What’s better than getting together with your friends and enjoying a burger and a nice cold brew, both craft of course, with the crispness of the fall air! Enjoy some of Indy’s best Patio scenes before Old Man Winter comes to town!
1. Bru Burger Bar – 410 Massachusettes Ave. Downtown
Located at the corner of Mass Ave. and Delaware Streets, this is a hotspot for urban professionals who want to kick up their heels at the end of a hard day. Unique burger combinations with craft beers mixed with the perfect spot for people watching, this is fast becoming one of the downtown Indy’s most popular after work hot spots. View Menu
2. Bluebeard – 653 Virginia Ave. Fountain Square
Even though Kurt Vonnegut is the inspiration behind this restaurant, Fountain Square isn’t just for hipsters anymore! Bluebeard offers a daily changing menu, in house bakery with a modern contemporary vibe. The open and airy patio with umbrellas and paper lanterns gives just the right casual vibe to chill with friends for unique food and conversation alike. View Menu
Located in the heart of the city, you are minutes from Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Lucas Oil Stadium as well as hotspot Fountain Square and Mass Ave. If trying new things isn’t your thing, you will love the traditional American menu. Sit back and relax on the oversized patio complete with firepits! View Menu
Why just sit on a patio when you can PLAY on a patio? What do you get when you mix Jenga and Bocce Ball with cajun jambalaya and beignets? Fun of course! Don’t miss out on this fun spot in the heart of Fountain Square. If you’re a fan of Po Boys or sandwiches in general, B’s will not disappoint, it touts itself as the only true Po Boy shop in town. With an authentic creole laid back vibe, good food and good times will be had by all. View Menu
If you’re looking for great people watching, good, natural food in a unique setting then Public Greens is your spot! Located in the heart of Broad Ripple and up against the Monon Trail, Public Greens boasts its own garden directly beside the train car inspired restaurant, it doesn’t get any fresher than that!
6. Black Market – 922 Massachusettes Ave. Downtown
Looking for a great ambience and private patio seating that makes you feel like you are in a friends backyard yet, in the heart of the city? Look no further, Black Market has all of that and more! With a seasonally changing menu, you’ll never eat the same thing twice. Just want a little snack? No problem…order the pickle plate! Who doesn’t love pickles?
Where else can you enjoy the sights and sounds of Fountain Square but the tastes of Northern Italy? Enjoy a night out with friends in the Pioneers Biergarten. This quaint and rustic street front patio will make you forget about your worries while you toss a few back while listening to the sounds of local bands flowing from the nearby unique music venues. View Menu
If a room with a view is what you’re looking for, you have come to the right spot! Plat 99 Mixology Lounge has a great outdoor patio elevated just above Alexanders Hotel with a great view of Lucas Oil Stadium and the city, cozy couches and a unique themed cocktail menu make this a downtown spot that you definitely want to put on your list! View Menu
Live the lake life even if it’s too chilly for a boat ride! Bella Vita hosts one of the most lively patio scenes in Hamilton County. With a menu encompassing both Italian and American offerings, you’re sure to find something to wet your appetite. View Menu
A patio with a fountain view, what more could you want? Matt the Millers has one of the largest beer and wine menu’s you’ll find in the area and don’t worry about the weather, Matt’s has patio heaters to keep you cozy all year long! View Menu