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Cafe Patachou

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4911 N Pennsylvania St, Indianapolis, IN 46205-1034
+1 317-925-2823
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07:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 15:00
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I met up with a friend here the other day and there was a wait to be seated (30 minutes) the menu looked insane so we waited- 15 minutes later we were seated! The omelettes are incredible, and the cinnamon toast that comes with is delicious! Ps love the self serve coffee you can grab while you wait! Definitely my... More 

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Thank Dani K
Dallas, Texas
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed a few days in Indianapolis and searched the web for organic restaurants and healthy breakfast and found this neighborhood gem. Loved the gluten free waffle!

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

Thanks so much for visiting us during your time in Indy! We're so glad you found us and enjoyed a gluten free waffle. We hope to see you again if your travels ever bring you back! More 

Louisville,KY
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43 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here before a Colts home game. Told there would be a 30 minute rate, but got to table in 20 minutes on a very crowded morning. Service was very friend. The Cuban breakfast (which is pictured above) was just great. Prices are good for a downtown location. So glad we went here.

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Thank jme2628
Maddy B, Public Relations Manager at Cafe Patachou, responded to this review

Thank you so much for visiting us for breakfast before a Colts game! We're glad you enjoyed your Cuban Breakfast and were happy with your visit. We hope to see you again soon! More 

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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were really looking forward to visiting and enjoying breakfast here. Super friendly hosts. Good coffee. Cute; but crowded. Unfortunately my "broken yoke" was over cooked not runny at all:( avocado was perfect. Fruit was perfect.They completely forgot my husbands toast; just overall average. For the price ($40 for 2) disappointing.

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

Thank you so much for visiting us and for your VERY helpful feedback. We are so sorry to hear that your broken yolk was overcooked and that we completely forgot your husbands toast - so not ok. Please know that we are addressing this with our staff asap. We appreciate your business and hope you might give us another chance! More 

Frederick, Maryland
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ate at Cafe Patachou on a family trip to Indianapolis. Breakfast was delicious. We sampled the waffles, French toast, yogurt, fruit, and croissant: all were great. Children's menu was nice but no pancakes however each item came with very fresh fruit. Self serve coffee bar was great. A bit on the pricey side, family of four came to $57!

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

Thanks so much for bringing your family in for breakfast! We're so happy to hear you enjoyed the french toast, yogurt, fruit, croissant & coffee and we hope to see you again during your next time in Indy. More 

Lexington, Kentucky
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46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Always a fav when we lived in Indy. Server Rachel was a cheerful addition to a great morning. Self-serve coffee bar with all the fixings including a to-go cup if you need more caffeine! We started with the tomato artichoke soup and split a omelette a long with their cinnamon toast which is not to be missed.

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Thank lamberth54
Maddy B, Public Relations Manager at Cafe Patachou, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting us and for sharing your review! We're so happy to hear that Rachel took great care of you, and that you enjoyed our self-serve coffee bar, tomato artichoke soup, omelette & cinnamon toast! We hope to see you again soon! More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Most of the locals know and love this place. If you are traveling a looking for a good non-chain restaurant this is it. The food is all fresh with quality ingredients. There are vegetarian and vegan options but carnivores will not be disappointed. My favorite is The Cuban!! I could quiet possibly consider this for my "last meal".

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

Thank you so much for your review and kind words about our fresh, quality ingredients and vegan/vegetarian options! We're glad you love the Cuban Breakfast! Can't wait to see you again soon. More 

Carmel, Indiana
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140 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

I use the Cafe Patachou primarily for meetings early in the morning; this location on Pennsylvania and 49th street is their original location I believe. Always fresh coffee, breakfast, plus lunch and dinner. Menu is focused on farm to table and bringing creativity to their menu every day. The servers are attentive and friendly, getting to know their clientele who... More 

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Thank ralphwilhelm1
Maddy B, Public Relations Manager at Cafe Patachou, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review and kind words! We're so happy to hear you enjoy our coffee, creative & fresh menu items and service. Please note - we're only open until 3pm! We hope to see you again soon! More 

Zionsville, Indiana
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Casual atmoshpere with indoor and outdoor seating. Excellent options, but create youir own omelette is our family favorite. Very unique clientelle and always great service.

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

Thanks for your review and kind words about our menu options and service! We're so happy that you love creating your own omelette. You can never go wrong with that. Hope to see you again soon! More 

Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Unique & delicious breakfast entrees! Daily omelet specials, cinnamon french toast - all delish! Order the cinnamon toast as a side & share with the table!

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

Thank you so much for the kind words and recommendation! We agree with you on the cinnamon toast! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 15:00
Monday
07:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 15:00
Thursday
07:00 - 15:00
Friday
07:00 - 15:00
Saturday
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4911 N Pennsylvania St, Indianapolis, IN 46205-1034
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-925-2823
Description
Long described as "a student union for adults," Cafe Patachou(R) is an award-winning Cafe. Customers can expect a world class breakfast and lunch experience that includes dishes prepared with premium ingredients from scratch and to-order, a commitment to sourcing local and often organic products, refreshingly personal yet professional service by a well trained team and Cafe environments that are vibrant and alive. Bound by these principles since opening in 1989, Cafe Patachou(R) has garnered local, regional and national accolades, including having been named one of the "Top Ten Places for Breakfast in the Country" by Bon Appetit Magazine. There are now five Cafe Patachou(R) locations serving customer favorites such as made-to-order omelettes made with Indiana farm-fresh eggs, salads, soups, sandwiches and desserts, spreading the love to Indianapolis residents and visitors alike.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?