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Best Bars in Indy

Downtown Indy’s Best Beer Spot

Downtown Indy is home to a wide variety of trendy bars, swanky clubs, and acclaimed breweries.

Whether you’re looking for a night out on the town or planning to explore Indy’s award-winning craft beer scene, our list of downtown Indy bars has something for every occasion.

Flat12 Bierwerks

Located in the Holy Cross neighborhood, Flat12 is a craft brewery and taproom just east of downtown Indy. Enjoy live entertainment in a relaxed atmosphere or grab a cozy, outdoor seat beside the fire pit.

Slippery Noodle

Founded in 1850, Slippery Noodle in downtown Indy is one of the oldest bars in the state. Praised as one of the top blues bars in the nation by Rolling Stone magazine, Slippery Noodle features two performance stages that offer live blues seven days a week.

Fountain Square Brewery

Situated in the trendy Fountain Square Cultural District, the funky, industrial-styled taproom brews and serves English-styled Porters, Pilsners, and seasonal rotators. Showcasing local artwork throughout the lounge, patrons can enjoy original craft beer while admiring the displays of community artists.


This stylish martini bar on Mass Ave. serves hand-crafted cocktails and signature martinis in a welcoming, lively atmosphere. Known for their large-scale video wall, Tini plays a different genre of music videos each night of the week.

Make Your Last Stop at Osteria Pronto

Rye Bar and Conner’s Kitchen & Bar are two of downtown Indy’s newest bars. Both are located at Marriott Indianapolis Downtown, offering convenient access to top area attractions via the indoor, climate-controlled walkways.

Conner’s Kitchen + Bar

Complete with a chic, comfortable lounge, outdoor seating, brand-new interiors, and a welcoming ambiance, Conner’s Kitchen is quickly becoming Indy’s hottest social gathering place.

The menu features hand-crafted specialty cocktails, weekend brunch, happy hour, local craft beers, and elevated Midwest cuisine.

Conveniently located near the main lobby, the plush, stylish lounge at Conner’s is the ideal place to meet up with friends or colleagues.