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Das Dutchman Essenhaus

240 US Highway 20, Middlebury, IN 46540-9713
+1 574-825-9471
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Opens in 29 min
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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240 US Highway 20, Middlebury, IN 46540-9713
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Reviewed yesterday

Sorry to say I was really looking forward to a fulfilling breakfast to start a long day and this just wasn't it. There were lots of options available but everything I tried was lacking flavor. There was literally no seasoning on anything. It was just...More

Thank ohiofiremanwife
Reviewed yesterday

Warning, be hungry.... We were in town for a swimming meet and the Coach recommended going there for lunch (Buffet). Quality of the food on the buffet is perfect, It is a large buffet with cold and hot sides, soups, salads and serves two sides...More

Thank CAmaro1228
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a 50 minute wait on a table on a holiday weekend but it was worth the wait. You can order family style meals with drinks and dessert included or get the buffet. We figured we'd be too full for dessert anyway so went with...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We always make a trip to Das Dutchman when we visit relatives across the state line in Michigan. The food is always fantastic and the pies are absolutely wonderful. We usually choose the menu side and the portions are so generous even the half plates...More

Thank ParkGroupie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While in Shipshewana, my sister mentioned this restaurant that was about 12 miles away. GREAT, I said. Parking was crowded but found some in the overflow parking. I put our name on the list and she said 30 minutes. When I started hearing party of...More

Thank cabLouisville_KY
TheEssenhaus, Manager at Das Dutchman Essenhaus, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Greetings and welcome to Das Dutchman Essenhaus! What a wonderful treat it is to receive your review. Thank you for allowing us to host you! We look forward to warmly welcoming you back again during your travels to the area. Please share our kind regards...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

As always, food was great. Chicken is best. Thought the food bar was a little lacking of choices due to pricing of bar. Had great food, just basics, no fancy offerings. Dessert is additional, but am guessing just as fabulous as food . Susie was...More

Thank Jeff M
TheEssenhaus, Manager at Das Dutchman Essenhaus, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Jeff! Thank you for your 5-star review! We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your recent visit. Providing our guests with outstanding service is one of our hallmarks. Thank you for sharing your feedback, we will be sure to share your remarks with Susie!...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Das Dutchman shares the lovely Essenhaus grounds with an (attached) bakery, a few shops, and the inn and conference center -- and for a quiet and relaxing getaway, you could conceivably never leave the complex. The restaurant offers both menu and buffet dining (along with...More

Thank goseedo
TheEssenhaus, Manager at Das Dutchman Essenhaus, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Greetings! What a wonderful review! We are truly honored! Thank you for allowing us to serve you during your visit to Middlebury. We look forward to warmly welcoming you back again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant has great food. We had the family style dinning. We had the two meat Chicken and Roast beef dinner and they were both great plus all the sides . plus drink and dessert. You could go wrong.

Thank Michael K
TheEssenhaus, Manager at Das Dutchman Essenhaus, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Michael! Thank you for your wonderful accolades! It was truly our pleasure to serve you. Thank you for your review and for visiting! We look forward to hosting you again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The breakfast buffet was only $10.00 but there was a great selection of food and it all tasted homemade and very good. The two of us actually sat in a booth in what looked like an Amish carriage. The waitress was very friendly and the...More

Thank caregivertess
TheEssenhaus, Manager at Das Dutchman Essenhaus, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Greetings and thank you for visiting Das Dutchman Essenhaus! We are so delighted to hear that we had the privilege of serving you during your recent visit! Thank you for your wonderful 5-star review. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon to the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The family style dinner here is out of this world delicious. We always get the chicken and beef with green beans. Just awesome!! If you go into the dining room and order off the menu, I have found it to be just an average experience....More

Thank Mar L
TheEssenhaus, Manager at Das Dutchman Essenhaus, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Mar! Thank you for your review! We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your recent visit. Providing our guests with an experience that exceeds their expectations is our sincere desire. Thank you for sharing your feedback and for your patronage. We look forward to...More

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trevayoder
29 September 2017|
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Response from jeanmrasmussen | Reviewed this property |
I thought drink was included maybe it was not. Sorry can't remember.
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trevayoder
29 September 2017|
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Response from TheEssenhaus | Property representative |
Greetings! We would be delighted to send you information regarding our private buffet dining options. Would you mind sharing your e-mail information with us so that we can provide you with that information?
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TrevaMontpelier_Ohio
25 September 2017|
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Response from TheEssenhaus | Property representative |
Good afternoon and thank you for your inquiry! We are closed on Thanksgiving day; however, we do have a wonderful "Thanksgiving to Go" meal which many of our guests enjoy at their homes on Thanksgiving day. For more... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Buffet
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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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