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5263 East Lake Road, Monticello, IN
+1 219-253-2425
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri 11:00 - 03:00
12:00 - 03:00
Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Chalmers, Indiana
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415 reviews
268 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 240 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

This place is hard to find. You definitely have to want to dine here to come here. There will not be many serendipitous trips leading you here. Located fifteen minutes north of Monticello amongst the home lined lake and river banks is the Sandbar restaurant. The building which it is located in is surprisingly spacious. Inside of the restaurant is... More 

Thank wetravelalot007
New York City, New York
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49 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

It might seem a little rough around the edges but it has heart, the staff is friendly and the food is pretty good. Always make it a point to come here and give them my business rather than taking it into town. The staff is always happy to serve. Glad to see the owners make a go of this place.... More 

Thank TravelGavin
Flora, Indiana
1 review
Reviewed 18 September 2015

after reading other review's wasn't sure I really wanted to go.. however my husband loves it.. we went 9/17/15 played pool and had a wonderful meal and good beer. shrimp cocktails are huge and very good.. bread sticks same and the best tacos I have ever had.. service was great, great view of the river as eating outside your over... More 

Thank Taclark1958
Lafayette, Indiana
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2015 via mobile

Warm beer weak drinks owner defiantly does not care. About only place to sit outside by the water and watch the boats go buy

Thank Richard S
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2014 via mobile

After seeing ads for this place we were excited to go. This place has high potential but they seem to care less. The food was "ok", we had the fishermans platter basket. The waitress (only one in the whole place) was truly bothered to have us, no one greeted us and made us feel "stupid" as we weren't sure to... More 

1 Thank Mdub366
frankfort, illinois
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70 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2013 via mobile

So glad this place has a new life! Nice big decks overlooking the water, lots of boat docks, friendly staff and good bar food. I love the fried pickles! Drinks are great although I wish they had a better wine selection. Staff works their butts off - the place is busy!

Thank Mickey H

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Restaurant Details

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Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 03:00
12:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5263 East Lake Road, Monticello, IN
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Monticello
  • Phone Number: +1 219-253-2425

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?