Family owned and operated, Canal Bistro brings the sights, smells, and flavors of the Mediterranean to Broad Ripple.


Welcome to our kitchen! You are about to experience the freshest, tastiest, most authentic Mediterranean food you can get without a passport. Dine inside where you can watch your food being prepared, outside by the canal on our beautiful patio, or call ahead for carryout. Our patio is dog-friendly!

Enjoy a unique blend of delectable cuisine from our seasoned chefs in a one-of-a-kind atmosphere to give you that memorable experience that will keep you coming back. The menu presents an eclectic blend of traditional fare. Add some excitement to your experience by pairing your meal with our select wines or specialty cocktails. We hope you join us soon!

Planning a larger sized gathering? Take us into consideration as we can cater to your needs, including outstanding server attentiveness and platter menus.

Looking to cater an event, big or small? We have a catering menu perfect for your event!

Questions? Feel free to give us a call or shoot us an email so we can best serve you.

Do you like the lights in our restaurant? You can buy them here at Canal Bistro or through Lights by Design!



(317) 254-8700



6349 Guilford Ave
Indianapolis, IN



M-Th 11a–9p
Fri 11a–10p
Sat 9a–10p
Sun 9a–9p

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The Canal Bistro is the realization of a dream for Mona and George.

George’s homeland is Egypt; Mona spent her first 23 years in Lebanon. They know Mediterranean cooking. George has been in the restaurant business for 22 years. And over the years, Mona watched her mother and grandmother cook for their big family from their own herb and vegetable gardens, learning the value of freshness in cooking.

When she’s not at work Mona’s home cooking up a storm for family and friends. “Our house is known as the ‘fun house’ – huge amounts of food, big parties,” George says. “It’s been our dream to open our own place, to be creative with cuisine, and to have a family business that our sons can be part of.”

The Canal Bistro is that dream. “It’s like you’ve come to one of our parties – we’ve basically just moved our kitchen from home to here,” they say. “We put the grill in the dining room because we want people to know that we are using top quality ingredients, and that freshness is our goal, so everything is done right in front of you.”

So eat up relax be happy. You’re eating in a dream come true!

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