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Yats on College

5363 N College Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46220-3141
+1 317-253-8817
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly
5363 N College Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46220-3141
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Reviewed 22 May 2006

Yats is an inexpensive way to have a genuine authentic cajun creole meal. With a menu that changes daily, warm hospitality from the staff and owner himself, and food that is to die for, the only one your cheating by not going to Yats...is yourself.

Thank CoyJHutcherson
Reviewed 13 May 2006

Yat's at College Ave and E 54th St is the BEST place on the mid-Northside! That's because it's prices are good--$5-$6 with a drink--there's always a variety within the Cajun-Creole palette, and the servers are so friendly. Jambalaya, Crawfish etouffee, Ropa Vieja (my favorite, pulled...More

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Bloomington IN
Reviewed 22 February 2006

I've lived in both Indianapolis and Bloomington and love the foods at Yats. The food is the same at both and is excellently cooked. The Bloomington Yats has a tendacy to skimp on the rice, which is something that I can't figure out since rice...More

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Reviewed 25 January 2006

Joe has a heart of gold. His hospitality, sincerity and genuine love of people shines thru the food he prepares to please us. I will make it a point to eat at Yats on College every time I am in Indy, and have made it...More

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Carmel, IN
Reviewed 7 November 2005

Joe, the owner of Yats, offers the real deal in Cajun and Creole (and yes there's a difference) at Yats. For you non-locals, stop in and ask what Yats means as it does have a special meaning especially for my friends as we lived in...More

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Reviewed 2 November 2005

I usually go to the Massachusetts Avenue Yats. There always is a nice variety of dishes to choose from for about $5.50, or if you can't decide what to order, you can get 2 half orders for $6.50. The menu changes daily. My favorites are...More

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Reviewed 29 October 2005

Don't be put off by the over the top Mardi Gras style decor, Yats has some excellent cajun food. Around $6 buys you a steaming hot plate of food like creamy crawfish etoufee, red rice and beans, or hunter's stew along with garlic infused crusty...More

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Archbold, Ohio
Reviewed 24 October 2005

Always eat at Yats when we are in Indianapolis. The owner is from New Orleans and cooks great food. Staff are relaxed and friendly. Quick service.

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Reviewed 29 September 2005

Yats is delicious. I've taken four or five business trips to Indianapolis over the past year, and try to make a visit to Yats when I can. They are very fast, which is great if you're on the run and want to grab some food...More

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Indinanapolis, IN
Reviewed 12 January 2005

Great atmosphere, excellent staff and best of all delicious food this is boud to please any palate. Give your taste buds a wake up call and take them for a stroll through the big easy!

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20 May 2017|
Response from capturedbygrace | Reviewed this property |
No, what I mentioned in my review is just what I've tried. It's not all they have.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$8
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5363 N College Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46220-3141
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-253-8817
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