Chatterbox Jazz Club – 1.4 mi from JW Marriott
435 Massachusetts Avenue | (317) 636-0584 | chatterboxjazz.com
Chatterbox has earned its reputation as the Best Dive Jazz Club in Indianapolis, inspired filmmakers and generated dozens of news stories. The live jazz is unforgettable. And the place is most definitely a dive. It’s a combination that has inspired a loyal following of music lovers for decades.
Downtown Olly's – 1.3 mi from JW Marriott
822 North Illinois Street | downtownollys.net | (317) 636-5597
Longtime, always-open bar & grill with sidewalk seating, a neighborhood vibe & karaoke nights.
Howl at the Moon - 20 East Georgia Street | (317) 955-0300 | howlatthemoon.com | 0.7 mi
Howl is part bar, part concert, and all fun. This total entertainment experience includes a high-energy live music show featuring '80s rock, '90s pop, and today's dance hits performed on pianos, guitars, and anything that happens to show up! There are plenty of opportunities to sing along and dance, making this a great spot for parties or just a fun night out.
Nicky Blaine's – 0.7 mi from JW Marriott
20 N. Meridian Street | (317) 638-5588 | nickyblaines.com | 0.7 mi
Nicky Blaine’s is a full service nightclub and lounge, featuring our well known selection of martinis, a fully stocked scotch bar, and an extensive array of cigars. Indy’s “Original Retro Bar” offers a unique experience in the city, catering to those looking for an intimate evening or the perfect atmosphere for a social night out downtown. Unlike noisy nightclubs, at Nicky Blaine’s’s you can actually hear yourself having a good time. Voted one of “America’s Best Bars” by Esquire Magazine, and locally recognized as one of the best Martini and Date Bars.
Nine Irish Brothers – 1.6 mi from JW Marriott
575 Massachusetts Avenue | (317) 964-0990 | nineirishbrothers.com
O'Bryan's Nine Irish Brothers is an award-winning traditional Irish pub--recently named the Best Irish Pub in the State of Indiana by Yelp and Buzzfeed, as well as the "Irish Pub Worth Traveling For" in Indianapolis by TripAdvisor--with two convenient locations in Greater Lafayette, Indiana, and a third location in the heart of Massachusetts Avenue in Indianapolis. Our family-owned-and-operated restaurant serves premium Irish food and spirits and has a full bar and menu, with items ranging from salads to steak to Irish favorites such as Guinness Stew, Shepherd's Pie, and Fish & Chips.
The Rathskeller – 1.8 mi from JW Marriott
401 E Michigan St | 317-636-0396 | rathskeller.com
This local institution offers up German fare and an expansive beer selection. It's also home to the city's largest biergarten, which offers up live music every weekend in the summer and fall.
Slippery Noodle Inn – 0.8 mi from JW Marriott
372 South Meridian Street | (317) 631-6974 | slipperynoodle.com
The Slippery Noodle Inn is a large blues bar and restaurant with two performance stages in downtown Indianapolis. It also has the distinction of being the oldest continuously operating bar in the state of Indiana, having opened in 1850 as the Tremont House.
The Inn served as a stop on the Underground Railroad during the American Civil War. During prohibition it was called a restaurant, although beer was still being made in the basement, and later it housed a brothel until 1953.
The Inn is the oldest commercial building in the city. Its tin ceiling dates to 1890 and the oak bar is also over a century old. The Inn has operated under its current name since 1963. It has hosted many legendary blues performers during that time, and is now one of the most prominent blues venues in the region.
The Tap – 1.1 mi from JW Marriott
306 N Delaware St. | (317) 820-5880 | thetapmassave.com
At The Tap you’ll find 50 hand-selected craft beers on tap, and the draft menu changes every day. In addition to beers on tap, there are over 400 bottled beers to choose from, featuring a wide variety of styles. The uniquely elevated stage features live music throughout the week and many flat screens are always showing what’s happening in the world of sports. The Tap is about great beer and food, live music, sports and much more.
Tin Roof – 1.0 mi from JW Marriott
36 South Pennsylvania St #190 | (317) 951-2220 | tinroofindianapolis.com
Since May 2012 the Tin Roof has been known as the live music joint with a laid-back atmosphere where you can kick back and have a good time. Also known for their made-from-scratch food served up by a friendly and eclectic staff.
Union 50 – 2.0 mi from JW Marriott
620 North East Street | (317) 610-0234 | union-50.com
Union 50 is a chef driven restaurant & bar located in the Mass Ave neighborhood. Our dinner menu features innovative dishes that change seasonally. Union 50 also hosts live music multiple times per week.
The Jazz Kitchen – 7.0 mi from JW Marriott
5377 N College Ave | (317) 253-4900 | thejazzkitchen.com
Recognized as one of the “Top 100 Jazz Clubs in the World” by Downbeat Magazine, The Jazz Kitchen presents a wide variety of local, regional and international jazz artists in an intimate 140 seat supper club style venue. Spend an evening listening to live jazz music from local up-and-comers to international touring acts. A touch of the “Big Easy” represented by Satchmo’s Etoufee, Not-So-Cajun Chicken, ‘po boys and Crescent City Crab Cakes compliment midwest fresh-from-the-butcher steaks, chops & burgers. Fresh seafood, vegetarian faire and decadent desserts make for the perfect night out.