We are located on the northwest corner of Main Street (131st) & Rangeline in Carmel. If you are coming from the Monon Trail, head east two blocks on Main Street and keep an eye out for us on the left side of the street. We have a black awning over our storefront and patio furniture outside with Abita umbrellas.  Mudbugs is #55 on the map.  Underground parking is available at Sophia Square (just completed) and the Indiana Design Center (#133).  Street level parking is available on Main Street, behind Mudbugs and behind most of the buildings on Main Street.

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20 West Main Street
Carmel, IN 46032 317-843-8380

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To our customers - It is bittersweet news for us to share with you that our last day was December 26.

When we opened in 2007, we had more time to dedicate to the day-to-day operations of a restaurant. Now we have four spirited grand kids and would like more time to spend with them - and to finally have some weekends free for fishing trips! - so we've found another family who is opening a new restaurant in our place.

Mudbugs, like all small business, truly is a labor of love. And you - our happy customers, dedicated staff, incredible vendors and fellow Arts District shop owners - served as daily reminders why that labor and love was well worth it.

We had the privilege of seeing so many people come in: French class field trips, toddlers eating red beans by the fistful, college kids back for break with their families, Louisiana expats and LSU (okay, USL too!) alumni, and many more came in and shared your special stories. And you know Chef Roy LOVES to swap stories!

To all the regulars and people who came in even though they were dubious about Cajun food and then became converts: we appreciate and will miss you very, very much.

But we're pleased to share the new family owners are a husband who's a chef, a wife who's a cafeteria cook, a son who's an assistant manager at a restaurant, and a daughter who will be helping, too. They'll be closing for a month to renovate and then opening Little Cairo with Mediterranean cuisine.

Please join us in supporting them in their new venture. Small business starts with courage - it succeeds with community.

We would love for you to keep in touch, and Roy will always be happy to help you out on the fine arts of a roux, crawfish boil or choosing the best seasoning or sauce for your dish.

Thank you for 13 great years,

Belinda, Roy, Kelly, Elise & The Mudbugs Staff

Restaurant Hours

SundaySaturday: Closed

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