Welcome to Tavern On South

Indianapolis' Best Downtown Dining

Locally owned and operated, TAVERN ON SOUTH is a casual, yet sophisticated restaurant and bar located in the shadow of Lucas Oil Stadium and just a short walk from Victory Field as well as the Convention Center and downtown business district. Our menu is focused on seasonally inspired selections utilizing fresh, quality ingredients and presenting them in a way that excites the senses. Our well stocked bars that also feature regional craft beers on draft makes TAVERN ON SOUTH a favorite spot to meet friends for a refreshing beverage. Our knowledgeable and approachable staff is genuinely happy you’ve come, and dedicated to having you visit with us frequently.

Our two-story, brick building built in 1910 features a warm, inviting interior that includes a bar and outdoor dining on both levels. The 60-seat second level deck that looks out to the downtown skyline is the best seat in Indy and perfect for catching some sun over the lunch hour or dining with your friends on a beautiful Indiana evening. Plus, we have plenty of complimentary on-site parking!!!

We look forward to seeing you soon!!!


Steve Geisler

Specials & Events

BIG 10 Championship – 12/4

Tavern On South will be open from 12n to close on Saturday, December 4. Lunch reservations will be permitted from 12n-2:45p. No reservations will be take after 2:45p for the rest...

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Colts Games

Tavern On South will be open from 10am til 1pm for the 1pm home Colts games. A limited amount of reservations will be available by phone only. Reservation times will be...

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Open Monday Lunch

Tavern On South is now open on Mondays for lunch service from 11am til 1:30pm. We will close at 1:30pm and not be open for dinner service on Monday evenings. We...

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Open For Private Events

Tavern On South will still continue to be available for private events moving forward into 2021.  Current Marion County restrictions allow us to host private events for up to 67 people...

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Daily Drink Specials


20% Off All Bourbons

$1 Off All Draft Beers


$2 Off Wine By The Glass


20% Off All Tequilas

 $1 Off All Indianapolis Beers

Friday & Saturday

$2 Off Wheatley Vodka

$1 Off Metazoa Pints


Dinner Reservations Encouraged!
Kids are Welcome!


Dinner Reservations Encouraged!
Kids are Welcome!

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