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Papa Roux

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8950 E 10th St, Indianapolis, IN 46219-4257
317-603-9861
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10:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Crown Point, Indiana
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My friend and I are from out of town and I read online that Papa Roux was the place to go, so we did! The girl at the front counter ( with the colored hair and piercings) was sooo helpful and did an awesome job explaining everything to us newbies. I got the Hot Mess and she got a fish... More 

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Thank Brenda I
Franklin, Indiana, United States
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111 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I review Papa Roux once before, but it was before I want gluten free. I wasn't sure how I would like their po boys without their great french bread. But when you order it without bread, they will put it over rice, and the portion is HUGE! I always order a side of cole slaw to add to it, and... More 

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Thank Jim C
Erlanger, Kentucky
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

VERY affordable. HUGE servings. Friendly service. Awesome Cajun. Tiny dive place to eat. IT IS A MUST while in Indy!!!

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Thank Randy J
Cincinnati, Ohio
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been traveling from Cincinnati to Indiana as often as possible for the sole reason of eating at this restaurant. They have everything from pulled pork and chicken to alligator. Yes! Alligator! You can buy a Po Boy sandwich, loaded to beyond description or just naked. There is all kinds of fish, meat, chicken, etc. You pay for the... More 

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Thank Angie B
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Fill up on the unlimited sides and then save your amazing poboy for later! And don't forget tip your people!

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Thank Dana L
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

Traveling home from a visit to family, we read a few restaurant reviews, and decided to try Papa Roux on the north side of Indianapolis. An unprepossessing strip mall, reached by winding through business and neighborhoods, houses the small restaurant. Easy to miss, but we will go out of our way from now on - we won't miss it, or... More 

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Thank GarryAnn
Brinkley
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

Delicious food! The crawfish poboy sandwich was plentiful with tasty crawfish. The etoufee was good too. I lived in Louisiana for a year and good Cajun is always a treat to find. The staff are friendly, inviting and fun. Everyone checked on me as they passed through. It was a blessing! Must stop by anytime you are near Indianapolis.

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Thank Allyson D
Dayton
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

My son and I got some food to-go because we were late to somewhere else. Had the fried catfish wrap with Cole slaw, red beans and rice, and bread pudding. All was delicious, wish we dined in. Definitely going to stop here every time we come through Indy.

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Thank fatzombie
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67 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

People brag about Yatz, but they're not in the same universe as Papa Roux. Tons of choices, great sides (included with entree) and helpful, eclectic staff. EAT UP!

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Thank Dowdy D
Indianapolis, Indiana
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42 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016 via mobile

An old friend who'd just gotten remarried came to visit, and we knew they'd enjoy Papa Roux's! Now only did we all chow down on catfish or alligator Po-boy sandwiches, we ate unlimited sides till we were stuffed, with the Coup de Grace being that tasty bread pudding! They enjoyed it so much, they added their names to the wall!... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Cuisine
American, Cajun & Creole
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8950 E 10th St, Indianapolis, IN 46219-4257
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: 317-603-9861

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?