American Food

Indianapolis, IN: Milktooth

Tons of restaurants all over the country are doing really cool things and Milktooth in Indy is no exception. They’ve only been open for a few years and have received dozens of accolades including being named on the Bon Appetit Hot 10. So of course I made a breakfast stop during my trip to Indianapolis.



The space is very eclectic in that hipster-y way but I was into the vibe. It’s a former garage turned into a beautifully lit restaurant and everything on the menu sounds drool-worthy. The dishes are an intersection of sweet and savory and unlike your standard brunch fare.

When it came to ordering, I started with my preferred coffee beverage – a Latte with House Hazelnut-Cashew Milk. I’m not typically a dairy-free milk person, but this sounded delicious. And it was, the subtle nutty flavor went really well with the espresso.


Latte with House Hazelnut-Cashew Milk

Taking the advice from one of my favorite people to follow on Instagram, @buzz_food, I ordered the Sorghum Glazed Bacon. The bacon was thick cut, which I’m normally not a huge fan of, but it was sticky sweet and delicious. I only slightly missed the crispiness that I’m used to with bacon.


Sorghum Glazed Bacon

Taking my waiter’s advice, I ordered the Spanish Manchego & Grapefruit Dutch Baby Pancake. This was insanely delicious. I will be thinking about it for the next few months for sure. The dutch baby was so fluffy and had a layer of slightly melted manchego cheese. It was then topped with shaved brussel sprouts, shallots, hazelnuts, sherry vinaigrette, and of course grapefruit. The flavors worked together beautifully and I kept going back for bite after bite.


Spanish Manchego & Grapefruit Dutch Baby Pancake

Milktooth is located at 534 Virginia Ave, Indianapolis

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