Let's just face it: Some bars suck. Lots are awesome, sure, but some just plain suck. Here's the good news! We've sent out our best investigative reporters into bars to check them out so you don't have to.
Bar Exam: Who makes the grade?April 6, 2010
A martini lounge with $1 beer bottles? We're there
With a $2 bar menu and polished, homey interior, this place gets a B+
Bars in Broad Ripple come and go, but OPTs keeps it real
Up north with the same vibe, only family-friendly
Cruella De Vil would fit in here - we mean that in a good way
Is Indy's newest bar-within-a-bar spicy enough?
Great food, well-priced booze ... if you don't mind the smoke
If you want to brave the parking, the bar food alone is worth the trip
Southside pub's patio a hot summer chill spot
We give the place a B for friendly staff, cool environment
Rat Pack-style lounge is as close to Sin City as it gets
New downtown VIP bar needs that "something more" to make it really stand out
Basil gimlet martini? Wowza
Puns on '80s movie titles are fun