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Best Restaurants 2022

As the pandemic slowly subsides and diners return to tables, we celebrate the 25 best places in the city to do just that.
Best Restaurants 2022 winner Love Handle breakfast hash

Best Restaurants 2022: Trendsetters

The year's buzziest restaurants.
Festiva tacos

Best Restaurants 2022: Come As You Are

The year's most approachable restaurants.

25 Best Restaurants

After a troublesome few years, Indianapolis has become, once again, a great place to eat. It hasn’t been easy, though. There were heartbreaking closures. The supply chain went south. Owners struggled to fill their employee ranks. The 25 restaurants listed on these pages represent the most resilient, resourceful, innovative, and inspired survivors—the returning champions of good food.