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Cafe Patachou

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4911 N Pennsylvania St, Indianapolis, IN 46205-1034
+1 317-925-2823
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7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Portland Oregon
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56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cafe Patachon sits unpretentiously at a small intersection away from downtown Indianapolis, but don't let the simple surroundings fool you. Once inside (or on the patio if the weather cooperates), you'll find an adventurous menu for breakfast, brunch or lunch, appropriate adult beverages, efficient and friendly service and a distinctive "buzz" that tells you that it's a local gem. I... More 

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Thank Billmart
Maddy B, Public Relations Manager at Cafe Patachou, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting us and for your thoughtful review! We appreciate the kind words about our food, ambience and location. We hope to see you again the next time you are in Indy! More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've eaten here several times and have always had a good experience. I usually order breakfast food no matter the time of day. Excellent omelettes and great coffee. Servers have always been friendly and attentive, but not overly so. Since I meet friends here whom I don't see regularly, I appreciate being able to linger over the meal without feeling... More 

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Thank Indysnorkeler
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is my favorite breakfast place in town. The omelette choices are so enticing, but I also like the healthier choices such as oatmeal with quinoa and fruit. They have a nice selection of coffees, and the outdoor seating is great on a nice day. It is great for families and leisurely weekend breakfasts with a great neighborhood feel, but... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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317 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

A quaint neighborhood eatery.come early as they get very busy.great variety of vegan organic healthy food made fresh right herr.not to mention the homemade jams with their homemade breads..simply delicious and consistent..ask for Brad. He is a genius of a waiter and handsome...

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Thank Gypsy1102
Maddy B, Public Relations Manager at Cafe Patachou, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind words about our food! We will pass along your praise to Brad! More 

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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

My Trip Advisor search for organic, local food in Indianapolis placed this restaurant at the top of the list. The menu looked appetizing and the description promised an atmosphere lively with awareness and energy of the local food movement and “from scratch” cooking. I planned the stop as a lunch break during an eight-hour drive, hoping for a nutritional infusion... More 

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Thank Anna-Maria C
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

We loved everything about this place. Very friendly, excellent service only outdone by the food. Lots of healthy options with plentiful servings. Our favorite place so far!

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Thank Cdmwjackson
Maddy B, Public Relations Manager at Cafe Patachou, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review and kind words about our service and food. We hope to see you again soon! More 

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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

Four of us coworkers had breakfast at this downtown gem on a weekday and we all loved it, from the cinnamon toast, to the egg white kale omelette, to the smoked salmon. Host Eric did a great job handling a steady line of hungry costumers ready to sit right away, while Annie took care speedily of everyone ordering muffins, fresh... More 

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Thank Erika A
Maddy B, Public Relations Manager at Cafe Patachou, responded to this review

Thank you so much for visiting Patachou on the Park and for your kind words about our staff! We will pass along your praise to Eric, Annie and Christina! Hope to see you again soon. More 

Silver Spring
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59 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

It was our first visit to see a granddaughter at Butler University and when we asked her where to have lunch, she immediately said Café Patachou. It's a 5 minute drive from the Butler campus and has limited parking, but plenty of street side parking nearby. Breakfast style options are vast and were available when we arrived in mid-afternoon. For... More 

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Maddy B, Public Relations Manager at Cafe Patachou, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your thoughtful review! We're so happy that your granddaughter recommended a visit to Cafe Patachou and that you enjoyed your meals. We can't wait to see you again during your next visit to Butler! More 

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101 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

I just love this restaurant! There are several locations to choose from and all are independently owned My fave location is on Pennsylvania It has a neighborhood feel and very cozy Each meal is made to order with fresh Ingredients Salads, sandwiches, soups and more! Don't forget dessert!! Enjoy

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Thank Julie C
Maddy B, Public Relations Manager at Cafe Patachou, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your thoughtful review and kind words! We hope to see you again soon! More 

Miami, Florida
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279 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

Come early or wait in line, but the food does not disappoint. Great, extensive menu and EVERY dish is delicious! A local place full of locals but if you can get in, it's worth the wait.

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Maddy B, Public Relations Manager at Cafe Patachou, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! We appreciate your kind words. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $20
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Gluten Free
Meals
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, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
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
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?