The Sinking Ship

Pub and Bar
4923 N College Ave (at E 49th St.), Indianapolis, IN 46205, United States
Hours:
Open until 3:00 AM (Show more)
  • Mon–Sun
    • 11:00 AM–3:00 AM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Menus:
Brunch, Dinner, Happy Hour
Drinks:
Beer, Full Bar, Cocktails
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express & Discover)
Wi-Fi:
Free
Outdoor Seating:
Yes
8.3/10

Based on 188 votes

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  • vegetarian food
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  • dukboki
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  • Pabst Blue Ribbon
  • tater tots
  • trivia
  • pulled pork
  • chicken wings
  • jukebox
  • pretzels
  • hipster
  • free Wifi
  • darts
  • good for a late night
  • good for groups
  • comedy
  • great value
  • Kayla J.

    Great vegetarian options

    Kayla Johnson · 2 weeks ago
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  • Sara F.

    MASON is delightful. Adore him

    Sara Frizzell · March 15
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  • Justin A.

    Wifi: jamesonwhiskey

    Justin Amber · January 21
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  • Sarah S.

    My favorite bar in Indy. Great food, friendly staff, and inexpensive drinks. And good tunes to choose from on the jukebox!

    Sarah Saturday · August 26, 2014
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  • Dana P.

    The taps usually have good beers, try the Pumking when they have it. Nice outdoor space, but the stage and the dart boards are gone!

    Dana Parker · August 17, 2014
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  • Terry

    Outstanding pulled pork!

    Terry · August 16, 2014
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  • Zach S.

    Good beer list and food. Surprisingly good vegan options.

    Zach Steiner · August 13, 2014
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  • Andy S.

    Extremely slow service. Not even during a rush.

    Andy Shaw · May 17, 2014
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  • Mark C.

    Italian burger and tots!!! A Balls Mazing!!!!

    Mark Cavanaugh · April 26, 2014
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  • Kyle J.

    The seitan wings and western scramble burrito are great!

    Kyle Jenkins · April 13, 2014
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  • Mike S.

    As long as you don't mind them screaming, "get the fuck out", promptly at 3 AM, have at it.

    Mike Sprovtsoff Jr · April 6, 2014
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  • Mike S.

    Nice enough beer selection. This not a late night bar. Remember that.

    Mike Sprovtsoff Jr · April 6, 2014
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  • Nick S.

    Get the vegetarian meatball sub with real cheese. Not a vegetarian but loved it

    Nick Smiley · February 21, 2014
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  • Tiffany H.

    Get the tots, they are star shaped!

    Tiffany Hall · February 16, 2014
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  • Kelli B.

    Half price burgers on Mondays so you can drink more

    Kelli Bauman · January 20, 2014
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  • David W.

    Chicken & waffles and Triton beer! Winner!

    David Waldman · January 16, 2014
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  • Robert E.

    I really enjoy the Vegan meatball sub. They also have a really good selection of beer. The draft selections were pretty stacked with IPAs last time I went, but the selection changes regularly.

    Robert Eldridge · December 1, 2013
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  • Chip M.

    Do not sit at the tables near the dart board late at night.

    Chip Maxwell · November 30, 2013
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  • TheSaleem $.

    Great place to enjoy a craft beer! The comedy shows are amazing!

    TheSaleem $ · November 25, 2013
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  • Maria C.

    Make sure you eat something. It's like gourmet bar food.

    Maria Cadaver · November 24, 2013
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  • Brice H.

    Try the Cajun corn fritters. Holy wow!

    Brice Holland · October 24, 2013
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  • Kenneth K.

    Best place in America for family and friends. The place I been dreaming about at work every day!! :-)

    Kenneth Kelly · September 3, 2013
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  • Kenneth K.

    their food is amazing for the low prices! If you can't go to St. Elmo's restaurant. Go to the sinking ship for the great nightlife in Indianapolis, Indiana.

