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“Great food!”

Das Dutchman Essenhaus
Ranked #2 of 23 Restaurants in Middlebury
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Buffet, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Private Dining, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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56 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great food!”
Reviewed 3 July 2014 via mobile

I've been eating here since I was little and have always liked it. The food is always great and the service is good (although some servers a definitely friendlier than others). I prefer the buffet over menu or family style. The bakery is fantastic!! I suggest that after you eat stop in there and check it out. The only reason I say after you eat is so you don't go crazy buying things. Lol

  • Visited July 2014
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Sturgis, Michigan
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110 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“You must stop and eat”
Reviewed 3 July 2014

To start, Ive been going here since it started out as truck stop with my grandparents. Ive seen it grow; we usually eat off the menu which is enough to eat they even have a buffette every night. The bakery is great too and yes you have to have a piece of pie. The chicken is what they are known for but my self I like all the meat you have to have the noodles though, roast beef is really good its all kinda like pulled, the turkey is carved and skinless mashed potatos are of course real and smooth Be prepaird to wait if you go during the summer and if it is on a Tues. or Wed. because of the neighboring flea market. They have plenty of shops that are on the property which I have not been thru in a while. You will not see too many of the amish in there eating but you may be lucky and get to sit in the buggy to eat

  • Visited May 2014
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Marysville, Ohio
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564 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
“Good Amish Style Food”
Reviewed 2 July 2014 via mobile

This is the second time I've ate here in the past five years. Great food, just like the last time. There are actually two restaurants, "family style/buffet" or "menu." We went with the menu restaurant this time. Food is excellent. Also, there was a lot shorter wait time to get into the menu restaurant, than the family style restaurant. Only complaint was our waitress was very slow. Tip: if you want to shop at the bakery in the evening, do it before you eat. Otherwise, you'll have a lot fewer freshly baked goods to choose from.

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North Vernon, Indiana
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Average Food”
Reviewed 2 July 2014 via mobile

My wife and I ate here after visiting flea market in Shipshewana. We had excellent service and found the food to be average in quality and above average in quantity. We chose the family style option and were shocked when we were told we could not have a box to take the left over chicken with us. Overall I think this restaurant is overrated.

Visited July 2014
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Deeelicious & filling”
Reviewed 2 July 2014 via mobile

Stopped and had a late lunch. All of us had the buffet. Wow, was it fantastic!! As full as we were each of us ordered pie. There is nothing you can go wrong with here. Also, mmmmmm... free rolls with apple butter or Amish peanut butter (peanut butter whipped with marshmallows). While waiting to be seated or after your meal there are a lot of nice gifts that could be purchased for yourself or others.

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