Meridian

4.7
2219 Reviews
$31 to $50
Contemporary American
Meridian Restaurant and Bar is located in the Meridian Street Historic District on the north side of Indianapolis. Meridian is a fine dining establishment serving innovative American cuisine. Our menu incorporates regional American and international flavors sure to please any palate and offers a selection of natural beef, fresh fish, pork, chicken, and pastas. Our curated wine list is a perfect companion for the menu, and we offer a full selection of cocktails and beer as well. The intimate setting and professional staff provide one of the most unique dining experiences in Indianapolis.
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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
What 2219 people are saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
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4.6
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4.7
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4.3
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Noise · Moderate
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OpenTable Diner
Indiana
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

All was delightful!

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vipTinaF
Indiana
6 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall3food2service3ambience5

Waitress was not really friendly. The Ceasar Salad looked like it had been sitting around for a while. I had the chicken with the polenta and was looking forward to the polenta. The chicken was very tender and good but there was about 2 T of polenta on the plate and broccoli tops that were very firm and plain. My husband had the duck and it said it was excellent.

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vipEMR2
Indiana
16 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Three great dinners, it will continue to be one of our favorites.

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BrenM
Indiana
1 review
Dined on January 17, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Relaxing, great doors enjoyable experience. Will return.

JW
JanW
1 review
Dined on January 15, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely delightful, excellent service, delicious.

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vipHailstone
Indiana
117 reviews
Dined on January 15, 2022
Overall4food4service3ambience3

food was very good. Had beef Wellington which was exceptional. Service, as usual, was spotty. but they tried to cover for each other. Wine was good. A bit high in price but not over the top.

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vip1234
Chicago
33 reviews
Dined on January 15, 2022
Overall3food3service2ambience3

Like everywhere they need more employees

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 15, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always Excellent!

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DennisW
Indiana
5 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great place to get a expertly prepared and displayed meal for an affordable price. Superb service and decor. We will be returning soon.

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Corey
Indiana
1 review
Dined on January 9, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, Great service. Perfect dinner to connect with family/friends. A little pricey - but definitely worth the $ for fine dining.

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vipKaLena
Indiana
40 reviews
Dined on January 8, 2022
Overall4food5service2ambience4

The service wasn't great at first-- we waited a long time to get our water, menus, and to order our drinks-- but after we got our cocktails, the food arrived promptly, and the food was definitely worth the wait. Best duck I ever had, cooked crispy on the outside and perfectly on the inside. The cocktails were alright, but the wine list was great. You MUST get the sugared donuts for dessert-- they were delicious, not too sweet, and not greasy or heavy. Great cozy atmosphere too!

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vipDonnaR
Chicago
125 reviews
Dined on January 8, 2022
Overall4food4service4ambience5

There is no place in Indianapolis quite like The Meridian -- cozy, upscale comfortable, with a diverse and interesting menu that is well executed; an attentive and professional wait staff; a manager who is in tune with all the details and everywhere at once; and, in good weather, a lovely outdoors space. We're regulars.

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Gretchen
Minneapolis
5 reviews
Dined on January 8, 2022
Overall3food3service5ambience5

Service by our waitress was outstanding, and the two dishes she recommended were fantastic. Also liked the atmospherere. However, menu options were lacking and some of the food was very disappointing, including a burned pork chop, horrible dinner rolls (baker forgot the salt), and a beet salad that was just a plate with cooked beets without any seasoning, a few walnuts and a tiny amount of goat cheese, not a salad, At this price point overall disappointing.

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vipHelenF
Indiana
49 reviews
Dined on January 7, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This has become one of our favorite dining spots.

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LeftWondering
Indiana
2 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2021
Overall3food2service2ambience4

Quiche was cold, they microwaved it and ruined the crust. Made us feel like it was our problem. Portions were small, prices were not. Wanted to love it, won’t return.

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PamR
1 review
Dined on December 28, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Perfect spot for a quiet lunch that will feel like you are at a lodge in the woods . Great service . Servings were smallish but adequate , and everything was tasty and served at the perfect temperature . Loved it!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Indiana
9 reviews
Dined on December 26, 2021
Overall3food1service4ambience5

The food in the past used to be super good. I feel the options are limited and the flavor wasn’t there.
I love the place but sad the food is not what it used to be

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vipkb5280
Indiana
12 reviews
Dined on December 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great as always first time we brought our kids and they enjoyed it too / teenagers! Hard to please or get to try new places ! Great family Christmas dinner !

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TimothyM
1 review
Dined on December 24, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The service was excellent - particularly the desk - there was some confusion about the reservation and she was professional and helpful throughout. Two entrees were outstanding one average (the pork chops) and one, while well presented and cooked (the duck) just not an entree patron would order again (personal preference). Have been before and will recommend and return again.

