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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: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Dessert
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients
Dining on a budget

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  • 50
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  • 19
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 2
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  • 2
    Terrible
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 place,great deal.

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 5, 2015
kls03
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Indianapolis, Indiana
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dining on a budget
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75 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Fort Worth, TX
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278 reviews 278 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
209 helpful votes 209 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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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 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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148 reviews 148 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
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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Franklin, Indiana, United States
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39 reviews 39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We go to Papa Roux on a regular basis. We love the po' boys and unlimited sides! My wife and I split a po' boy and pay for another unlimited sides. We do the same for our two girls. The bread pudding is to die for! I'm not even a fan of bread pudding, but I always eat at least... More 

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Indianapolis, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Great po-boys, sandwiches are HUGE..I eat mine with a fork and literally throw away 3/4 of the delicious french bread simply because I can't finish it. The Beef, pork & chicken is tender and well seasoned. I prefer to dine in, but the place is very small and gets crowded fast, so I usually walk mine back across the street... More 

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Indiana
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72 reviews 72 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

This is a small east side, locally owned restaurant that does an amazing business and has great food! Make sure when you are in Indy, you visit this place on the east side of Indy. We don't get there near enough because of our work schedules and where we live, but love it when we get a chance to get... More 

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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 - 10
  • Cuisine: American, Southwestern, Cajun & Creole

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
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?