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Petite Chou
Petite Chou
  • Address:
    14390 Clay Terrace Blvd., Suite No. 150
    Carmel, IN 46032
    Carmel / Westfield
  • Cuisine:
    Price: $30 and under

Petite Chou Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.cafepatachou.com
  • Email: petitechouclayterrace@cafepatachou.com
  • Phone: (317) 566-0765
  • Hours of Operation: Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 7:00am - 11:30am, Saturday & Sunday: 8:00am - 11:30am; Lunch: Sunday & Monday: 11:30am - 4:00pm, Tuesday - Saturday: 11:30am - 5:00pm; Dinner: Tuesday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: French, American
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Beer, Cafe, Counter Seating, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: Petite Chou by Patachou® offers catering for business or social occasions. Choose sandwiches, soups and salads from the cafe menu or develop a unique customized menu for your event. Contact the Petite Chou by Patachou® manager or visit the Patachou, Inc. website at cafepatachou.com for more information.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 146th St
  • Parking: Public Lot
A word from Petite Chou
Located in the open air lifestyle center of Clay Terrace in Carmel, Indiana, Petite Chou by Patachou® serves French-inspired breakfast, lunch and dinner. Petite Chou by Patachou® also features specialties including three varieties of chicken paillard; all-natural, Indiana-raised bistro-style rotisserie chicken; environmentally sustainable fresh fish and seafood; locally farmed and grass-fed beef, lamb and pork; pommes frites authentically prepared in duck fat; and a carefully selected champagne, wine and craft beer list. Inventive champagne cocktails using house made purees are custom made. Made to order crepes, tartines and omelets (using local farm-fresh eggs) are also available from open to close. A heated, dog-friendly covered outdoor seating area is open spring, summer and fall. Petite Chou by Patachou® is a beautiful gem of a restaurant, unique to Indiana. Carryout, business catering and customized, private events happily accommodated.Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Lunch
Diner Reviews
  • "Friendly and inviting. We always love eating here. Good variety and one of the best burgers in town. Kids love it too. Though our daughter loves the breakfast the most, I have to say we do too. Have had over 100 meals here and most have been Sunday breakfast. Broken yolk sandwich and creeps are my favorite. For dinner we enjoy the rotisserie chicken, burgers, and the filet is small but a nice cut. I'm even a fan of the crab cakes."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "A friend with local ties recommended Petite Chou to me and at first I balked because it's in a shop community setting, but I love french food and I'm so glad I went. We had a special 3 course menu and thoroughly enjoyed it. Everything was interesting and delicious. We saw couples, families, and large groups all enjoying the restaurant. Nicely done."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "This is my second encounter with Petite Chou at Clay Terrace. Ordered from special "Northside Nights" menu, and wish we hadn't. Initially, the server suggested a special red wine. We are not wine drinkers. When we declined, she left. We did want cocktails. When she returned much later, we asked her if could order some? Mussels were one of the three choices on the special menu. The mussels did not taste fresh. The Provencal sauce was heavy with butter. The skirt steak entrée was decent. The chicken pallard, one of their standard dishes was wonderful. The kitchen was slow to bring out food. This was totally different from our first experience. During our first experience everything was perfect."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "We've visited other restaurants in this group but Saturday night dinner at Petite Chou was our first experience there. We loved it! It's a nice space; food and service were both very good. We both made selections from the "North Side Nights" menu and were not disappointed. I'm sure that Petite Chou will become one of our regular go-to restaurants."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "Excellent seafood entrees. One note, Bar ran out of the 2 different beers we ordered after one serving, then they ran out of the wine I selected. Food was excellent though."
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "Took my wife here for Valentine's Day. It was such a hit we went back the next time we ate out."
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "We had a group of 8 for an 11:15 brunch on a Saturday morning. The reastaurant was full but the food and service was as if we were the only people there. The food was excellent. Highly recommended."
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "We were celebrating a friend's birthday. Petite Chou is a great place for a girl's night out. They even brought her a complimentary special dessert for her celebration. Dinner was lovely."
