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Rathskeller, The

317-636-0396  •  $$$
ADDRESS: 401 E Michigan St, Indianapolis, IN 46204

CUISINE: American Traditional, German

FEATURES: Entertainment, Full Bar, Handicap Access, Kid Friendly, Patio Seating, Smoke Free, Vegetarian Friendly

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Established in 1894, The Rathskeller is Indianapolis' oldest restaurant and its most popular German eatery. Located in the basement of the historic Athenaeum Building, designed by author Kurt Vonnegut's grandfather as a German social club, it's still decidedly social, serving to crowds of ale-and-brat lovers year-round. The restaurant takes up two floors, with a massive bar, banquet rooms and a biergarten, which features live music in warm months. Drinkers choose from an extensive selection of beers from Germany, Belgium and elsewhere, which pair nicely with flavorful jaegerschnitzel and other authentic German fare, as well as steaks, seafood and pasta dishes.

 

Kids' menu. Full bar (admission to bar areas ages 21-and-over only). Serving lunch and dinner daily.

 

"Head to Indianapolis's oldest restaurant (established in 1894) for a hearty dinner of slow-roasted sauerbraten or rouladen with spaetzle noodles and potato salad and giant steins of German beer."- Indianapolis Monthly

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Established in 1894, The Rathskeller is Indianapolis' oldest restaurant and its most popular German eatery. Located in the basement of the historic Athenaeum Building, designed by author Kurt Vonnegut's grandfather as a German social club, it's still decidedly social, serving to crowds of ale-and-brat lovers year-round. The restaurant takes up two floors, with a massive bar, banquet rooms and a biergarten, which features live music in warm months. Drinkers choose from an extensive selection of beers from Germany, Belgium and elsewhere, which pair nicely with flavorful jaegerschnitzel and other authentic German fare, as well as steaks, seafood and pasta dishes.

 

Kids' menu. Full bar (admission to bar areas ages 21-and-over only). Serving lunch and dinner daily.

 


"Head to Indianapolis's oldest restaurant (established in 1894) for a hearty dinner of slow-roasted sauerbraten or rouladen with spaetzle noodles and potato salad and giant steins of German beer."
- Indianapolis Monthly

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