Welcome to Festiva, Where Food Is a Celebration!
Fresh, full flavors that will change the way you think about Mexican food. Many dishes are available family style, in a festive atmosphere for diners 21 and up. Margaritas, wines, beers, and more from our carefully stocked bar.
From the Restaurant Team Behind Tinker Street
Peter George and Tom Main opened Tinker Street Restaurant & Wine Bar in 2014, after a combined 60 years as restaurateurs. Peter George opened Peter’s Restaurant in Fountain Square in 1985. Tom Main was an original partner in the Puccini’s Smiling Teeth Pizza & Pasta restaurant chain.
From the Indianapolis Star: “Before there was such a thing as a foodie hood in Indy, or anywhere else in America, there was restaurateur George…. From the early 1980s to the early 1990s, George ran the Fountain Square fine-dining restaurant Peter’s in the building now hosting Siam Square. Ahead of his time, George served Midwest fare made with local ingredients.”
In a 2016 profile interview, The Indianapolis Business Journal’s Mason King lays out the colorful story of the founding of Tinker Street: “George and Main fell on hard times in the 2000s and ended up as housemates. By then out of the restaurant business, they began plotting a return as partners in a new venue, which became Tinker Street, at 402 E. 16th St. Modestly sized and in a resurgent neighborhood, Tinker Street was an immediate hit….”