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Check out the 4 most popular spots in downtown Indianapolis

Coat Check Coffee | Photo: Yurui M./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on April 06, 2020.

Spending time in downtown Indianapolis? Get to know this Indianapolis neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a breakfast spot to a cocktail lounge.

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit downtown, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.

1. Cafe Patachou

Photo: Kenneth J./Yelp

Topping the list is cafe and breakfast/brunch and New American spot Cafe Patachou. Located at 225 W. Washington St., it's the most popular business in the neighborhood, boasting 4.5 stars out of 1,009 reviews on Yelp.

The cafe serves omelets, sandwiches, granola bowls, yogurt and more. On the menu, look for the French toast with powdered sugar and pecans or the over-easy eggs with smoked salmon.

2. Nicky Blaine's Cocktail Lounge

Photo: Nicky Blaine's Cocktail Lounge/Yelp

Next up is lounge, cocktail bar and cigar bar Nicky Blaine's Cocktail Lounge, situated at 20 N. Meridian St. With four stars out of 189 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite.

This lounge and bar specializes in cocktails. It also features appetizers and a wide selection of fine cigars.

3. Coat Check Coffee

Photo: Katlyn D./Yelp

Bakery Coat Check Coffee, which offers coffee, tea and more, is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 401 E. Michigan St., five stars out of 406 reviews.

Coat Check Coffee specializes in coffee, serving espresso and filtered coffee. The cafe also offers pastries made from scratch. 

4. The Eagle

Photo: The Eagle/Yelp

The Eagle, a traditional American and Southern spot, is another much-loved neighborhood go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 1,887 Yelp reviews. Head over to 310 Massachusetts Ave. to see for yourself.

The Eagle offers a menu focused on Southern-style dishes, including items like fried chicken, homemade biscuits with blackberry jam and a pork sandwich with broccoli rabe.


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