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Das Dutchman Essenhaus

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240 US Highway 20, Middlebury, IN 46540-9713
+1 574-825-9471
06:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Thu 06:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 06:00 - 21:00
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This is my favorite place to eat. Food is always good. The only problem I have had is quite busy for buffet breakfast.

Thank Carrie E
Saint Louis, Missouri
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107 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Huge facility aimed at the tourist crowd. Buffet and family style options. You won't leave hungry. Lacks the quaint nature of dining at a true Amish farm location we typically used. Food was good but nothing memorable.

Thank D3336HDkevinp
Middleville, Michigan
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

my grilled turkey bacon sandwich was a soggy, mushy sandwich. skimpy on the turkey and bacon and what they said was cranberry relish was more like grape jelly. the raw spinach was rubbery. the fried dill pickle was cooked to long and hot and mushy in the center. fries were a small portion of frozen fries. i ordered rhubarb strawberry... More 

Thank throwbackbuela
Bristol, Indiana
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81 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a wonderful place great food family style or regular menu . Mornings they have the best buffets too. They have a bakery and shops to buy really neat stuff. They decorate for seasons . Great place to go and eat and shop . They also have a hotel and horse and carriage rides.

Thank Rhonda A
Cass City, Michigan
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great service and food....however it was more pricey than expected. You can't go wrong with whatever you order here. Good home cooking and great pies.

1 Thank kyeyes
Elkton, Michigan
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Got seated in a few min.We ate in the menu side of this busy establishment. Our waitress took our order I had the chicken dinner it came with 2 sides a salad and some green beans. My wife suggested I get some Mashed potatoes with it so I did. rolls also came with our lunch which were very good and... More 

Thank Jesus R
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoy having a very nice home cooked meal here. It's good for lunch, dinner, or buffet (we've never tried it for breakfast). They have the best fried chicken!!

Thank Amy R
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

all around very good food, the Bakery is to die for, wide variety/selection of meals and the donuts, pies are scrumptious..Coffee is very good. The service is 2nd to none. Nothing but good things to say about this experience. Stop and eat every chance I get....

2 Thank Wallace W
LaPorte, Indiana
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60 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

My husband and I ate here yesterday, on a Saturday, in March. It was busy but we only had a 15 minute wait for lunch. We ate in the dining area where you order off the menu. We've eaten on the other side several times and it was good as well. We both had chicken with two sides. The food... More 

Thank mmg0g0
Pensacola, Florida
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311 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We tried Amish buffets in Pennsylvania and Ohio, but this is still the best. You can order off the menu too if you want, but either way you will not leave hungry. Sometimes there is a wait to get in, but the time moves quickly with all those cute shops to look at. When you walk out you swear you... More 

Thank TheMaven2u

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 240 US Highway 20, Middlebury, IN 46540-9713
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Middlebury
  • Phone Number: +1 574-825-9471

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