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Cafe Patachou

4911 N Pennsylvania St, Indianapolis, IN 46205-1034
+1 317-925-2823
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (33 reviews)
“cinnamon toast” (47 reviews)
“cuban breakfast” (10 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Hours
American, Cafe, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
4911 N Pennsylvania St, Indianapolis, IN 46205-1034
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Reviewed 7 March 2015 via mobile

Awesome breakfast and fantastic coffee bar. Casual or dress. Doesn't matter. All are welcome. Every overnight stay we take to Indy, we eat here or at their airport site. My fave is the cracked egg bacon and avocado sandwhich. Awesomeness!

Thank Jandmcart317
Reviewed 26 February 2015

I honestly don't think there is a bad thing on their menu. Great coffee bar. Our group makes the following recommendations: the omelette you can't refuse (yes, that is the menu item), the Bon vivant omelette, any broken yolk sandwich, Belgium waffles and the oatmeal...More

Thank Paula L
Reviewed 19 February 2015

We were home visiting our sister in earlier this month. Woke up hungry and craving some coffee after a late flight. She took us to Patachou. Very inviting. Super friendly staff. Started off with coffee. The hubs and I are pretty particular about our coffee,...More

Thank TyCatS44
Reviewed 17 February 2015 via mobile

Have stopped in many times for coffee and a muffin to go as I work close by. Stopped in for breakfast this past Sunday. Had the broken yolk sandwich with fresh fruit. Very good, fruit was fresh. Great bustling corner cafe. Wait staff very friendly...More

Thank Ty T
Reviewed 6 February 2015 via mobile

A very open and modern city cafe with great food. It is a quick walk from the convention center. It is a local gem that you shouldn't miss.

Thank CLElove
Reviewed 4 February 2015 via mobile

Great place for breakfast. Very fresh. I had coffee with my freshly made omelette with a side of fruit. Local ingredients , nice art, good service. It was a great start to my day and the work ahead. Had coffee in the cafe and they...More

Thank triotrois
Reviewed 1 February 2015

Cafe Patachou is a locally owned place that is absolutely first-rate for breakfast, brunch or lunch. It does not serve dinner. The portions are hearty, the ingredients fresh and the preparation first-rate. It is a casual dining place, but I would not hesitate to have...More

Thank Platinumjstrain
Reviewed 29 January 2015

I have loved this place for years...it has been consistently excellent. The coffee; the yogurt with the most wonderful fresh fruits and granola; and their fresh herb omelettes are all stellar. Whenever I travel, I stop by their site at the airport to buy a...More

Thank Linda T
Reviewed 5 January 2015

I recently visited Cafe Patachou and was wondering what the fuss was about. It was a dinner style restaurant with a wait. The host worked very hard to get us a table as soon as one was available. When seated the server was helpful when...More

Thank Larry L
Reviewed 3 January 2015

It was the perfect atmosphere for a simple lunch with friends, It seemed like we were in a new york trendy cafe with unique lighting and the service was friendly. We started our tour of food here on Saturday afternoon before heading downtown. It was...More

Thank Ellen F
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Marla S
8 July 2017|
Response from Bobbklou | Reviewed this property |
We are from a different city so don't know what a Sunday crowd looks like. We went Monday and no wait.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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
  • E-mail
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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