St. Elmo Steak House

Named after the Parton Saint of Sailors, St. Elmo is a classic steakhouse with a nationwide reputation. The restaurant has been a staple in Indianapolis since 1902. Stepping into St. Elmo’s is like stepping back in time as they’ve maintained the traditional atmosphere.

Start or end with an apéritif upstairs in the swanky 1933 lounge. Try their famous shrimp cocktail…but go easy on the sauce!

127 South Illinois Street
Indianapolis, IN 46225
(317) 635-0636
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Harry & Izzy's

Harry Roth and Izzy Rosen grew up as childhood friends in Indianapolis and eventually became business partners and owners of St. Elmo Steak House in 1956.  These two lovable characters had a reputation for being a quintessential “Odd Couple.”  The restaurant Harry and Izzy’s opened as a more casual, updated extension to St. Elmo’s in celebration of their lifelong friendship. 

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153 South Illinois Street
Indianapolis, IN 46225
(317) 635-9594

 

4050 East 82nd Street
Indianapolis, IN 46250
(317) 915-8045


Hollyhock Hill

Tucked away in an old house near Williams Creek neighborhood quietly sits a traditional American restaurant offering homestyle comfort foods.  Not too much has changed since opening in 1928.  This little piece of nostalgia has kept families coming back through generations.

Order the fried chicken dinner with endless sides to share! Their signature beets are delightfully fantastic. Make sure you save room for the little scoop of ice-cream at the end with your choice of syrups. (You can also order the food to go and enjoy at home!)

8110 N College Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46240
(317) 251-2294
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The Jazz Kitchen

Take a trip down to New Orleans where zesty Cajun and Creole recipes fuse with Midwestern cuisine! Recognized as one of the top jazz clubs in the world, the Jazz Kitchen in south Broad Ripple is the perfect spot to spice up the night! Visit their website for a list of upcoming artists.

*Latin dance party every Thursday night!

5377 N College Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46220
(317) 253-4900
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Main Street Poké

Aloha! From their roots in beautiful Hawaii, Main Street Poké brings you harmonious flavors from the Pacific to the Midwest! Make your own poké bowl following their simple guide. Food is fresh and responsibly sourced. 

110 West Main Street
Carmel, IN 46032
(317) 564-0908
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8594 East 116th Street
Fishers, IN
(317) 567-4346

 

The Eagle

Mouth-watering Southern Comfort food at its finest! The Eagle specializes in fried chicken (free-range, all natural Amish chicken) served with a little kick of house-made hot honey. Generous side portions like spoonbread, horseradish mashed potatoes, collards, and homemade biscuits are meant to be shared.

310 Massachusetts Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 929-1799
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The North End BBQ & Moonshine

Traditional American BBQ served in a rustic atmosphere. Their regionally-inspired menu offers classics such as Texas Red Chili, Memphis Baby Back Ribs, St. Louis Spare Ribs, and Carolina Pulled Pork. They also offer an extensive list of Kentucky bourbon, whiskey, local beer, wine, and craft cocktails like Moonshine Punch.

1250 East 86th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46240
(317) 614-7427
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Saddle Up Saloon & Dancehall

Livley country bar energized by the American spirit. Complete with linedancing, mechanical bull riding, cowboy boots, daisy dukes, and plenty of good ole’ American beer. 

6378 East 82nd Street
Indianapolis, IN 46250
(317) 288-2965
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Bru Burger

Best burger joint in Indy with a selection of local craft beer on tap. I mean…what’s better than a juicy burger paired with great a beer? …Maybe their salads, which come in at a close second. 

410 Massachusetts Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 635-4278
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Mug n' Bun

Off-the-beaten path vintage drive-up spot with greasy, casual eats and the best house-made root beer you’ll ever drink! Follow tradition and eat in your car, or choose to sit outside in the picnic area, or eat in their indoor sit-down area across the way. If you decide to eat in your car: just pull up to a spot, turn on your headlights when you’re ready to order, and a server will come to you.

5211 West 10th Street
Speedway, IN 46224
(317) 244-5669
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Smokehouse on Shelby

All-American casual eatery reminiscent of an old 1950s diner. All their meats are smoked in-house. Enjoy classic mac n’ cheese, barbecue brisket, pulled pork, or the latest edition to the menu: beer and bison burger. 

1103 Shelby Street
Indianapolis, IN 46203
(317) 685-1959
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Hotel Tango Artisan Distillery

A local artisan distillery serving handcrafted cocktails in a cozy, rustically American atmosphere. The owner proudly served our country and is a Recon Marine war veteran. His patriotism and the American spirit shines through at this popular, one-of-a-kind destination.

5377 N College Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46203
(317) 253-4900
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Garden Table

A trendy, farm-to-table restaurant serving New American fare and freshly pressed juices. Ingredients in these simply made dishes are sourced from local farms. Its clean eating at its finest!

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342 Massachusetts Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 638-0321

 

908 E Westfield Blvd
Indianapolis, IN 46220
(317) 737-2531


Ralph's Great Divide

Down-to-earth, family owned neighborhood tavern with delicious pies and a piano bar. If you’re lucky, you can catch a live performance with a pianist who might encourage you to sing along! Try their famous “Hot Pot Aug”. 

743 East New York St
Indianapolis, IN 46202
(317) 637-2192
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The Legend Classic Irvington Cafe

 

American comfort foods and craft beer in the historical Irvington neighborhood. A local favorite.

5614 E Washington St
Indianapolis, IN 46219
(317) 536-2028
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Mesh

Trendy, elegant dinning experience along Mass Ave with contemporary American cuisine and happy hour specials. 

725 Massachusetts Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 955-9600
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Kona Jacks

Catch a taste of the big island at Kona Jack’s, where you’ll discover some of the freshest seafood in the Midwest! Having grown up in Hawaii, the owner takes delight in offering award-winning seafood and fish market surrounded by beautiful salt-water aquariums in a tranquil atmosphere. 

9413 North Meridian St
Indianapolis, IN 46260
(317) 843-1609
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Rick's Boatyard

Dine on the water at this award-winning restaurant and bar with a fresh selection of seafood options. Soak up some sun, revel in the gentle breezes while you sip cocktails with friends and listen to live jazz music on the patio next to the beautiful Eagle Creek Reservoir. 

4050 Dandy Trail
Indianapolis, IN 46254
(317) 290-9300
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Big Lug Canteen

Fun, colorfully laid-back brewery serving an eclectic variety of  pub grub: Chicago-style hot dogs, Italian beef, Nashville wings, poutine, fish n’ chips, Wisconsin fried cheese curds, and po boy sandwiches...just to name a few. They have a fantastic outdoor seating area just off the Monon Trail. So bike on over, kick up your feet, and relax with some good food and great craft beer!

1435 East 86th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46240
(317) 672-3503
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Sahm’s

A popular neighborhood restaurant and pub mini-chain. Several locations throughout Indy:

 

Sahm’s Ale House Monon
1435 East 86th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46240
(317) 735-1293
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Sahm’s Tavern & Big Lug Taproom
433 N Capitol Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 822-9903
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Sahm’s Place
2411 East 65th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46220
(317) 202-1577
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Sahm’s Restaurant & Pub
11505 Allisonville Road
Fishers, IN 46038
(317) 842-1577
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Sahm’s Bar & Grill
7870 East 96th St
Fishers, IN 46037
(317) 841-3014