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Downtown Indy Nightlife

Downtown Indy Nightlife

Toast the town and enjoy Downtown Indy nightlife!

From outdoor beer gardens to artful ultra lounges, Downtown Indy offers a fun night on the town.

For the musically inclined  
Slippery Noodle Inn The Slippery Noodle Inn is a must-visit for all fun-seekers. Indiana's oldest (1850), continually operated bar in the same building, is by far the city's most well knownafter-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 a howlin' good time, head to Howl at the Moon. Dueling pianos and total crowd participation make for a guaranteed riot. Plan to hear everything from school fight songs to current pop tracks.

Ike & Jonesy's, Downtown since 1983, "let's the good times roll" with live music and entertainment all week long.

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

For the sophisticated palate  
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.

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.

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.

St. Elmo's 1933 Lounge – a tribute to the end of the Prohibition Era – evokes an elegantly swanky atmosphere featuring two antique fireplaces and a restored vintage bar that dates back to 1898. Fall in love with twists to classic cocktails, including the signature "Elmo Cola."

Enjoy a drink before or after a Colts or Pacers game at the Severin Bar inside the Omni. Taste their famous bacon on a stick and 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 and cordials.

For the sports enthusiast  
The Pub The Pub sits across from Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Root for the Pacers and Colts, your favorite college football team, or watch the Indy 500, Nascar, Big Ten, Women’s Final, and every other sport event on one of the Pub’s 20 HDTVs.

Indianapolis Colts Grille is the first restaurant tied to the NFL Colts and has 66 HD televisions from 52″to 100". They also feature 40 draft beers, craft beers, 32 wines and specialty drinks. Go Colts!

Located in historic St. Joseph’s neighborhood, The Elbow Room opened shortly after the repeal of prohibition in 1933. This casual, pub-like atmosphere is perfect for relaxing with friends and cheering on your favorite sports teams or playing a game of pool. Check out their specials all week long.

For the beer lover  
Rathskeller The Rathskeller’s unique architecture and decor offers the 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.

MacNiven’s Scottish-American Restaurant & Bar has an impressive local and national, along with seasonal and international specialty brews. Be sure to try the scotch eggs, haggis, sausage rolls, Belhaven beer-battered fish and chips or the flat angus burger. MacNiven's also be features a rotating draught wine tap.

Reminiscent of your favorite neighborhood pub, Tomlinson Tap Room offers an intimate atmosphere as comfortable as your favorite chair. With its interior design crafted from reconditioned materials and the historic setting of the Indianapolis City Market as its backdrop, it's the ideal place for craft beer enthusiasts to unwind. Open until 9 p.m. nightly.


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