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Village Inn

107 S. Main St., Middlebury, IN - (574) 825-2043
How about a huge plate of cornmeal mush, accompanied by head cheese, for breakfast? There are ordinary egg breakfasts, too, but even they seem twice as hearty as anything you would get in an ordinary diner. Lunches are even bigger: chicken and noodles or meat loaf or beef stew and mashed potatoes, smothered steaks and stuffed peppers.
100% Approval Rating (7 votes)

Scorecard

4 - Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Rhubarb Custard Pie
Custard Pie
Raspberry Cream Pie
Headcheese
Cornmeal Mush

Highlighted Reviews

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Michael Stern - Photos (2)
Roadfood.com Editor
" The town of Middlebury is where Amish farmers come to shop for dry goods and hardware. When it is time to eat, they crowd into a town lunchroom called the Village Inn for plowman's meals served by Mennonite girls in organdy caps. How about a huge plate of ..."   [Read More]
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Hans Baumann - Photos (1)
July 14, 2011
"This was my second time at the Village Inn and it just keeps getting better. The food is pretty good, but the pies are just unbelievable. I remember being impressed with the pie, especially the old-fashioned/custard pie which seems to be a novelty outside of Amish ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

107 S. Main St., Middlebury, IN
(574) 825-2043

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Breakfast, Lunch
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:No
Alcohol Served:No
Outdoor Seating:No
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:No
Old fashioned cream is a dense, rich custard pie made with heavy whipping cream. Delicious!
"Old fashioned cream is a dense, rich custard pie made with heavy whipping cream. Delicious!"
Cliff Strutz





Peanut butter pie would not be our first choice in an Amish restaurant, but with the terrific flaky crust and subtle pb flavor, this is still a fine slice of pie.
"Peanut butter pie would not be our first choice in an Amish restaurant, but with the terrific flaky crust and subtle pb flavor, this is still a fine slice of pie."
Cliff Strutz


When the young waitress read off the roster of available pies, three of the first four were ones we had never heard of before.  This Bob Andy pie is a custard pie, with cinnamon and cloves added.  Delicious!
"When the young waitress read off the roster of available pies, three of the first four were ones we had never heard of before. This Bob Andy pie is a custard pie, with cinnamon and cloves added. Delicious!"
Cliff Strutz


When the Village Inn uses the word fresh in the name of this pie, there aren't kidding. The peaches tasted like they were picked just an hour before.  This was a fantastic slice of pie!
"When the Village Inn uses the word fresh in the name of this pie, there aren't kidding. The peaches tasted like they were picked just an hour before. This was a fantastic slice of pie!"
Cliff Strutz


Expect odd, random coffee cups, most of which were given to Village Inn by loyal customers. Our loquacious waitress told us she tries to match up the cups to the personalities of the customers. We found this very amusing, despite the coffee cup we were given.
"Expect odd, random coffee cups, most of which were given to Village Inn by loyal customers. Our loquacious waitress told us she tries to match up the cups to the personalities of the customers. We found this very amusing, despite the coffee cup we were given."
Cliff Strutz


Next to the Village Inn, Gohn Brothers is a dry goods store that specializes in clothing for
"Next to the Village Inn, Gohn Brothers is a dry goods store that specializes in clothing for "The Plain People," i.e. pants with buttons instead of zippers, serious black hats, and sturdy work shoes."
Michael Stern


Although this photo was taken elsewhere, the neon sign perfectly expresses the value of the Village Inn.
"Although this photo was taken elsewhere, the neon sign perfectly expresses the value of the Village Inn."
Michael Stern



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