Spending time in Near Northside? Get to know this Indianapolis neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a New American eatery to a whiskey bar.
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in Near Northside, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.
1. Tinker Street
Topping the list is wine bar and New American spot Tinker Street. Located at 402 E. 16th St., it's the highest-rated business in the neighborhood, boasting 4.5 stars out of 564 reviews on Yelp.
On the menu, which changes seasonally, expect to find small bites such as apple salad, duck and pumpkin waffles and for dessert look for the s'more pot de creme, with smoked chocolate ganache, house made marshmallow fluff and hickory. Pair any food with a glass of wine, a cocktail or local craft beer.
2. Goose The Market
Next up is meat shop Goose The Market, which offers beer, wine and spirits, sandwiches and more, situated at 2503 N. Delaware St. With 4.5 stars out of 543 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite.
Goose The Market offers a rotating menu that includes sandwiches and soup. A sample of what is available is the goose sandwich, which comes with prosciutto di parma, mozzarella, basil, black pepper and extra virgin olive oil.
3. Tea's Me Cafe
Tea's Me Cafe, a spot to score coffee and tea, soups and sandwiches, is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 140 E. 22nd St., Suite B, 4.5 stars out of 136 reviews.
The menu features green, black, herbal, oolong and white tea, fresh roasted coffee and sandwiches like a BLT.
4. West Fork Whiskey
West Fork Whiskey, a whiskey bar, distillery and cocktail bar, is another much-loved neighborhood go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 108 Yelp reviews. Head over to 1660 Bellefontaine St. to see for yourself.
The distillery produces six types whiskey, made from local grain. You can visit the tasting room and sample the B Street Blues, which has a spicy finish, the 3rd Degree, which is made with cinnamon sticks, simple syrup and dried chiles, and The Colonel, the business's first bourbon that has hints of vanilla and caramel.