Indianapolis Entertainment: Bars & Nightclubs
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Alley Cat Lounge
Located in an alley, this down-to-earth Broad Ripple bar may be slightly hard to find, but that doesn't stop the crowds from packing in for low-priced drinks, food, pool and ...
The Ball & Biscuit
Come here if you want to hear the conversations of your compatriots, savor a complex, pre-Prohibition-era cocktail (Claret Cup, anyone?), and have a bite, all in a TV- and ...
Nonsmoking nightclub and dance floor catering to gay patrons, with pool/darts/pinball/video games, a heated patio, and a Friday night country line-dance extravaganza. Open ...
Game day should find you here if you're any kind of fan: hundreds of sports channels displayed on a staggering array of screens, from private HD screens in some booths to a ...
Howl at the Moon
Get ready to be a part of the show at this rowdy dueling piano bar,downtown, where bachelorette parties and feisty bartenders make for entertainment, off-stage and on. Drink ...
Wines, cocktails, craft beers and light bites are on the menu at this intimate bar located on the first floor of the Fountain Square Theatre Building. Open W-Sa.
Kilroy’s Bar & Grill
Filled with 49 big-screen TVs airing the latest sports, and a game room with a shuffleboard table, this downtown watering hole and night spot claims to have the longest list ...
Moon Dog Tavern
Grab a drink, order some food (there's a full menu of sandwiches, burgers, salads and pizzas) and settle in to this low-key tavern with rock 'n' roll roots. Catch live bands ...
Mousetrap Bar & Grill
An Indy institution for more than 50 years, this Broad Ripple hot spot has strong drinks, pub grub, pool and, on the weekends, live performances by a bevy of regional jam ...
Nicky Blaine’s Cocktail Lounge
Upgrade from the jeans-and-shots scene to a more sophisticated nightlife option, at one of the city's swankiest stops for martinis, cigars and light bites. Jazz and ...
Olive’s Martini & Cigar Bar
Inside downtown's Omni hotel, this swank lounge has a clubby, gentlemanly feel, from its upholstered leather furnishings to the well-stocked humidor. Signature cocktails ...
Housed in the Bavarian-style Athenaeum Building downtown, this award-winning spot is home to Kellerbar and the outdoor Biergarten (closed in winter), featuring live music, ...
Expect a stylish crowd, eclectic music and high energy at this always-happening Broad Ripple bar, which serves a small selection of well-prepared appetizers and light dishes. ...
Laid-back joint for live music, tasty bites (13 varieties of quesadilla, say, or deep-fried hot dogs and cheese fries) and general enjoyment of the simple pleasures of life, ...
That's 'tini,' as in 'mar,' but also as in teeny...this hotspot, about as big as the cargo space of an SUV, packs in the party people for flamboyant shots, delectable ...
The Vollrath Tavern
A well-kept city secret, this bar's long and slightly sketchy history makes it an alluring stop for local and national bands, along with a weekly house music spin with DJ ...