When The AMP opens at the 16 Tech (1200 Waterway Blvd) on Monday, you’ll be sure to find something you enjoy in the 40,000 square foot space that includes 14 shipping containers, eight traditional food stalls, an open air bar, a culinary incubator and event space.
The food hall’s long-awaited opening will be celebrated with week-long events starting on the 21st, that will culminate with live entertainment on Friday, June 25 and Saturday, June 26 from Mr Kinetik and bands which have not yet been revealed.
The AMP will be closed most Sunday’s, aside special events and programming but will host brunch on the last Sunday of every month — starting on June 27th from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.
While vendor hours may vary, the building will be open Monday to Thursday from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM, Friday’s from 7:00 AM to 11:00 PM and Saturday’s from 8:00 AM to 11:00 PM.
More announcements are on the way with three additional vendors plus a brewery and a full-service restaurant in the works. Melon Kitchen, a delivery-only restaurant accelerator designed for local black chefs to help them scale their businesses, will also be opening later this year.
In addition to the restaurants, a contemporary barbershop, Black Orchid, offering traditional services such as hot shaves, customized haircuts and beard trims is coming soon.
Many vendors have already opened over the last few months but here’s a full list of what awaits when you visit the 16 Tech Innovation District to get your next meal or pour.
Andres BBQ & Seafood | Hours: Tuesday – Saturday: 11AM-9PM
Home of the fainted rib. Fusion cuisine featuring international seasoning used in everyday cooking
Azucar Morena Arepa Bar
Azucar Morena is an arepa bar focused on showcasing the classic Venezuelan household recipes in every bite. They have another location inside the Garage Food Hall at the Bottleworks District.
Boba Everything | Hours: Monday – Friday: 9AM-8PM, Saturday: 9AM-10PM
Boba & Everything is a bubble tea and bagel. Bagels are supplied by a local bakery and each drink is special made to order.
Circle City Sweets | Hours: Monday – Friday: 7AM-3PM, Saturday: 8AM-2PM
Circle City Sweets is an all-from-scratch French and American Patisserie specializing in croissants, artisan breads and pastries. Circle City Sweets has been a local favorite for years, previously calling the City Market home.
The Food Architect
The Food Architect Natural Drink and Sea Moss Bar will serve natural, whole fruit, herb infused drinks, Alkaline water, sea moss, and herb mixes that promote healthy lifestyle changes.
Frankie’s Pizza Parlor | Hours: Tuesday – Sunday: 12-8PM
Frankie’s Pizza Parlor is a family-owned New York style pizzeria utilizing quality Indiana ingredients. Pizza by the slice and delivery available.
Italian and Latin cuisine including traditional pastas, Latin street foods and a fusion of both (debuting later in the week)
Healthy Soul provides health-conscious farm-to-table soul food on the go in addition to meal prep and catering.
Locally owned bar serving a rotating menu of fresh, innovative cocktails, beer and wine. Hiatus Bar offers a thoughtfully curated beverage program.
Taco bar concept, debuting later in the week
Mambo’s Cheesesteak Grill | Hours: Wednesday – Friday: 4-8PM
Mambo’s serves Philly cheesesteaks and other sandwiches with a South-American twist. Mambo’s original location remains in the City Market.
PB&J Factory | Hours: Wednesday – Saturday 10:00 – 7:30 PM
A sandwich shop and cereal bar injecting the fun into food with modern nostalgia, operated by co-founder of Code Black Indy and operator of Exotic on the Run
Poke Guru | Hours: Daily : 11AM-8PM
Poke Guru makes quick-service healthy, nutritious and delicious poke bowls with chef inspired scratch sauces. This fast growing brand also opened a location at the Garage.
Prox | Hours: Monday – Friday: 7AM-3PM
Chef-designed salads because PROX knows its difficult to get something good for you and fast.
Punkin’s Pies Sweet Treats | Hours: Monday – Friday: 10AM-6PM
Decadent/petite Bakery specializing in chocolate dipped fruit and gourmet apples.
Taste of Innova: Wings + Greens
Taste of Innova Wings + Greens is a restaurant started by Kara Hawkins, founder of Innova Artis, that serves a fusion of family recipes and traditional chicken wings, greens and sides made to enhance palates. The restaurant will be serving innovative and traditional recipes that incorporate comfort food ingredients for diverse palates.
Tinker Coffee | Hours: Monday – Saturday: 7AM-3PM
Tinker Coffee is one of the city’s most popular coffee options brewing for several local shops and having multiple locations including a recent opening at the airport. Tinker Coffee brews elevated coffee with breakfast, lunch and treats to pair.
Waterway Fish Market
A fish market serving only the finest, freshest fish and seafood available; committed to hiring interns from Second Helpings Culinary Job Training Program. Waterway will open later in the week.
Yamallama Delicatessen | Hours: Monday to Friday: 10 AM-3 PM
Yamallama Delicatessen has already opened serving chef-inspired, grab-and-go salads, sandwiches and soups.
Text 317-342-6679 for instant recommendations or information on restaurant openings.