This popular breakfast nook sits in a friendly neighborhood and is known for savory omelets. Diners prepare their own coffee just as they like it and then wait for waitresses with sugary-sweet dispositions to bring out their orders. Give due consideration to a perfectly prepared omelet stuffed with brie, spinach and mushrooms, served with thick-sliced homemade bread. Scones, bagels and cinnamon toast are also available, as is an impressive lunch menu.
A local institution, Iaria's has been growing and changing with Indianapolis for more than 70 years! Passed down through four generations of the family, recipes are tried and true, promising melt-in-your-mouth pastas and pizzas. Standards like spaghetti and meatballs populate the menu alongside a hearty array of meat-filled sandwiches and the signature chicken piccata. A full bar and a selection of traditional Italian desserts like spumoni and tiramisu are icing on the cake.
Tasteful decor, an extensive cocktail menu, and Old World ambience make this charming establishment an extremely pleasant place to dine. Soft music sets an intimate atmosphere, and the menu offers a wide range of reasonably priced dishes. Ravioli, pasta with clam sauce, and yellowfin tuna made Sicilian-style are among the many items available. A large bar provides an excellent place for customers to shoot the breeze until it's time to be seated.
You know that you've come to the right place when you see an eye-catching herd of cattle at the front entrance. Many locals have deemed this restaurant the best place in the city to get a thick, juicy steak. Its rustic decor and friendly atmosphere serve the cause admirably. Many hearty steak dinners can be found on the menu, but swordfish and lobster tails are just as satisfying.
This establishment, the city's oldest, rests in the basement of the Athenaeum and serves a variety of authentic German entrees, like sauerbraten and jaegerschnitzel. The menu also offers plenty of American and Continental specialties, including steaks, seafood, pastas, and chicken and vegetarian dishes. Diners can spend their time in the main dining room, the lively Kellerbar, or the outside Biergarten. Late night menu is served in the bar. Food is available all day and night.
This elegant establishment has been pleasing locals and visitors alike with impressive steaks since the beginning of the 20th century. While 14-ounce filets are available for patrons with smaller appetites, the 32-ounce prime rib is sure to satisfy the hungriest of diners. Also a hit is the jumbo shrimp cocktail, served with an unforgettable homemade horseradish sauce. The wine cellar boasts more than 15,000 bottles, and the tuxedoed waitstaff are attentive and knowledgeable about selections.