The 10 Best Brunch Spots in Indiana!

Brunch is the dream combination of breakfast and lunch. It doesn’t matter if you’re craving a plate of impeccable French toast or a hearty salad complemented by fresh fruits and vegetables, the incredible eateries of Indiana have perfected this meal. Here are the 10 best places for brunch in the state. 

1. The Loft Restaurant & Dairy Bar, Zionsville, IN

Located inside of TradersPoint Creamery in southern Zionsville, Indiana, is the Loft Restaurant, where food has a story, it’s farm to table organic, and the owners believe in partnering with other small, local food producers like themselves. The menu changes based on what’s in season, but it’s all delicious just the same! Their brunch menu is full of fantastic selections, such as biscuits and gravy, French toast, baked eggs, breakfast mac and cheese (because who doesn’t love mac and cheese for breakfast?), and the Loft Cheeseburger. Feeling fancy during brunch? Order a sparkling pomegranate mimosa to complement your food!

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2. Sophia’s House of Pancakes, Highland, IN

Sophia’s House of Pancakes in Northern Highland, Indiana, is more than just pancakes. It’s about delicious, prepared to order food using only the best of the best ingredients. It’s about comfort food combined with fresh options. It’s about more than just pancakes. And whether you’re craving a traditional breakfast for brunch or something a little different, Sophia’s House of Pancakes has a wide variety of scrumptious options to choose from. Wraps, Triple decker clubs, salads, burgers, open face hot sandwiches…the possibilities of what to eat are endless! You’ll have to come back at least three times just to try everything!

3. Le Peep Restaurant, Valparaiso, IN

Welcome to Le Peep Restaurant, Northwest Indiana’s preferred breakfast and lunch (also brunch) restaurant! Serving up some of the best of the best and most delicious food in Northern Indiana, it’s easy to see why Le Peep would be a great go-to for when you’re feeling brunchy. Try one of their hearty home-style breakfasts such as the Lumberjack Breakfast or the Big Breakfast Burrito, or one of their build your own “Le Omelettes.” Feeling like a salad instead? Try their deliciously fruity strawberry patch salad! Be sure to order an espresso or coffee to go along with your food, or a smoothie instead! Caribbean cruise, anyone?

4. A2Z Café, Indianapolis, IN

One of the best places in Indianapolis for a great brunch date is A2Z Café. It’s been described as a modern day “Cheers,” which is a place where friends meet, everybody knows your name, and new friendships are formed. At A2Z Café, it’s about great food, generous portions, fresh ingredients, friendly service, and a great kids’ menu! There are so many delectable items to choose from, such as fried biscuits, old fashioned oatmeal, the “Hawaii Five-O” (personal favorite), or try one of their super fluffy omelets! 

5. Toast and Jam Café, Schererville, IN

Good ole Toast and Jam! Where the coffee is on, the food is fresh, and it’s a place to toast with friends, jam, smile, and where everything comes from the heart. Toast and Jam is that place where comfort is key and good food that takes you back to your childhood. Feeling like nachos for brunch? Try their delicious breakfast nachos! In the mood for something else for brunch? French toast and waffles are always a great go to, and the selections are endless here! Strawberries and cream French toast anyone? This place also has some of the best burgers in Schererville in case you were thinking about a burger for brunch instead.

6. Eggshell Bistro, Carmel, IN

The Eggshell Bistro has been open and serving the Carmel and surrounding cities in Indiana since 2011. It’s been voted in the top ten best new restaurants by Indianapolis Monthly Magazine, and Livingly Magazine named it the best brunch spot in Indiana. The inside screams of hip and chic design taste while incorporating a mix of European and New York style. The sweet potato hash is all the rage, as is the “Quintessential Quiche.” Be sure to pair your brunch with their Four Barrel Coffee or the Serendipitea!

7. First Watch, Multiple locations

Who doesn’t love food that’s made to order, made from scratch, and made using only the finest of ingredients possible for the freshest taste? Here at First Watch, that’s what it’s all about. When you walk in, you’re greeted with a pot of their fresh Project Sunrise coffee and complimentary newspapers! At Fresh Watch, it’s all about the customers and it’s where you can have it your way. Their brunch menu features strictly breakfast/lunch selections such as the classic favorites, First Watch Eggsclusives (all eggs, all the time), power bowels featuring the quinoa bowl or the pesto chicken quinoa bowl, the Middle Griddle or the Healthy Sides, featuring deliciously nutritious sides such as the wildly popular avocado toast.  

8. Delicia, Indianapolis, IN

Located in the “So-Bro” district just south of the popular Broad Ripple Village is Delicia, a place where New Latin culinary delights from the Americas, Caribbean and Spain combine into delish goodness! This space embodies the vibe of downtown Broad Ripple: light, lively, and industrial chic. Try one of their delicious breakfast tacos or the spicy yet scrumptious chorizo hash. Skillet de la Casa anyone? How about the classic huevos rancheros?

9. Another Broken Egg Café, Multiple locations

No matter your selection, everything is “egg” ceptional here at Another Broken Egg Café. Their mission is inspiring eggs to excellence and to be the world’s best breakfast, brunch, and lunch café. The atmosphere is warm and friendly, the customer service is fantastic, and the food is even better. The brunch menu is out of this world with so many different and tasty selections to choose from! Choose a Hey Lucy omelet or some good old fashion chicken and waffles. How about a kale and salmon salad? Grilled chicken, mango and spinach salad anyone? No matter what you choose, it’s all egg-licious, and not broken!

10. Nada, Indianapolis, IN

Nada isn’t your average brunch place. It’s Mexican cuisine at its finest, featuring original and traditional dishes like French toast and huevos rancheros, as well as other delicious dishes like Eggs Goettadicto which features English muffins, poached eggs, avocado, goetta, sriarcha hollandaise, and pico de gallo. For drinks, try a sparkling grapefruit or sparkling blood orange. how about a drunken coffee or Tequila Sunrise? It’s unique and it’s absolutely perfect! 

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