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Cafe Patachou

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Downtown Indianapolis
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225 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46204-3435
+1 317-632-0765
08:00 - 14:00
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 15:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 14:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Arrived an hour before closing, needing nourishment and time to think and that's exactly what I got. A fantastic omelette special served with cinnamon toast was perfect. The coffee was great too! Music in the background made me feel like I was at my college campus union. Staff was great too!

Thank arnajo
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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81 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went on a weekday morning and it was quite packed. Seems worth the wait though. Service is very attentive and professional, breakfast menu is inventive and offers a delightful variety for everyone in your party. I had a great Omelette and Hubby had really nicely done oatmeal plate. Good coffee too.

Thank judy s
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50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Sounds weird when you read the ingredients on the menu but it is probably the best sandwich I have ever had.

Thank gregrev
Maddy B, Public Relations Manager at Cafe Patachou, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words about The Full Bellied Pig! We have since changed the menu and are now offering a new sandwich in which all proceeds go to feeding food-insecure children via The Patachou Foundation, a Southern-style sweet grilled cheese called The Sweet Ruby. We hope you'll come back to try it and love it as much as... More 

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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We went based on someone's comment of, "when I go, all I want to eat is the cinnamon toast. " I was amazed at the size of the toast. And everywhere I looked I saw things I wished I had tried too! Dratted calorie budget! ;-)

Thank Gloria O
Indianapolis, Indiana
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is one of an all time favorite. I have been enjoying this establishment since the early 90's. Do expect to walk in on a weekend without planning on a short wait.

Thank Brad T
Indianapolis, IN
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have taken our college grandchildren, and they want to go again. Also at the airport. One of Indy' best ,

Thank liloldlady
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is one of my favorite places to get breakfast. The cinnamon toast is a must try. The omelettes are delicious. I love the yogurt with berries an granola. The coffee is great, they rotate the flavors so that is fun. A must try!

Thank JmarriedJ
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There are several Patachou Restaurants in Indianapolis. The food is consistently fresh, well prepared, and delicious. There is really not a bad thing on the menu. I know people that eat there EVERY single day.

Thank Sandra B
Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The food...the atmosphere...THE COFFEE! There is nothing about Patachou downtown that doesn't hit the mark. OK, it's not low-budget, but neither are any of the offerings. Didn't know that even oatmeal or toast could be this good, but the absolute best is the CUBAN BREAKFAST-fried egg over seasoned black beans, rice, white cheddar, avocado, sour cream, spinach-jalapeño sauce $9.95. Can't... More 

Thank cathiwahn
Danville, Indiana
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50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Patachou used to be my favorite place for brunch, but a lot of great places have popped up in Indy over the past few years, and while I still rank them in my top 5, I'm not sure they're number 1 any more. When I've visited in the past, there's generally a 20 minute or more wait to be seated,... More 

Thank Jenny K
Maddy B, Public Relations Manager at Cafe Patachou, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for being a loyal customer of Cafe Patachou! We're glad to hear you found a favorite breakfast item in the Overachiever, and appreciate the kind words about our fresh ingredients and service. We can't wait to see you again soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 225 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46204-3435
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis>  > Downtown Indianapolis
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-632-0765

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?