Make sure to check-out our family friendly al fresco dining guide in Greater Indianapolis. All of the restaurants below are family friendly and offer a kid’s menu (several offer water views). You can check out the menus from all of the restaurants below by clicking on the restaurant name. If we have missed any that you think should be on our list, let us know. Gather the family and enjoy outdoor dining this summer in Indy!
1) Bub’s Burgers & Ice Cream – 317-707-2827
*Always a treat to stop by Bub’s in the heart of downtown Carmel.
210 N. Main St., Carmel, 46032
2) BRU Burger Bar – 317-635-4278
*Great downtown location…soak in the local atmosphere. BONUS: When visiting BRU Burger, show your Indy Pride by standing in as the “I” in Indy and use the hashtags #loveindy and #indywelcomes all.
410 Massachusetts Ave., Indianapolis, 46202
3) Canal Bistro – 317-254-8700
*Cute restaurant right on the Broad Ripple Canal.
6349 Guildford Ave., Indianapolis, 46220
4) Champps – 317-574-0333
*Beautiful lake views and Keystone at the Crossing.
8711 N. River Crossing, Indianapolis, 46240
5) Flat Water – 317-257-5466
*The whole family can kick back here (even your dogs).
832 E. Westfield Blvd., Indianapolis,46220
6) The Rathskeller – 317-636-0396
*Fun outdoor venue with bands playing regularly.
401 E. Michigan St., Indianapolis, 46202
7) Rick’s Cafe Boatyard – 317-290-9300
*Beautiful views of Eagle Creek Park/Lake.
4050 Dandy Trail, Indianapolis, 46254
8) Scotty’s Brewhouse – Multiple locations (some offering outdoor dining)
9) Traderspoint Creamery – 317-733-1700
*Friday Nights – Dinner on the Deck.
9101 Moore Rd., Zionsville, 46022
10) Wolfies Grill – 317-219-6521
*Beautiful views of Morse Lake.
20999 Hague Road, Noblesville, 46062