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Fountain Square Food Tour
"This Food Tour is a walking activity for smaller groups although private and custom tours are available upon request.  We can alter menus to accommodate for nearly any dietary restriction as long as we are given advance notice.     Food Tours are meant to give you a look at the history culture architecture and local food and drink of a neighborhood market region
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Kentucky Derby Museum General Admission
"Located in Louisville the Kentucky Derby is one of America’s most exciting horse racing events in the world and takes place at Churchill Downs Racetrack. It is the first leg of the American Triple Crown and is known as ""The Most Exciting Two Minutes In Sports"" because you will enjoy a self-guided tour of the Kentucky Derby Museum which includes two levels of family-friendly interactive permanent & temporary exhibits.  Ten minutes past each hour you will have the opportunity to see ""The Greatest Race"" an 18-minute movie about the Kentucky Derby and its history a story that puts you right in the heart of the first Saturday of May.  Immediately following ""The Greatest Race"" and at 30-minutes past every hour
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Famous Tastes of Chicago Food Tour
"Get ready to take a stroll and taste some of the best foods Chicago’s downtown has to offer! The Fabulous Quintessential Culinary Tour of Chicago explores Chicago’s central business district the Loop home to many of Chicago’s famous buildings restaurants and Millennium Park.You’ll enjoy 5-6 stops and food tastings (enough for lunch) all of which are included in the ticket price. Your walking adventure will visit (subject to change):Pizano’s Pizza has been a family tradition serving “World famous gourmet deep dish pizza” for over 60 years. The best in Chicago! The Goddess and the Baker— Enjoy a chocolate dessert from this local bakery and cafe. Specializing in desserts all day
From $50.00

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Rathskeller: German food but not for Germans

This restaurant is famous for its German food but if you come from Germany or Austria and want to eat "Wiener Schnitzel" better leave it. The american Schnitzels aren't as good as the ones you know from restaurants in Europe. I thought they tasted a bit sweet and they do not have the special taste of Schnitzel. To be fair I have to say that I have just tasted the Schnitzel and nothing elseexcept the salad which was good.

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Nov 03, 2006

Rathskeller: German History in a really fun place

The Rathskeller is the restaurant and beer pub in the HISTORIC Athenaeum -- a former German club in Indianapolis. The beers are very good but a bit expensive for Indy but the keep good entertainment coming to the area. This also has the best outside beer garden in Indianapolis.

Favorite Dish Baked Brie ($9.50)
Rich and flavorful imported brie topped with buttered toasted almonds served with apples, grapes, and fresh breads.
I just love to munch on this while sipping a good German beer.

AND where else can you get THESE side dishes...

Baked Brie $9.50
Rich and flavorful imported brie topped with buttered toasted almonds served with apples, grapes, and fresh breads.

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Oct 27, 2003

Rathskeller: Rathskeller

I don't eat there, cuz despite my Bohemian lineage, I have a strict rule about not eating anything that ends in "wust" or "kraut". But for those who like that kind of thing, I hear it's excellent German food. I've only been of the Biergarten, which can be wildly entertaining after a few imports, esp. when the Polka Boys get going. It's a nice change of pace.

Favorite Dish Gotta try the German imports in the Biergarten.

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Jan 15, 2003
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Getting to Rathskeller


401 East Michigan Street


  • Sunday 11:00 to 21:00
  • Monday 11:00 to 21:00
  • Tuesday 11:00 to 21:00
  • Wednesday 11:00 to 21:00
  • Thursday 11:00 to 21:00
  • Friday 11:00 to 22:00
  • Saturday 11:00 to 22:00