    Kenneth Kelly · September 3, 2013
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  • Kenneth K.

    this is the best bar for any funny comedian to do their set for comedy in America. And the beer is very cheap low-price!! And I can't wait to try their food again. The food is excellent…

    Kenneth Kelly · September 3, 2013
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  • Edward F.

    Wasn't exactly what I thought it would be. Not for us.

    Edward Farley-Thomas · August 25, 2013
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  • Courtney Rae P.

    VEGAN AS FUCK. ;)

    Courtney Rae Puckett · July 22, 2013
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  • Marianne P.

    Delicious bacon!!!

    Marianne Pawlowski · June 30, 2013
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  • Austin W.

    Can't beat half priced burger Monday and $2 PBRs! The Chuck Norris burger is my favorite - give it a shot! Then again their entire menu is great.

    Austin Wilcox · May 28, 2013
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  • Tim H.

    It's hard to give them your business when they don't offer adequate wait service.

    Tim Holtz · May 22, 2013
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  • Dan W.

    Sunday hangover cure... Ben's drink creation $5... winner

    Dan Warnock · May 5, 2013
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  • Garrett L.

    Get the black bean burger. Trust me.

    Garrett Lawton · April 7, 2013
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  • Christina N.

    FREE standup comedy Sunday nights

    Christina Naylor · April 2, 2013
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  • Amy J.

    The Pint of Bacon is worth every penny. Please believe.

    Amy Jo · March 29, 2013
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  • Bill C.

    Constantly rotating tap list! Always a great assortment of local and US micros to enjoy!

    Bill Creuziger · March 20, 2013
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  • Michael C.

    This is one of the best bars in Indy! Diverse crowd, everyone is welcome. Great find! Cameron and Zac poor your drinks very nicely! Give it a try.

    Michael C · March 4, 2013
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  • Ed T.

    Damn good Mac and cheese! Although if you order the Sinking Club, ask for the bacon well done, as they do not cook the bacon enough to render the fat for your average bacon lover.

    Ed Trauma · March 1, 2013
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  • Cristina B.

    I really like this place and the food but their service is so slow. They are always understaffed. 10 minutes to get a soda? Really?

    Cristina B · February 24, 2013
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  • Christina N.

    The vegetarian barbecue wings are actually quite awesome. Give them a try.

    Christina Naylor · February 3, 2013
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  • Elizabeth B.

    Best place to watch a hockey game!

    Elizabeth Byler · January 19, 2013
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  • Scott W.

    Come here... Taps that will blow yer top... And vegan wings that will spin it.

    Scott Wilson · January 17, 2013
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  • Joshua "LEGO" l.

    Get the blackbean burger

    Joshua "LEGO" lohrman · December 31, 2012
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  • Annie K.

    Trivia night is fun but plan for poor service. Also get there early as it fills up!

    Annie Kelly · December 7, 2012
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  • Zach R.

    On Monday's, burgers = half priced!

    Zach Reed · December 3, 2012
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  • Toby B.

    Best pulled pork in the city! And PBR for $2.50....how can you go wrong?

    Toby Baldwin · November 17, 2012
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  • Johnny T.

    Three words: Cajun.Corn.Fritters. SO GOOD!! Also, $2 PBR pints everyday!

    Johnny Teater · November 9, 2012
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  • Terbow

    Monday nights are half priced burgers. Their burgers are awesome!

    Terbow · October 18, 2012
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  • Liza L.

    Hipster beard and nose piercing/tattoos recommended bit not required.

    Liza Lou · October 8, 2012
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  • Kasandra M.

    The food tastes good...but...big BUT...food poisoning TWICE ! Arghhh. Maybe its because the cooks are smoking cigs & stuffing burgers. Sick.

    Kasandra Michaelis · July 5, 2012
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  • DZ 1641 A.

    Great time hanging with friends!

    DZ 1641 AKA Perkeo · July 3, 2012
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  • Joshua "LEGO" l.

    The Chuck Norris burger rules

    Joshua "LEGO" lohrman · June 26, 2012
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