Q: Does Indianapolis have any Kosher Restaurants?
A: There is a kosher Café at our local JCC which serves breakfast & lunch. The Café is under the supervision of the Indianapolis Orthodox Board of Kashrus (IOBK). The hours of operation are Monday through Friday 8 am – 2:30 pm.
The JCC Café is open Tuesday & Thursday 4 pm – 7 pm for Pizzas & Dinners. Sushi is available on Thursday’s after 11 am.
You can reach the JCC Café at: (317) 715-9203 & firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meals can also be ordered from the Keisari Catering Company (KCC), which is also under the supervision of the IOBK. You can reach the KCC at:
(317) 331-8366 & email@example.com.
Q: Where can I buy Kosher Food?
A: 1. Kroger’s (2550 Lake Cir Dr – Corner of W 86th & Township Line Rd.) (317) 879-2460. Kroger has a large dry Kosher section, and a frozen Kosher section.
2. Trader Joe’s (2902 W. 86th St) (317) 337-1880. Trader Joe’s does not have a strictly Kosher section, but they carry Empire Chicken and Turkey. Trader Joe’s has a lot of other kosher items which are mixed in with everything else.
3. Kroger’s (1365 E 86th St) (317) 217-1190 Kroger has a nice Kosher frozen section and a small dry Kosher section.
4. Costco (9010 Michigan Rd) (317) 532-1608. Costco has a large variety of Kosher items including sliced chesses, sliced deli, frozen chicken, and Kosher wine which is mixed in with their regular items.
5. KC Kosher Co-op (http://www.kckoshercoop.com/) If you can’t find what you need in our local stores, the KC Kosher CO-OP services Indianapolis a few times a year.
Q: Does Indianapolis have an Eruv?
A: The Jewish community is surrounded by an Eruv, enabling one to carry items outdoors on Shabbat. Please call 317-253-5253 x3 before Shabbos to check that the Eruv is up. Click here for an exact map of the Eruv.