Savory steaks and juicy burgers on the Hoosier BBQ™ Culinary Trail await meat-lovers in your group. These restaurants often include beer gardens and private rooms that welcome groups, and their diverse barbecue selections will leave your entire party satisfied.
Begin along the Ohio River at the Tell City Pour Haus A, an expansive pub housed in a 1907 machine shop. Admire the exposed brickwork and enjoy live music on the patio while you enjoy local Indiana brews on tap. Specialties include a spicy bacon bourbon cheeseburger served on a toasted brioche bun and an award-winning pulled pork sandwich slathered with Brewmaster BBQ sauce.
Offering panoramic views of the French Lick Resort, Hagen’s Club House Restaurant B serves steaks and barbecue classics in a traditional supper club setting. Specialties include Hagen’s Signature Barbecue Ribs, surf ‘n’ turf combinations and the Hole-in-One Hot Brown, a slow-roasted turkey breast topped with Mornay sauce.
Rustic antler chandeliers and taxidermy game animals greet visitors to Thirty-Six Saloon C in Rockville, a wood-paneled restaurant that serves plentiful baskets of pork chops, ribeye and chicken breast smothered with melted cheese, sautéed onions, bacon and mushrooms. There’s plentiful patio seating and frequent performances by local bands, so be sure to stop by after exploring nearby Turkey Run State Park. Located in Brownsburg just west of Indianapolis, Pit Stop BBQ & Grill D pays tribute to the state’s IndyCar heritage and culinary tradition by serving southern-style barbecue in an racing-themed dining room. Hearty barbecue dinners include Texas-style brisket and award-winning, St. Louis-style spare ribs.
Guests at Bird’s Smokehouse BBQ E in Daleville can relax in a log cabin-inspired dining space and savor slow-cooked hickory meats like succulent pulled pork and tender beef brisket. Sides include homemade baked beans, southern potato salad and smoked baked potatoes. Conclude your day in Indiana Amish Country at Fireside Craft Burgers & Brews F in LaGrange. Quench your thirst with Northern Indiana beers on tap and enjoy one of Fireside’s signature smash-style burgers or smokehouse mac and cheeses.