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Papa Roux

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American, Southwestern, Cajun & Creole
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8950 E 10th St, Indianapolis, IN 46219
317-603-9861
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10:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Takeout

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  • 53
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 2
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great experience!!

Stopped for diner on our long way home from vacation. We've selected this restaurant from tripadvisor based on the ranking and we were not disappointed!! We had a great time, food was wonderful, people very kind and kids ate for free!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
Diederik515
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Wheaton, Illinois
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
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Wheaton, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Stopped for diner on our long way home from vacation. We've selected this restaurant from tripadvisor based on the ranking and we were not disappointed!! We had a great time, food was wonderful, people very kind and kids ate for free!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Doesn't look like much from the outside, not much better on the inside, but once you taste the food, you will understand the long line and Waite for a table, totally worth it, in a city were good Cajun cuisine is hard to find, this one tops my list.

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sppringfield
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

ABSOLUTELY WONDERFUL. A little quirky, and the food was beyond great. I love canjun and what is served here is some of the best I've had. Thank you trip advisor for guiding us here. Great food/great service/great atmosphere.

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Fort Worth, TX
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 237 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Stopped by for lunch today and had the catfish posted boy. It was sloppy from the coleslaw topping but very bland. The unlimited sides are an interesting idea but the two I tried (red beans and chili) were poor. The red bean were flavorless. The chili tasted like it was from a can and had a bottle of hot sauce... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Not the best Cajun in town but damn close. But a great way to try Cajun food for the first time. Purchase either some type Po Boy or stew and get unlimited sides of dishes and breads. This is on dine in only, so definitely dine in.

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Alaska
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

While on a business trip with my husband, we found Papa Roux. We were looking for good food, from a non-chain restaurant. This restaurant was exactly what we were looking for. This is not the restaurant for you if you are looking for fine dining or super friendly service. The service is fast, but not overfriendly. The food is great... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Papa Roux is in a strip mall about 200 feet from the northwest corner of East 10th St and Post Road on Indy's east side. Unless you know where Papa is at you'll have a hard time seeing it from that intersection so turn onto 10th St and head west towards downtown. The inside looks like a college dive bar... More 

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Byron Center, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Papa Roux is a great, eclectic "hole in the wall" restaurant with Louisiana cajun style cuisine. I had the crawfish po' boy and my wife had the pork po' boy. Along with that we had the cajun corn bread, garlic stew, cole slaw and bread pudding. The po' boys are HUGE, heaping helpings on fresh bread. They tasted great, good... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 via mobile

This place is the nastiest hole in the wall restaurant...I was literally in the toilet 10 minutes after leaving...wife and kids would not even eat the crawfish entree (with no crawfish in it). Wait staff are snots...stay away..apple sauce is all I would even dare to eat again...

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I love to try new things. Found it here. It was very trendy. The price was more than fair. I had the crawfish jambalaya. It was spicy and good. The cornbread side was the best though. I highly recommend! Service was outstanding as well...

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Additional Information about Papa Roux

Address: 8950 E 10th St, Indianapolis, IN 46219
Phone Number: 317-603-9861
Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
Open Hours:
Monday 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Average Prices: USD $5 to $10
Cuisine: American, Southwestern, Cajun & Creole

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8950 E 10th St, Indianapolis, IN 46219
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: 317-603-9861

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $5 to $10
  • Cuisine: American, Southwestern, Cajun & Creole

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Doing business, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm

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