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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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Brilynn1979
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82 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2014 via mobile

My favorite local chain. Love all the restaurants in the line. Good coffee. The broken yolk sandwich with avocado and bacon is my usual. Love the sparkling wine cocktails as well.

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Thank Brilynn1979
Columbus, Ohio
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362 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2014

Great breakfast downtown.The coffee was wonderful and their toast is a choice of homemade breads. Busy but worth the wait!

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Thank Patsy D
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41 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2014 via mobile

We went to the downtown location the morning after the Big 10 Championship and had a great breakfast. We all shared an omelette, runny yolk sandwich, croissant French toast, and the Cuban breakfast feast, that was hardly a feast at all. It was not quite as described, but good nonetheless. The food was overall very satisfying, fresh, and to top... More 

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Thank Lejla B
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124 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2014 via mobile

I stopped at this restaurant in at the food court at the airport. I had the chicken salad on wheat bread. The portion was generous and the service was great. I pleasant surprise.

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1 Thank David K
Phoenix, Arizona
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104 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2014

I like this Patachou for several reasons. Great coffee, great clean atmosphere, professional service that stays out of the way when you are there for business but present when you did need something. I was there for a business breakfast and also enjoyed my omelette, can't remember which one it was but the ingredients were fresh and I could tell... More 

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Thank diamondback818
Indianapolis, Indiana
1 review
Reviewed 12 November 2014 via mobile

Excellent service made the wait worthwhile. Food is always good! Love the healthy and non-gluten options. Ambiance is great. A warm oasis on a cold fall morning.

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Thank Gloria P
San Diego, California
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2014 via mobile

Try to eat farm to table and local as much as possible, great place downtown to do just that. Recommend the Cuban breakfast bowl with two eggs and pork jowl... One of the best breakfasts I've ever had!

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Thank TheSantaClause
South Bend, Indiana, United States
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2014 via mobile

This place has a great vibe. It's clean, they are friendly, the food is fantastic, the menu is solid and the coffee is outstanding. Happy to see some additional veg options!

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Thank CrystalEats
Indianapolis, Indiana
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2014

Cannot begin to count the number of times we have been here for breakfast. My absolute favorite is the croissant french toast. It is always busy, but the wait is rarely more than 20 minutes. And well worth the wait. My only drawback ( being disabled) is self serve coffee. It is great coffee though. Great for families, couples or... More 

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Thank Stuart N
Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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99 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2014

Fluffy Omelettes, anyway you want them with fresh quality ingredients, good bread, tasty coffee and friendly, quick service. Waffles, French toast, egg sandwiches, Cuban breakfasts are all served with an interesting flavor twist. No matter how many people you see standing in line, put your name in and wait. You'll be glad you did!

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Thank BruPete

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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, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?