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Downtown Indy Nightlife

Toast the town and enjoy Downtown Indy nightlife! From outdoor beer gardens to artful lounges, Downtown Indy offers a fun night on the town.

FOR THE MUSICALLY INCLINED

Cabaret at the Columbia Club

Located in the historic Columbia Club on Monument Circle, The Cabaret is one of the top cabaret rooms in the country and a premiere destination for world-class cabaret performances. Enjoy dinner, hors d’oeuvres and dessert while attending a performance. You can also choose from an array of fine wines, cocktails or a perfectly poured martini to go with the show.

Howl at the Moon

For a howlin' good time, head to Howl at the Moon located right on Georgia Street. Dueling pianos and total crowd participation create a venue that is one part bar and one part concert. Plan to hear everything from classic rock, to hip hop, to pop. Don’t miss tasting one of their signature 86 oz. buckets.

FOR THE SPORTS FAN

Buffalo Wild Wings

Wings, beer and sports. That’s what Buffalo Wild Wings is all about. The restaurant, located on East Washington Street, has more than 30 flat screen TVs and several types of wings including Buffalo, New York-style and boneless wings. 

Indianapolis Colts Grille

Indianapolis Colts Grille is the first restaurant tied to the NFL Colts and has 66 HD televisions from 52″ to 100″. The restaurant features more than 40 draft beers, craft beers, 32 wines and specialty drinks and a wide variety of menu offerings including soups, salads, sandwiches, burgers and gluten-free selections. Go Colts!

Kilroy's Bar and Grill

Kilroy’s Bar and Grill, located on Georgia Street within walking distance from Lucas Oil Stadium, Bankers Life Fieldhouse and the Indianapolis Convention Center, offers more than 40 flat screen TVs, shuffle board, games and an outdoor patio. The pepperoni stuffed breadsticks and long islands are a must try. This is a 21 and older bar. IU fans welcome!

Winner's Circle Pub, Grille and OTB

Enjoy great entertainment like exciting daily racing, the best in sports broadcasting and a state-of-the-art wagering lounge. Plus, Winner's Circle's menu features locally-inspired dishes, Indiana brews and signature cocktails.

The Pub Indianapolis

Conveniently located across Bankers Life Fieldhouse, The Pub is a friendly, casual sports bar. Root for the Pacers, the Colts or your favorite college football team or watch the Indy 500 and every other sport event on one of The Pub’s 20 HDTVs.

FOR THE CRAFT COCKTAIL AND WINE LOVER

12.05 Distillery & Repeal Restaurant

Named after the date prohibition was repealed, 12.05 Distillery in historical Fletcher Place celebrates our right to legally drink quality spirits. Along with vodka and gin, 12.05 Distillery has added their whiskeys to the line-up. Repeal Restaurant, located adjacent to 12.05 distillery, features craft cocktails and a 1930's-style A la carte menu.

Bluebeard

Bluebeard, located in a renovated 1924 factory warehouse in Fountain Square, offers a unique menu with a focus on local produce and meat. Libations include a carefully selected list of old and new world wines, 10 beer taps from regional breweries, craft spirits and an inspired cocktail menu.

Harry and Izzy's

Guests at Harry & Izzy’s enjoy the restaurant’s Prohibition-era Indianapolis décor incorporating dark woods, lush fabrics and a deep color palette. The World Famous St. Elmo Shrimp Cocktail, named the world's spiciest food by a Travel Channel writer, is a Hoosier must-try (and is also sure to clear your sinuses!). The menu offerings include an array of steaks and seafood, plus an extensive gluten-free menu. Harry & Izzy’s is the place to see and be seen enticing locals and tourists alike.

Spoke & Steele

With a menu of food and drink sourced and influenced from the best of Indiana’s craft vendors and purveyors, Spoke & Steele is led by the creativity of the chef driven cuisine and simple mixology. The craft beer selection includes ten rotating taps. Draught spirits complement a full bar and feature selections of core artisan spirits, straight from the cask.

Tastings – A Wine Experience

With over 200 wines in stock, Tastings boasts one of the largest selections in the world for wines-by-the-taste and the largest selection in Indianapolis for wines-by-the-glass. The entire selection is available by two ounce tastes, by glass and by the bottle. Tastings also offers a a tapas style menu with and charcuterie plates, flatbread pizzas, crostinis, salads, sandwiches and desserts. Guests must be 21 years and older. 

The Severin Bar

Located within easy walking distance to the Bankers Life Fieldhouse and Lucas Oil Stadium, The Severin Bar inside the Omni Hotel is a great place for a drink before or after a Pacers or Colts game. Try their famous bacon on a stick, a vintage cocktail or Indiana brew while viewing your favorite sporting events on the 12 HDTV large screens. The Omni is also home to The Wine Thief, featuring fine wines, ports, cordials and small plate selections.

Tini

Tini is a martini and vodka bar located in the heart of Downtown Indy on Mass Ave. TV screens play music videos to entertain the lively crowd. Small-plate offerings include red pepper hummus, baked goat cheese medallions, mini Tini nachos, Tini pork paninis and goat cheese grape balls.

FOR THE PARTY ANIMAL

Dick's Last Resort

Dick’s Last Resort is known for its outrageous, surly, energetic servers. Consider yourself warned: servers provide entertainment and you may end up wearing a two-foot tall paper hat complete with a humorous slogan. Food selection include a variety of finger foods such as “chicky wings” and “drunken shrimp cocktail,” plus ribs, crab cakes, chicky fry'd chicken and more. Enjoy live music Friday and Saturday from 8 - 11 p.m.

Rathskeller

With unique architecture and décor, the Rathskeller offers an authentic German beer hall experience year round. On summer nights, hundreds of visitors flock outside for live entertainment. Located in the 1894 German-Renaissance Athenaeum, it's hard to pass up trying the Brat 'n Kraut Balls or warm soft pretzels. Guten Appetit!

Tilted Kilt Pub and Eatery

The fun, festive atmosphere at Tilted Kilt makes the bar a go-to place to watch sports, enjoy a cold beer and hang out with friends. The bar offers more than 30 draft and bottled, an extensive spirit selection, plus year-round, nonstop pro and college sports action on HD screens.

FOR THE BEER LOVER

Rock Bottom Brewery

Rock Bottom is a fully functional working brewery cranking out clean, careful, creative kegs of handcrafted ales, pilsners, lagers and stouts. Find tournament-quality billiard tables, six high-definition televisions and more at Rock Bottom.

The Tap

The Tap carries 50 rotating tap beers and about 400 bottled brews. In addition to beer, the restaurant offers a full menu of sandwiches, burgers, tacos, pizzas, salads and appetizers. The uniquely elevated stage features live music throughout the week and many flat screens are always showing what’s happening in the world of sports.

Scotty's Brewhouse

Located just one block from Bankers Life Fieldhouse and minutes from many popular downtown locations, Scotty's serves traditional bar food as well as their own beer brewed at their brewery. Those feeling adventurous must try the restaurant’s award winning Shewman burger topped with peanut butter, jalapenos, cheddar cheese and bacon. More traditional tastes? Build your own burger with your choice of meat, style and add-ons. Visitors love the fried dill chips and large outdoor patio overlooking Downtown Indy.
111 Monument Circle,
Ste. 1900
Indianapolis, IN 46204
  (317) 237-2222