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Taste Cafe & Marketplace

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5164 N College Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46205-1136
+1 317-925-2233
08:00 - 14:00
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Mon 08:00 - 14:00
Tue - Sat 08:00 - 15:00
Wed - Thu 18:00 - 21:00
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

I used to love this restaurant and have gone more than a dozen times. I went last Saturday with my daughter and it was not good. From the decor, quality of the food and even worse service I can't recommend it. The seat covers were torn, the bathroom was disgusting and the fact that our specialty coffee drinks were after... More 

1 Thank Carla E
Indianapolis, Indiana
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9 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

I love having brunch here -the line can be long but worth the wait. I love eating outside when the weather is nice. The quiche is fabulous!! There is always a display of tempting sweets too! It's order at the counter and serve your own water and sit and wait at a table for your food to arrive. Well worth... More 

Thank ghandleyd
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37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

I live in the neighborhood and have never stopped in, so decided to with some friends. When you go in, you order at a counter and someone brings the food to you. The food took quite some time for all of us. When mine came out, they had given me a completely different dish. I told the girl it wasn't... More 

2 Thank Hunter V
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21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Menu huge. Special board huge. Line huge due to over complicated menu. Wait for food huge. I only go for coffee to meet a friend who loves the oatmeal. Food as tortured as a Dick Cheney water board victim. I may never go back.They opened a sister restaurant next door called E.D. It's just as unfulfilling.

2 Thank HenrySteel
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

Extensive vegetarian and meat options. Great coffee. Go when you are not rushed; food can take awhile to come out.

Thank Cheryl W
Sudbury, MA
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

The menus are innovative and interesting, making it very difficult to select something :) The breakfasts were delicious. The portions are extremely generous. Can't wait to return and try some of their other creative dishes!

Thank SMHamilton
Carmel, Indiana
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

I really enjoy a good salad. I ordered the V8 salad and it was full of veggies, not skimpy. The salad is so big it's big enough for two people for sure. This place is not just for vegetarians. It offers a variety of salads and sandwiches. It's more or less a breakfast and lunch place and closes at three.... More 

Thank Shannon S
Carmel, Indiana
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

This is not just eggs and sandwiches. This is gourmet style food. Even a Frenchman visiting Indy would think he was eating in France and yet you could qualify what they serve as modern DELICIOUS American food. Marc and Deidra, the owners, don't just cook, they craft food for their guests pleasure. Before I forget I am not related to... More 

Winfield, Illinois, United States
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59 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016

It was a rainy day as we ran in from the weather. We had a short wait but it was well worth it. You place your order at the counter. They give you a number for your table. Due to the crowd, we were able to find a nice table in another room. It was funky and fun. We were... More 

Thank Terre H
Indianapolis, Indiana
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016

Long lines lead to one super slow guy answering phones, cutting pies, talking with friends and not taking orders as though it is most important. Nearly zero people at tables with food. This place has NO clue about how to care for people that decide to come to this location and spend money. NOT TO MENTION, parking is horrid. Food... More 

1 Thank goodlifelookingout

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5164 N College Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46205-1136
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-925-2233

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