Indianapolis has several late-night food options that go beyond the usual chain restaurants. If you are searching for a place to eat at night, then you should consider the following choices. From large portions to friendly staff, these dining options will keep you happy in the dark.
Bourbon Street Distillery
Bourbon Street Distillery is open until 3 a.m. EST on most days, but it is important to check their schedule before going out. This restaurant is located in downtown Indianapolis and offers Cajun Creole food along with American favorites. The casual atmosphere welcomes walk-ins, reservations and takeout orders. If you are looking for a late-night meal, then you can enjoy items ranging from breaded calamari to a blackened tilapia salad.
English Ivy’s is open seven days a week through 3 a.m. EST and is located in downtown Indianapolis. It offers free Wi-Fi, carry out and daily specials. The restaurant has a special late night menu that includes crispy chicken strips, deep fried pickles, lasagna, pizza and other items. If you are looking for a lighter meal, English Ivy’s has salads ranging from orange almond chicken to cranberry walnut chicken.
Elbow Room Pub & Deli
The Elbow Room Pub & Deli is open through 1 a.m. EST on Monday to Wednesday, 3 a.m. EST on Thursday to Saturday and 12 a.m. EST on Sunday. This restaurant has a pet-friendly patio, casual atmosphere and full menu. From stuffed potato skins to fish tacos, it offers a variety of items at reasonable prices. Some of the favorites include the chipotle black bean burger, pork tenderloin sandwich, bourbon salad and gourmet chili fries. There are gluten free items labeled directly on the menu, so you do not know have to question the wait staff.
MacNiven’s Restaurant and Bar
Located in downtown Indianapolis, MacNiven’s Restaurant and Bar is open through midnight and has free Wi-Fi. The casual restaurant has a complete menu focusing on Scottish cuisine that includes Scotch eggs, haggis sampler and beef stew. The other items range from a poached salmon salad to fish and chips. Many of the main courses are under $12, and you can purchase sides such as steak fries or Scottish ale battered onion rings for under $3 each. There are also vegetarian, gluten free and vegan options on the menu.