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Milktooth, located in downtown's Fletcher Place neighborhood, is a popular gathering place for brunch. Kelley Jordon

Best Brunch in Indianapolis

Cheers to the Weekends

Brunch is more than a meal; it’s an event. Discover the vibrant flavors of Indianapolis by indulging in a delightful brunch experience. Here’s a list of our favorite spots to catch up with old friends, enjoy local grub, and mend that ever-so-awful hangover from the night before.


People Enjoying Brunch At Milktooth in Indianapolis

This auto repair shop turned hip bistro was named one of the 'Best Restaurants in America' by Eater. Their barista station is state-of-the-art, complete with drip, Chemex, V60, cold brew and espresso. Must-try items include their sorghum glazed bacon and the Dutch baby cornmeal pancake.

Café Patachou

Patachou brunch

Topping the list as one of Gourmet Magazine’s healthiest restaurants in the nation, Patachou reigns as one of Indy’s biggest breakfast and lunch staples. Patachou seems to steal its notoriety mostly from the menu’s cinnamon toast or broken yolk sandwich. Owned by restaurateur maven Martha Hoover.

Traders Point Creamery

Traders Point Creamery brunch

Featuring your favorite brunch options, such as French Toast and Eggs Benedict, Traders Point Creamery also offers unique brunch items such as Breakfast Mac & Cheese and Shrimp & Grits. The best part - all items on the menu are prepared using farm-to-table, organic, local ingredients, many straight from The Farm at Traders Point Creamery.

Gallery Bistro & Bar

Calling all pastry lovers! Gallery Pastry Shop offers a delectable array of menu items, including delicate French macarons in an array of flavors and stunning cakes that are as beautiful as they are delicious. You can also indulge in savory quiches and croissants, making it the ideal brunch spot for both sweet and savory pastry lovers to delight in a culinary journey.

Mesh on Mass

Mesh on Mass brunch

With a menu sourced directly from Indiana’s rich farmland, Mesh on Mass offers nothing but the freshest ingredients. Take your pick of homemade buttermilk biscuits topped with decadent sausage gravy, or walk on the lighter side with a selection of fresh fruit, yogurt, and granola trifle.

Taxman CityWay

Taxman Cityway brunch

The downtown outpost of the popular gastropub makes sure your brunch is special with fresh, farm-to-table dishes made from locally sourced ingredients. For those 21 and older, the selection of Belgian-inspired craft beers, handcrafted cocktails, and international wines turns brunch into a special celebration of taking it easy.

Good Morning Mama's

Good Morning Mama brunch

This South Broad Ripple (SoBro) neighborhood favorite will take you back in time to an era of juke boxes and neon lights. Pulling from their Italian heritage, you’ll find Eggs in Purgatory, an Indy favorite featuring eggs simmered in Mama’s homemade Pomodoro sauce, mimosas by the pitcher, and out-of-this-world Java French Toast.


You will be hard-pressed to find another brunch destination with the high level of service that is offered at Yolk. Yolk’s friendly and attentive staff make each dining experience one to remember. Yolk has a number of brunch classics but is known for its five-egg omelets. They have five variations, including “The Works Omelet” and “My Big Fat Greek Omelet.”

The Garden Table

People Eating Brunch At The Garden Table

With two Indy locations in Broad Ripple and Mass Ave, The Garden Table conveniently offers fresh local ingredients. Whether you’re in the mood for a cold pressed juice or Hummingbird Mush, this place is your spot. Don’t know what juice you would like? No worries -  get yourself a flight of juices to try them.


Rize brunch

By sourcing all its menu offerings from local Indiana farms, Rize provides its customers with an authentic farm-to-table dining experience. From the Miller Farm Chicken Hash to the Super Greens smoothie, you can be confident that you’re enjoying the most sustainable and fresh fare available.

Love Handle

Love Handle brunch

Love Handle is a hidden gem tucked away at the end of Mass Ave. Celebrated for its sandwiches featuring high-quality meats and cheeses, the shop serves up a variety of other unique dishes. With an ever-changing menu, there is always something new and unexpected for you to enjoy. 

Northside Kitchenette

Northside Kitchenette brunch

Not to be confused with its sister restaurant and next-door neighbor Northside Social, this laid-back café has been serving up tasty eats in north Broad Ripple for ten years. Try the Brioche French Toast for a sweet breakfast treat, or the Comeback Fried Chicken Sandwich if you are craving some heat. Whatever you’re hungry for, you’ll be sure to find something on the menu that will satisfy you. 

Spoke & Steele

Set tables at Spoke & Steele in Indianapolis

Located inside the Le Meridien Indianapolis hotel, a truly unique atmosphere awaits you inside this chic restaurant. Chef Erin Gillum works closely with local farmers to offer a fresh and eclectic brunch and dinner menu. There is a surprise around every turn at Spoke & Steele, as its craft cocktail bar is considered one of the best in the city. 

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