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Powersports Business Top 10 Indy restaurants

January 20, 2003
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We love these Indy dining spots

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Indianapolis native and late night host David Letterman has yet to convince the city to name the I-465 beltway after him, but here in Indy his legendary Top Ten Lists are unabashedly copied. So in true Letterman fashion and in no particular order here are: The Powersports Business Top 10 Restaurant Picks

St. Elmo Steak House: A Downtown institution with superb aged steaks and character to boot. The addictive shrimp cocktail sauce bites back. Reservations advised. Dinner daily. 127 S. Illinois St.; (317) 635-0636; fax (317) 687-9162. Most credit cards. $$$$

Buca Di Beppo: Mamma Mia, portions are gigantic. Combine that with amusing décor and you’re in for a good time and lots of pasta. Lunch and dinner daily. Reservations advised. (317) 35 N. Illinois St.; (317) 632-2322. Most credit cards. $$.

Mikado Japanese Restaurant and Sushi Bar: Upscale sushi bar and private dining rooms makes this a favorite of the VIP sports and political crowd. Reservations advised. Lunch Mon.–Sat. Dinner daily.148 S. Illinois St. (317) 972-4180. Fax (317) 972-4191. Most credit cards. $$$

Shula’s Steak House: Sports is the theme; steaks, seafood, pasta and hefty sandwiches are the game. Reservations accepted. Lunch and dinner daily; 50 S. Capitol Ave. (in the Westin Hotel); (317) 231-3900, fax (317) 231-3924; Most credit cards. $$-$$$

Peter’s, A Restaurant & Wine Bar: Select a three ($39), four ($49) or five ($59) course pre fixe dinner from a dazzling menu choice of steaks, seafood and haute cuisine. Reservations advised. Dinner Mon.– Sat. 8505 Keystone Crossing Blvd.; (317) 465-1155. Major credit cards. $$$-$$$$

Hot Tuna: Fresh seafood, steaks and pasta in comfortable surroundings. Reservations accepted. Breakfast and lunch buffet daily; Dinner nightly. 40 W. Jackson (in the Omni Severin Hotel); (317) 396-3623. Major credit cards. $$$

Circle City Bar & Grille: Well presented entrees from innovative cuisine to Indiana favorites. Reservations accepted. Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. 350 W. Maryland St. (in the Marriott Hotel); (317) 405-6100. Major credit cards. $$$

Bistro 936: Bistro fare extraordinaire, designer pizzas and pasta dishes in an historical building just south of Downtown. Tuesdays 3-course steak dinner for $12.95. Reservations accepted. Lunch Mon.-Fri.; Dinner Mon.-Sat. 936 Virginia Ave.; (317) 822-1188. Major credit cards. $$$

Palomino: A sampling of the Northwest meets Mediterranean. Yum. Reservations advised. Lunch and dinner daily. 49 W. Maryland, (317) 974-0400. Major credit cards. $$$

Malibu On Maryland: Steaks, chops, pasta and seafood in a fusion of fares. Reservations accepted. Lunch Mon.-Fri.; Dinner daily. 14 W. Maryland St.; (317) 635-4334. $$$$$$ Dollars are based on an entrée and appetizer or dessert. It does not include wine or tip. $$ under $35; $$$ under $50, $$$ over $50.

Donna Segal is an Indianapolis based restaurant and food writer.


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