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Charlie Brown's Pancake & Steak House

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1038 Main St, Indianapolis, IN 46224-6959
+1 317-243-2502
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good48%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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6:00 am - 7:00 pmAll hours
American, Diner
1038 Main St, Indianapolis, IN 46224-6959
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was in Indy this past Friday and wanted to try someplace new. I was near speedway and found this restaurant. Soon as you walk in, it reminds you of and old-fashioned diner. I got the special of the day, which was beef and noodles, mashed...More

Thank turne23
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited with my husband for breakfast. The food was great, as was the service. However, we noticed that the restaurant had many questionable cleanliness issues, and cobwebs and grease was everywhere. Nice hangout for many oldtimers, but for those clean freaks-beware.We actually sat in booths...More

Thank Donna B
Reviewed June 19, 2017

Nothing Super about the place. Cool racing stuff, but the food is okay. Wait staff is nice and place is clean. Just nothing special

Thank mrsheminger
Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

This cafe is like stepping back in time. Indy 500 photos and memorabilia on the walls and prices right out of the 70's. Loved it!

Thank crossle27
Reviewed June 13, 2017

Stopped at Charlie Brown's for breakfast on the Saturday before the big race. We were pleasantly surprised, the restaurant was not overly crowded. There is all kinds of Indy racing memorabilia on display. We enjoyed a nice meal, eggs and meat hot, portions decent sized,...More

Thank Rose H
Reviewed May 27, 2017

I love Charlie Browns breakfast! The resturant has been around for over 40 years. It has good food, good service and the employees are friendly.

Thank spudwoman
Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

A breakfast at Charlie Browns is to be remembered. Lots of racing stuff on display. Easy parking and a friendly staff.

Thank lspar
Reviewed May 17, 2017

I just discovered it and will not miss a single other weekend going down there except maybe race weekend. I miraculously go to sit next to the owner and she was as fantastic as her place. I will be back there Saturday morning with bells...More

Thank Rikki360
Reviewed May 14, 2017

We come out to the INDY GP every year and Charlie Brown's is our pit stop before race day. We haven't been here on 500 weekend, but I expect it gets busy. The walls are loaded with memorabilia mostly themed with the history of racing...More

Thank Sean B
Reviewed May 7, 2017 via mobile

Family diner, walking distance to the Speedway. A great place to go on a Sunday morning. It was great for me that they had a lite breakfast option with no eggs, because I am not an egg fan. They even had fresh steamed spinich for...More

Thank kaschwartz865
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No WiFi when we visited.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1038 Main St, Indianapolis, IN 46224-6959
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-243-2502
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