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Broad Ripple Brew Pub

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3.94/5
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245 Ratings
Broad Ripple Brew PubBroad Ripple Brew Pub
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

840 E 65th St
Indianapolis, Indiana, 46220
United States

(317) 253-2739 | map
broadripplebrewpub.com

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BEER STATS
Beers:
45
Reviews:
119
Ratings:
245
PLACE STATS
BA Score:
3.98/5
Reviews:
50
Ratings:
79
pDev:
8.04%
 
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4.13/5  rDev +3.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Have been here a few times in the last few months and have not had a bad dining/drinking experience so far. Atmosphere does leave something to be desired, only because each time I've been it's been crowded and on the noisy side. Service has always been alright, even when we've done things like switch our tables without asking our waitress. Perhaps they've changed things a bit since some of the earlier reviewers were there. The non-BRBP beer selection is pretty decent, with appearances by Three Floyds, Red Seal, and other excellent micros. To top it off, they make the best beer of any of the Indy brewpubs. We tried a sampler of 6 and were only disappointed with one, the "Lawnmower pale ale" which, sure enough, would've probably tasted better on a hot day during or after said activity and the ESB was especially delicious. The food isn't at all bad either. They cater to both the typical pub-goer as well as the more discerning diner, both of which suit me just fine.

In all, a good dining experience for when you want a nice meal AND good beer. It definitely beats the hell out of Alcatraz, RAM, or Rock Bottom (and even Barley Island). So if you're in the Indianapolis area sometime, definitely give this place a shot.

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3.83/5  rDev -3.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

Photo of michaelsmith11
3.96/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of goodbeer4cheap
3.88/5  rDev -2.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.25

A great location for people watching and great beer from the towns eldest statesman in the craft beer movement. Plenty of outside seating, a cozy yet somewhat small inside in an old time homely beer pub feel circa the nineties. All dark brown old wood work. I would drink and eat here plenty if it was a convenient local place but it is 45 minutes by car. I come here mostly for the yummy cask cooled ESB. With that in mind I would say give my ratings on selection, food and service a once a year average over the last decade and Once a five year period prior to that time kind of rating.

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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of AuntBea
4.38/5  rDev +10.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

We had lunch. Nice variety on the menu. The waitress was helpful and attentive but, there weren't many customers when we were there. Liked the beer variety. I was able to get a taste of one beer before I decided what I wanted to drink with lunch. Cute decor. I would go back there. It's off the beaten path in Broad Ripple which is nice.

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4.1/5  rDev +3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

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3.53/5  rDev -11.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.75

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3.97/5  rDev -0.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75

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3.84/5  rDev -3.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.25

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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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3/5  rDev -24.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

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3.96/5  rDev -0.5%

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4.2/5  rDev +5.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

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Broad Ripple Brew Pub in Indianapolis, IN
Brewery rating: 3.94 out of 5 with 245 ratings
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