Ember Urban Eatery serves up solid options

Jan 23rd, 2014 | by Eat Drink Indy | News, Restaurants

I stopped in at Ember Urban Eatery for lunch today, and was happy to see the cheery, 60-seat restaurant, located at 435 Virginia Ave., nearly full. Rob and Shelly Odendahl have, with the help of local restaurant scene veteran Tom Main, created a pleasant little spot that seems to fill a niche in the Holy Rosary neighborhood for a straightforward menu of well-made American fare.

Sandwiches (burgers, chicken, brisket, grilled cheese and lunch-sized pasta dishes) are mostly under$10, and dinner entrees (chicken, brisket, pork chops and a steak, along with a couple of vegetarian pasta options) top out at $16.50. The two-for-$20 Devour Downtown lunch menu included a cup of soup (today it was a very tasty cream of spinach) and a sandwich and side. Our table tried the classic burger and the brisket sandwich, both of which will likely prove popular.



Jolene’s Blog

April can’t be trusted

It’s always one of those months when it’s never really reliably warm. Especially this year. I mean, it’s almost May, and it still feels like it could snow. Or freeze. Or something. You just can’t count on April. I just want some nice, warm, 70-degree days. But apparently, that’s too much to ask. Today, for … more »


Where to eat now

Hedge Row

350 Massachusetts Ave., Indianapolis

Sugarfire Smokehouse

24 W. Washington St., Indianapolis


Oca (inside Sun King Brewing)
135 N. College Ave., Indianapolis