FOR THE MUSICALLY INCLINED

The Cabaret

Now performing at Indiana Landmarks Center, The Cabaret is one of the top cabaret rooms in the country and a premiere destination for world-class cabaret performances. Enjoy delicious appetizers and beverages prior to performances. Pre-order to have your selections ready when you arrive.

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.

Slippery Noodle Inn

The Slippery Noodle Inn is a must-visit for all fun-seekers. As Indiana's oldest, continually operated The Slippery Noodle Inn is by far the city's most well-known after-hours attraction. Touted as the Midwest's premiere blues club, the live music and friendly atmosphere has attracted the likes of Harrison Ford, Dave Matthews, Robert DeNiro, Spike Lee and others.

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. 

High Velocity

Situated on the ground floor of the JW Marriot is one of Downtown Indy's most exciting sports bars. High Velocity blends action-packed games with an upscale yet casual atmosphere. Groups can book a table or private dining room and try out their new full service bar.

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!

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Named after the date prohibition was repealed, 12.05 Distillery in historical Fletcher Place celebrates our right to legally drink quality spirits.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.

Hotel Tango Artisan Distillery

Hotel Tango is not only the first craft distillery in Indy, it’s the first service-disabled combat-veteran owned distillery in the country. Featuring a tasting room, handcrafted cocktails and Fletcher Pickles (the coolest feline around), Hotel Tango’s unique atmosphere will always leave you wanting more.

The Libertine

Late nights at The Libertine are certainly not sleepy. Devotees of the elegant vibe sip frothy, well-shaken Nouveau Carres and Seelbach cocktails in the slender shotgun bar of an elegant brick building from the 1820s.

Plat 99

Designed by the internationally- acclaimed artist Jorge Pardo and his Los Angeles-based studio, Plat 99 is both a lounge and a work of art. Mixologists blend fresh local ingredients into beautiful concoctions, while you snack on artisanal charcuterie and regional cheeses. Recline on contemporary couches or gather around high-top tables and treat your friends to a round of inventive cocktails, international wines or regional draft beer.

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 more than 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

Ike & Jonesy’s

Since 1983 Ike & Jonesy’s has been a part of the Downtown Indy community. This quirky bar and grill complete with eclectic décor offers comfort food and DJ dance nights Monday through Saturday.

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!

Taps and Dolls

Taps and Dolls is the closest you’ll get to a neighborhood tavern in the heart of Downtown Indy. Whether you feel like relaxing and shooting a game of pool with a friend; eating pizza and trying one of 50 beers on tap or partying the night away on the dance floor, Taps and Dolls is the place for any occasion.

FOR THE BEER LOVER

Flat 12 Bierwerks

The 21+ taproom offers the cozy, relaxed atmosphere of a rustic lounge with an outdoor biergarten, fire pit and seating area. From comedy shows, live music, seasonal parties, community meet-ups, specialty taps and brewery tours, there is always something going on at Flat 12 Bierwerks

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.

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.