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Cafe Patachou

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4911 N Pennsylvania St, Indianapolis, IN 46205-1034
+1 317-925-2823
07:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 15:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 15:00
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120 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 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.

1 Thank David K
Phoenix, Arizona
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104 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 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 

Thank diamondback818
Indianapolis, Indiana
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 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.

Thank Gloria P
San Diego, California
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 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!

Thank TheSantaClause
South Bend, Indiana, United States
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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!

Thank CrystalEats
Indianapolis, Indiana
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank Stuart N
Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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93 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 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!

Thank BruPete
Beijing, China
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2014 via mobile

Worth the wait. Loved the chocolate cake for breakfast. It was moist and yummy. Self serve coffee while you wait and when you are seated. Great people watching and our waitress was singing.

Thank Brian H
Indianapolis, Indiana
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2014

I have eaten here at least 10 times and at the other locations often as well. This is one of the best breakfasts I have had. Never a miss with any omelet. I love that they source locally. The oatmeal is neither runny or solid---perfect every time. The variety of coffees is enjoyable, though I like the grog best. Servers... More 

Thank ontheteeindy
Boca Grande, Florida
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146 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2014 via mobile

This is our second time eating breakfast here during our Indi travels and once again it was great. It's just a short walk to the Convention Center for any work traveling you may be doing. They offer unique menu items for everyone you may know, & is an excellent spot for any one vegan/vegetarian. A personal favorite is their Cuban... More 

Thank ErinLee13

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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
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 20
American, Cafe, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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
08:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
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
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?