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6404 State Road 135 S, Nashville, IN 47448-9083
+1 812-988-2273
09:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Sun 09:00 - 21:00
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Would have been four stars if not for the odd service. Our Asian waitress obviously hasn't heard that the best service is unobtrusive yet efficient. She interrupted dinner conversation several times, one of which was to tell us that she was freaking out inside because my husband reminded her if her ex down to his clothing. She went on and... More 

Thank ChantillyDreams
Story I, Owner at The Story Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello ChantillyDreams, Thank you for dining with us, and for bringing your experience to our attention. Reading your review is embarrassing and extremely disappointing to say the least. I can assure you that this is not our standard of service, and that we'll be honing in on our training measures immediately. I sincerely apologize for the subpar service you received,... More 

Fort Wayne, Indiana
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Story is about 30 minutes from Nashville Indiana on a twisting country road. We were staying in Nashville when we read about the restaurant on trip advisor and visitors center in Nashville confirmed it was a great place for breakfast, lunch, or dinner and is a popular destination for visitors from Indianapolis and other cities. Reservations are required. The facade... More 

Thank cnmiv
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Scenic drive to the Story Inn and worth the trip. Interesting history of the town was supplied while we ate our lunch. Lots of charm and good food! Glad we made the trip off the beaten path.

Thank Lynn Ann M
Campbellsburg, Indiana
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65 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the Story Inn tonight for dinner love the atmosphere lamp lite tables 1800s feel and general store decor but very classy. Up scale food with a relaxed feel, we all had the ribeye cooked to perfection, potato soup, and a cured meat tray with in house made Poppy seed crackers. At the end of the meal we had... More 

Thank Kevin T
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not expecting 5 star food for this location. Outside looks like a spooky ghost story but wants you start inside you could tell this is an upscale dining area with country charm old world meaning and history. We stayed the night so we took part in the breakfast. Again not expected to see something from a fine restaurant like New... More 

Thank Heidi S
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Live music, great food, and tons of charm! Absolutely a must see! The building has an interesting history and the other buildings are just too cool!

Thank Dwayne H
Fishers, Indiana
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309 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This review is for the RESTAURANT ONLY - see separate review under The Story Inn for lodging review. We ate dinner here one evening - the dining room in the old general store is lovely! Service was pleasant, professional and attentive. Our food was very good. Husband had cup of soup, then scallops with bok choy. I'm vegetarian, and I... More 

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Ellettsville, Indiana
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64 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had a reservation for breakfast, arrived 10 minutes early, waited 20 minutes for a table in a restaurant that was only half full. The hostess was unwelcoming and seemed to be bothered when we tried to engage her in conversation while we waited (only ones waiting). Was finally seated and had a substantial wait for a waitress. The entire breakfast... More 

Thank samandjody
Indpls, IN
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36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

The Story Inn restaurant is in a general store from the 1800s in the town of Story Indiana, about a 20 minute drive from Nashville, Indiana. We had dinner on a Tuesday evening and breakfast the following morning. Dinner was delicious, I had the creamy butternut squash soup and filet on top of goat cheese mashed potatoes. My husband had... More 

Thank ind4
Greencastle, Indiana
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

While visiting we stopped at the Inn for lunch. A warning that the place filled rapidly at noon. We entered at 12 noon and there were only three tables occupied. By the time we ordered the place was full with two couples waiting. The pork tenderloin was worth the price as was the omelet my daughter had. The fresh brewed... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6404 State Road 135 S, Nashville, IN 47448-9083
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Nashville
  • Phone Number: +1 812-988-2273
160 year old village turned boutique bed & breakfast featuring unique overnight accommodations in the towns original cottages. The original general store is now the Story Inn Restaurant which serves brunch and dinner featuring seasonal New American cuisine, paired with an award winning wine list. The Story Still, located below the restaurant offers a full bar with a rotating Hoosier micro beer collection. Story offers several unique wedding and event venues, including a 100 year old barn, gardens, and old mill.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?