New places to eat in Carmel, Fishers


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Tons of restaurants, from chains to posh hotel restaurants and extensions of local favorites, are settling around Indy. Why not try something new?

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Miscellaneous & Vice

850 Massachusetts Avenue, Indianapolis

Open October 23

Sundry & Vice serves craft cocktails, draft beers and signature wines in an apothecary-themed atmosphere. It is now open and operating inside the Bottleworks Hotel.

Caplinger Fresh Seafood Market

AMP, 1220 Waterway Blvd., Indianapolis

Open October 25

The Caplinger family have made a name for themselves with the fresh fish markets; but this store will only serve ready-to-eat foods. It takes over the space that had been occupied by Andre’s BBQ & Seafood.

Read more: Decades of knowledge of seafood, cooking comes to the AMP food hall with the opening of Caplinger

The Hulman

141 E. Washington St., Indianapolis

Open October 27

The Hulman, the restaurant at the Indy Hotel, aims to bring a fine dining vibe to a setting that salutes Indiana history and motor racing culture – with a chef from some of Chicago’s most acclaimed restaurants in head.

Read more: Indy Hotel’s Hulman Restaurant aims to delight foodies while honoring Indiana

Shake Shack

The fashion shopping center, 8702 Keystone Crossing, Indianapolis

Open October 28

Indianapolis’ first burger chain store has its own dining room and offers classic burgers, chicken sandwiches and hand-spun shakes, along with limited-time deals of a new Truffle Burger. black, a Gruyère cheeseburger topped with black truffle sauce and crispy shallots on grilled potato bread; and garlic and parmesan fries with black truffle sauce.

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122 E. 22nd St., Indianapolis

Open on November 3

Ambrosia owner’s modern Italian restaurant has Ricky Martinez (Havana Cigar Bar, Delicia) as executive chef

Indy’s Winter Farmer’s Market

AMP, 1220 Waterway Blvd., Indianapolis

Open (after moving) on ​​November 6

The long-standing market has moved from the Circle City industrial complex and launched its new season in the 16 Tech Innovation District market. The farmer’s market takes place every Sunday until April

Bar one fourteen

114 E. 49th St., Indianapolis

Reopening on November 11

Closed since March 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, the luxury microbar Meridian Kessler is reopening, but with a Japanese-inspired drink menu and a new heated outdoor patio with seating.

Read more: One Fourteen bar to reopen with Japanese-influenced drink menu and patio

317 Delicatessen

61 W. City Center Drive, Carmel

Open mid-November

Owner Emily Houser will be opening her deli business’s first store with in-person deli meals and take-out boxes. The deli business will open in the former Carmel Books & Brews location.

“Food has its time”: The owner of Carmel’s 317 Charcuterie inspired by Italian culinary culture

Black lotus hair company

2456 Lake Circle Drive, Indianapolis

Open end of December or beginning of January

The new, veteran-owned Black business will house beauticians, barbers, braiders, beauticians and more on the North Side. The owner also wants to create a space for black professionals to network, share ideas and connect with their community.

“A meeting place for great minds”: Black Lotus wants to be more than a hairdresser, a salon

Charlie Brown’s Pancakes and Steakhouse

3633 Kentucky Avenue, Indianapolis

Opening early 2022

The new 4,000-square-foot restaurant, an extension of the beloved Speedway Restaurant, will have a banquet hall, outdoor dining area, and a separate entrance for take-out customers. The 20 foot ceilings create plenty of space for filling with racing memorabilia.

‘Make a difference’: Charlie Brown owner seeks to recreate success in Decatur Township

Sugar factory

49 W. Washington St., Indianapolis

Opening at the end of spring 2022

This celebrity-endorsed chain is a restaurant, candy store, and bar known for their super extra and over-the-top entrees, decadent desserts, and colorful, goblet-sized alcoholic drinks.

What to expect when opening Sugar Factory: Rainbow sliders, smoking cups and treats

at Lou Malnati

Greenwood and Avon, exact locations to be announced

Opening mid-2022

In the wake of the opening of its first restaurant-restaurant in the Indianapolis area, Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria claims to have two other local stores in preparation for 2022.


First Internet Bank Building, 116th Street in Fishers

Opening fall 2022

The owners of Monterey Coastal Cuisine in Carmel are opening another upscale Northern California-themed seafood restaurant in a prime location in Fishers.

Tiburon will have a large patio next to the Nickel Plate Trail and offer a menu similar to Monterey, with sushi, sea bass, tuna, mussels, carpaccio, pork chops and steaks and a great wine selection. said co-owner Paul Estridge Jr. The restaurant will be on the first floor of the six-story First Internet Bank headquarters next to the trail. The building is slated to open by the end of the year and Tiburon could be by fall 2022.

Chicken-fil-A, chipotle and panera bread

2203 N. State St., Greenfield

Opening in 2022

The 3.35-acre Greenfield property, located across from Kohl’s and Home Depot with a frontage along State Street, will feature three independent restaurants, all with a drive-thru or pick-up option. Chick-fil-A will anchor the north end of the property, Panera Bread will open a 3,500 square foot cafe, and Chipotle will be at the south end in a 2,616 square foot restaurant.


Mimi Blue Meatballs Carmel

12505 Old Meridian St, Carmel

Permanently closed

The owners said in an article on their website that the business had collapsed due to a shortage of customers in nearby office buildings during the pandemic.

The restaurants of Mass Ave. and Keystone at the Crossing will remain open.

Brothers Gerry and David Kosene, and Gerry’s son Michael Kosene opened the restaurant on Mass Ave in 2015 together with Chris Evans, owner of Italian restaurant Indy’s Sangiovese.


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