In this town, brunchin’ ain’t easy but it’s necessary. Whether you’re on the hunt for fluffy eggs, fried chicken and waffles or mind-blowing bloody marys, the options can get as overwhelming as the lines at times. 🍳
Luckily, you have us to scout things out. We listed a whole bunch of brunch options (22 total), along with menu recs, pro tips, and an interactive map to track ‘em. Plan your weekend and pour those mimosas.
Rize | 7 a.m.-2 p.m. (3 p.m. on weekends) | Rize offers a selection of farm-to-table breakfast + lunch options that feature fresh ingredients from Indiana farms.
The Garden Table | Tues.-Sun. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Menus at the Broad Ripple + Mass Ave. locations may differ, but one thing worth trying — The Garden Table’s cold pressed juices.
Cafe Patachou | All locations open daily until 3 p.m. | Cafe Patachou prides itself on serving dishes made from scratch with local premium ingredients — we highly recommend the cinnamon toast with your meal.
3 Sisters Cafe | Every day 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | As Broad Ripple’s oldest breakfast spot, 3 Sisters knows how to make some brunch staples.
Milktooth | Fri.-Mon. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. | You’ll find a unique and globally-inspired menu + an atmosphere perfect for brunch.
Mornings Breakfast & Brunch | Every day 7 a.m.-3 p.m. | It’s not a trip to Mornings without its Instagram-worthy mimosa flight.
Petite Chou Bistro & Champagne Bar | Sun.-Tues. 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Wed.-Sat. 8 a.m.-9 p.m. | A tightly packed + aesthetically pleasing patio serving up classic bistro fare earned it recognition as one of Travel & Leisure’s Top French Restaurants in the US.
Public Greens | Wed.-Sat. 11:30am-8:00pm, Sun. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | This modern, farm-inspired eatery serves a rotating series of seasonal bowls, grilled, and handheld items + is also a working urban microfarm.
Lincoln Square Pancake House | Every day 7 a.m.-3 p.m. | This classic first-generation family business (established in 1989) has 10 different locations across central Indiana.
Love Handle | 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Closed Wednesday | Find breakfast + lunch sandwiches with local, artisanal ingredients and enjoy its vintage ambiance.
Rock-Cola 50’s Cafe | This classic retro diner serves up brunch options like steak and eggs, pancakes, waffles, and french toast — in addition to the burgers and shakes that you would expect.
Gallery Pastry Bar | Sun.-Tues. 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Wed.-Sat. 8 a.m.-9 p.m. | A chic, bohemian venue offering European fare for brunch + dinner, plus pastries, coffee, and a full bar.
Amelia’s | Every day 8 a.m.-8 p.m. | For a quick grab-and-go option, stop by Amelia’s for coffee + a pastry. Dessert for breakfast? Try the gelato.
Leviathan Bakehouse | Wed.-Sat. 7 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. 8 a.m.-3 p.m. | This bakery was named the best bread in the state by Food & Wine.
Good Morning Mama’s Cafe | Tues.-Sun. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. | We recommend sitting on the back patio at this SoBro brunch spot serving up homemade breakfast and lunch.
Eggshell Bistro | Wed.-Fri. 7 a.m.-1 p.m., Sat.-Sun. 7 a.m.-1 p.m. | Located in Carmel City Center, this spot is all about fine brunching from the vision of Chef Hanes, who has been nationally recognized + awarded throughout his career.
Ruth’s Cafe | Mon.-Fri. 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Sat.-Sun. 8 a.m.-3 p.m. | This casual cafe has all kinds of egg-citing menu options.
Maxine’s Chicken & Waffles | Mon.-Fri. 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Get nostalgic with this homegrown family restaurant serving up southern comfort food.
Landlocked Baking Company | Tues.-Fri. 7 a.m.-3 p.m., Sat.-Sun. 8 a.m.-3 p.m. | This Irvington gem serves up coffees, pastries, and brunch with vegan options.
Canal Bistro | Mon.-Thurs. 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Fri. 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Sun 10 a.m.-9 p.m. | This family-owned and operated restaurant serves fresh + authentic Mediterranean food you can get without a passport.
Root & Bone | Sun. 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Mon.-Fri. 4-10 p.m., Sun., 9 a.m.-10 p.m. | A trendy restaurant with an industrial vibe plating thoughtfully sourced, farm-fresh mains + sides.
The Oakmont | Mon.-Thurs. 11 a.m.-11 p.m., Fri. 11 a.m.-1 a.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-1 a.m., Sun. 10 a.m.-11 p.m. | A trendy spot with retro-style decor offering elevated versions of comfort classics and weekend brunch.