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Bub's Cafe

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220 2nd St SW, Carmel, IN 46032-2015
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pancakes” (8 reviews)
“burger” (15 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
220 2nd St SW, Carmel, IN 46032-2015
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Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

There are not many breakfast places that open before 8:00am on Saturday's( This one does!!) I ordered the breakfast special, egg scramble with a srirachi sauce. It was very good and ordered fresh donuts to go! It was also pleasure get to meet Matt, owner....More

Thank turne23
Reviewed February 2, 2018

Order was perfectly done, no problem with special requests. Quiet for a Sunday morning. Potatoes for breakfast were uninspired and tasted like they were pre-processed, not made onsite. Everything else was tasty and hot.

Thank Rob S
Reviewed January 21, 2018

A small place off the beaten path. The donuts are a must. The omelette was very good. Good size portion.

Thank evilearl
Reviewed July 21, 2017

burgers are 1/4..1/2...an 1 lb..the one pounder is called the "big ugly"..get your picture taken and mounted on the wall if you can eat one..elk burgers are also popular here..fries are extra but only cost $1.25 for small and that is enough..mahi mahi sandwich sandwich...More

Thank david p
Reviewed July 17, 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I ate brunch here this weekend. We soon realized we could have split our meals and still been full! We had the egg white omelettes which were amazing. We then had the homemade donut holes...each one the size of a baseball and...More

Thank Bri1313
Reviewed July 14, 2017 via mobile

Brought an out-of-town friend here, as I like to support the smaller businesses. However, probably won't return here. My friend liked the salad, but the sandwich was tough. (They gave her a 20% discount due to the toughness--my friend wasn't expecting this, and she ate...More

1  Thank nancy w
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

Took a large group of baseball boys and parents here while we were in town for a tournament. They handled our large crew nicely-- sat us outside in the back at the picnic tables. They only assigned one server for all of us. She did...More

Thank Westermaab
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Located in an old house. I prefer the outside seating. Nice variety for breakfast. Gluten free options such as omelets and granola. Features pancakes of the day.

Thank MrMrsL63
Reviewed June 9, 2017 via mobile

The food was delicious and the portions large. A unique place a short walk/drive out of the way of downtown Carmel next to Monon Trail. Cute old house turned into cafe. Loved it and plan to go back!

Thank Janice B
Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

Guys from our church group met here this Saturday morning. I ended up with a breakfast bowl with bacon. We sat on patio overlooking the Monon trail. I would have liked to have tried the homemade donuts!

Thank turne23
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
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 46032-2015
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Hamilton County  >  Carmel
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