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Cafe Patachou

4911 N Pennsylvania St, Indianapolis, IN 46205-1034
+1 317-925-2823
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (33 reviews)
“cinnamon toast” (46 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 4 January 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
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

Always try and have lunch when I am in town. The space is warm and inviting. The menu choices are broad and inviting. I had the tortilla soup and a chicken salad sandwich. The soup was hot and very tasty and had some kick. Very...More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Patachou is always a treat. The food is always fresh and interesting. It is a bit loud so not a good spot if that is an issue for you. The tablets are quite close. The service is prompt and friendly but not always warm. Everything...More

Thank Patti E
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Great service for this wonderful breakfast spot. Good menu with both hearty and healthy options. Coffee is good, self serve option, like it. I had an omelette with cinnamon toast. Perfectly created and delicious. Priced accordingly for good quality.

Thank Swwalton
Reviewed 2 October 2017

It was recommended to us for lunch on Sunday after church. The four of us waited a short time for seating since it was very busy and they take no reservations. The waitress was very engaging and informative regarding the menu. Coffee is self serve...More

Thank Jack B
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

After searching and walking the downtown area for a good breakfast spot, we asked a concierge and he suggested Patachou. We almost missed this wonderful dining experience. From the omelet selections, the cinnamon toast, the waffles, everything was delicious. Our server was very helpful in...More

Thank emachall
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Because we ordered our food to-go, I can't address the quality of the servers. However I can attest that the food is delicious! There were lots of people there when I picked up our food so it must be a popular place to eat. I...More

Thank GrammarCopTennessee
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Parking was a real challenge around 9 on a Thursday morning. I like that people can have dogs with them when they eat outside. Egg omelettes were good and the toast was very good. Daughter thought the vegan omelette was just ok. I know some...More

Thank Julie V
Reviewed 1 August 2017

People all recommended this place, but the ones in our family hadn't. We all loved it, and I know they will be back. Croissant French toast, came with pecans and syrup plus some fresh fruit. The side of bacon was big enough to share. The...More

Thank Jody S
Reviewed 24 July 2017

This is the original Patachou location and it has great light with big windows from two sides. The Omelettes are large and packed with lots of great ingredients. The 10 Grain Porridge was also very filling, but as fruit lovers, we were glad we had...More

Thank Larry P
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Marla S
9 July 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
US$5 - US$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, Child-friendly, Kids
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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