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Bub's Cafe

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220 2nd St. SW, Carmel, IN 46032
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Carmel, Indiana
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My family and I visit Bubs weekly!! Burgers and fries are super delicious !!!!! My kids are always asking Bubs and we can't resist it

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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They specialize in breakfast and lunch with the house special of the home made doughnuts. Every time I have been there I thought the food was good, servers are attentive and they have a large local following so much that the servers know most of the patrons by name. It is also nice that the head chef/owner is visible and... More 

Thank alwaystripin
Lafayette, IN
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44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My kids and I found this gem by going through the reviews of where to eat breakfast in Carmel. Arrived at approx. 8:30 on Sunday morning and was seated immediately. The server was attentive and friendly. I had one of their specials which consisted of biscuits, eggs over-easy within the biscuits and gravy all around. It was amazing! The coffee... More 

Thank mpaulet
Zionsville, Indiana
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My son and I went for breakfast on a Saturday morning. We had about about 15 min wait. This place is not very big, so the waits could be longer. The service was okay and the food was pretty good. I had a mushroom, onion, bacon omelette and my son had a special of the day. It was biscuits with... More 

Thank turne23
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

Service was great, friendly. Biscuits and gravy were bountiful . Restaurant is in an old house.Prices were very reasonable. Reminded me of Owen's Fish Camp in Sarasota

Thank Joe R
Indianapolis, IN
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

This is a pretty standard burger place. It is located right on the Monon at Main Street. The burgers are big but usually patience is the key to enjoying your visit. It's best when you aren't starving and have some time just hanging out people watching and waiting for your table. This is not the place to come for a... More 

Thank Indy-Eliz
Westfield, Indiana
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56 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

I am not a big burger fan, but the kids(teens) made me try. They love Bubs. Their favorites are loaded waffle fries, chili, and big ugly. I had the Settle for Less Ugly. We spent $70 for family of 4. In a democratic house you vote on dinner outings. Teens and my hubby will often vote for Bubs. I search... More 

Thank zoretta h
Chicago, Illinois
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Kudos to Bub's for offering multiple sizes on many of their items so you can try several dishes and still eat a sane amount. Seasonings are spot on. Small order of sweet potato waffle fries, mini burger, cup of chili and cookies and cream shake all split for 2 made a satisfling lunch.

Thank NDGipper
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016 via mobile

Had to stop back the next day. Great service and homemade food. Granola is awesome. Family atmosphere makes you feel very welcome.

Thank Debbie C
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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74 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016

This place is awesome. coffee is outstanding, menu is extensive and creative, and everything is made from scratch. i don't eat donuts and sweets, but if i did, i'd live here!! Egg dishes range from sophisticated to basic and their breakfast bread bowls looked amazing. highly recommend for the whole family.

Thank Juliet R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220 2nd St. SW, Carmel, IN 46032
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Hamilton County  >  Carmel

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