Illinois Street Food Emporium

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Illinois Street Food Emporium is a great place with a deep connection to the community. The restaurant serves salads, sandwiches, pasta, quesadillas, flatbread pizzas and myriad sweets and breads, including croissants. The signature Tarkington Chicken is an entrée of grilled chicken with wild rice, mushrooms, carrots, onions, artichoke and spinach with Monterey Jack cheese sauce.

Phone1 (317) 253-9513


Approximate location on a geospatial gridNorth Central Indy
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Home to Butler University and adjacent to other Midtown neighborhoods Broad Ripple and Meridian Kessler, Butler-Tarkington’s residents love its older homes and tree-lined streets, as well as its educational, cultural, and recreational amenities. Anchored by the esteemed Butler University, the neighborhood enjoys a vibrant cultural scene with the iconic Clowes Memorial Hall hosting diverse performances. Residents can explore the scenic beauty of Holcomb Gardens, a botanical retreat adjacent to the university, and enjoy numerous recreational facilities, including swimming pools and tennis courts, at The Riviera Club. The neighborhood also features unique shopping and dining options, including locally-owned Lunch Money Boutique, Kids Ink Children's Bookstore, and Byrne's Grilled Pizza at Butler-Tarkington's charming "Main Street" at 56th & Illinois.

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