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3443 E 86th St, Indianapolis, IN 46240-2427
+1 317-757-8006
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08:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 15:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 15:00
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Naperville, Illinois
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

great food and a fun and unique atmosphere. The quiche of the day was delicious. My daughter always gets the potato omelet. Her fav! Hubby had the chorizo biscuits and gravy.

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Thank mcdeveney
miami
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57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Has breakfast here on a Monday and everything was gooooood! I had the scramble of the day...pesto, spinach, roasted tomatoes, feta and onions...with a substitution of potatoes ($1.50) instead of salad or fruit. The others with me had the Indiana Benedict (with homemade sausage patty) and French toast. Everything was delish and the place has a funky vibe to it...no... More 

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Thank hubbyfamily
Indianapolis, Indiana
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

This was a return trip to an establishment that I had visited many years ago and had a pleasurable experience. At the time it was owned by a restaurateur who also owned Cafe Nora. Im afraid my current back of the house, front of the house observations might be skewed. Same name of restaurant with some of the menu items... More 

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Mission, Texas
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

A group of us had a wonderful saturday brunch here. The decor is funky and wait staff congenial and the food outstanding. All six of us at out table had something different and we shared "tastes" since it was a first-time experience for five of us. Each of the dishes ordered was quite good. Even though the place was packed... More 

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Thank nuzedit
Indianapolis, Indiana
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55 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Ruth's is one of our favorite places for breakfast generally or for lunch. This is a funky restaurant starting with the many funny plaques on the wall with very humorous sayings and the owner painted chairs you will sit on that are a collection of varies colors and patterns. The menu is varied from soups to custom teas to sandwiches... More 

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Thank TomTom R
Indianapolis, Indiana
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

This place is so neat- I decided to stop by after trying to find a place to get a quick brunch before work. I had always seen it on my way to the shopping areas but never had time to stop in. The decor is the best part. Lamps made out of strainer with utensils hanging from them , the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped by to have a quick brunch took about 45 minutes all together so not bad. Sodas are in bottles not fountain, which I view as a plus so as to help limit overconsumption. Coffee was warm and a nice medium roast. We had Florentine, which was good but felt like it was missing something. Also the Missle, which I... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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273 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

This has a great vibe to it. It's a nice locally owned and operated cafe. The service and food are excellent. Everything is cooked greasy and in house. The pancakes are extremely large so order with caution. Coffee is very good and the refills are plentiful. Not a very inexpensive breakfast but most aren't any longer.

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Thank Ross S
Chicago, Illinois
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

we stopped here for breakfast passing through Indy. It is easy to get to and easy to get back on the highway after. We met Sandy, the owner and she was very nice. They take pride in the food. They roast their potatoes and don't even have a fryer. My wife and I both had omelettes and they were awesome.... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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88 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Felt like we traveled back in time to the local dinner. Simple, well prepared food and some of the friendliest wait staff.

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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: 3443 E 86th St, Indianapolis, IN 46240-2427
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-757-8006

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?