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Palmer House

118 W Main St, Berne, IN 46711-1549
+1 260-589-2306
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good26%
  • Average26%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“rye toast” (2 reviews)
“stir fry” (2 reviews)
“fellowship” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Diner
$$ - $$$
118 W Main St, Berne, IN 46711-1549
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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

The town of Berne maintains its Swiss heritage by the architecture of its buildings. The Palmer House Restaurant is locally owned and operated. Friends gather here to share fellowship over their coffee and meals. Stopping in recently, we enjoyed our breakfast. Our waitress was dressed...More

Thank memoryseeker
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Berne is a Swiss-Amish Community. Everyone is one or the other. My husband is English speaking American. My husband's mother spoke Swiss. Most Berne Swiss today wear the same clothes of all Americans. The store fronts still maintain the Swiss motif. This sect of Amish...More

Thank memoryseeker
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Reviewed 4 May 2017

We got to Palmer House about 6pm, and I got their chicken teriyaki stir fry. It wasn't fancy, but it was a good meal. There were several local families enjoying fellowship and good food. I would come back again.

Thank capturedbygrace
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

The staff is incredibly nice which is why I gave this place a 3, not a 2. Plus, considering there are literally no good restaurants left in Berne and Decatur since Niblicks closed, I guess I'd eat here again if I had to. The place...More

Thank 837kelleyd
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We enjoyed our meals at this restaurant. It is "old fashioned"--right down to the stools sitting around the counter--as in old time soda fountains! The food is home made and delicious. I ordered the salad bar (which had salad, potato salad, macaroni salad, etc--as well...More

Thank debbwym
Reviewed 21 February 2016

We were there for a family reunion smorgasbord meal at dinnertime. The food had rave reviews from all who attended. 90% of the folks there were of Swiss German heritage and while many had never been to Switzerland, to some extent they were expecting food...More

Thank jema813
Reviewed 2 September 2015

The Palmer House is a great place for a Sunday afternoon dinner. Or a morning breakfast, Food is well prepared and service is pleasent and professional and friendly. Good foor, good service.

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 6 May 2015

It's been around a while. Still fair priced for the day, still good eats. The smorgasbord is real good. The price includes the drink, something you don't see here in Fort Wayne.

Thank Bill A
Reviewed 13 December 2013

The Palmer House in Berne, IN in my opinion has gone downhill over the past few years. It used to be the place to go for Swiss style meals in this Swiss themed town. On the Christmas tree lighting downtown after Thanksgiving I expected the...More

Thank JimHenry
Reviewed 30 October 2012

Comfort food at its best. The friendly crew and peaceful setting are a blessing. We especially enjoy the Friday buffet is an excellent offering of chicken, beef, and local sausage. Take a walk around Bern while there...it's a step back in time. If you love...More

1  Thank Craig C
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
American, Diner
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Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 W Main St, Berne, IN 46711-1549
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Berne
  • Phone Number: +1 260-589-2306
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