601 East New York Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202
From the moment you step inside, to the time you bid us farewell, you’ll enjoy every facet of your Vida dining experience. And isn’t that what you’d expect from the first, and only, Indianapolis restaurant to earn AAA’s coveted Four Diamond award? Vida embodies a modern expression of culinary techniques with a worldly influence, set in a relaxed ambience. At Vida, we’re dedicated to providing fresh and innovative cuisine, carefully crafted cocktails, a diverse and discriminating wine collection, and a professional, fine-dining service to our customers.
601 East New York Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202Get Directions
HoursTue, Wed-Thu • 5:00 pm-10:00 pm
Fri-Sat • 5:00 pm-11:00 pm
Sun-Mon • Closed
Bar opens at 4:30 pm, Tuesday-Saturday
Dining InformationFull Bar
Gluten Free Options
Large Wine List
Additional ServicesPrivate Dining
Payment DetailsAmerican Express
Chef Thomas Melvin joined Cunningham Restaurant Group in 2014 as the Executive Chef at Union 50. Under Chef Thomas’s direction, Union 50 made Open Table’s list of 100 Hottest Restaurants in America for two consecutive years. In 2017, Chef Thomas transitioned to Executive Chef at Vida.
Born and raised in Indiana, Chef Thomas began his culinary career at a young age, learning & training at restaurants throughout the state. The more he learned, the more his passion grew. Chef Thomas’s menu is inspired by his surroundings - anything from ingredients to artists; seasons to fellow Chefs and restaurants; musicians to travel destinations. His menus reflect the respect for the culinary craft and the artistry created his kitchen.
When Chef Thomas finds time away from his busy restaurant schedule, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Amanda, and their two children Grant & Stella.ues.