A Bit of History: Golden Ace Inn

Help us in recognizing some of Indianapolis’ Near Eastside historic businesses. These businesses shed light on the stories of former neighborhood residents, entrepreneurs, immigrants, and industries home to the Near Eastside.

In search of a St Patrick’s Day celebration?

Hit-up the historic, Near Eastside McGinley’s Golden Ace Inn for one of the top 8 St. Patrick’s Celebrations in the world with one of Indianapolis’ best-known Irish-Catholic families.

John and Ann McGinley first opened the doors to the 2,000 square ft. pub in 1934 as an Irish immigrant gathering place. Generations later, the family has continued the tradition of filling their building, parking-lot, and even surrounding neighborhood with an overflow of laughs and booming Irish-inspired music.

Support this storied near eastside business as they celebrate over 80 years in business and St. Patrick’s Day!