When out east of Indianapolis, make a stop into McCordsville to grab a bite to eat at one of their great restaurants. If you have some extra time on your hands, spend an afternoon or evening at Daniel’s Vineyard or Scarlet Lane Brewing Company. Peruse some of the quaint shops in the downtown area and pick up a box of donuts from Tim’s Bakery on your way out of town.
Kinsey’s Italian Café
6383 W. Broadway, McCordsville
If you are out and about in McCordsville and have a craving for Italian food, hit up Kinsey’s. The staff here will take wonderful care of you and you are sure to not leave hungry with their generous portions. All pasta dinners are served with a salad and their amazing garlic knots. Finish off your meal with a dessert like salted caramel brownie or a cannoli. This place is a great value!
7724 Depot Street, McCordsville
Are you ready for some outstanding barbeque? Traxx has fall off the bone ribs, delicious brisket, and of course you can’t go wrong with pulled pork. I love this BBQ restaurant because the sides are all amazing as well and there are plenty of choices. An added bonus is that Traxx is located in the same building as Scarlet Lane Brewing so you can grab a pint to compliment your meal.
6621 W. Broadway #100, McCordsville
The Grill is perfect for a date night when you can’t decide what type of food to have. Their menu is extensive with plenty of choices for you and your date. They have everything from salads to steaks to pizza and a little of everything in between. They have an amazing dessert menu too which includes their signature dessert, the mile high chocolate cake. Patio dining is available as weather permits and they also offer a full bar.
Los Agaves Grill
5965 W. Broadway, McCordsville
If you are in the mood for Mexican cuisine, check out Los Agaves. To spice up date night, indulge in a flight of tequila! A margarita flight is also available. The restaurant offers plenty of choices such as chimichangas, burritos, enchiladas, and a fantastic taco selection.
GOODFELLA’S Brick Oven Pizza and Pasta Restaurant
9641 Olio Road, McCordsville
This pizza is out of this world amazing. Their specialty pizzas feature top of the line ingredients and unique combinations. You know your pizza is going to be melty and delicious when you can see it cooking in the brick oven. This will certainly not be your average pizza night. You can also find a great selection of hero sandwiches, appetizers, and salads to round out your meal.
9061 N. 700 W., McCordsville
This is the perfect spot for any date night. Daniel’s Vineyard offers beautiful seating inside and out. They are currently doing tasting at your table so you can discuss with your date which are your favorites. You will receive 4 two ounce pours of their different wines plus a sheet to mark down your notes. Live music is often available. You can also order a charcuterie plate or a fresh pizza made in the pizza oven. The grounds are absolutely gorgeous. If you choose to sit outside, there are some fun fire pit tables. This is a great spot to sit back, relax, and unwind.
Scarlet Lane Brewing Company
7724 Depot Street, McCordsville
If you go to Scarlet Lane, you are sure to have a great beer. If you hear a little about their story and mission, you will enjoy it exponentially more. The brewery is primarily female owned and operated which is a rarity in the world of beer. The head brewer is so passionate about making exquisite beers that her staff goes through extensive training to learn the ins and outs of craft beer and the history of why they do what they do. So grab a pint or 2, maybe even a flight and pair your evening with some Traxx BBQ which is located in the same building.
6087 W. Broadway, McCordsville
Old-fashioned melt in your mouth yeast donuts create long lines at Tim’s Bakery. Those in the know realize the donuts are totally worth the wait. The price is unbeatable at about a dollar per donut. This no frills shop has been attracting customers for years and is a can’t miss stop while you are in McCordsville.