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220 2nd St. SW, Carmel, IN 46032
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7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Outdoor Seating

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  • 24
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Hamburger Joint!

Came here with friends and enjoyed the tastiest burger EVER! Full of flavor and yummy. Ordered sweet potato waffle fries with the meal. Fast, friendly service. If you are really hungry you can order the ginormous burger and get it free if you eat it all! Eat indoors or outdoors.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
Debbi T
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Came here with friends and enjoyed the tastiest burger EVER! Full of flavor and yummy. Ordered sweet potato waffle fries with the meal. Fast, friendly service. If you are really hungry you can order the ginormous burger and get it free if you eat it all! Eat indoors or outdoors.

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Noblesville, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We walked the Monon Trail and stopped here to eat. It's just a block south of Bub's burgers, both are connected with each other. The waitress said they change the specials every three days. I had the roast beef hash with an egg on top special. It had a lot of flavor. My wife had a turkey sandwich with thick... More 

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Carmel, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

There were so many entrees, we had trouble making a decision. Plan to try more in future visits. Recommend highly.

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Holland, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Family took us here for a nice breakfast. The place was very cozy and the food was really good. Be prepared to have a wait...I sense that this place is usually very busy.

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Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

I had the omelet which was very most and tender, and paired well with the cinnamon raisin toast. My husband thought the biscuits and gravy were great. And you must try the elk sausage. Great little restaurant.

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Carmel, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We had a wonderful breakfast at this small, eclectic cafe located a short block from the Main Street. While expecting the standard breakfast fare, we were very pleasantly surprised by the interesting menu. The specialty of the month, bananas foster pancakes, we're excellent! We sampled homemade granola-very good. My friend had an omelette and was pleased with it, and fresh... More 

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Carmel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Early morning and wanting a good breakfast in a cozy environment, I have just the place for you. Great selection of breakfast food. I personally enjoy the Walking Omelet. Usually meet friends here, Outdoor seating available. The Chef has come out to our table several times and suggested items to try to just to see how our food is. They... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Looking for a place to go for a Saturday or Sunday brunch? This is it! Homemade doughnuts, soups, and sandwiches are all amazing! Great cozy feel in little nooks and rooms scattered throughout this old house. Great place to chat and Lounge over coffee!

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

I will definitely be back to try other items on Bub's very unique breakfast menu. Excellent service: greeted & seated by the chef. and excellent waitress. Tried the special portabella steak & poached eggs: very flavorful. Had the homemade doughnuts for "second breakfast" - delicious! Prices are very reasonable.

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Avon, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

One of the best breakfast/brunch restaurants I have ever been to. Locally owned and a dynamic menu with new dishes each visit. It can be busy on weeks due to location and popularity but worth the wait.

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Additional Information about Bub's Cafe

Address: 220 2nd St. SW, Carmel, IN 46032
Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Hamilton County  >  Carmel
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cuisine: Cafe

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 220 2nd St. SW, Carmel, IN 46032
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Hamilton County  >  Carmel

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cafe

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

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