Fort Wayne Insider Blog

Category - Best of Downtown Dining

Posted on October 08, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Jaclyn G.

Fort Wayne’s Most Likely To: Food Edition

When I was a Fort Wayne, Indiana newbie, certain restaurants kept coming up as favorites from my new co-workers: Henry’s Restaurant, a bar downtown; J.K. O’Donnell’s, an Irish bar downtown; and Club Soda, an upscale steakhouse with a killer martini menu downtown (you may notice a theme …)

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Posted on August 22, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Emma C.

A College Visit in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Autumn is in the air! That means it’s time for students at Fort Wayne, Indiana colleges at Purdue University Fort Wayne, the University of Saint Francis, and Indiana Tech to get back to the classrooms and hit the books.

With nearly 24,800 students enrolled at the three universities, scholars from coast to coast choose to study in Fort Wayne. 

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Posted on May 30, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Dezaray B.

The Best Hot Dogs in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Who doesn't love a good hot dog straight from the Midwest? You're in luck, because Fort Wayne, Indiana is the home of lots of amazing hot dogs including the best hot dog in Indiana according to People magazine!

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Posted on May 18, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Dezaray B.

The Best Nachos in Fort Wayne, Indiana

"Life is like a nacho. It can be yummy-crunchy or squishy-yucky. It just depends on how long it takes for you to start eating it," John Updike said. While this may or may not be true, Fort Wayne, Indiana is home to some of the most delicious nachos.

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Posted on May 03, 2018 at 12:00:00 pm by Renee M.

Keeping Fort Wayne Energized: Downtown Coffee Shops

Whether you are in town for a convention at the Grand Wayne Center, discovering your roots at the Allen County Public Library or if you are a leisure traveler enjoying some time away; you still need a good cup o’ joe to get your morning started!

While locating all the coffee and breakfast

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Posted on March 27, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Lauren C.

A Quick Lunch in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Jam-packed days call for nourishment. But sometimes you don't have a lot of time to devote to a meal. No worries; Fort Wayne has several lunchtime favorites sure to appeal to hungry diners on the go. Here are a few of my favorites:

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Posted on March 23, 2018 at 12:00:00 am by Sara W.

Best Downtown Dining in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Eating in downtown Fort Wayne is a treat and there are plenty of options if you know where to find them. Tucked on side streets are small cafés, pizzerias, pub-style restaurants and fine dining. Here are Fort Wayne’s best downtown dining options.

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Posted on March 19, 2018 at 12:00:00 pm by Amber F.

Easter Brunch in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Easter is a time for celebrating and gathering with family and friends. Breaking bread together is an important part of any special occasion, and Fort Wayne has you covered. Many of our restaurants roll out the red carpet on Easter Sunday and offer special brunch menus. So, before the annual egg hunt, consider fueling up and enjoying quality time at one of these restaurants.

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Posted on March 12, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Elaina R.

Your Guide to Birthday Freebies in Fort Wayne, Indiana

When I moved to Fort Wayne a few years ago and my birthday rolled around, I naturally tried to find out what the local scene has to offer a birthday girl. And, for one of the few times in my life, the internet failed me. It turned out that no such guide existed for Fort Wayne. Why is that, I wondered? Are there no birthday freebies in this city? The answer to that question is a resounding no.

Fort Wayne local businesses are exceedingly generous. This city is an amazing place to spend a birthday when you know how much all the local businesses want to celebrate with you!

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Posted on March 07, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Shelby S.

St. Patrick's Day Pub Trail in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Although named for the Irish missionary, St. Patrick’s Day has become a massive celebration of all things Irish. And what’s more Irish than the color green, bagpipes and beer? These local Fort Wayne, Indiana pubs take all of those beautiful things and build celebrations of varying sizes, but beer is always involved.

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