Taverna is a hip spot in Broad Ripple with an eclectic menu, fabulous food, attentive service and killer cocktails. There’s a great bar with a separate “bar bites” menu, lovely outdoor seating area and ample free parking out front. Stand-out menu items include a lemony chicken piccata, Moroccan-spiced rack of lamb and a grilled wedge salad with roasted garlic-feta dressing. There’s also a very nice selection of fresh fish, steaks and pasta, including a tempting portabella gnocchi.
Type of Food: American eclectic.
Average Price: $18-$25
Food Recommendation: Bone-in, coffee-spiced Prime Pork Chop with milk stout demi-glace (pictured)
Drink Recommendation: Indy Cosmo
Hours: Dinner: Tuesday-Saturday, Lunch: Saturday, Lunch/Brunch: Sunday.
Address: 1850 Broad Ripple Ave., Indianapolis.
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