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Ruth's Cafe

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3443 E 86th St, Indianapolis, IN 46240-2427
+1 317-757-8006
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good38%
  • Average3%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
“quiche” (7 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3443 E 86th St, Indianapolis, IN 46240-2427
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Reviewed yesterday

Seven of us enjoyed a great brunch. Ginormous pancakes that tasted like a vanilla cake. Tomato basil soup was good. One called a Special Skillet enjoyed by a 14 year old. many, many selections on the back of the menu, dinners and sandwiches. Really the...More

Thank Gail M
Reviewed January 20, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in for lunch at 12:45 on a Sat. They were busy but we waited only 10 min. We sat at the “Rat Pack” table which was so named because it’s straight out of the 70’s. The place is a happy...More

Thank Curt G
Reviewed November 11, 2017 via mobile

Delicious breakfast and wonderful service at Ruth’s cafe! The French toast is to die for!!! Loved the unique plates and mugs!

Thank mandeelee87
Reviewed November 7, 2017 via mobile

Cute place with quirky decor and really good food. I ordered the spinach omelet and added bacon and artichokes. I choose the salad to come with it and so happy I did because I loved the vinegary dressing. My omelet was very good, I would...More

Thank Melissa V
Reviewed September 26, 2017 via mobile

We hadn't been to Ruth's Cafe before and were quite surprised by the interior decor. It's eclectic in a Bohemian way. Very different, interesting and charming all at the same time. My wife enjoyed her French Toast which was more than she could eat. I...More

1  Thank DMJA21
Reviewed September 13, 2017

I have been looking for a great breakfast/lunch place that I can take friends when they visit! This is the spot. Food is wonderful. Service is great! And I love the eclectic decor. My favorite are the pancakes!! They are a must try!!

Thank mom_of_a_creative
Reviewed September 7, 2017

The food here is special (not run of the mill) great soups and sandwiches in areally fun atmosphere !

Thank JudyfromIndy
Reviewed August 24, 2017

Love all the eclectic decorations and themes going on here. Ruth's is decorated by different themes in the dining spaces. Stickers of Star Trek, Betty Boop, you name it, they've got it. The menu is eclectic with breakfast and lunch items also - large portions...More

Thank accuracy_counts
Reviewed July 13, 2017 via mobile

What an odd, charming place. More akin to a tea house than a cafe but you go for the decor as much as for the food. Heavily patronized by the ladies, the food is nicely prepared and served. Fresh and tasty with some unusual selections....More

Thank Jim D
Reviewed June 5, 2017

This is a great place for a hardy breakfast with all the trimmings and you can't go wrong here no matter what you order! Has a very friendly vibe, feels like your best friends kitchen-it is a quaint atmosphere and service is good too.

Thank Trix M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
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: 3443 E 86th St, Indianapolis, IN 46240-2427
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-757-8006
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