Explore Fort Wayne

A city that imbues Midwestern charm and a welcoming atmosphere around every corner, Fort Wayne is packed full of memories to be made. Whether you’re after local brew pubs for a pint and a bite or a family adventure at the zoo, the options are endless. For those seeking unique local wonders, the Fort Wayne Genealogy Center features one of the largest physical collections in the world and is a fascinating experience. Promenade Park and The Landing are also must-see attractions that just happen to be in The Bradley’s backyard. Explore our guide below for some of our top recommendations on how to take advantage of everything this creative city has to offer.  

As you prep for future trips, please check with featured businesses to confirm hours and availability given varying safety measures and state regulations that may be in place.

    • The Bradley Hotel


      Address: 126 W. Columbia St., Ft. Wayne, IN 46802

      A locally owned Asian fusion joint located on The Landing. Enjoy a unique experience that includes craft cocktails showcasing herbal and fruit flavors of the Far East.


      Address: 614 Harrison St., Ft. Wayne, IN 46802

      This joint offers creative farm-to-table eats & refreshing cocktails in an industrial-chic American atmosphere.

      The Landing Beer Co.

      Address: 118 Columbia St., Ft. Wayne, IN 46802

      With a homey yet modern feel, this local brewery on The Landing features tons of taps and a BBQ-inspired menu.

      Hoppy Gnome

      Address: 203 E. Berry St., Ft. Wayne, IN 46802

      Known for its one-of-a-kind menu that boasts way more than just tacos, The Happy Gnome is a must-try in Fort Wayne that's great to brunch, lunch and dinner.


      Address: 1111 W. Columbia St., St. 103, Ft. Wayne, IN 46802

      Feeling like Cali-Mexican fare? Mercado has you covered. From Elote Oysters to Pachola Burgers and Agave-infused spirits, it's an experience full of whimsy and very happy tastebuds.

      Club Soda

      Address: 235 E. Superior St., Ft. Wayne, IN 46802

      Savor a supper-club vibe spiced up with live jazz, incredible steaks and worldclass martinis.

      Paula's On Main

      Address: 1732 W. Main St., Ft.Wayne, IN 46808

      Unwind in a cottage-like setting while enjoying the freshest seafood in Fort Wayne.

      Cindy's Diner

      Address: 230 W. Berry St., Ft. Wayne, IN 46802

      Step back in time at Cindy's, a classic American diner serving up breakfast platters, sandwiches & other comfort food favorites.

      Junk Ditch

      Address: 1825 W Main St, Fort Wayne, IN 46808

      This brewhouse is located in the old Korte Paper Company warehouse and delivers a relaxed yet refined experience using local ingredients.

      Don Hall's Old Gas House

      Address: 305 E Superior St, Fort Wayne, IN 46802

      Head over to the Gas House for traditional and affordable steakhouse fair in an elevated environment.

    • The Bradley Hotel


      Address: 626 S. Harrison St., Ft. Wayne, IN 46802

      Satisfy your sweet tooth with quality chocolates, ice cream, and the freshest confections from Kilwins.

      Sweets on Main

      Address: 123 W. Main St., Ft. Wayne, IN 46802

      Throwback to the good old days of downtown Fort wayne. Big sundaes, delicious hand-scooped ice cream, and floats.

    • The Bradley Hotel


      Address: 536 W. Main St. Ft. Wayne, IN 46802

      Grab a pint and bite of history at Henry's. This all-American throwback bar offers American fare in a pub-style setting that feels like home.

      Jk O'Donnell's

      Address: 121 W. Wayne St., Ft. Wayne, IN 46802

      A local favorite, JK O'Donnells serves up tasty pub fare alongside an impressive drink selection.

      O' Sullivan's

      Address: 1808 W. Main St., Ft. Wayne, IN 46808

      This hangout offers pizza & brews in a comfortable, old-school setting with darts and live music.

      Green Frog

      Address: 820 Spring St., Ft. Wayne, IN 46808

      You'll feel the family vibes instantly at the Green Frog Inn. Enjoy classic bar food and drinks at great prices.

      07 Pub

      Address: 3516 Broadway, Ft. Wayne, IN 46807

      Come together with your crew at the 07 pub. Offering a variety of delicious eats from fresh salads to wraps and sandwiches, everyone will leave satisfied.

      Pub 1802

      Address: 1802 Spy Run Ave, Fort Wayne, IN 46805

      Ft. Wayne's premiere location to watch all the best sports action, and offers a great setting, but a fantastic menu as well.

    • The Bradley Hotel

      Belmont Beverage

      Address: 929 Lafayette St., Ft. Wayne, IN 46802

      Convenient pit stop for wine, beer and liquor.

      Cap N' Cork

      Address: 6410 W. Jefferson Blvd, Ft. Wayne, IN

      Unique selection of wine, beer, spirits and cigars.

    • The Bradley Hotel

      Utopian Coffee

      Address: 118 W Columbia St, Fort Wayne, IN 46802

      Focused on crafting better coffee for a better world, swing by for both an energy and moral boost.


      Address: 618 Harrison St., Ft. Wayne, IN 46802

      This spot combines Greek and American food for a delicious breakfast and lunch menu in a low key environment.


      Address: 819 S. Calhoun St., Ft. Wayne, IN 46802

      Coffee drinks, food and local art in a relaxed atmosphere.

    • Gnometown Brewing Co.

      Address: 203 E. Berry St., Ft. Wayne, IN 46802

      Always wanted to brew your own beer? Then Gnometown is the place for you.

      Northern Indiana Beer Trail

      Get your legitimized pub crawl going along the Northern Indiana Beer Trail.

      Fort Wayne Outfitters

      Address: 1004 Cass Street, Ft. Wayne, IN 46808

      1004 Cass Street, Ft. Wayne, IN 46808260-420-3962Fort Wayne Outfitters – Outdoor recreation shop (fwoutfitters.com)Head here for needs related to active lifestyles and riverfront activities fueled by environmentally conscious missions.