Among the many world-class restaurants in Indianapolis, the Eagle’s Nest Restaurant in Indianapolis, Indiana’s downtown sector consistently maintains is well-deserved position on the top shelf.
Casting about for that special place to take your date in Indy? Consider the Eagle’s Nest Restaurant. Talk about romantic. This restaurant has to be in the top ten of your “Things to Do in Indianapolis” list, and number one on your list of dating and romantic ideas for Indianapolis.
You go up to the 23rd floor of the Hyatt Regency, one of the great Indianapolis downtown hotels, then enter a plush circular dining room lined with floor-to-ceiling windows. The view of Indianapolis, Indiana is breathtaking, and takes in almost the entire metropolis, trimmed with a beautiful skyline.
If that weren’t enough, the entire restaurant rotates 360 degrees! A memorable place to propose or simply start the whole process. Spinning sedately around in your flying restaurant, you and your honey will feel your everyday worries melt away and enter a world of your own.
The Eagle’s Nest offers five-course dinners, including several gourmet items such as Indiana duck, Dijon herb crusted pork tenderloin, crab-stuffed mushrooms and white-truffle mashed potatoes. They also have a good international wine list by the bottle or the half, and decadent desserts such as their crème brulée. The food is classified as Continental.
Choose a sunset reservation if you want to really see Indy in all its glory. You’ll be able to see the sun go down and take in the night scene below, as one full revolution of the restaurant requires about one hour. The restaurant offers “Sunset Specials” too, from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Make no mistake, however, the draw is the atmosphere, not the expensive food, and if you go with that understanding, you’ll have an unforgettable experience. Live piano music accompanies you on your trip.
The atmosphere is elegantly upscale, with low lighting and candles on every table. If you can tear your eyes away from the view outside, you’ll be delighted with the ceiling of the restaurant, which sports a painting of the deep night sky.
Reservations are required and dress style is suggested as “casual business.” Expect to pay about $50 each for this unique dining experience.
As an alternative, try the Eagle’s Nest lounge for just a drink and the same magnificent view. If you go on a Friday or Saturday evening, you’ll also enjoy the live piano music there.
Check out our photo gallery of the spectacular Indianapolis skyline you can see from your perch in the Eagle’s Nest.
View of Indianapolis downtown from The Eagle’s Nest
Modern chic decor at The Eagle’s Nest in Indianapolis
Spectacular views of Indianapolis downtown from The Eagle’s Nest
Eagle’s Nest Restaurant
Hyatt Regency Hotel
1 S Capitol Av
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Hours: 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
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