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Back 40 Junction Restaurant

1011 N 13th St, Decatur, IN 46733-1001
+1 260-724-3355
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (45 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1011 N 13th St, Decatur, IN 46733-1001
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wide variety of meat options(beef, turkey, ham, chicken, shrimp, pork, and fish) and potato options (mashed, roasted, and sweet potatoes)! Plenty of dessert options! Two things for me that could have made it better for me. More cheese on the mac’ n cheese (did not...More

Thank Jenessa D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They had plenty of choices on the buffet and my husband especially enjoyed the roast beef that was carved by request. There was a lot of comfort food on the buffet and if you’re trying to eat healthy this would be a difficult buffet to...More

Thank Kay V
GRLMGR, Guest Relations Manager at Back 40 Junction Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow, you are a tough scorer! We only get three out of five because of not finding enough healthy choices on an all you can eat buffet?? OK, comments heard, our chef is currently working on a new recipe that will incorporate tofu. So try...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped into the back 40 for mothers day and the entire family was surprised and impressed by the great food, selection and service

Thank doug12345bb
GRLMGR, Guest Relations Manager at Back 40 Junction Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for posting your comments. So glad we impressed you so much. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

There are much better places to eat. Food on buffet needed seasoning. This is a tourist destination those at REV getting repairs. This will be recommended to you.

Thank Dlcharles
GRLMGR, Guest Relations Manager at Back 40 Junction Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good comments about bland food. One of the first we have seen. We will take your recommendations into account!

Reviewed 6 May 2018

This is a very friendly buffet restaurant, popular with locals. Salad bar was okay. The meat buffet and the sides buffet had reasonable variety but ... the fried chicken was warm not toasty, ditto the roast beef. The grilled yam had cooled off enough so...More

Thank IndySwimRun
GRLMGR, Guest Relations Manager at Back 40 Junction Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We pride ourselves in providing high quality food. Your comments state that on a few items you tried, they were not at the temperature you would have liked. Our waitresses are trained to ask if everything is to your liking. If you would have mentioned...More

Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

We always enjoy our trip here. We travel quite a distance and come once or twice a year. Never disapoints

Thank Andrew W
GRLMGR, Guest Relations Manager at Back 40 Junction Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the nice comments, now you should just start coming more often!!!

Reviewed 15 March 2018

I am the first to say I HATE BUFFETS! They are typically full of salt, cholesterol, heart disease and diabetes. That being said. I had attended the Back 40 Junction several years ago, as a child (OK it was decades ago actually) BUT a few...More

Thank WilliamHarrison
GRLMGR, Guest Relations Manager at Back 40 Junction Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2018

OK William Harrison, I just had to print your review off and share it with all of our employees. You have made our day. Thank you so much for taking the time to post such kind words about our restaurant. Hope to see you again...More

Reviewed 4 March 2018

Found this place just driving around North East Indiana.The Best food I have tasted in a restaurant in a long time.The deserts are all home made and fresh.The prices all mid range and so worth it. Our server was Ashley what a wonderful young lady...More

Thank Jonesy1947
GRLMGR, Guest Relations Manager at Back 40 Junction Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2018

We are so glad you found us. Thank you for posting a review. Come back soon so we can spoil you some more!

Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Staff was polite and amazing. Drink never got empty. food was hot and plentiful. So much to choose from.

Thank AllenZent
GRLMGR, Guest Relations Manager at Back 40 Junction Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2018

Thank you Allen for posting a review for us.

Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Having never visited the area this place is certainly eye catching. The decor is enhanced by the stories behind them being available in a flip chart on the table. The food is good, not exceptional but good. They have some interest in and unusual choices...More

Thank DawnB505
GRLMGR, Guest Relations Manager at Back 40 Junction Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2018

Thank you for taking the time to post a review for us.

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bprobb
14 February 2018|
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Response from Dennis P | Reviewed this property |
No just show up
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slwelles
2 October 2017|
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Response from Harry P | Reviewed this property |
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Wanda W
27 January 2017|
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Response from Melvia C | Reviewed this property |
It's just a regular buffet other nights I believe. I like going on fridays because of the seafood.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Buffet, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1011 N 13th St, Decatur, IN 46733-1001
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Decatur
  • Phone Number: +1 260-724-3355
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