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Illinois Street Food Emporium

5550 N Illinois St, Indianapolis, IN 46208-2630
+1 317-253-9513
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“quiche” (3 reviews)
“cakes” (5 reviews)
“take home” (5 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
5550 N Illinois St, Indianapolis, IN 46208-2630
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I️ was in the area, picking up some I️ce cream next door, and had never noticed the emporium next door. I thought I’d give the emporium a try, to see if they had a sandwich for lunch. I️ asked their advice and said their chicken...More

Thank GoButler99
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the opportunity to take my daughter to lunch this week and wanted to choose a fun, friendly place. We always have always enjoyed Illinois St and this was no exception. It was a beautiful day and we were able to get a nice...More

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

I meet my sisters there nearly every morning for coffee and tea. They also have delicious baked goods. Vivian runs a great place with the help of Frank, Jennifer, and Zach.

Thank Barbara F
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Siri directed me to this local coffee shop, but it is much more than that. The day's special was a delicious frittata w/ fresh bread and fruit. Add a cup of smooth house coffee and the total was under $11. I followed staff's advice of...More

Thank IndyHeidiJo
Reviewed 24 May 2017

About 5.5 miles north of downtown, this neighborhood café is a good place for breakfast or lunch. There is an ample selection of sandwich and specials: order at the counter, pick up your beverage and the food will be brought promptly to your table. My...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

I meet my sisters and my mother here most mornings. Frank and Jennifer are quick to help us when we arrive. Sherry is working in the kitchen, but often comes out to say hi! The owner, Vivian, is personable and friendly. The cakes, hot cross...More

Thank Barbara F
Reviewed 17 May 2017

In March I wrote a review of Illinois Food Emporium prices as they seemed extremely high for the items I purchased. Within days the owner contacted me to follow up and to apologize for the error that had been made. I appreciate her diligence and...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2017

Ate here for the first time and will definitely be going back. Three of us ordered different things and all agreed our choices were perfect

Thank Quakers72
Reviewed 6 April 2017

A quaint out of the way place with great place - It is a coffee shop, a bakery a restaurant, each being great. They serve cronuts which they make and are delicious. Food is savory and the prices are very reasonable. I traveled 30 minutes...More

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 30 March 2017

I hate to give an average rating because their food is actually very good but the rating is based on the venue. You have to order food then find a seat. Just not a fan of that. Also, the atmosphere just isn't all that inviting....More

Thank jlnjz
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 19:30
07:00 - 19:30
07:00 - 19:30
07:00 - 19:30
07:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5550 N Illinois St, Indianapolis, IN 46208-2630
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-253-9513
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