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Bub's Cafe

220 2nd St SW, Carmel, IN 46032-2015
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pancakes” (8 reviews)
“elk sausage” (3 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
220 2nd St SW, Carmel, IN 46032-2015
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Reviewed 21 July 2017

burgers are 1/4..1/2...an 1 lb..the one pounder is called the "big ugly"..get your picture taken and mounted on the wall if you can eat one..elk burgers are also popular here..fries are extra but only cost $1.25 for small and that is enough..mahi mahi sandwich sandwich...More

Thank david p
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I ate brunch here this weekend. We soon realized we could have split our meals and still been full! We had the egg white omelettes which were amazing. We then had the homemade donut holes...each one the size of a baseball and...More

Thank Bri1313
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Brought an out-of-town friend here, as I like to support the smaller businesses. However, probably won't return here. My friend liked the salad, but the sandwich was tough. (They gave her a 20% discount due to the toughness--my friend wasn't expecting this, and she ate...More

1  Thank nancy w
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Took a large group of baseball boys and parents here while we were in town for a tournament. They handled our large crew nicely-- sat us outside in the back at the picnic tables. They only assigned one server for all of us. She did...More

Thank Westermaab
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Located in an old house. I prefer the outside seating. Nice variety for breakfast. Gluten free options such as omelets and granola. Features pancakes of the day.

Thank MrMrsL63
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

The food was delicious and the portions large. A unique place a short walk/drive out of the way of downtown Carmel next to Monon Trail. Cute old house turned into cafe. Loved it and plan to go back!

Thank Janice B
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Guys from our church group met here this Saturday morning. I ended up with a breakfast bowl with bacon. We sat on patio overlooking the Monon trail. I would have liked to have tried the homemade donuts!

Thank turne23
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed my egg white omelet and the other three in our party enjoyed their breakfast as well. The outside porch area is very pleasant.

Thank Rick B
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

While we don't go out for breakfast a lot, ever since we first tried Bubs Cafe, we have never gone anywhere else. Food is very fresh and good. Best pancakes ever (especially chocolate chip) and awesome omelettes. Also a must try are Bub holes (their...More

1  Thank jzstldc
Reviewed 10 May 2017

While we have dined at Bub's several times and love their burgers, this time it was all about the ice cream. They have such unique flavors, caramel pretzel swirl, peanutbutter moose tracks, etc, along with the usual required chocolate, vanilla and strawberry. I made a...More

Thank Dee P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220 2nd St SW, Carmel, IN 46032-2015
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Hamilton County  >  Carmel
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