    Dined on 2/20/2014
  • "The food was great, the interior ver nicely done, service was good. But it was just tooo loud for my taste. We could barely carry on a conversation despite the place being half empty. I don't know if it was because they had all of us sitting close together, or if it was the tables behind us, but it was just wayyyy too loud"
    Dined on 2/19/2014
  • "I selected this restaurant for Valentine's day, it was one of the few that still has reservations last minute and now I know why. They had a limited menu and it was overpriced for what you get. My Fiance got the beef tenderloin and typically when we spend $30 for a steak you get at least 6 oz. This was overcooked and maybe 4 oz. They were out of the 2 other things we wanted for dinner so we weren't super impressed from the beginning. I love Cafe Patachou so I figured this would be a great place. It is basically Cafe Patachou with a couple of chandeliers and a french inspired dinner menu.. This may be a place we go some afternoon to get wine and a cheese plate but that's about it."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "Not sure I would go back when they have a limited menu as they ran out of things early"
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "Pair really good food with exceptional service and you have a keeper. Add to that a server who was having fun and connected weth her customers..... It was a great dinner and evening."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "Had a great meal on Saturday , the day after Valentine's Day, but everything, especially the special menu, was great!! Worth the trip from the Northeastside!"
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "A lovely dinner for Valentine's Day, with a special menu and wonderful options. We never regret a meal from Petite Chou!"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Incredibly creative chef! I believe the best I've experienced in Indiana."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "It was out first time for dinner and found it to be just what we were looking for. It was not over booked and we were able to enjoy dinner conversation without feeling like we shared with everyone around us. Our server was perfect, attentive, but not overly so.... knowledgeable and friendly. The food was excellent but would have like to see a little more offering on the vegetarian side of things. We will definitely return."
    Dined on 2/1/2014
  • "Food was superb! Also, the Old Fashioned before dinner was the best one I ever had. Our son thought the onion soup was the best he ever had."
    Dined on 1/18/2014
  • "With consistently good food and service, Petite Chou will not disappoint you. Go and enjoy."
    Dined on 1/11/2014
  • "Favorite restaurant in all of Indianapolis. No other restaurant has a better breakfast/lunch menu. Tried the chicken crepe for the first time and like everything else there.... DELICIOUS!!!!"
    Dined on 1/9/2014
  • "Generally, they do the morning meal better than anyone out there. However, while the "serve-yourself-coffee-concept" is cute, for the prices charged, it's tacky. It also creates a hazard by the beverage station. (think old people and hot liquids) On the subject of coffee, I've tried all of their roasts; they're EXACTLY the same: House, Decaf, Kona Blend, Mexican, etc. I'd defy anyone to tell me which is which. This is always a weak link in restaurants and I wish management would brew a decent, single origin bean and upcharge accordingly. Coffee snobs like me would gladly pony up."
    Dined on 12/30/2013
  • "This was my first visit and found everythiing to be great. I made a lunch reservation and was seated very quickly. Food was well presented and good."
    Dined on 12/26/2013
  • "My wife had been wanting to try Petite Chou for a while. We recently relocated to Carmel. Made a reservation Saturday night, we got our table right away. We had never been here and expected something a little more intimate...however that is not a complaint, we just did not know what to expect! The food here was great...good bread, good dinner salad and the filet was perfectly seasoned IMO. We each also ordered a crepe for dessert and both were great (one Caramel Apple, one Brown Sugar Banana). Server was very knowledgeable. Oh did I forget, what impressed me the most was a Cabernet Franc on the wine list! We finished the bottle...tough to find a restaurant with Cab Franc...we'll definitely be back."
    Dined on 12/7/2013
  • "Delicious as always! Love the flavored tea, the tomato artichoke soup and of course all the dessert crepes!"
    Dined on 11/6/2013
  • "I can honestly say that this is the best fried chicken i have ever had. So succulent and full of flavor. I wish the chef would make a different choice in plating, however. Serving the chicken on top of the pommes frites makes the bottom of the chicken soggy. And the liquid from the sauted spinach and mushrooms on the plate made things somewhat unpleasant."
    Dined on 10/30/2013
  • "Food was delicious and the service was great. I would recommend Petite Chou for any occasion"
    Dined on 10/18/2013
  • "As always the food was very delicious and fresh. Unfortunately when our party of 5 arrived the host said he could not find our reservation. Fortunately there was an open table large enough to accommodate us. I called back later and talked with someone. They finally found the reservation. Not sure what that was all about."
    Dined on 8/30/2013