The 3 best diners in Indianapolis

Photo: Lincoln Square Pancake House/Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on April 29, 2020.

Looking to try the top diners around?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top diners in Indianapolis, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to venture next time you're on the hunt.

May is the top month of the year for consumer spending at restaurants across the Indianapolis area, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a provider of small business software for online reviews management. Daily spending at Indianapolis-area restaurants surged to $146,874 for the metro area in May of last year, 11% higher than the average for the rest of the year.

Hoodline offers data-driven analysis of local happenings and trends across cities. Links included in this article may earn Hoodline a commission on clicks and transactions.

1. Four Seasons

photo: rl n./yelp

First on the list is Four Seasons, situated at 1935 N. Shadeland Ave. With 4.5 stars out of 85 reviews on Yelp, the diner, Mediterranean and traditional American spot has proved to be a local favorite.

2. Lincoln Square Pancake House

photo: nicole h./yelp

Next up is South Perry's Lincoln Square Pancake House, an outpost of the Indianapolis-based chain located at 8041 Madison Ave., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the diner, cafe and breakfast and brunch spot 4.5 stars out of 145 reviews.

3. Metro Diner

Photo: metro diner/Yelp

A location of the chain Metro Diner, a diner and breakfast and brunch and traditional American spot, is another go-to, with four stars out of 424 Yelp reviews. Head over to 3954 E. 82nd St. to see for yourself.

This story was created automatically using local business data, then reviewed and augmented by an editor. Click here for more about what we're doing. Got thoughts? Go here to share your feedback.

Jun 30, 2020

Indianapolis' 4 favorite spots to find inexpensive Chinese food

Here's a rundown of top affordable Chinese restaurants in the city, with ratings, photos and more. Did your favorite make the cut? Read More

Jun 30, 2020

Apartments for rent in Indianapolis: What will $1,500 get you?

Curious just how far your dollar goes in Indianapolis real estate? From budget apartments to luxury apartments, here's what you can get locally by price point, with photos and amenities. Read More

Jun 30, 2020

Weather today in Indianapolis

What's the weather today? What's the weather for the week? Here's your forecast. Read More

Jun 29, 2020

Indianapolis' top 4 farmers markets, ranked

Check to see if your favorite business made the list. Read More