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653 E 52nd St, Indianapolis, IN 46205-1167
+1 317-920-8121
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
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Sun 09:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:30 - 21:30
Sat 09:00 - 21:30
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Towanda, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Good healthy food. I will be back. Not just the same old stuff. Eggs and quinoa are not something I would have thought of.

Thank nscrn
Indianapolis, Indiana
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228 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

If you or a dining companion is vegetarian or vegan, this may be the place to go. They have several options to choose from. Parking is atrocious! Service was the pits. My soup and that of my dining companions was out of this world wonderful. The Morrocan carrot salad had little flavor. Mine is better. The broccoli salad was tasty... More 

Thank homeless-dancer
Indianapolis, Indiana
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

Just delicious - mimosas are terrific and their Pannekoken dessert is one of a kind. The services is fantastic and the people are really cool.

Thank lizbosko
Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

Great little spot that offers several vegan and vegetarian options. Hummus is great, and their lentil curry soup is one of my favorites. Peanut Sauce Temptation with seitan is fantastic and one of my kids said the cilantro pesto dish was the best he ever had.

Thank Steve J
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

We spent the night in Indianapolis and as usual looked for a "new to us" vegitarian resturant. We chose SoBro Cafe and were very pleased. The dinning area was small, but the atmosphere was great! We ordered the deluxe hummus to share and then the night's special, crusted talapia over mashed potatoes with veggies. It was very delicious. Oh, i... More 

Thank Teresa P
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52 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

We stopped on a road trip after looking up vegan places. It was above anything we'd expect. Started with their homemade chai tea latte which got me addicted. And then all of us opted for The Good Burger. Which was delicious and very filling. The sweet potato dries we chose (which came for a small additional cost) were not what... More 

Thank MaiteTheFrenchie
Indianapolis, Indiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

I took friends to SoBro who had never been there before. It was an early rainy Thursday evening so tables filled slowly. We began with a bottle of Melbac, by the glass is limited, which was delicious. My friend commented on how another restaurant he had been to lately charger $8 more. Beginning with the corn fritters which were dry... More 

Thank macymooChicago
Danville, Indiana
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103 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

It was only by luck that we ended up at SoBro Cafe after learning our first, second, and third choices for a late Sunday lunch were all closed. We were en route to Mama Corolla's when we spotted this cafe and after having seen good reviews on Yelp decided to give it a try. It's small, but there was no... More 

Thank Jenny K
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Consistently high quality, farm to table simple but interesting food. Broad menu spanning veg, vegan, seafood, beef. Interesting wine/beer selections. Try the crepes, savory or sweet.

1 Thank Kateofyummyfunfood
Danville, Indiana, United States
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

My wife, myself, and some friends went to the SoBro Café last evening. It was our first time, and the food was great. Bill served us, and he is one of the cooks as well. The service was good especially if you want to take your time. It is a small place, but the outside seating was nice. The curries... More 

Thank Daniel S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
American, Cafe, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
09:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 653 E 52nd St, Indianapolis, IN 46205-1167
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-920-8121
SoBro Cafe wants you to enjoy great tasting, interesting, wonderful food. Our internationally-inspired dishes are healthy and our plates come back to the kitchen clean! We have a range of selections for every taste, from steak eaters to vegetarians and vegans to guests on gluten-free diets. Please see our menu on our website, or call to find out what our dinner specials are, or better yet- come in and experience our food!
Chef Jenxie creates all of our food from scratch (except our breads and sweet potato fries) and this includes all our sauces, soups, dressings and even our ketchup.
Our dining room is filled with local art- all available for immediate sale, with 100% of the money going directly to the artist. Our staff is also creative, featuring two art gallery curators, two visual artists currently displaying work in Indianapolis, four performing musicians, and a fire spinner.

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