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Das Dutchman Essenhaus

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240 U.S. 20, Middlebury, IN 46540
+1 574-825-9471
06:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Thu 06:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 06:00 - 21:00
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Warren, MI
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286 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Arrived near closing on a Friday night, but still received excellent service and fresh, flavorful food. A very nice buffet as well as a menu with a great variety of dishes is available. Great food, reasonably priced. Highly recommended!

Thank motorcity70
Middlebury, Indiana
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely the best buffet in the area! It's a little pricey but well worth the money. It's all Amish cooking so you can't go wrong. When you're done with the buffet visit the bakery for a great cream pie!

Thank Jack H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best place to eat ever. Never had a bad experience .mush an tomato gravy is the best . they have a great buffet

Thank Ida Fern M
Appleton, Wisconsin
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228 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here to dine on our way home from Ohio. We were greeted by a very friendly hostess who promptly seated us. She offered us the buffet which did look fantastic but because we were travelling we wanted to eat light and take some leftovers to go so we ordered off the menu. I had the pork fritter sandwich... More 

Thank MrsLing
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8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is the highest quality buffet or off the menu choice. I have never had a bad item there. If u like donuts go to the bakery..... their long jobs are huge, u have to get there early to get any.

Thank Julie K
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice buffet. Not a whole lot to choose from but all VERY good. Nice atmosphere and good service. We will be back.

1 Thank Janice A
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28 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Been here multiple times, loved it every time! Their food is fresh and flavorful! I love their roast and the pie. The bakery pies are absolutely delish!

Thank Niko_Palm
Lake Charles, Louisiana
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Enjoys the buffet with my children and grandchildren. The buffet had something for everyone, and the service was excellent!

Thank dawngwatson
United States
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196 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

We enjoyed our time at the Das Dutchman Essenhaus. The food was good, and the ambiance was nice. The staff was friendly as well. I marked the restaurant as a four because the prices were expensive overall, and it was the first buffet that I have had that did not include any desserts. The food was good enough, but the... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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151 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We arrived about 5:30 on a Friday evening and were told there would be a 10 minute wait, however we went to use the restroom and when we came out they were already calling our name. We all had the buffet for $13.95/person. The food selection was decent. It reminded us of Der Dutchman in Sarasota, FL. Dessert is not... More 

Thank Phillitravels

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 240 U.S. 20, Middlebury, IN 46540
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Middlebury
  • Phone Number: +1 574-825-9471

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