Six Indy Restaurants Making National News

Local spots that made big lists in the past year.

1. Yats
“Best Cheap Eats in America”—

Several locations,

2. The Libertine Liquor Bar

“Best Bars in America” —Esquire

38 E. Washington St., 317-631-3333,



3. St. Elmo Steak House

“America’s Best Steakhouses”—Travel + Leisure

127 S. Illinois St., 317-635-0636,

4. Harry & Izzy’s

“Best U.S. Airport Food”—USA Today

Indianapolis Airport, 7800 Col. Weir Cook Memorial Dr., 317-241-0533,


5. Petite Chou

“Best French Restaurants in the U.S.”—Travel + Leisure

823 Westfield Blvd., 317-259-0765; 14390 Clay Terrace Blvd., Carmel, 317-566-0765,

6. Maxine’s Chicken & Waffles

“America’s Best Chicken and Waffles” —Travel + Leisure

132 N. East St., 317-423-3300,

Photos by Tony Valainis

This article appeared in Menu Guide 2014.