Casler’s Kitchen and Bar
The Place to Be!
Writer / Lisa Kitchen Butt . Photographer / Keeley Miller
“I want people to say the place to be is Casler’s Kitchen and Bar,” says Randy De John, managing partner for the Fishers restaurant located on the southeast corner of 116th Street and Olio Road. Bringing together sports watching, good food and fan camaraderie is the goal of this family-owned business.
Sports watching starts and stops here…at least for the Indianapolis Colts and Indiana University basketball. With 51 TVs, Casler’s is the fans’ choice for watching all sports and eating a reasonably priced meal.
A cornerstone of the Fishers community since April 2006, Casler’s was built on family. Rick Fonseca took over ownership in late 2009 and has not looked back. De John, managing partner since 2009, embraces and engages all that is Casler’s.
“Success comes from my partnership with the owner, Rick, and myself. I make sure I match what he wants, combined with my own ideas,” De John says.
For those locals looking for a fun night out on Friday and Saturday nights, Casler’s provides local and out-of-state talent such as Clayton Anderson with Allen Lane Band.
“We go out of our way to find bands you’ve never seen here in central Indiana. Our goal is to provide great service, great food and a great dining experience that you can’t get anywhere else,” De John added.
What makes Casler’s different than other sports-themed restaurants in Fishers and neighboring areas?
“We change with the times, and we change with each sporting season. From July to September, we have action focused on football and then IU basketball from November to March. Secondly, we have some wonderful acts coming in on Friday and Saturday nights to entertain our guests. Lastly, we treat every customer as if they were our own family,” said De John.
On NFL football Sunday, fans throw footballs through a hoop, and Casler’s provides prizes such as NFL jerseys, Weber grills, free drinks, iPads and local gift cards. During IU basketball games, Hoosier faithful shoot free throws for prizes. And during every game, “The Star-Spangled Banner” is sung at half-time, adding to the non-stop entertainment and enthusiasm.
De John is no novice to running a successful restaurant. With 21 years in the restaurant business, he has a proven track record of growing a loyal following which is evident at Casler’s.
Casler’s provides 30 taps, 21 different wines and a wide and varied menu to tempt your culinary tastes.
Bringing the family to Casler’s but concerned about a toddler and kid-friendly menu? No worries. Casler’s features a family-friendly area complete with a kid-friendly menu including mini-corn dogs, Kraft mac and cheese and kid’s salad and yogurt cups. There are even gluten-free items for any young person to choose from.
For the adult audience, 60 new items have been added to the menu, including pasta, steak, soups and salads.
A new late night menu helps the night owl diners stay satisfied. The main menu also includes sandwiches and wraps, burgers, flatbreads, paninis, pizza and desserts. Interested in something to share before the kick-off? How about Redneck Nachos, Gyro Sliders, Filet Sliders, Chicken Chipotle, Bacon Spinach or a wide array of salads.
However, never forget Casler’s is there until the last customer wants to leave. “We do not close until the game is over.”
That is service.
Casler’s Kitchen & Bar
11501 Geist Pavilion Dr., Fishers
Caslers.com (check out new menus!)
11 a.m. – 11 p.m. Sunday – Thursday;
11 a.m – 1 a.m. Friday & Saturday
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