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New American Restaurant
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“Hip and Fine Dining! A bit more pricey than the average establishment but the food is phenomenal and it's an absolute treat. Sit on the patio for a great vibe.”
78 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
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“Excellent service, nice outdoor patio with people watching, great gourmet burgers and other well prepared bar food and local micro brews, make this a great place to eat, drink and relax without breaking the bank. Applebee's pricing, but much better food and experience. ”
53 locals recommend
Bar
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“Local fare with a neighborhood vibe. We pick this place for a nicer dinner out. Extensive wine list a plus!”
43 locals recommend
Steakhouse
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“Home of the amazing fiery shrimp cocktail! A high end experience (but you can hit the bar and grab the shrimp cocktail to check this off the list!). Ancient and epic, this is an iconic venue in Indy. PS. If you fall in love with the fiery sauce, you can buy it at our local Cosco (an epic xmas gift!)”
45 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“A wonderful restaurant with a great bar. Bartender Jay will make you feel at home while crafting you a delicious cocktail.”
40 locals recommend
German Restaurant
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“This place has a lot of character, definitely an experience with good food. In the summer they also have a wonderful beer garden with music performances.”
47 locals recommend
Bar
“A retro arcade bar and craft beer venue. Sip on drinks while playing classics like Asteroids, Frogger, Donkey Kong, Ms. Pac-Man, Paperboy and more.”
38 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Great option for vegans to omnivores. Seasonal menu options but some regular classics remain year round. The “no meatloaf” is one of my favorites. Good local beer options and the frozé is yum!”
35 locals recommend
Bar
“One of our favorite craft distillers - they change their cocktail menu often. Bartenders get a lot of leeway in creating new, innovative drinks with the distiller's signature spirits. While you're there, see if my favorite bartenders Jack and Brittany are around.”
37 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
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“A locally-owned and operated Thai restaurant in historic Fountain Square offering the dishes that you know and love from Central Thailand, all made to order with fresh ingredients.”
31 locals recommend
Sports Bar
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“Don't have to go outside. Great food and drink specials while catching a sports game or before going out for the night.”
23 locals recommend
Music Venue
“National up-and-coming recording artists visit this neighborhood Live Nation venue.”
23 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
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“Big burgers with some custom Mac and Cheese go with a side of thrash metal.”
27 locals recommend
Bar
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“The fries are the best in town, and the beer list always contains a nice variety of craft beer styles.”
21 locals recommend
Bar
“Great outside patio for when it's warm outside. The food is great and their beer is one of the best breweries in town!”
18 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
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“At Pure Eatery, we begin every morning by making our own soups and dressings from scratch. We are honored to use local providers such as Amazing Potato Chip Co.®, Lick®, Fountain Square Brewing Co.®, and others. In keeping with the rich artistic history of this area, we feature art work from local artists. Our friendly and attentive staff is one of the finest in the city. Whether you are looking for a quick lunch, a select wine with a healthy and satisfying dinner, or just relaxing with a cocktail after work, we are happy to provide you with fast and efficient service. Our spacious private dining area is perfect for business meetings, graduation parties, showers, birthday parties, or the next big game with your friends. In addition, we believe that minimizing our impact on the environment is not only a responsible social practice but also a viable and profitable way of doing business. We have chosen to recycle what we use, as well as using bio-degradable products as our to-go ware.”
28 locals recommend