Looking for a delicious Mediterranean meal near you?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Mediterranean spots around Indianapolis, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture next time you're on the hunt.
November is one of the top months of the year for consumer spending at restaurants across the Indianapolis area, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a provider of CRM for small business and direct response marketing for small businesses. The average amount spent per customer transaction at Indianapolis-area restaurants rose to $23 for the metro area in November of last year, second only to December with an average of $25, and 4% higher than the average for the rest of the year.
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1. Gyro Stop
First on the list is Gyro Stop. Located at 5438 W. 86th St. in Park 100, the Middle Eastern and Greek spot, which offers salads and more, is the highest-rated Mediterranean restaurant in Indianapolis, boasting four stars out of 52 reviews on Yelp.
2. The Greek Islands Restaurant
Next up is downtown's The Greek Islands Restaurant, situated at 906 S. Meridian St. With 4.5 stars out of 252 reviews on Yelp, the Greek and Mediterranean spot has proven to be a local favorite.
3. MADD Greeks Mediterranean Grill
Near NW-Riverside's MADD Greeks Mediterranean Grill, located at 910 W. 10th St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the Greek and Mediterranean spot 4.5 stars out of 110 reviews.
4. Canal Bistro Mediterranean Grille
Over in Broad Ripple, check out Canal Bistro Mediterranean Grille, which has earned four stars out of 292 reviews on Yelp. You can find the Greek, Mediterranean and Middle Eastern spot at 6349 Guilford Ave.
5. Saffron Cafe
Last but not least, there's Saffron Cafe, a downtown favorite with four stars out of 304 reviews. Stop by 621 Fort Wayne Ave. to hit up the Moroccan and Mediterranean spot, which offers cooking classes and more, next time the urge strikes.