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Rock-Cola 50's Cafe

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5730 Brookville Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46219-8113
+1 317-357-2233
07:00 - 19:00
Closed now
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Sun 10:00 - 16:00
Mon 07:00 - 14:30
Tue - Sat 07:00 - 19:00
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love diners & cafes and after stumbling across this here I knew I had to visit. The pictures make it appear nicer than it is in person. Still cute, but more of a little hole in the wall to me. I appreciate all of the decor and it's tribute to the 50's. With that said my food did not... More 

Thank Ashley R
Saint Louis, Missouri
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66 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While visiting our daughter and son-n-law in Indianapolis, found the Rock-Cola 50's Cafe thanks to TripAdvisor! After spending a wonderful day downtown Indy, we headed to the Rock-Cola 50's Cafe for a late lunch on a Sunday afternoon. When we arrived the building looks a little rough but the parking lot was packed (good sign) so we went inside with... More 

Thank m2mays
Decatur, Indiana
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in for lunch and had the Reuben, the service was prompt and friendly, the sandwich was piled high and toasted to perfection and the price was very reasonable.

Thank edward701
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Got a groupon, read reviews, drove out of the way, freaked out by the sign. Went in and LOVED IT! The atmosphere, super friendly staff and the food! YUMMY! Great quality, great variety and value. If we didn't live 4 hours away it would be a normal place for us! Seriously go there! The puc is my Philly (had it... More 

Thank Robin P
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61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Good food, wide selection, and great value. Tasty sandwiches. Made the quick lunch before airport (about 30 minutes to Indianapolis Airport)! Grilled tenderloin is massive! Loved the pickled veggies on the beef sandwich! Ruben sandwich was also excellent! Rock-Cola 50's Cafe. Indy.

Thank DrSkippy
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Food was plenty and very tasting. The restaurant looks nothing like the picture with is disappointing.

Thank Stacey B
Greenfield, Indiana
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168 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We had a fun time stopping by for our first visit. It is a tiny place, with maybe ten booths total and about as many stools. The food was all hot. The decor is dated (to the 1950s). They sell Choc-Cola, which is mainly why we came, as my kids adore this stuff. We will definitely go again in the... More 

Thank MarandaA36
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41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

When they pointed to the buffet, I thought "THAT'S a buffet?" But when I checked it out, I had to give it a try. It was WONDERFUL and included HIGH-QUALITY FOODS. Unlimited bacon (some of the best bacon you've ever had), sausage patties, smoked sausage, and ham...that's right FOUR MEATS. Scrambled eggs on the buffet, plus they offered to make... More 

Thank Deganotneb
Fairfield, Ohio
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We stopped in on our way through town based on reviews I found online and it lived up to the reviews and then some! We were a pretty large group and it's a somewhat small place (part of the reason I loved it so much) so we seemed like we were taking over but they got us taken care of... More 

Thank RDenise03
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

After reading some of the reviews I was kind of excited about visiting this place, but as is often the case, the reality didn't really live up to the hype for us. The place is small and kind of cozy with some 50's/60's memorabilia on the walls which was kind of neat to look at, especially if you were alive... More 

Thank Buster C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Cafe, Diner, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5730 Brookville Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46219-8113
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-357-2233

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