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Cafe Patachou

4911 N Pennsylvania St, Indianapolis, IN 46205-1034
+1 317-925-2823
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (34 reviews)
“cinnamon toast” (47 reviews)
“cuban breakfast” (10 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
4911 N Pennsylvania St, Indianapolis, IN 46205-1034
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I was in town for a fitness summit. A friend of mine who is a local told me about this place so naturally I had to go. They have a coffee section where you serve yourself and this is a positive. It kinda brings people...More

Thank fabulousfmp
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a horrible experience- just as bad as the last time we were there. From not seating people FIFO, SLOW service, had to ask for water multiple times, the omelettes that used to be full of ingredients are not filling and mine was even...More

Thank ZeekIndianapolis
Maddy B, Public Relations Manager at Cafe Patachou, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're very disappointed to hear about this negative experience but appreciate your feedback greatly. If you could email us details of your visit like time, date and server name (or general appearance) to tellahuman@cafepatachou.com, we would love to address this ASAP. Thank you.

Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

Years ago when this opened, it was unique and exciting for the city. Today, several place do this style, and a few do it better. Seek them out if you want avoid the noise, the wait, and the crowding. This visit food was good and...More

Thank BatGuano30
Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

Restaurant was full of great food and kind people. Lots of options to pick your meal. Try the coffee! I absolutely loved the bathroom sign.

Thank awerner2018
Reviewed April 3, 2018

A good coffee shop in downtown Indianapolis. I walked in and sat down at the counter. The service was good. I was provided with recommendations and told the coffee was unlimited. it had a variety of good coffees. I had a couple of different flavors....More

Thank Henry P
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

I came here on a Sunday morning. I was initially planning on going to the downtown location (as I though that they only had one location), but when I Googled the restaurant to see how busy it would be, I would pleasantly surprised to see...More

Thank AKAshon
Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful experience! Great place to eat! Caters to gluten free and vegan options. Locally sourced food

Thank matmeljade
Reviewed March 8, 2018

Great omelets with interesting additions. Best cinnamon toast in town! The black ices tea is the best and service is always consistent. Slightly on the expensive side.

Thank davidcI6965BP
Reviewed February 28, 2018

Both my wife and I love Cafe Patachou, delicious tasting food and coffee. Go early, they do get busy but always get in without any hassle! If solo like I am sometimes, I sit at the bar and make conversation with my neighbor if it...More

Thank Nathan C
Reviewed January 4, 2018

I returned to Patachou after an absence of a decade to revisit my favorite turkey sandwich of many moons ago. What I found was a resplendent new dining room, with much of the same menu of long ago, except that prices had moved up and...More

Thank RichardSchillen
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Marla S
July 8, 2017|
Response from Bobbklou | Reviewed this property |
We are from a different city so don't know what a Sunday crowd looks like. We went Monday and no wait.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $20
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4911 N Pennsylvania St, Indianapolis, IN 46205-1034
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-925-2823
  • E-mail
Long described as "a student union for adults," Cafe Patachou(R) is an award-winning Cafe. Customers can expect a world class breakfast and lunch experience that includes dishes prepared with premium ingredients from scratch and to-order, a commitment to sourcing local and often organic products, refreshingly personal yet professional service by a well trained team and Cafe environments that are vibrant and alive. Bound by these principles since opening in 1989, Cafe Patachou(R) has garnered local, regional and national accolades, including having been named one of the "Top Ten Places for Breakfast in the Country" by Bon Appetit Magazine. There are now five Cafe Patachou(R) locations serving customer favorites such as made-to-order omelettes made with Indiana farm-fresh eggs, salads, soups, sandwiches and desserts, spreading the love to Indianapolis residents and visitors alike.
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