Das Dutchman Essenhaus

240 US Highway 20 Middlebury

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Discover Indiana’s largest family restaurant where family-style, buffet and menu dining options are each prepared using authentic family recipes. Savor traditional Amish-style cooking at its finest – crisp broasted chicken, real mashed potatoes with rich homemade gravy, bread dressing, tossed salad with specialty dressings and made-from-scratch pie! Das Dutchman Essenhaus, our family serving yours since 1971.
  • Conference/Meeting Rooms
  • Motor-Coach Parking
  • Group Friendly
  • Bakery
  • Banquet Facility
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Family Style Meals
  • Gift Certificates Available
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Take Out
  • Cancellation Policy
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Loved the food and the experience

4 Reviewed 04-18-18

This is a bustling place, but we never felt rushed or crowded. Our server was sweet and efficient, and the food was plentiful and very good. And the pie was amazing! Read More


3 Reviewed 04-14-18

My husband and I had the buffet - disappointed. Quite some years ago you could order a chicken dinner with "homemade" dressing and "homemade" noodles. These items on the buffet were Not... Read More

Great Food

5 Reviewed 04-06-18

Came here with our family, we all had the buffet and there was plenty of selection for everyone to pick from. This is a great place for groups, families, birthday parties or just a night out! Read More

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