Your guide to the 3 top spots in Indianapolis's Crooked Creek neighborhood

Photo: Pupuseria Casa Maria/Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on September 16, 2019.

Spending time in Crooked Creek? Get to know this Indianapolis neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a Jamaican spot to a Vietnamese place.

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in Crooked Creek, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.

1. Jamaican Style Jerk

Photo: Amber B./Yelp

Topping the list is Caribbean spot Jamaican Style Jerk, which offers barbecue and more. Located at 7023 Michigan Road, it's the highest-rated business in the neighborhood, boasting 4.5 stars out of 112 reviews on Yelp. 

Locals will travel across town to get their Caribbean food fix, according to Yelpers. At this family-oriented spot, feast on jerk ribs, curry goat, oxtail and more. Order combo meals, which come with rice and beans or  French fries, or add on sides like coco bread and plantains. 

2. Pupuseria Casa Maria

Photo: H Z./Yelp

Next up is Salvadoran and Mexican spot Pupuseria Casa Maria, situated at 7363 N. Michigan Road. With 4.5 stars out of 89 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite. 

At this no-frills restaurant, expect authentic pupusas (handmade tortillas), filled with ingredients like beans, chicharron, chorizo and cheese. Dinner entrees include roasted chicken and grilled shrimp served with salad, rice and beans. 

3. Pho 54

Photo: Trang H./Yelp

Vietnamese spot Pho 54 is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 7280 Michigan Road, four stars out of 157 reviews. 

Start your meal off with Goi rolls and peanut sauce, fried chicken wings and veggie Vietnamese pancakes. The menu also has vegan, vegetarian and meat offerings. Try the vegan bun rieu cua or grilled pork banh mi sandwich (it comes with mayo, carrots, cilantro, onions and jalapeño on crispy bread).

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