Meridian

4.7
2189 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 2189 people are saying
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vipKevin
San Francisco
21 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The chicken confit is back for the fall and it is amazing.

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vipJohnB
Indiana
30 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A delightful Sunday dinner on way back to the Burbs from IMA event. It had been a while. The king salmon, burger and boar bolognese were all delicious! Sam the server was prompt and polite with good recs. Loved the wine list - with good prices, no less! Will need to come back again soon...

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Family get together with an out of town member

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Ronald
Indiana
9 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Innovative recipes, knowledgeable server regarding unusual ingredients, attentive beverage service.

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Meridiangangoffour
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

The Meridian met its usual high standard. Service was excellent and the food was good and ample if a tad overpriced, but perhaps I say that only because I'm old and can remember when the same meal cost far less. In any case, our group had a very pleasant time and we will be back.

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PamelaH
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

There was a new menu that evening, our dinners were very good. Small plates gourmet food, expensive but lovely.

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Dinebliss
Indiana
2 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was amazing, great service and great ambiance!

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RobinR
Indiana
22 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Limited, but wide-ranging menu for lunch. Multiple comfort food classics, plus burgers and salads. My mixed green salad with an add-on of blackened shrimp was very tasty. Lovely atmosphere.

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OpenTable Diner
Indiana
9 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Meridian has excellent food. Their menu changes seasonally. They can accommodate special diets, vegan, vegetarian. Our server, Christian provided excellent service. The atmosphere is relaxing. I highly recommend this restaurant.

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Melissa
Indiana
3 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience4

The food was fine, good,but not excellent. It was an underwhelming experience, I probably won't go back

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JimB
Indiana
1 review
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect day to sit outside and wonderful lunch.

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RonJ
Indiana
3 reviews
Dined on September 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What can you say? ExcellentFood Exceptional Service !!!

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vipJHart
Indiana
81 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great as always!! Great food, great service, great ambiance!

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Janet
1 review
Dined on September 28, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

We sat on the patio, as we like to do when the weather permits. This restaurant is one of our favorites. in the winter we sit in the cozy bar.

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Indygal
Indiana
5 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food, great service, outside seating provided lovely ambience

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LisaM
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our first time to Meridian. Outstanding! The beet salad was amazing! Great service, diverse menu, great food!

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vipDwpr
Indiana
23 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience3

The halibut was disappointing

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vipeloisep
Indiana
59 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always fabulous food and outstanding caring service. A gem.

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vipDonaldD
Indiana
12 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a very nice Birthday dinner. Food and service was terrific!

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HollieH
Northern MI
12 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The service was excellent!

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vipIrishchick91
Indiana
21 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

First the pros:
The atmosphere is rustic elegant and wonderful, service was impeccable, food very good.
But…
We noticed the portions were very small, especially for what the prices have become. In the last few months Meridian has raised their prices 10-20%. We had a veal carbonara which consisted of a few small slices of veal over a small portion of pasta for $43. Not satisfactory. While we were splitting it, it was simply too small of a dish for the price. Our total bill with two entrees, one salad, an appetizer, and a $29 bottle of wine was $170 before tip.
Meridian will slip out of out top five for places that are a better value. What a shame….

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vipBullnBear
Indiana
36 reviews
Dined on September 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a pleasure to dine at the Meridian. Everything was wonderful as always. Only noticeable difference this time was a feeling of wanting our party of four to leave - after 60 minutes - for, one would presume, to prepare for another guest. I would get that except there were plenty of available tables.

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vipSteakMan
Indiana
19 reviews
Dined on September 16, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

The food and service were good as always (we dine here regularly). We were annoyed by the presence of gnats flying around us for the duration of the meal. We were inside, well away from the doors to the patio area and away from the front door. I imagine they can address the problem. The other high end restaurants we frequent seem to have gnats under control. If this kind of thing bothers you, then maybe ask them before making a reservation.

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Anthony
1 review
Dined on September 15, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Food was fine. Not a lot of items on the menu that appealed to me. Prices were quite high compared to other restaurants of the same caliber. The restaurant does have a half price wine nights on Wednesdays which helps with the check.

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RuthKMoreau
Indiana
1 review
Dined on September 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was a Tuesday night early dinner so restaurant was very quiet. It was the first time dining at The Meridian for me and my friend. We both found the food to be exceptional. Our waiter was outstanding. My only complaint was that I only had one option for Cabernet wine by the glass. We both truly enjoyed the whole experience and will definitely return.

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vipJHart
Indiana
81 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Great as always!

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vipKirk
Chicago
20 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Great food and service. Outdoors was great. Indoor seating is not as spread out as we would like and we did not see any sign of air purifiers or other steps that could make us feel better about indoor dining during Covid. Perhaps they have done such things, but is was not evident.

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BLSD
St. Louis
2 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Loved it. Very inviting and relaxing environment. Terrific waitstaff. Good food but would not recommend the kale salad…they don’t know how to prepare it so that is tender

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vipAherns
Indiana
6 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My only complaint is that I wish it was closer to Fishers so it would be easier to visit more often. You have to start with the smoked corn purée. I had the pork chop, my wife had the halibut, and our friend had the veal carbonara…all were incredibly prepared. Sara was an incredible server yet again, with spot-on suggestions when we couldn’t decide and just great conversation. Can’t wait to go back!!

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KevinB
Indiana
3 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sarah our server was amazing. Wine and food recommendations were on-point. Beautiful ambiance for our 10th Anniversary dinner! Thanks so much Meridian; see you soon!

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OpenTable Diner
Indiana
1 review
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A good place to dine and relax

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TamiD
1 review
Dined on September 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful service. Delicious food. Beautiful setting.

JH
vipJHart
Indiana
81 reviews
Dined on September 9, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Great as always!!

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vipCherylPC
Indiana
57 reviews
Dined on September 9, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Excellent Lunch Menu! The salmon and chicken club were very tasty. We dined outdoors and it was very nice.

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vipOpentablefriend
Indiana
322 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely meal on the patio. Great professional service and wonderful food. Interesting flavors wow the senses!

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Coolhand37
Indiana
10 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We dined at Meridian on Sunday evening for the first time. We're glad that we did.
Since we hadn't dined there, Sarah held our hand and recommended some of the house favorites. We took her suggestions and we see why they're restaurant favorites. Food was really good and the service was even better.
Treat yourself!

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vipRitaZ
Indiana
10 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great waitress

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vipJanetC
Chicago
16 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The whole experience here was lovely! The food and drinks were really good, I had the Chicken Tikka Masala and my other half had the salmon. The service was wonderful, we felt really taken care of.

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Gigigrammie
Indiana
3 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sam was our server and he was attentive but not overly so. We really enjoyed the overall experience and hope to have Sam as a server in the near future.

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vipJeff
Indiana
2 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great evening!

FAQs

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

Meridian is rated 4.7 stars by 2189 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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