As their name might suggest, La Margarita is especially skilled at making cocktails, margaritas, and mezcal drinks. Another highlight here is their taco dishes – including town favorite, carne asada, made with grilled steak, caramelized onions, and cilantro. These tacos are unmatched in quality and size, so you are guaranteed to leave La Margarita feeling satisfied.
Opening hours: Tues-Thurs 11am-10pm, Fri-Sat 11am-11pm, Sun 11am-8pm
1043 Virginia Ave, Indianapolis, IN, +1 317 384 1457
The best of English cuisine is available at Red Lion Grog House – but their signature dish is ‘bubble and squeak’ a traditional breakfast meal consisting of pan-fried hash browns, cabbage, onions, and carrots that are combined and topped with pan-seared and braised roasts. There’s also the option of adding a fried egg to this meal. For their next course, customers can choose from a range of delectable choices, such as the elephant ear – their own version of the sweet treat often served at the Indiana State Fair.
Opening hours: Mon-Thurs 11am-11pm, Fri-Sat 11am-1am, Sun 12pm-10pm
1043 Virginia Ave #6, Indianapolis, IN, +1 317 822 4764
B’s Po Boy are said to have the most authentic po’ boy sandwiches in town. Main dishes that are available here include fried shrimp, barbecue shrimp, fried oyster, blackened catfish, and crab cake. Customers can also enjoy brunch served on Saturdays and Sundays, featuring hearty plates like biscuits and gravy, two eggs, and breakfast potatoes. Alternatively, guests can order three scrambled eggs mixed with peppers, onions, mushrooms, and sausage served with breakfast potatoes and bread.
Opening hours: Mon-Thurs 11am-9pm, Fri-Sat 11am-10pm, Sun 11am-9pm
1261 Shelby St., Indianapolis, IN, +1 317 916 5555
At Milktooth, breakfast is considered the most important meal of the day – and they go the extra mile to make early-bird customers happy, serving their delectable sweet and savory treats and rich coffee from as early as 7am. If you haven’t got to run to work, Milktooth’s famous brunch spread is available from 9am to 3pm.
Opening hours: Mon-Sun 7am-3pm
534 Virginia Ave, Indianapolis, IN, +1 317 986 5131