Coaches Tavern: A Downtown Indy Sports Bar

Coaches Tavern, in Indianapolis downtown, pays tribute to the coaches that have made Indianapolis sports world-renowned. This downtown Indianapolis bar offers pub fare, stiff drinks and delicious beer. With prime location downtown, Coaches is essentially across the street from Bankers Life Fieldhouse, where the Indiana Pacers dominate. Root on the Pacers or cheer on the Indianapolis Colts at this Indianapolis sports bar downtown.

Coaches is a place for Indianapolis people to gather with friends. As you enjoy the game, chow down on some pub fare and comfort food from their menu. Shareable appetizers are great for large parties. Try the 1st String Chicken Wings with your choice of mild, hot or BBQ sauce. Or get the Cajun Strips: chicken strips tossed in a spicy Cajun mix and blackened in a cast ironed skillet. Share an order of hummus, chips and salsa or creamy spinach dip.

Beer taps at Coaches TavernOr get down with the Crowd Pleaser Nachos: homemade tortilla chips smothered with melted cheese and black beans topped with tomatoes, jalapenos and sour cream. Add chicken or season vegetables for an additional charge. Other single serve appetizers include Coaches Sliders: your choice of three cheeseburger sliders, pulled pork sliders or breaded tenderloin sliders, served with tavern fries.

Coaches has a full line of quesadillas. Get a plain cheese or spice it up with a southwest chicken with black beans, tomatoes and onions. Or a try the veggie quesadilla made iwth seasonal veggies, black beans, tomatoes and cheese. Can’t decide? Order the Chicken and Veggie Quesadilla to get the best of both worlds. Or go upscale with a Steak Quesadilla, made with prime rib and roasted bell peppers.

Dining tables and the bar at Coaches TavernTake a taste of the ocean with Tavern Seafood. The pan seared Ahi tuna serves up sushi grade tuna seared medium rare in a lemon-soy sauce. Or get the Ahi tuna sandwich or the Grouper sandwich (served grilled, blackened or battered and deep fried with a side of tartar sauce. The crab and cheese dip is a house MVP: crab meat in a spicy Cajun cream cheese dip served with tortilla chips and warm pita bread.

For a lighter taste, wrap it up! Choose from the Buffalo Chicken Wrap, the Chicken Ranch Wrap, the Club Wrap, the Chicken Caesar Wrap, the Philly Cheese Steak or the Chicken Salad Wrap. All of which are served with kettle chips, or you can upgrade to tavern fries, waffle fries, onion straws, cottage cheese, coleslaw, broccoli or rice.

The bar at Coaches TavernPair your wrap with a soup or salad. Coaches Salad offers a bed of fresh greens, topped with tomato, cucumber, red onion, mushroom and shredded cheese with your choice of dressing. Or enjoy a classic Caesar salad or Chef Salad. Coaches Tailgate chili is a delicious blend of ground beef, onions, beans and green peppers. Add cheese or jalapenos for an additional cost. Get your chili served over frito chips in the Frito Pie topped with melted cheese and sour cream. Add black beans and jalapenos for an additional charge. And of course, there is always the Soup Du Jour to choose from, homemade daily.

Coaches, Indianapolis, IndianaOf course, it wouldn’t be a sports bar without a wide selection of burgers. With options ranging from a classic Black Angus burger to a Pesto Burger, Coaches has a lot of choices for burger lovers. Order the Black and Bleu burger, rubbed in Cajun spices and topped with melted bleu cheese crumbles. Tom’s Nom Nom is the owner’s favorite: bacon, bleu cheese crumbles and American cheese. The Tangy Southwest Burger is topped with fried onions, cheddar cheese and A1 sauce. But the star of the burger menu is Coaches All-Star: topped with bacon, tater crisps, BBQ sauce and melted shredded cheese.

Coaches also has a full menu of sandwiches. The Chicken Parmesan is an Italian American treat. They serve everything from a Prime Rib French Dip to a Chicken Cordon Bleu sandwich to a Philly Cheese Steak and more. Stop in at lunch time for some great deals or enjoy an evening of sports over delicious food and cold drinks.

Head to this downtown Indianapolis nightlife spot for drinks with friends, or make it a full on meal. Regardless, the friendly staff and welcoming environment of this intimate Indianapolis downtown bar will have you feeling at home. Plus, Coaches features live Indianapolis music throughout the week. Check out the talent on Coaches mini-stage on nights when there are not games to be watched. And Coaches as plenty of outdoor patio seating for daytime people watching.

Coaches Tavern
28 South Pennsylvania Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204

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