Don't make an entrance, make a night of it. Indianapolis nightlife has a unique beat across its five historic districts. Meet friends or make friends at the best jazz, sushi, cocktail or sports bar in Indianapolis. Night owls, the party starts here.
Thirsty Thursdays aren't the only happening thing going on at Slippery Noodle Inn
. Indianapolis' oldest bar has been touted by Rolling Stone magazine as one of the best nightlife spots to tap your foot along to the beat of the blues. More than a couple of music's famous faces can be seen hanging out here.
Address: 372 S. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46225 - MAP
Phone: (317) 631-6974
Insiders know Indy's hottest club for sushi, cocktails and dinner is the Blu Martini
. Friends meet friends and make new friends here. Enjoy the finest spirits, dining and dancing at one of the hippest nightlife destinations in town. Let the night begin..
Address: 4705 E. 96th St., Indianapolis, IN 46240 - MAP
Phone: (314) 566-8650
Esquire magazine's write up about Nicky Blaine's Cocktail Lounge
makes one certain they're going to bump into Bogart. Cocktails, conversation and cigars, and to paraphrase Esquire "the lights, well the lights transform everything". Make tonight a night in the basement.
Address: 20 N Meridian St Indianapolis, IN 46204 - MAP
Phone: (317) 638-5588
This bar has a larger than life picture of Marilyn Monroe above the bar and one of the best stories of how two people met, fell in love and opened this very cool restaurant and nightlife establishment named Ike and Jonesy's
! Visit the website to learn more about the owners and find out what Marilyn would say!
Address: 17 W. Jackson Pl., Indianapolis, IN 46225 - MAP
Phone: (317) 632-4553
Get ready to dance, the Jazz Kitchen
offers a jam to be experienced and enjoyed. The club plays jazz, salsa, hip hop, and serves up tasty food - this combination cooks up one hot and bluesy night out. Located in famed South Broad Ripple, music lovers and dancers are found here to the wee morning hours. Enjoy good food, great people and the best music at this nightlife spot.
Address: 5377 N. College Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46220 - MAP
Phone: (317) 253-4900
Hang out at the Cadillac Ranch
, where 20 flat screen TVs show this sports-loving city the best that sports have to offer. Sip on your favorite drinks, as a live DJ spins music favorites, and other patrons at the bar try to tame the mechanical bull. This nightlife environment is all part of the largest sports bar in the Circle City's historic Union Station. Dine on their famous Jack Daniels BBQ ribs and down some more liquid courage before you try to conquer that bull.
Address: 39 W. Jackson Pl., Indianapolis, IN 46225 - MAP
Phone: (317) 636-0100