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Books & Brews

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9402 Uptown Dr Ste 1400, #1400, Indianapolis, IN 46256-1076
+1 317-288-5136
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good48%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (4 reviews)
“playing games” (2 reviews)
“ale” (2 reviews)
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11:00 - 22:00All hours
Bar, Pub, Brew Pub
9402 Uptown Dr Ste 1400, #1400, Indianapolis, IN 46256-1076
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Reviewed 22 July 2017

Artisan brew house featuring samples & greasy spoon food. Yum. Great staff, large library, video & board games, live entertainment.

Thank Kim S
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This place made me wish I was a local. The big win for this place is the concept and the chill vibe. The book selection wasn't great, the food was good but what really stood out was the community and communication. There were lots of...More

Thank worldrafiki
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Went to listen to David Ackerman, had a bottle of wine and sandwiches. Prices were reasonable, staff friendly and helpful. Only negative was the bench seats were hard and uncomfortable to sit on for any length of time. Will be back.

Thank paulalR368BC
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

This atmosphere is so my personality. Comfortable dress code. Quality entertainment including high end musicians in the local area. I would be here everyday if I didn't need my job( lol ).

Thank Jacqueline H
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Kind of noisy in bar area. The beer was good and the bartender friendly. The did have a nice selection of good beers. The ambiance is casual, as in your unfinished basement rec room, with extra space out front for gaming,

Thank greenfeet
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I wish the menu was more expansive, which is why this review is only "very good" and not excellent. The kids had fun playing games and the adults did too. I only wish there were more variety on the menu, rather than just cold cut...More

Thank Amanda H
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Great brews, enjoyed a wonderful flight. Good food, The Hemingway was awesome, as was the Peter Rabbit. Great people, very fun crowd. Like nothing I'd expect to find in Indy.

Thank BatGuano30
Reviewed 28 November 2016

First off, I LOVE the concept of having a library and a tv with old video games in a pub. We went here a few times while I was staying in Indy and I loved it. The snacks we ordered were very good. Their stouts...More

Thank Caelesto
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

My husband surprised me by taking me here for my birthday. I love how every item on the menu is a play on words related to a book! We stopped by for lunch and I had a flight. My favorite of the four was Clifford...More

Thank Karen R
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

There is a lot more space in here than what you'd think from outside but it might be hard to find if you don't know the exact location. The concept of the brewery is rather unique and allows one to spend quite a bit of...More

Thank ANR_78
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, Brew Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9402 Uptown Dr Ste 1400, #1400, Indianapolis, IN 46256-1076
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-288-5136
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