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2004 1/2 S Memorial Dr, New Castle, IN 47362-1220
+1 765-593-0454
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06:30 - 19:00
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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356 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Drove a friend almost forty miles to introduce her to it - only to find it closed and a sign in the window from November saying that they were moving. No indication of a relocation address. So disappointing.

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1 Thank Margaret F
Charlene D, Owner at Cafe Royal, responded to this review

So sorry for the inconvenience. We had a sign attached to the front porch with our new address. After being informed by other customers that there wasn't a sign as to where we moved. We checked it out, someone Removed it. Our new address is 1451 S. Memorial Dr.. More 

Hartford City, Indiana
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Admittedly we did not get the full Cafè Royal experience. Occasionally my family passes through New Castle on day trips and my wife and I like to get coffee on our trips. We stumbled on Cafè Royal and are glad we did! With kids we were glad to see they had a drive-thru. The service was quick and the coffee... More 

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Thank Jeff W
Charlene D, Owner at Cafe Royal, responded to this review

Glad you stopped in. And was pleased with our service. We are kid friendly so feel free to come on in and enjoy the full experience. Hopefully we will see you soon. More 

Muncie, Indiana
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925 reviews
813 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Only "BETTER" as in, visibility, for 1st time travelers, space, as for parking & # tables. It's the same EXCELLENT food !!! Their "homemade" soups, breads, & other foods, are the best. We travel a lot, and this is a favorite stop. Locally owned & operated, the owners assure it is all done right, and reasonable prices !!!

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Thank JpDrumr
Charlene D, Owner at Cafe Royal, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. It is appreciated so much. It's the best advertising we could ever ask for. More 

Muncie, Indiana
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

My husband loves chocolate coffee and he discovered black knight mocha, sublime dark chocolate. While I prefer black, no cream or sugar, I don't mind helping myself to a few sips of his decadent, sublime black knight. It is truly fabulous and I am glad we don't live closer or we'd be there several times a week. The food is... More 

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2 Thank booksami2
Charlene D, Owner at Cafe Royal, responded to this review

Thanks for the positive review. We invite you to check out our new location 1451 S. Memorial Dr.. More 

New Castle, Indiana
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112 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I came here on a Friday and had the tuna salad special. It was delicious and the employees behind the counter were very nice and friendly. Since I am new to the area and this is a small business, they patiently answered what I'm sure were many annoying questions I had about this and that in the community. I did... More 

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2 Thank irishslider
Charlene D, Owner at Cafe Royal, responded to this review

Thanks we aim to please. Glad you had a positive experience . More 

New Castle, Indiana, Usa
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We love this place. Great food, friendly environment. We go there every Tuesday. The people are friendly and the atmosphere is quiet... Good place in a small town.

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1 Thank Kent043
Muncie, Indiana
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

I go here often because I enjoy the food, coffee, and atmosphere. It is a great local coffee shop with a wide selection. If you're on town, check it out!

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1 Thank Grady H
New Castle, Indiana
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241 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Cafe Royale has become an especially popular place for a reasonably-priced snack or lunch. Walk up to the counter and choose from one of their specials posted on the small chalkboard noticeable upon entering or one of numerous ones on the boards on the wall behind the counter. Place your order, get your drink, and go find a seat. A... More 

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1 Thank kgray_hoosier_hayday
New Castle, Indiana
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Atmosphere is important to me while working on my laptop. The flavored drinks are all top-notch. Food is great also. The one thing I did not like at all is there coffee. Very bitter even with sweetener in it. I had to put 3 sweeteners to tolerate it. That's why I recommend only their flavored coffees, which come in hot... More 

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Thank Avakat
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Loved the food and desert. They have an awesome fountain Cherry Coke...There areas for ready and visiting. The perfect atmosphere for a business meeting which was why I was there. Very friendly service. Loved the decor

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1 Thank Amy M
Charlene D, Owner at Cafe Royal, responded to this review

Glad to hear you enjoyed our place and liked the atmosphere. We recently moved to a new location. Please come out and check out our new place. 1451 S. memorial Dr. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$10
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Soups
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
06:30 - 19:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 19:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 19:00
Thursday
06:30 - 19:00
Friday
06:30 - 19:00
Saturday
07:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2004 1/2 S Memorial Dr, New Castle, IN 47362-1220
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  New Castle
  • Phone Number: +1 765-593-0454
Description
We are the community gathering place. We serve a continental breakfast, full lunch menu, which carries over for dinner. Home cooking and house baked items. Full espresso bar, Fruit smoothies and many specialties. We have been voted best coffee, best soups, best meeting place, best sandwich shoppe by readers choice. Free wifi, have a semi private meeting area with AV capabilities for presentations.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?