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Cafeteria-Style Restaurant in Carmel, IN

A beloved dining spot since 1950, MCL Restaurant & Bakery welcomes Carmel, IN, to our table. For three generations, we’ve been serving up delicious comfort food to satisfy your stomach and warm your heart.

Great food is central to everything we do, but exceptional service is just as important. When you dine in, order out, or cater with MCL, we treat you like one of our own. Because at our Carmel restaurants, everyone is family! Stop by for a bite today.

Our Carmel Restaurant & Bakery

MCL Restaurant & Bakery Carmel

1390 Keystone Way East,

Carmel, IN 46032

Just off the Keystone Parkway in the same parking lot as Basket Case boutique, CPR Cell Phone Repair Carmel, and Great Clips.



11 a.m. - 8 p.m.


11 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.

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Scratch Kitchen Classics

Indulge in scratch-made classics like hand-breaded shrimp and creamy macaroni & cheese. Every dish is crafted with care in our scratch kitchen, ensuring a taste that feels just like home.

At MCL, we believe in the power of homemade goodness. From mouth-watering chicken & noodles to our famous flaky pie crust, every bite is a reminder of the comforts of home combined with the luxury of dining out.

Every dish in our cafeteria-style restaurant is crafted with care using family recipes from our founder, Charles “Mac” McGaughey. What started as family favorites on his farm in Sheridan, IN, have been perfected over the past 70 years to create a menu of Midwestern dishes that cater to the whole family.

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Don't miss out – grab a taste of the good stuff by placing an online order in Carmel, IN, today.

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Comfort Food Catering in Carmel

Planning an event in Carmel? Let MCL Catering handle the food. For meetings that drive up your appetite to food-focused family celebrations, we guarantee on-time delivery and delicious meals that your guests will love.

Corporate Catering Packages

Planning a corporate event? Look no further than MCL Catering in Carmel! We understand the importance of tasty, budget-friendly catering that caters to everyone's preferences and dietary requirements. From small gatherings of 8 to massive conferences with up to 10,000 attendees, we've got you covered.

Our corporate catering options include:

  • Employee Appreciation

  • Board Meetings

  • Team Building

  • Conferences

  • Company Picnics

Let us take care of the food so you can focus on your event's success.

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Carmel Wedding Catering

At MCL Catering, we believe your wedding day should be all about YOU! Treat yourself and your guests to a comforting, delicious meal from our experienced catering team and scratch kitchen.

Presentation and top-notch service are just as important as the food that’s served. Whether you have a specific menu item or food display setup in mind, our team will go above and beyond to meet your needs.

Our wedding catering packages in Carmel, IN, include:

  • Barn Weddings

  • Rehearsal Dinners

  • Reception Dinners

  • Bridal Showers

Plus, don’t miss out on our dedicated wedding catering specialists. Our team will help you through every step, ensuring your big day is perfect in every way. Let's make your wedding dreams a reality together!

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Questions about our menu options? Reach out to our Carmel catering professionals! We're here to help from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (EST). For the best event outcome, we suggest talking to our experienced team if you're:

  • Hosting over 100 guests

  • Needing special service requests beyond dropoff and setup

  • Seeking custom pricing for 500+ guests

  • Interested in catering for recurring events

  • Considering wedding reception catering packages

Give us a call at 855-625-3836 or get a quote online today. We can't wait to hear from you!

Dinner & a Room

Step up your hosting game with MCL. There’s no point in creating a wonderful catered event in a space that isn’t big enough or set up in a way that’s not conducive to your plans. Reserve one of our premium Carmel banquet rooms instead.

Ideal for corporate dinners or private receptions, you can get free rentals when you meet our minimum food and beverage purchase requirements. We also offer a full-service catering option for event planners who want to step back and enjoy their day once it’s underway.

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Fund Your Nonprofit Efforts with MCL

Looking to fundraise for your nonprofit or community organization? Partner with MCL for a tasty solution. Book a fundraising night at our Carmel location and receive 20% of the profits from anyone who mentions your organization.

We offer fundraising on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday nights. Here’s how to schedule your event:

  • Request a date at your local MCL location.

  • Spread the word about your fundraiser to friends, family, and supporters.

  • Order delectable homemade meals at MCL.

  • Get 20% of all profits from orders affiliated with your organization on your designated date.

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Gifts for Your Heart & Stomach

Say goodbye to long holiday shopping lists or birthday gift guesswork. Give the gift of comfort with an MCL Gift Card! Perfect for any occasion, our gift cards are sure to put a smile on your loved one’s face. Purchase a card online or at our Carmel restaurant today.

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Visit MCL in Carmel, IN Today

Ready to experience homemade deliciousness? Visit MCL Restaurant & Bakery in Carmel, IN, today and discover why we're a local favorite for family dining and catering alike. We can’t wait to serve you!