter had several tables but he never seemed rushed when he came to ours. The lasagne was ‘ok’. We’ve had much better. The meatballs were nothing to write home about. The cheese tortellini was good and filling. The fried mozzarella appetizer was very tasty ! We are not itching to return but all in all, pretty good.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

We went for a family birthday party, made reservations and everything was ready and waiting when we arrived. Food, drink, service was all fabulous! Very attentive staff, and of course the red sauce is to die for.

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

We always enjoy the bar area and are never disappointed in the quality and taste of the food!

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

The food and service were excellent.

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

This is our favorite restaurant while visiting, best meal in Indy!!

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5.0Dined on April 4, 2018

Always excellent.

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5.0Dined on March 29, 2018

First time diner. We loved the food. Booth seating a little uncomfortable but food and service were great.

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5.0Dined on March 28, 2018

Iaria's is a great restaurant for Italian food. Five friends got together for dinner. I had eggplant parmesan with a side of spaghetti and the other four had spaghetti and meatballs. We all enjoyed our dinner. Three had cannoli's for dessert. It was a fun evening get together and great food. Can't wait to do it again.

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2.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Never eat here. Food cold and service rushed us out.

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

we had 10 inches of snow and we were 40 minutes late but still made our meal.....had reservations.....gave us our bread on the house and told us to slow down and enjoy.....outstanding

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5.0Dined on March 21, 2018

Simplicity, Sincerity, Service, Satisfaction, Smiles
Iaria's Italian Restaurant delivers all those things by sticking to what has kept this family business viable for over 100 years. This is not a hip, trendy or contemporary place, but one which does a great job taking care of guests and providing them with really tasty food. Part of the beauty is that the cuisine is like what you might make for yourself, IF you had an Italian grandmother who taught you all her secrets... but you don't, so you go to Iaria's. You can read and understand the menu, and the prices are reasonable. Casual, not fancy, but the kind of unique family restaurant which is disappearing all over the country. Who needs or wants another franchise chain meal? Get real food from a real restaurant. Go to Iaria's!

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Love it!! Have been going for years. One of our favorite restaurants.

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4.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Food outstanding as usual. We just like the spot.

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4.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Always a pleasant experience, looking forward to returning soon!

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Great service and great food. A family restaurant that was accessible for our father in a wheelchair. Would highly recommend!

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Everything was perfect. We had two dishes and an appetizer and they all came with different sauces—which were all amazing. We both agreed that the cheese tortellini was the best. Would definitely go back there! Oh, and do yourself a favor and get the limoncello cake. You’re welcome.

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5.0Dined on March 16, 2018

Excellent food! Excellent service!

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5.0Dined on March 10, 2018

Love family owned and run businesses! This is a great one! Enjoy!

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5.0Dined on March 10, 2018

Great service. Our table for 8 was waiting for us. Attentive service. Our group enjoyed every bite!

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4.0Dined on March 9, 2018

My reservation was for 4:45pm We arrived at 4:45 and was told that the restaurant doesn’t open till 5 pm. Staff was a little rude. It was very cold outside. Why was a 4:45 reservation available if they don’t open till 5 pm. On the other hand The food was fabulous. The dressing is to die for. The waitress was great and attentive. We were in Indy from Orlando and couldn’t wait to eat at one our favorite restaurants!!

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5.0Dined on March 9, 2018

We celebrated Valentines Day and another occasion then decided to hold an employee lunch meeting, food was fantastic again, built great respect and relationships with our employees. Everyone felt special after a great meal, we celebrated a drink at the bar and felt we built bridges for a bright future.

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5.0Dined on March 8, 2018

We went for my wife's birthday. The food was great as was the service, We enjoyed ourselves and will certainly go back another time.

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Never disappointed in the food and overall experience! A great place to eat and always enjoy the atmosphere!

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5.0Dined on March 3, 2018

Just love the place. Atmosphere is fun. Service is great. Even the young adults working have a smile on their face and appear to enjoy working there. Food is always fab.

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5.0Dined on March 1, 2018

Great lunch menu, looking forward to doing it again

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Fantastic time and time again.

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Chicken piccata was great!

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5.0Dined on February 23, 2018

My go to for authentic rustic Italian! Cozy charm, amazing servers, great wine list and food! Definitely a neighborhood favorite!

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4.0Dined on February 23, 2018

service good as always, food good as was the value

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5.0Dined on February 20, 2018

The Fettuccini Alfredo was excellent. Obviously made with the right amount of cream and butter. We should have ordered another serving of Tiramisu -it was so good.

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

The BEST Italian I've ever had. Iaria's red sauce is so so so good. I could drink it.
The antipasti salad is a delicious app and big enough to share. I've had the chicken parm, chicken marsala and spaghetti for my entree and never been disappointed.
If you live in Indy and haven't been to Iaria's - do yourself a favor and go.

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