Patio Dining at Carmel City Center
July 10, 2017
When you live in Indiana and the weather warms up, dining at an establishment with a patio becomes a prerequisite for every meal. Visitors at Carmel City Center can take advantage of dining al fresco amid the beautiful architecture, fountains and shops that abound at the Center. Choose from 4 restaurants with a variety of options to please everyone, plus a sweet treat from Graeter’s Ice Cream!
Dine under the Smart Pergola, an all-weather, all-season patio, or dine by the fire pit with a view of the Palladium at the Center for the Performing Arts. You’ll never be uncomfortable when you choose to dine outside at divvy.
Voted as one of “Indy’s 25 Best Restaurants” by Indianapolis Monthly, a “sharing plates” restaurant from the owners of Woody’s Library Restaurant, divvy offers a diverse mix of menu items ranging from classic favorites to eclectic creations. The concept allows patrons to try and share a variety of items by ordering multiple plates.
Lunch menu served daily from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. as well as the sharing plates menu.
It’s not just a coffee shop! Hubbard & Cravens at Carmel City Center serves breakfast and lunch, featuring newly added menu items from breakfast sandwiches and frittatas to salads, flatbreads, sandwiches and more — all created with the absolute finest ingredients around. Enjoy a cold beer or glass of wine while you dine on the patio overlooking the interior plaza shops at Carmel City Center.
Open daily until 4:30 p.m.
Pretzel Bites, anyone? A local favorite and family-friendly restaurant with something for everyone. The patio at Matt the Miller’s Tavern is the perfect spot to enjoy the sounds of the fountain and street views of Carmel. Umbrellas provide shade while you enjoy the extensive menu items. The menu ranges from popular appetizer items, such as the Bavarian Pretzel Bites, Pacific Rim Calamari and shrimp and grits to flatbreads, sandwiches, pastas, and steak and seafood entrees, as well as a children’s menu of kid-approved favorites.
Open daily. Mon-Thurs: 11 a.m. – 12 a.m. | Fri-Sat: 11 a.m. – 1 a.m. | Sun: 10 a.m. – 11 p.m.
True to its European flair, the patio tables at Eggshell Bistro are quaint and provide the perfect spot to relax and enjoy a culinary treat from owner and chef, Larry Hanes. Praised for his famous shakshuka, Hanes’ menu at Eggshell Bistro will delight anyone. A unique range of culinary twists are displayed by its namesake—the egg…with supporting roles from sides, salads, soups and sandwiches.
Open Wed-Fri: 7 a.m.-1 p.m. | Sat & Sun: 7 a.m.-2 p.m.
Ready for a sweet treat? Located on the south end of the Nash Building along Rangeline Road, Graeter’s offers a wide selection of flavors, fountain drinks, sundaes and sorbets using an artisanal method of production dating back over a century. Graeter’s has won the hearts of ice cream enthusiasts across the country as well as the respect of the nation’s most influential foodies.
Open daily. Mon-Thurs: 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. | Fri & Sat: 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. | Sun: 12 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Carmel City Center is located at the southwest corner of City Center Drive and Rangeline Road. Free parking is located at street level, plaza level and the underground parking garage – all accessible from City Center Drive and Rangeline Road.