10 spots for the perfect date in Hamilton County

Movie theater AND a brewery? Small plates? A gorgeous waterfront view? We’ve compiled a quick list of spots that make the perfect date night.

Bella Vita Lakeside at the Marina 

Not just a summer spot, Bella Vita offers gorgeous views of the Geist Reservoir along with a deluxe menu. Enjoy the specialized cocktails and delightful pasta dishes but don’t miss the lobster mac and cheese appetizer.

Divvy (Carmel)

The mod decor at Divvy slides you in to a delicious dining experience: Each of their 100 plate menu offerings are small but worthy of sharing with your date (or hoarding to yourself). Bookmark the outdoor patio as your next summer go-to for dinner and drinks too.

Flix Brewhouse (Carmel)

Flix takes movies to the next level with an in-house brewery, cravable menu and unique 30-minute reel prior to the film. Each theater is comfortably outfitted with leather reclining chairs and a state-of-the-art sound system.

Fox Gardin (Fortville)

Downtown Fortville is always worth a visit, and Fox Gardin helps drive that home. An eclectic menu of ‘hand-helds’ and ‘porridge’ may sound odd at first but are worth every bite.

Grand Junction Brewery (Westfield)

Closed Mondays and Tuesdays for brewing (now that’s dedication!), Grand Junction sports 1800s era-style digs just a quick jaunt from the Monon. Discover beers for every type of beer aficionado or devour some fried pickles.

Ironworks (Keystone)

There are restaurants galore in the Ironworks building located at the corners of 86th Street and Keystone Avenue: Sangiovese recently reopened their doors here as did Michael Symon’s B Spot, and the decor inside Ruth’s Chris Steak House is worthy of an after-dinner drink to take it all in.

Pure Eatery (Fishers)

This downtown staple recently opened a 2nd location to accommodate northern taste buds, right in the pulsing heart of Fishers. Try the hummus before dinner and if your sitter cancels, don’t worry: Pure boasts a great kids menu.

Sun King Brewery Tasting Room (Fishers)

After much fanfare, Sun King finally opened their doors in a busy Fishers corridor off 96th Street. Not as large as their downtown location (yet!), the Tasting Room is an all-ages-welcome space for 21+ to enjoy brews with a fun, industrial vibe.

The Ville (Noblesville)

Enjoy a stroll in downtown Noblesville then pop in to The Ville for dinner. The menu is chock full of New Orleans-style dishes (jambalaya and crab cakes? Yes please.) and American classics. You may recognize the chef from a recent stint on The Food Network.

Wolfie’s Waterfront Grill (Morse Lake)

A fave place to watch a game on the big screen OR enjoy waterfront dining, Wolfie’s offers sandwich options for everyone and a lively atmosphere.
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