Dating in today’s world can be tough — especially if you’re not into dating apps. We happened to see a Reddit user ask for the best bars for singles in their 30s in Indy.
We envision a classier bar with good vibes or a brewery with a generally older crowd and a quieter atmosphere to allow for more conversation. Here are some bars that we think fit the bill.
The Ball & Biscuit, 331 Mass Ave.
Looking for a good place to hang out? This cocktail bar has an extensive drink menu — including alcohol-free options — and bites to eat if you plan to stay awhile.
The Exchange, 301 Mass Ave.
If you like a speakeasy vibe, this is a good spot with authentic, era-style recipes. With a Prohibition-themed night out comes a slightly older crowd.
Metazoa Brewing Co., 140 S. College Ave.
Meet fellow dog lovers and enjoy a local brew. Metazoa hosts weekly events too, like Game Night Mondays, Trivia Tuesdays, and dog breed meet-cutes — err, meetups.
Hotel Tango Distillery, 702 Virginia Ave.
The Fletcher Place tasting room has lots of space and a cozy atmosphere with a stone fireplace. It regularly runs Tuesday Trivia events, free comedy shows, drag brunches, and art classes.
West Fork Whiskey, 1660 Bellefontaine St.
This whiskey lounge in the Kennedy-King area is a good laid-back hangout to enjoy a cocktail or mocktail — and it’s dog-friendly. This is a common spot for the neighborhood’s older crowd to walk to for an evening drink.