Downtown Private Dining

Private Dining in Downtown Indy

Nearly 50 of downtown Indy’s 250 dining options offer private space for group dinners, VIP receptions, and customer events. Here’s a taste of what’s cooking in Indy, from world-famous steak houses to farm-to-table favorites.

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Capacity up to 100

Not only do locals find this speakeasy style bar a favorite, but so did Esquire when they named it a Best Bar in America. Exposed brick walls and contemporary lighting set the mood for handcrafted cocktails, an extensive wine list, gourmet cheese plates, and delicious tapas.

Capacity up to 40

Located in the heart of Fletcher Place, Indy’s hot food district, Bluebeard offers a food-focused experience and contemporary fare featuring local meats and produce.  A private room that seats up to 40 can be reserved by calling 317-686-1580.

Capacity up to 140

Innovative, farm-fresh meals are delivered from the talents of Chef/Owner Caleb France. GAYOT recognized the quality dining and drink options when it named it a 2013 Top Ten New Restaurant in the US. Smaller groups can enjoy an intimate experience in The Nest, a seating area covered by a wood sculpture handmade by Chef France and his father.

Capacity up to 70

Chef JJ’s culinary experience allows guests to watch chefs expertly prepare several courses on the Big Green Egg®, while enjoying locally grown produce and local craft beer. Private Rooms have screens that allow you to run a slideshow with full audio.

Capacity up to 65

This sister restaurant to the famous St. Elmo Steak House is co-owned by Peyton Manning and honors the brand’s tradition of high quality meat and seafood options perfectly prepared. Guests can test their heat tolerance with what the Travel Channel named the world’s spiciest dish, their shrimp cocktail with sauce made daily from the finest horseradish around.

Capacity of 100+

Come to Howl for dueling pianos and a unique corporate event, bachelor/bachelorette party, wedding celebration, birthday bash, holiday get-together, or any other reason to party. Mix in custom drinks and songs for an event your attendees will never forget.

Capacity up to 64

Located inside the Indiana State Museum is a recreation of the original Tea Room that graced the corner of a prominent downtown building and was a beloved gem for Hoosiers from 1905 to 1990. The famous Chicken Velvet Soup shouldn’t be missed.

Capacity up to 70

McCormick and Schmick’s offers an upscale yet approachable dining experience. They print a “fresh list” twice daily that includes the freshest meats and fish, and they change their entire menu seasonally. To make reservations call 317-631-9500.

Capacity up to 100

One of Mass Ave Cultural District’s most popular spots features upscale American fare, a well-versed wine menu, and local craft beers served in a casual yet classy atmosphere.

Capacity up to 240

Morton’s serves only the finest quality foods, featuring USDA prime aged, Midwest grain-fed beef. The menu is limited in scope to provide the greatest attention to quality, while offering choices for all taste preferences. The restaurant has a fully stocked bar and an extensive award-winning premium wine list.

Capacity up to 25

Contemporary Mexican pairs with vibrant decor and a wide range of unique dishes and cocktails. Nada has one private room that includes a large, group dining table. Reservations can be made by calling 317-638-6232.

Capacity up to 400

Ultra-fresh seafood is flown in daily from around the world to this elegant space, and leading chefs specialize in preparing oysters, Alaskan halibut, Copper River salmon, and hard-to-find delicacies like Dover sole or blue fin tuna. Oceanaire’s high standards for service, quality, and flavor ensure a superb dining experience.

Capacity up to 300

Gather around the dining room table at the warm, Italian-inspired Osteria Pronto. Indulge in contemporary Italian cuisine composed of fresh salads, pasta, seafood and steak, as well as a diverse selection of wines to complement each dish in your own private space at this premier downtown Indianapolis dining location, perfect for formal sit-down dinners, birthday affairs and more.

Capacity up to 2,000

This Indy icon has perfected German fare and serves it in a beautiful historic building that once served as a community and cultural center for the city’s growing German population in the first part of the 20th Century. Beer connoisseurs will find much to love, and the outdoor biergarten comes alive at night when local bands take the stage.

Capacity up to 250

RED guarantees an unspoken style and flair that can only be expected from a nationally recognized, award winning restaurant. The chefs cater to your specific needs with custom menus, AV equipment is available, and valet parking is an added touch of elegance for your event.

Capacity up to 88

This local sports bar packs fans in with an affordable menu and 84 televisions. Gas burning lanterns, brick walls, a hand-made bar, and friendly faces create a welcoming atmosphere.

Capacity up to 300

This distinguished private dining club located on the 36th floor of the city’s second tallest building opens its doors to groups for receptions, lunches, and dinners. Floor to ceiling windows provide spectacular city views day or night.

Capacity up to 200

The Slippery Noodle Inn is the oldest, continually operated bar in Indiana in its original building. Its notoriety includes history as gangster and bank robber John Dillinger’s favorite watering hole, as well as a stop on the Underground Railroad.  For reservations call 317-631-6974.

Capacity up to 300

Spoke & Steele thrives on regional and local ingredients and inspired bespoke cocktails. They have a unique, contemporary menu that changes with the season. Select from three private rooms and three banquet spaces in the attached Le Méridien Hotel.

Capacity up to 66

This Indianapolis landmark resides in the same location it did when it opened in 1902. Start with the famous shrimp cocktail that was named world’s spiciest dish by the Travel Channel, select a wine from the largest cellar in the state, and enjoy mouth-watering steaks and seafood options. Peruse the wall of celebrities that have enjoyed a visit to St. Elmo’s, or look around – there are probably a few seated at the tables.

Capacity up to 370

This innovative gastropub pairs locally-sourced contemporary cuisine with local craft beers and offers outdoor seating overlooking the city skyline. This lively space offers free parking, but it is within walking distance of the convention center and downtown hotels.

Capacity up to 24

Located in historic Lockerbie, Vida’s menu changes seasonally and is sourced as locally as the restaurant’s herb wall. The upstairs room is completely private and has a flat screen TV for presentations. The wine room showcases Vida’s vast wine collection and offers sliding glass doors for privacy. Reservations can be made by calling 317-420-2323.

Capacity up to 300

Simple, elegant and affordable private dining rooms showcase our charcoal grilled steaks, delicious BBQ, and quality service. Also offering full off-site grilling and catering.



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