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Illinois Street Food Emporium

5550 N Illinois St, Indianapolis, IN 46208-2630
+1 317-253-9513
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good40%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“quiche” (3 reviews)
“cakes” (5 reviews)
“take home” (5 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
5550 N Illinois St, Indianapolis, IN 46208-2630
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We go here often for weekend breakfasts and a few time for lunch or dinner. The food is consistently good both the hot meals and those delicious pastries that are prepared on-site. Food quality is also high and the menu choices are plentiful. We only...More

Thank Dan G
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

This is a neighborhood gem. I love the atmosphere. They have fantastic coffee and the pastries are to die for. I’ve had breakfast, lunch and dinner and never disappointed. They always have a “display” plate out to display their daily special. Coffee excellent. Homemade breads....More

Thank cbavon2015
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

I️ was in the area, picking up some I️ce cream next door, and had never noticed the emporium next door. I thought I’d give the emporium a try, to see if they had a sandwich for lunch. I️ asked their advice and said their chicken...More

Thank GoButler99
Reviewed 26 October 2017

I had the opportunity to take my daughter to lunch this week and wanted to choose a fun, friendly place. We always have always enjoyed Illinois St and this was no exception. It was a beautiful day and we were able to get a nice...More

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

I meet my sisters there nearly every morning for coffee and tea. They also have delicious baked goods. Vivian runs a great place with the help of Frank, Jennifer, and Zach.

Thank Barbara F
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Siri directed me to this local coffee shop, but it is much more than that. The day's special was a delicious frittata w/ fresh bread and fruit. Add a cup of smooth house coffee and the total was under $11. I followed staff's advice of...More

Thank IndyHeidiJo
Reviewed 24 May 2017

About 5.5 miles north of downtown, this neighborhood café is a good place for breakfast or lunch. There is an ample selection of sandwich and specials: order at the counter, pick up your beverage and the food will be brought promptly to your table. My...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

I meet my sisters and my mother here most mornings. Frank and Jennifer are quick to help us when we arrive. Sherry is working in the kitchen, but often comes out to say hi! The owner, Vivian, is personable and friendly. The cakes, hot cross...More

Thank Barbara F
Reviewed 17 May 2017

In March I wrote a review of Illinois Food Emporium prices as they seemed extremely high for the items I purchased. Within days the owner contacted me to follow up and to apologize for the error that had been made. I appreciate her diligence and...More

2  Thank Farnaharpy
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Ate here for the first time and will definitely be going back. Three of us ordered different things and all agreed our choices were perfect

Thank Quakers72
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:30 PM
7:00 AM - 7:30 PM
7:00 AM - 7:30 PM
7:00 AM - 7:30 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5550 N Illinois St, Indianapolis, IN 46208-2630
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-253-9513
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