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Stookey's Restaurant

125 E Main St, Thorntown, IN 46071-1155
+1 765-436-7202
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good18%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“catfish” (28 reviews)
“onion rings” (25 reviews)
“ribeye” (6 reviews)
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm Hours
$$ - $$$
125 E Main St, Thorntown, IN 46071-1155
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We arrived about 6:30 on a recent Saturday evening, and since they don’t take reservations, we expected to wait for a table. Even though there were cars lining the streets and parking area, we were pleasantly surprised when the owner seated us right away in...More

Thank Carolyn M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Prime Rib was extremely tough, no fried chicken, fish was ver y dry. We have ate here for over 35 years and this is the first time we left disappointed.

Thank Vern W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On our way from Chicago to Nashville we found this restaurant using the find nearby function. And what are we lucky: great lunch. Very tasteful onion rings as starter (big plate for 4 of us is perfect size). Followed by burgers and rib eye, which...More

Thank Josien_Dennis
Reviewed 28 April 2018

We returned to Stookey's Restaurant in Thorntown, IN tonight! Great catfish, onion rings and the cole slaw is better than ever! Staff very attentive and hard working. Nice atmosphere. Wonderful family, small town restaurant!

Thank carolynimel
Reviewed 2 March 2018

We ate here approx. a month ago (Jan 2018) on a Friday evening with my in-laws, who had been raving about their delicious onion rings. We arrived around at 5:30 or 6pm and were seated quickly. The decor was old-fashioned and homey and we found...More

Thank Stephanie B
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Had seen several comments on Facebook about this restaurant all being good from various friends....so we tried it out. Sad to say won't be returning. The service was very good BUT the food was comparable to "Ponderosa". If you like a thin cheap piece of...More

Thank Deb G
Reviewed 27 January 2018

We arrived 10 minutes before the restaurant opened and waited in line outside. After being seated relatively promptly and greeted by our server who took our drink orders, we waited 20 minutes before she reappeared ..... after she took orders from surrounding tables that were...More

Thank MKCN47933
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

We had great service, for such a large party. Catfish was great, as were the onion rings. Lots of postive comments. Give them a try. They do take reservations.

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 19 November 2017

While enjoying my prime rib dinner, the owner walked by and asked how my meal tasted. Two minutes later my server came back and tried to remove my plate before I had finished. The owner did not like the way my plate looked and had...More

Thank Robert E. F
Reviewed 17 September 2017

We have gone here for family gatherings/birthday celebrations as well as enjoying a night out with family or friends. Onion rings are my favorite with catfish a close 2nd. The steaks are great too.

Thank janetfH4845RA
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 E Main St, Thorntown, IN 46071-1155
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Thorntown
  • Phone Number: +1 765-436-7202
Stookey's Restaurant is a family restaurant that has been open since 1975. Featuring our famous catfish and onion rings, our menu also contains many favorites including delicious steaks, chicken, and fish options. Also on our menu is a delicious Hoosier-style tenderloin and other sandwich options. Bring the kids for a family dinner, or friends for a night out!
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