Festiva’s reviews have been superlative! Indy Star’s Liz Biro wrote: “Small, affordable menus make this neighborhood spot worth visiting a few nights a week…the most balanced mezcal cocktail I’ve sampled.”

Sophisticated Living gave Festiva a rave review, accompanied by some dazzling photos.

Our contest to name Festiva generated thousands of entries–and interest from the press.

Liz Biro of the Indy Star followed up with a story about the delightful contest winner.

NUVO chimed in with its own glowing article: “… Festiva has the opportunity to set itself apart in the neighborhood with its three-way alcohol license (beer, wine and liquor). The bar program is looking to match the quality of the food program with Jason Foust (from North End BBQ & Moonshine) as the Beverage Director.”