Cafe Zuppa: Downtown Lunch Destination

Looking for a delicious lunch time break on a budget? Look no further than Cafe Zuppa. Located in the lobby of the Chamber of Commerce building with a picture window view of the War Memorial in the heart of Indianapolis downtown, Cafe Zuppa is the perfect place to grab a quick bite downtown. Enjoy this Indianapolis downtown restaurant on your next lunch break or better yet grab some breakfast on your way to work.


Start the day off right with a biscuit, egg and cheese sandwich. Chow down on a short stack of pancakes. Eat a little soul food like their biscuits and gravy. Keep it healthy with Irish steel cut oatmeal. Or enjoy two eggs and an English muffin.Their jumbo muffins are sure to put a smile on your face; choose from cranberry-orange, banana-nut or blueberry. Keep it simple with a bagel and cream cheese: jumbo plain, everyseed, cinnamon raisin, honey wheat or blueberry.

But the real star of the Cafe Zuppa breakfast experience are their three egg omelets. The Meridian Street Omelet is stuffed with turkey, ham, mushrooms, tomato, broccoli and cheese. Or try the Denver Omelet made with diced ham, green peppers, red onions and provolone cheese. Other omelet options include the Bacon and Cheddar, the Sausage and Peppers and Onions or the Southwest Veggie.


Zuppa is Italian for soup, making their hand crafted kettle soups the star of the menu. Soups include fire roasted vegetable, tomato and red pepper bisque, broccoli asiago soup, turkey enchilada, beefy mushroom barley, black bean soup, pasta fagioli, Zuppa chili and beans or chicken pot pie.

Pair any of these with a panini, flat bread, salad or wrap in Cafe Zuppa’s lunch combos. Zuppa’s hand stretched Tandoori Naan makes for delicious flat bread creations like the Big Island: spicy Zuppa sauce with chunks of ham, pineapple and thin sliced banana peppers topped with mozzarella and a BBQ drizzle. Or like the Jamaican Jerk Chicken: spicy sweet Caribbean sauce, jerk spiced chicken, applewood bacon, roasted red peppers and mozzarella cheese. Or try the Wild Mushroom: creamy white cheese sauce with shitake and portabello mushrooms topped with melted parmesan and feta cheese. Other favorites include the Zuppa Cubano flat bread, BBQ Chicken, Zuppa White Pizza and classic pepperoni.

For a lighter option, enjoy a crisp salad. The Trail Mix salad offers a bed of fresh lettuce with blueberries, sunflower kernels, pecans, dried cranberries and feta cheese. The Commerce Cobb is a downtown favorite: chopped lettuce with smoked bacon, avocado, roasted turkey, diced tomatoes, chopped egg and feta cheese. Or taste the Mediterranean Greek Salad: crispy romaine lettuce, sun dried tomatoes, fire roasted red pepper, black olives, diced red onion and feta cheese.

Their delicious paninis will warm you up. Enjoy the roasted red pepper chicken panini, the steak fajitia panini, the cranberry turkey pecan panini or the chicken cordon bleu panini. Other panini options include the tripple grilled cheese, the Zuppa Caprese and the classic Italian.  Zuppa also serves deli style sandwiches like the Dagwood, the New York Deli, the BLT, and Bo’s Classic Club. Or get a grilled wrap: Philly Cheesesteak Wrap, Chicken Fajita Wrap or Asian Crunchy Chicken Wrap.

Find out what makes this downtown Indianapolis restaurant so special. Cafe Zuppa is open daily for breakfast and lunch. Enjoy a fast and affordable meal at Cafe Zuppa. This downtown restaurant is sure to satisfy.

Cafe Zuppa
320 North Meridian Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204

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