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Oakdale Dam Inn

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, ,
11899 W Oakdale Dr, Monticello, IN 47960-8041
+1 574-965-9104
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“catfish” (25 reviews)
“frog legs” (4 reviews)
“steak” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Pub
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
11899 W Oakdale Dr, Monticello, IN 47960-8041
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

When you walk in you realize that you have stumbled across a well-worn and beloved establishment. The beer selection is much larger than you would expect, and the burgers...Whew! Best around... They have a fairly wide menu choice, and the service is always with a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kevin P
leslie164, Owner at Oakdale Dam Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

Thank You !!!

Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

The frog legs are delicious. The legs are not just separated legs like most places , they serve them saddle style!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Jimeslis
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Service and food excellent...have been there with a group of friends once a month for the last 10 months!! They always treat us very well!!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank LNP54
Reviewed 26 July 2018

We love Oakdale! Their "Indiana Lobster" broiled catfish is AMAZING along with the Walleye. Steve (bartender) is great at making drinks. Portion sizes are good and prices aren't bad at all.

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Parkermomma14
Reviewed 6 July 2018

Great catfish and steaks. Good service and great food. The staff delivered my steak hot and sizzling to the table and it was excellent. Good job Oakdale Dam Inn.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank roberttK5588KI
Reviewed 3 July 2018

Went to eat catfish and could not wait to go here. We were very disappointed, the fish was under cooked and the onion rings were very close to being burnt. There was four in or group and three people got sick. In the past this...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank deny502018
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Located right at the dam off of Lake Freeman, this restaurant has been around for years and my family has been enjoying the food for ever. The service is great, the catfish is delicious and the onion rings are homemade. The restaurant is large and...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Amy T
leslie164, Owner at Oakdale Dam Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018
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Thank You !!! Leslie

Reviewed 3 April 2018

We have been going to Oakdale for years and love it. I can't believe I have not gotten around to writing a review. Leslie takes great pride in owning Oakdale and it shows. There are always specials that are out of the box for this...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Jamie H
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This is mainly a bar, but there is a family entrance. Good smelt, catfish, burgers, etc. Pretty good service and friendly.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Gary B
leslie164, Owner at Oakdale Dam Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thank You - however, we are a FAMILY RESTAURANT that just happens to have a bar located between our various Dining Areas. Thank You For The Review. Leslie.

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Love the Catfish filets, they're always amazing! Steak is the best deal around and the best place to get one if you're not in the mood for fish!

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Ashley C
leslie164, Owner at Oakdale Dam Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thank You !!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 29
American, Bar, Pub
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11899 W Oakdale Dr, Monticello, IN 47960-8041
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Monticello
  • Phone Number: +1 574-965-9104
Oakdale Dam Inn is a casual dining family restaurant. We are located on the beautiful Tippecanoe River adjacent to Oakdale Dam which forms Lake Freeman. We serve only USDA Choice hand cut steaks, Fresh USA Farm Raised Catfish, Center Cut Pork Loins, a large variety of appetizers, and have over 20 Draft Beers on Tap and 60 bottled beers in stock. Open for Lunch and Dinner Tuesday - Sunday.
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