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Das Dutchman Essenhaus

) #1 of 18 Restaurants in Middlebury ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, , Gluten Free Options
240 US Highway 20, Middlebury, IN 46540
+1 574-825-9471
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“pie” (158 reviews)
“noodles” (114 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
American, Dutch, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
240 US Highway 20, Middlebury, IN 46540
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11 - 20 of 935 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you like carbs and eating in the basement, then this place is for you. Big placec with lots of knick knacks for sale and a bakery. Yummy pies, breads and cookies in the bakery.More

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

Thank you for your review. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your recent visit to the newly remodeled Bakery. We are also pleased that you enjoyed a some tasty treats while you were with us. Thank you for sharing your feedback. We look forward...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

As usual, the dinners my wife and I had were tasty and deliciious. The service was excellent. Amish country is the place to go for old fashioned comfort food and this place is one of the best.More

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

Brian, 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 loyal patronage. We look forward to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to stop there for dinner, and were not disappointed. Though I'm not usually a fan of buffets, this one was well maintained, full and hot. A great selection to choose from. Our waiter (Taylor) was very professional and checked back often without being...More

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

Tony, thank you for your review! We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your recent visit. Providing our guests with outstanding service and consistent quality are two of our hallmarks. We will be sure to share your accolades with Taylor! Thank you for sharing your...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I have always stopped here whenever I was up north. The food is great, the bakery is out of this world and the shopping is good.More

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

What wonderful feedback! Thank you for visiting and for sharing your experience with us! We are pleased to hear you enjoy shopping at the Bakery and at the Essenhaus Village Shops. Thank you for allowing us to serve you during your travels and for your...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This Amish and Mennonite-themed restaurant was started by a local family and has grown into an amazing complex of shops and meeting places that celebrate the Anabaptist tradition. The restaurant is a vivid window into Amish and Mennonite life! Large portions of "home cooking" --...More

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

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 hosting you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent restaurant! You could either eat from the buffet or order from menu. We ordered from menu. Everything was hot and fast! They also had some little shops and a bakery to go through after you ate.

Thank JDB5355
TheEssenhaus, Manager at Das Dutchman Essenhaus, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your 5-star review! We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your recent visit! We look forward to hosting you again!

Reviewed 1 week ago

I grew up eating here and it's still the same, wonderful place for families and local folks to meet, especially at the holidays. I'm now a vegetarian, but there's a griller veggie sandwich on the menu now. And the PIES! Love all of the cream...More

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

Thank you for your review and for your loyal patronage to Das Dutchman Essenhaus over the years! We are honored! Additionally, we are pleased to hear you enjoyed our new veggie griller and our homemade pies! Thank you for sharing your experience! We look forward...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have visited this restaurant several times and have had the great food every time! The fried chicken was incredible, it was crispy on the outside and tender and juicy on the inside. They make their noodles there and they are really good. I especially...More

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

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 loyal patronage. We look forward to hosting...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of four -- 2 grandparents, 2 grandchildren ages 10 and 4 1/2 -- experienced the family-style dinner on a recent Friday night. We had a short 5 minute wait for our table. Our server Anna was so pleasant and helpful and also attentive...More

Thank tipton68
TheEssenhaus, Manager at Das Dutchman Essenhaus, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your wonderful 5-star review and for allowing us to host you for a family meal! Thank you for entrusting us with your family time and for sharing the sweet memories that you and your grandchildren created during your visit! We are honored...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been traveling to Northern Indiana for years and found Das Dutchman Essenhous. It has two entrances, family style serving and menu serving which includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner buffet. Food, service, and atmosphere is top drawer! We eat here at least once every trip and...More

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

Thank you for your 5-star review and for visiting us during your travels! We are so pleased to hear that you found your way to us so many years ago and that we have the honor of hosting you during your travels! Thank you for...More

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lblohm
15 April 2017|
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Response from ZivaIrene | Reviewed this property |
Casual, but appropriate attire. This restaurant is ran by a conservative family.
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Maria D
19 October 2016|
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Response from TheEssenhaus | Property representative |
Hi Maria! Our menu contains very very few lactose-free options. We do, however have some gluten free menu items and sell some gluten-free baked items but they are made off-site so they are certified. Sorry we are lacking in... More
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teddibuur
14 August 2016|
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Response from PhoenixAirstreamer | Reviewed this property |
Use your favorite search engine and enter "das dutchman essenhaus menu". A "dining options" PDF file is available on their Website that show current prices for the dinner buffet. Note: Closed on Sundays.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
06:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 20:00
Thursday
06:00 - 20:00
Friday
06:00 - 21:00
Saturday
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 240 US Highway 20, Middlebury, IN 46540
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Middlebury
  • Phone Number: +1 574-825-9471
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