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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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Carmel, Indiana
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95 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Level Contributor
25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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85 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went on a Sunday around noon, there was a 5 minute wait but it was a gorgeous day so there was a lot of outdoor seating available. Great service from the beginning and the food was so yummy! Definitely recommend it to anyone in the area!

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

Thanks so much for visiting us on Sunday! We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed your food and that the service experience was great. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Elon, North Carolina
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Very easy to find, the service was outstanding. It was a little more pricey than I expected. I had the crosinsant French toast with fruit. I am not used to paying a lot for breakfast. It had a good taste to it.

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Thank cld1825
Maddy B, Public Relations Manager at Cafe Patachou, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting us and for your kind words about our food and service! We use the highest quality ingredients, ALWAYS fresh and local if/when possible, so we hope our customers see the value in that. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Indianapolis, IN, United States
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

What can I say. I've always been adventurous in so far as trying new and specifically local places when I'm visiting a new area. This restaurant did not disappoint. Not only was the food excellent, high-quality, the breakfast drinks were also of similar high quality. Multiple locations in and around the city (including the IND airport), but the place for... More 

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Thank Swarup M
Indianapolis, Indiana
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167 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

I had the omelette special with cinnamon toast and my son had a build your own omelette with a drop biscuit. The place was busy but efficient.

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Thank Scuffy13
Maddy B, Public Relations Manager at Cafe Patachou, responded to this review

Thanks for dining with us! We're happy that you enjoyed your omelettes and hope to see you again soon! More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Cafe Patachou is a favorite, I've been going for years!! Service is always friendly and food is fabulous. A true gem in our city!

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Thank 534margaretl
Maddy B, Public Relations Manager at Cafe Patachou, responded to this review

Thank you so much! Hope to see you soon! More 

Indianapolis IN
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Typical of Patachou Restaurants this flagship restaurant offers great breakfasts and lunches, friendly and efficient service, and good value for the money. It is located in the Meridian-Kessler Neighborhood which gives the area a wonderful ambiance as well.

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Thank Travelers72
Maddy B, Public Relations Manager at Cafe Patachou, responded to this review

Thank you for your thoughtful review! We appreciate the kind words about your food, service, value & location. We hope to see you soon! More 

Portland Oregon
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56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

Cafe Patachon sits unpretentiously at a small intersection away from downtown Indianapolis, but don't let the simple surroundings fool you. Once inside (or on the patio if the weather cooperates), you'll find an adventurous menu for breakfast, brunch or lunch, appropriate adult beverages, efficient and friendly service and a distinctive "buzz" that tells you that it's a local gem. I... More 

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

Thank you for visiting us and for your thoughtful review! We appreciate the kind words about our food, ambience and location. We hope to see you again the next time you are in Indy! 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, Brunch, Lunch
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, Seating, Outdoor 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?