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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
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  • 12
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great food & service

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
HobieMan
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Carmel, Indiana
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Carmel, Indiana
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

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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55 reviews 55 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 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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101 reviews 101 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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99 reviews 99 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
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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39 reviews 39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
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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Indianapolis, Indiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

The BEST Breakfast/Brunch/Lunch in the Midwest! Friendly, Welcoming atmosphere. Excellent Service of incredible Chef Bill creations! My favorites are the California Scramble and the Tortellini Soup but everything on the menu Or specials board are going to be winners.

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Hilliard, Ohio
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105 reviews 105 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

This place was recommended by some work associates who used to live in Carmel. We enjoyed a late lunch at the restaurants, complete with a order of "Bub Holes". The place was not crowded as we came by near the end of the their day (I believe we showed up around 12:45). The place seats about 50 total inside and... More 

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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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