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St. James Villa Restaurant

204 E Albion St, Avilla, IN 46710-2001
+1 260-897-2114
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“prime rib” (7 reviews)
“bratwurst” (2 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 23:00All hours
American, German
$$ - $$$
204 E Albion St, Avilla, IN 46710-2001
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

The St. James has great family atmosphere. Hearty home cooked meals, great soups. My favorite is the sour croute soup on Thursdays for lunch. Always great fish on Fridays. Over the last 3 years they have really upped their game on the extensive craft beer...More

Thank ChadVail
Reviewed 24 May 2017

This has always been a great place to eat. Friendly service, family oriented. Can go casual or as a more fancy event. Really good food and prices are reasonable for the quality.

Thank thubl01
Reviewed 12 February 2017

This place years ago was the greatest thing around the area unfortunately it seems now that the original founding family members have pasted it's been turned into a race to see how many family members this place can support while making the cuisine as cheap...More

Thank ryurati
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Enjoy this old Avilla landmark famous for food and family gatherings. Try the fried chicken and broasted potatoes, vegetables or any of the homemade soups. Avoid the cod which was served as chewy fish sticks with tartar sauce. Drinks are made to order at the...More

Thank Gatorartlady
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

We were visiting in the area and our host suggested St. James for our dinner. The fish was excellent. Others had the chicken. All were well pleased. The cuisine is solid midwest fare. American with a German influence. Well pleased. Fine wait staff.

Thank James D
Reviewed 2 November 2016

My husband and I visited here for our first wedding anniversary. We had a wonderful time. The broasted chicken was very good and not overly greasy for being fried.My husband had their thick cut steak and it was cooked exatly how he likes it. He...More

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Thank Marisa H
Reviewed 27 October 2016

This place is an unpolished little gem out in the middle of rural northeast Indiana and one of our favorites. The staff takes great care of us from when we arrive until when we leave with our full bellies. The bar manager has done a...More

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were just out for a leisurely Saturday afternoon drive to view the fall foliage in nearby Chain-o-lakes State Park. We decided to find someplace nearby for a late afternoon lunch / early dinner. We drove into Avilla and had seen a...More

Thank Jcbfw
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We're lucky to live just a few minutes from this reliable, cozy and friendly restaurant. Traditional menu - chicken, fish, steak, prime rib, etc. Great bar and service. If you're looking for a reasonably priced place that can always get you seated (because the place...More

Thank AvillaJerry
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Great place and friendly service. German potatoes with onion are great. Lots of good stuff to choose from

Thank JQuacker
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13 August 2015|
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Response from Kirk H | Reviewed this property |
Agree - there are a couple lakes nearby but no ocean.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 204 E Albion St, Avilla, IN 46710-2001
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Avilla
  • Phone Number: +1 260-897-2114
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