A city known for fast cars and blockbuster events has also gained acclaim for a flourishing culinary and brewing scene, thriving cultural institutions, cool neighborhoods, and so much more. We invite you to enjoy Indy’s legendary hospitality.


JW Marriott Indianapolis offers two distinct onsite restaurants. Enjoy delicious Italian cuisine at Osteria Pronto or relax at their sports bar High Velocity.

Indy’s Top 25 Local Restaurants

Cafe Patachou $$
0.3 miles from the JW Marriott
Martha Hoover’s Cafe Patachou is a must visit for both the farm-to-table sustainable menu and the impact of food and social change in Indianapolis.

Loughmiller’s Pub & Eatery $$
0.3 miles from the JW Marriott
Upbeat tavern doling out burgers, sandwiches & other American pub grub in relaxed environs.

Nada $$
0.5 miles from the JW Marriott
Hip choice for classic Mexican fare & cocktails served in a bright space.

Shapiro’s Delicatessen $$
1 mile from the JW Marriott
Shapiro’s Delicatessen has served cafeteria-style sandwiches, soups, and Jewish favorites in downtown Indy for 110 years.

Bru Burger $$
1.2 miles from the JW Marriott
Bru Burger Bar’s chef style and classic burgers, sandwiches and salads were crafted with bold flavors to satisfy any burger enthusiast’s craving.

Milktooth $$
1.3 miles from the JW Marriott
Milktooth is earning its national accolades and awards with their unique brunch, coffee bar, and cocktail spot that’s worth the wait for a table.

Harry & Izzy’s $$$
0.5 miles from the JW Marriott
Harry & Izzy’s is the casual and updated version of its sister restaurant St. Elmo that bridges steakhouse with modern American cuisine.

Fogo de Chão Brazilian Steakhouse $$$
0.7 miles from the JW Marriott
Upscale Brazilian chain for all-you-can-eat meat carved tableside plus an extensive salad bar.

Bluebeard $$$
1.4 miles from the JW Marriott
Indy’s oldest neighborhood is home to a daily rotating menu derived from local farms at Bluebeard, named after a Kurt Vonnegut novel.

Mesh on Mass $$$
1.6 miles from the JW Marriott
Mesh Restaurant is a contemporary dining experience on Mass Ave that takes familiar home-style plates and gives them a chef’s touch.

St. Elmo Steak House $$$$
0.5 miles from the JW Marriott
St. Elmo Steak House is Indy’s award-winning old-world style restaurant that proves great service and classic cooking methods make for a timeless menu worth visiting again and again.


Indy’s award-winning craft beer scene is thriving and growing by the minute. Ranging from small taprooms to large warehouses, each brewery is very different, offering a pint for every palate.

See what’s on tap in Indy

Bee Coffee Roasters $
0.5 miles from the JW Marriott
A rustic coffee shop offering expertly roasted & brewed drinks in an airy space with pops of color.

Granite City Food & Brewery $$
0.5 miles from the JW Marriott
Casual chain eatery with an American comfort-food menu plus craft beers brewed on-site.

Yard House $$
0.5 miles from the JW Marriott
High-end sports-bar chain with a huge menu of New American fare & an extensive list of draft beers.

Ram Restaurant & Brewery $$
0.5 miles from the JW Marriott
Brewpub chain featuring rotating house beers & easygoing American grub in family-friendly environs.

Nicky Blaine’s Cocktail Lounge $$
0.6 miles from the JW Marriott
Nightclub offering cocktails, small plates & cigars to a jazzy beat against a vintage backdrop.

Claddagh Irish Pub $$
0.7 miles from the JW Marriott
Lively Irish tavern featuring traditional eats, pints & live music in a roomy venue.

Scotty’s Brewhouse $$
0.7 miles from the JW Marriott
Casual sports bar chain serving bottled & house-label beers, cocktails & comfort food.

Howl at the Moon Indianapolis $$
0.8 miles from the JW Marriott
Lively happy hour bar with a party vibe featuring dueling piano shows & novelty bucket drinks.

Rebar Indy $$
0.8 miles from the JW Marriott
Hip, multilevel bar featuring pub grub, spiked shakes & a pour-your-own-beer station.

Tomlinson Tap Room $$
0.9 miles from the JW Marriott
Indiana-brewed craft beers served in a pub overlooking the historic Indianapolis City Market.

Tastings - A Wine Experience $$$
0.5 miles from the JW Marriott
Modern, artsy bistro offering wine tastings plus a menu of tapas, flatbreads & cheese plates.


There's always something happening in Indy: a city of world-class attractions, #winning sports teams, and an inspiring festival and concert line-up.

See what Indy has to offer!

Indy Fun Tours
0.4 miles from the JW Marriott
Indy Fun Trolley Tours will acquaint you with the popular sights and local favorites that Indianapolis has to offer during the fully narrated 75-minute tour aboard a brand new, authentic, air-conditioned trolley with brass rails, bells, and all!

Lucas Oil Stadium
0.5 miles from the JW Marriott
Open for public tours 11 am, 1 pm, and 3 pm, Monday through Friday for a behind-the-scenes look at the home of 2015 Men’s Final Four, Super Bowl 2012, and the NFL Colts.

Soldiers & Sailors Monument/Monument Circle
0.6 miles from the JW Marriott
Experience Indy›s most iconic monument at the physical and spiritual heart of Indianapolis. Climb 330 steps (or take the elevator for $1) to top of the Soldiers and Sailors Monument observation deck.

Gondola Rides: Old World Gondoliers
0.7 miles from the JW Marriott
Sit back and let your imagination take you to the canals of Venice, where you will be serenaded by your Gondolier as you are transported into the romance of old Italy. Experience the beauty, mystique and charm of downtown Indianapolis with spectacular canal views from their gondolas.

Indianapolis City Market
0.9 miles from the JW Marriott
Indianapolis City Market is home to over 25 locally-owned and operated small businesses. With ethnic eateries, from-scratch snacks, boutique goods, and more – there’s something for everyone!

Indianapolis Zoo
1.5 miles from the JW Marriott
Approximately 250 species totaling 2,000 animals and 2,000 varieties of plants are presented together in simulated natural habitats.

Feel the need – the need for speed
Experience the thrill of high-speed indoor karting in the Racing Capital of the World. Indy is home to three major karting venues: Fastimes Indoor Karting, K1 Speed, and Speedway Indoor Karting.

Brickyard Crossing Golf Course
4.7 miles from the JW Marriott
Located on the grounds of the world-famous Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the Pete Dye-designed course features four holes inside the oval. The course is ranked as one of America’s Top 100 public courses by Golf Digest and is always in immaculate condition.