Family Friendly Dining in Downtown Indianapolis

Downtown Indianapolis can be an exciting evening out for the whole family. Check out  these restaurants for great family friendly dining in downtown Indianapolis!

Weber Grill Restaurant

The Weber Grill Restaurant is the result of over 60 years of Classic Outdoor Grilling—from the people who invented the Weber Charcoal kettle grill. Their downtown Indy location is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and features a Future Griller’s menu with unique items such as Steak Skewers and BBQ Pork Ribs. All children’s meals include a small beverage (milk, juice or soft drink), fruit, tater tots, seasonal vegetables, and chocolate chip cookie.
Address: 10 N Illinois St, Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: (317) 636-7600
Kids Menu

Scotty’s Brewhouse

Since 2009 Scotty’s Brewhouse has been serving up great food, and great times at the heart of Downtown Indianapolis.
Address: 1 Virginia Avenue (1 block North of Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Pennsylvania Avenue)
Phone: (317) 571-0808
Kids Menu
Bonus: Kids Eat Free every Tuesday!

The Old Spaghetti Factory

The Old Spaghetti Factory has been a family favorite for 45 years and counting! Check out their Family section for our kid’s menu, Birthday Club, and other great information for families. Their  kids complete meal includes a delicious entrée, applesauce or salad, milk, apple juice or a soft drink, spumoni, vanilla ice cream, or a juice bar
Address: 210 South Meridian St.
Phone: 317.635.6325
Kids menu

BRU Burger Bar

It’s a classic, purely American, and an icon. The hamburger is the people’s sandwich, everyman’s food. All kids’ meals are just $6 and include choice of entree, french fries, and a soft drink.
Address: 410 Massachusetts Avenue
Phone: 17-635-4BRU (4278)
Kids Menu


It all started with two Indiana guys that wanted to get a quality burger at a great price. Punch Burger was born. Kids Menu includes Grilled Cheese and Kids Sliders
Phone: (317) 426-5280
Address: 137 East Ohio Street

Bazbeaux Pizza

The city’s best pizza and an Indianapolis original since 1986! Order you family’s favorite pizza and share it with the whole table.
Address: 329 Massachusetts Ave
Phone: 317-636-7662
Pizza Menu

The Rathskeller

Set in the historic, 19th century Athenaeum Building downtown, The Rathskeller is reminiscent of both a quaint inn tucked in the Bavarian hills and a lively beer hall in Munich.
Address: 401 E Michigan St
Phone: 317-636-0396
Kids Menu

Buca di Beppo

Buca di Beppo encourage their guests to dine with family and friends while enjoying the Italian traditions of food.
Address: 35 N. Illinois St
Phone: 317-632-2822

Maxine’s Chicken & Waffles

In 2007, Ollie and Maxine’s children and grandchildren came together to establish an eatery reflecting the family and the comfort that went along with Maxine’s food. Maxine’s chicken and Waffles is a culmination of the recipes, ideals and thoughts from the tree of Ollie and Maxine Bunnell. The mission of Maxine’s Chicken and Waffles is to provide a “taste of love in every bite.” Made from fresh ingredients at an affordable price and generous servings, Maxine’s is a place that will make you feel like you are at grandma’s house. Come feel the love.
Address: 132 North East Street
Phone: 317.423.3300
Kids Menu


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