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Checkered Flag Tavern

"5 Star Dive Bar"

About Us

We're Checkered Flag Tavern, and we've been a premier restaurant here in Indianapolis, IN, since 1947. We have live music, great food and drink specials, and award-winning wings! Checkered Flag has a fun atmosphere for every occasion including darts leagues, pool tables, and patio seating for dining al fresco. What makes us stand out is that we've got an excellent 21 & over atmosphere in one of the best locations in the city. We're looking forward to growing our business to continue to serve Indianapolis and the surrounding communities. We’re proud to be the place where people come together to celebrate life and enjoy good beer, great wings, and amazing music!

Our Story

Checkered Flag Tavern has been serving great food and live music to the people of Indianapolis since 1947. Our current owner, Stacey Snead, took ownership 10 years ago and completely renovated the building, turning the Checkered Flag Tavern into what it is today! Stacey grew up working in his parents’ restaurant and is well-versed in the industry. His years of experience make him a great addition to our team and he has made us a go-to restaurant for your night out!

Our food is fresh and homemade, and we have a constantly rotating specials menu. We’re not afraid to try new things here at the Checkered Flag Tavern and our customers love us for that! We often have live music entertainment and get traveling bands that you can’t see play anywhere else in Indianapolis.

We like to keep things fresh, new, and exciting! Stacey and our whole team are very happy with all the success we’ve had in the past and are looking forward to continuing to serve our lovely community for many years to come.

We are best known for our delicious food, live music, drink specials, and award-winning chicken wings. Our fun 21+ atmosphere makes us a popular dining spot with many in-house entertainment options like pool tables, dart leagues, and patio seating. We are a lively venue located in one of the best spots in the city. We look forward to growing our business so that we can continue to provide good food, amazing music, and award-winning wings to Indianapolis and the surrounding areas.

We’re proud to be a place where people can come together and celebrate life! For any questions about our menu or live music, contact the Checkered Flag Tavern at (317) 247-6209 to learn more.

Areas Served

Marion County, IN | Hendricks County, IN | Morgan County, IN

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On 6/5/2024 Mike M. had this to say:
Absolutely amazing made me download help and leave a review. You will like it. Simple

On 6/4/2024 Danny Rivers had this to say:
Great food. I got the quesadilla and it was huge! I'll go back

On 6/2/2024 Stacey McNichols had this to say:
Great food and great service by Shawna! She was working alone and did an awesome job!!

On 6/1/2024 Farook Ohab had this to say:
The wings were good

On 5/31/2024 Shannon M had this to say:
Great menu!!!

Contact Us

Checkered Flag Tavern
5725 W. Morris St. Indianapolis, IN 46241
Phone: (317) 247-6209

Close to the Airport

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Payment Types Accepted

MasterCard, Visa, Debit Cards

Our Hours

Holiday Hours May Vary. Please Call For Details.

Tuesday: 11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Wednesday: 11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Thursday: 11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Friday: 11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Saturday: 11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Sunday: 11:00 AM - 12:00 AM


Mr. Honky-tonk, Dallas Moore is back to burn another Honky-tonk 🔥 down Sarah night, March 2nd at the Checkered Flag Tavern!!

Come celebrate St. Patty's Day on March 15th with Casper McWade & The Rebels~Devils!

Join us for Dallas Moore & giveaways!




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