The wedding ceremony and celebration are known to get all the attention. But that doesn’t mean you should skimp out on the details for a rockin’ rehearsal dinner. After all, it is the dinner that kicks off your wedding weekend, so spend time searching for a great spot where you and your guests can eat, drink and be merry in honor of your future vows! Whether you’re looking for formal or casual, modern or classic, American or Italian cuisine, we’ve got five different Indianapolis venues that can accommodate. Don’t be fooled, though, there are many more to choose from:

1.    Lorenzo’s Ristorante is a great Italian spot in downtown Indy. Argued to have better meatballs than your Grandma’s, this is a venue rich with history and delicious Italian eats.  Located at 15 E Maryland St, Lorenzo’s has rooms that can accommodate up to 120 guests, so what are you waiting for?

2.    If you have a hankering something more organic and natural, then The Loft Restaurant at Traders Point Creamery will do the trick. Located on 9101 Moore Rd. in Zionsville, the farm is 150 acres of rolling hills, green pastures and beautiful gardens. Whether you’re looking to outside, in an elegant room or in their large rustic barn, they’ve got you covered. The restaurant offers great seasonal menus based on Indiana’s products, so if you’re homegrown couple looking to stick to your roots, choose The Loft Restaurant for a unique Indiana cuisine with a high-quality and healthy menu!

    There’s nothing wrong with a sweet dinner, and that’s why we suggest you try The Melting Pot on 5650 E. 86th St. for a venue with French flair! Eat fondue and enjoy a variety of dipping sauces, veggies, meats and candies.  The Melting Pot offers great service, food and an atmosphere sure to provide a nice entry into your big day.

4.    Looking to escape city life for the night? Stay at The Nestle Inn and enjoy a delicious meal on nearby Mass Ave, lined with a variety of restaurants. Perhaps your wedding party can enjoy one of the Inn’s luxurious hotel rooms for the night?

5.    Eddie Merlot’s in Carmel is a great upscale and contemporary choice for an all-inclusive menu! Choose one of its private dining menus for the option to have steak, chicken, seafood or pasta favorites served to perfection. It’s that easy! Located on 3645 E. 96th Street, Eddie Merlot’s can accommodate private events with anywhere from 10 guests to 300.
6.   With 45 years of sizzle under its belt, Ruth’s Chris Steak House in downtown Indianapolis has more than enough delectable entree options to give you a fine dining experience. Reserve a private dining room for impressive and intimate parties or use their catering at a location of your choice. No matter how you swing it, they won’t let you down.
These other restaurants may also make fine settings for your rehearsal dinner bash:
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