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Tiger Lily

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146 W 86th St, Indianapolis, IN 46260-2316
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 21:30
Sat 16:30 - 21:30
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered take out from Tiger Lily on a Sunday night. We ordered two entrees, a cup of soup, egg rolls and crab rangoons. It was almost $50 total which would be fine, but the food unfortunately was disappointing. The wonton soup tasted like it was composed of lukewarm dish water instead of any sort of soup broth. We took... More 

Thank FrequentH
Indianapolis, Indiana
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

We have found this great restaurant after moving here from out of state. Option for good Asian cuisine is a bit limited here in Indy. We order take out on a weekly basis from this location when we do not want to cook. The portions they provide with white rice can last us two meals. We always order the braised... More 

Thank BSanborn
Osgood, Indiana
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

I wanted crab rangoon so I popped into this little restaurant and didn't expect much. I was VERY pleasantly surprised. The Crab Rangoon was the best I have ever had - and there were 6 pieces to the order rather than the normal four. They had plenty of filling and perfectly fried - none of that greasy aftertaste that so... More 

Thank deb1ohn
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

The interior is nice for the price point and the food was really good with select pieces of chicken lightly battered. We had saki and crab Rangoon which was good as well. We will be back.

Thank Erik_saluki
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143 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Chef ( husband and wife team) was kind enough to make me shrimp egg foo young. It was light, fluffy and yummy. Three large ones came on the plate. Light gravy was served on the side. My husband had the Tiger Lilly Beef. He really enjoyed it too. Super crab rangoon- hot and fresh! We will be back!

Thank Betsy B
Carmel, Indiana
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

We order carry out from Tiger Lilly often. We all have our favorites. Sweet & sour chicken, Kung Po chicken, mu shoo pork. Some items are marked spicy and they ARE spicy!!

Thank freetobehis
Indianapolis, Indiana
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87 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

The food is pretty good. I haven't found an awesome Chinese restaurant in Indy yet. Since they don't have much competition and because they are better than the competition, I'm rating them Very Good. The staff is friendly which makes for a good experience.

Thank Gwen_Indy
Indianapolis, IN
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57 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

This is the best Chinese restaurant in Indianapolis, hands down. Frances is a friendly host and makes sure everything is delicious. The food is hot and very fresh. You will walk away wishing you hadn't eaten so much. The restaurant is very clean and has a nice decor. This is such a great place! I can't wait to return!

Thank Mom_Murphy
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412 reviews
307 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016

This is a great family owned local asian restaurant. I've been coming here since the current owners parents started it. The food is superb!!

Thank 970alexanderp
Scaly Mountain, NC
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015

The address is incorrectly listed, it is 1146 not 146 W 86th Street, I found it by keep heading west on 86th, since the address 146 as listed was an apartment not a strip mall. I am glad I did. I was in the mood for good Chinese meal and was traveling alone so a big fancy expensive restaurant was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
16:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 146 W 86th St, Indianapolis, IN 46260-2316
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: 317-848-9077
This restaurant is fairly new but has been featured in the local paper (Indianapolis Star) as well as blogged about as a hot new Chinese restaurant in town. It can be found if you search on line. The food is great!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?