When you’re looking for a cool place for cocktails, beer or wine in Indianapolis, Downtown is lush with bars and breweries. Mass Ave. and Fountain Square are hot spots, but its’s worth exploring uptown into Broad Ripple, too.
Whether you’re out for cheap beer and a live band or swanky cocktails in your new Gucci, these are some of the best bars in Indianapolis.
Hotel Tango Whiskey
702 Virgina Ave., hoteltangowhiskey.com, 317-653-1806.
The veteran-owned distillery was one of the first to open in Indiana. Sip craft cocktails mixed with the distillery’s own whiskey, vodka and rum in the rustic, warehouse-style taproom.
Best for: Cozy up to the stone fireplace on a cold day.