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Putnam Inn

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400 N Jackson St, Greencastle, IN 46135-1031
+1 765-653-8777
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 07:00 - 20:00
Mon 11:00 - 14:15
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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Greencastle, Indiana
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2015

I've gone to Putnam Inn several tomes and have never been disappointed. My favorite is Friday's Seafood, expecially the Crab Legs!

Thank Ron H
Springfield, Illinois
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199 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2015 via mobile

The food buffet here sure looked good from afar but it was not great. Food was not well replenished. Much of it was overcooked or just poorly cooked. Clotty mac/cheese, overcooked meat, burnt pizza. The dessert bar was a disaster and messy. The worst part was the service. The server had plenty of time to chat in the kitchen (we... More 

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Battle Creek, Michigan
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39 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015

Lunch at the Putnam Inn was a delight. We were visiting our granddaughter and family and they suggested the Putnam. Excellent choice - great food. It has a family atmosphere about the restaurant. Very friendly and welcoming staff.

Thank BCTravelers16
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78 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2015

We visited the Putnam Inn for the first time on a Friday evening and knew we were onto something good when we encountered a jammed parking lot. This is not a "fancy" place but is reminiscent of everything you want in a good, old-fashioned family-style restaurant. Our courteous waiter informed us that most people opt for the large buffet which... More 

Thank travel644
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52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2015

This is our family's local favorite. Always fresh. Always great service. Always good variety. Sticky buns are the best ever!

Thank pastormatt
Greencastle, Indiana
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2014

My family is new to the area and we really enjoyed a breakfast and lunch at this establishment. Can't wait for a dinner experience.

Thank Jeff T
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2014 via mobile

Went with my wife and children to lunch good food good staff. The place is what it is. A resturant you don't go to a museum to eat the art work you go to look at the stuff on the walls

Thank Jared G
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2014

Take your own toast and breakfast at the PI is manageable if one isn't highly allergic. Fried eggs, scrambled, or made-to-order omelettes cooked in a small skillet right in front of you at the buffet are the big sell. The fruit on the salad bar and the hash browns and bacon added to the eggs allows this to work for... More 

Thank GFTravels
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2014 via mobile

We visit the Putnam Inn about once a month with our 7 year old (picky eater) and 14 month old. There's plenty to choose from on the buffet. Everything from broasted chicken to pasta to catfish. We really enjoy the variety and both our children (even our picky one) love it. My husband and I also enjoy it. Plenty of... More 

Thank ewood86
Bloomington, Indiana
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75 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2014 via mobile

Visited around 2:30p on a Sat afternoon. The buffet was not the freshest. The rolls were good. Should have ordered from the menu. Buffet mat be better during a peak meal time. Prices are very reasonable.

Thank SilverSpring812

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Private Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 14:15
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 N Jackson St, Greencastle, IN 46135-1031
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Greencastle
  • Phone Number: +1 765-653-8777
The Putnam Inn- famous for its Broasted Chicken served up fresh since 1972! For three decades, people have enjoyed home-style meals at this family-owned and operated Greencastle eatery with friends and family.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?