This Indianapolis restaurant is located on the west side of the Circle City, just along Eagle Creek. Rick’s Cafe Boatyard Restaurant has become an Indianapolis attraction over the years because it offers a unique experience and fine seafood dining. If you thought you had to drive a thousand miles to enjoy all the freshness and good eats from the sea, think again. Rick’s Cafe Boatyard overlooks the water, and customers feel like they’re dining from a yacht on the ocean with a gorgeous view.
Rick’s Cafe Boatyard Restaurant has outdoor seating, where customers can enjoy Indy‘s waterside weather in the summertime. During the winter months, the restaurant sparks up the fireplace inside, creating a warm and cozy atmosphere for customers. Not only is it the perfect place to bring friends and family, but Rick’s Cafe Boatyard Restaurant has a banquet facility that specializes in hosting weddings, wedding receptions, large parties and business gatherings. Because of its oceanic feel, couples don’t have to travel to exotic places for their ceremony, Rick’s Cafe Boatyard can make any dream wedding come true right here in Indianapolis.
The restaurant is named after owner and founder Rick Albrecht, who opened the cafe in its current location in 1996. Before moving to the west side, Rick owned Rick’s Cafe American Restaurant in downtown Indianapolis. Now the popular cafe is located just seconds from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, making it a perfect pit stop for race fans during the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race (Indy 500). Rick owns another waterfront restaurant in Omaha, Missouri, overlooking the Missouri River.
Aside from being one of the best seafood places in Indy, Rick’s Cafe Boatyard is making waves in Indianapolis nightlife with their fully stocked bar and extensive wine selection. Many regulars show up to hang for happy hour on the scenic deck, which can make the middle of the week feel like a summer beach party. The menu at Rick’s is very expansive, offering hearty pasta, premium salads, farm raised steaks and of course, the freshest seafood in all of Indy.
If you’re looking for a great seafood place that’s locally owned and operated, stop into Rick’s Cafe Boatyard Restaurant. The service is quick and friendly, and the food will hook you and keep you coming back. For a memorable experience with a date, friends or family, come to Rick’s Cafe Boatyard and sit on the scenic deck overlooking the beautiful Eagle Creek.
Hours of operation:
Monday through Thursday – 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Friday and Saturday – 11 a.m. to Midnight
Sunday – 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Rick’s Cafe Boatyard Restaurant
4050 Dandy Trail
Indianapolis, IN 46254
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