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Katemck
Indiana
1 review
Dined on December 24, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The fried oysters were magnificent! Boar bolognese was delicious and shareable especially when you have a soup or salad.

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AndyFromIndy
Indiana
1 review
Dined on December 23, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Food and cocktails were prepared perfect. I had the Cioppino and on top was a pice of swordfish that was the best swordfish I've ever had. My wife had the duck which was cooked to perfection as always. Corn puree always spot on. Atmosphere is always not too loud, cozy yet high end. Feels local and not corporate. I always leave happy.

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RebeccaF
Indiana
1 review
Dined on December 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent experience all around. Definitely will go back.

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vipRobert
Indiana
29 reviews
Dined on December 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our favorite Indianapolis restaurant. We are never disappointed.

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CherrylF
Indiana
9 reviews
Dined on December 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We dine here about once a month, on average. Almost always dinner. And we live north of Noblesville! Meridian is a consistently excellent restaurant. We usually go early, if we were not at IRT. It is quiet and the staff is attentive. The noise level increases as time passes and more people appear. The menu is excellent. There are some neighborhood favorites that never leave the menu. We like this. On a recent Wednesday, it grew crowded and noisy, as this is Half Off Wine Night!. A good deal attracts a crowd, as do the holidays. The donuts for dessert were great. As was the salmon and the boar bolognese. Kudos to the restaurant for its great menu, great wine, and excellent service!

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vipBCCM
Indiana
106 reviews
Dined on December 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always The Meridian didn't disappoint. The lovely ambiance along with great food and great service makes it one of my favorites.

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MaggiD
Indiana
10 reviews
Dined on December 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Every time I eat at The Meridian, I always enjoy it. Service was fantastic and the food was equally good. One of my favorite things about it is the ambiance. It is a pretty restaurant and not at all noisy like so many restaurants are these days.

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vipTimS
Indiana
6 reviews
Dined on December 20, 2021
Overall4food3service3ambience4

Love this place, but ask specifically about a soup and was assured it was the same. It was completely different…disappointing. Also portions small for prices charged. And it was very loud for lunch time. Think they must have been short staffed because many empty seats but they sat every table right next to each other. That being said we will try again because we have had MANY great experiences there….

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vipHelenF
Indiana
50 reviews
Dined on December 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We have add Meridian to our list of favorite restaurants.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Indiana
11 reviews
Dined on December 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Pork chop was amazing and moist. Best collard greens I’ve ever had. Charcuterie was super fancy and delicious. They have a great spicy cocktail with muddled jalapeño!

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OpenTable Diner
Indiana
10 reviews
Dined on December 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and service were both excellent. The restaurant itself is absolutely gorgeous inside and beautifully decorated for the holidays. Overall lovely experience!

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vipMaxwell
Indiana
12 reviews
Dined on December 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went on one of the busiest nights in Indy in the past 2 years. Every restaurant was booked. We added a last minute person to our reservation complicating things. But, as always, the staff is so accommodating and made it work. The food is delicious and the staff great. A very nice meal in a great atmosphere. Will definitely be back!

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vipKnowmyway
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined on December 17, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Only disappointment was bar. Inattentive bartender and premixed drinks. Food was great. Perfect fry on oysters. Don’t skip dessert, excellent and creative

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vipSkipS
Indiana
10 reviews
Dined on December 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely evening. The new menu pork chop was incredible. It’s sauce delicious and on a bed of spinach that was cooked beautifully with savory flavor

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GreggS
Naples
5 reviews
Dined on December 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is our go to spot when we visit Newfields whether for lunch or dinner. The corn chowder soup is a must.

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Sydney
Western NC
4 reviews
Dined on December 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was great even though it was crowded. Really enjoyed the fish

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful !

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OpenTable Diner
Indiana
1 review
Dined on December 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The meal we had was wonderful! There were four of us for dinner and we each thoroughly enjoyed our meal. The server was very knowledgeable and was able to provide great information about the many options available for dinner. Our server was attentive and we wanted for nothing. This restaurant has great acoustics - we were able to have Joey conversations and hear each other easily. We will be back!

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vipGaryD
Indiana
27 reviews
Dined on December 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It's been a few years since we've been to Meridian and chose this restaurant to celebrate the holiday season with friends. Everything was outstanding. We had excellent service and the food presentation and quality was outstanding. We all had different menu items and everyone enjoyed their dishes thoroughly. Great ambiance especially at this time of year given the fireplace and warm cozy wood interior.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Indiana
14 reviews
Dined on December 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My husband and I celebrated our Christmas together with a nice meal out. The salmon and artisan salad were excellent! We will be back!

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JeromeG
Key West
4 reviews
Dined on December 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service.

FAQs

Meridian offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (317) 466-1111.

Meridian is rated 4.7 stars by 2219 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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