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Ainsley's Cafe

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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15179 Old State Road 101, Liberty, IN 47353-9606
+1 765-458-7474
Tue - Sun 11:00 - 21:00
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

We often go hear for special occasions because the food is very good, portions are good, usually have a very trained attentive waitress/waiter and the view over the lake is so enjoyable. Although the entrance is very hilly, there is a special ramp for handicapped. There is an 'inside' porch for rainy or windy days.

Thank Jack H
ft lauderdale
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

We attended Ainsley Cafe for a wedding rehearsal dinner. The food was good but I have to say that the amount of food was over the top - way too much food for one person. For the average diet - splitting a dish would be best or order appetizers. Quality was excellent and the view of the lake is beautiful.... More 

Thank laura h
Noblesville, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Came on a very busy Saturday night. Was disappointed that the wait for a table on the deck was long but our table had a nice view of the lake and sunset Lots of hustle bustle and noise but fun and lively. Service ok but we were in no hurry. Food good! Quantities and prices very reasonable. Something on the... More 

Thank JQuilter
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We try to go here on few times during season on nice occasions and splurge a little and enjoy a nice dinner overlooking the water and the deck space was great. Food is always a plus here, it's a little on the high side of cost but it is delicious and not recommended for young kids I think. But an... More 

Thank Erica C
Brownsburg, Indiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

After hiking in the park sat relaxing on the deck overlooking Brookville Lake and had a great meal. Beautiful lake, able to see a couple of Eagles fishing!

Thank anmzanto
Richmond, Indiana
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161 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

As always the food was good, Nice waitress Food for all came in a timely manor. If you get there in the evening if you are lucky you can watch the eagles fish the waters. Check out the boats as well.

Thank setback
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Exp. waitress ran my CC thru 2 times took 6 calls, 4 people and 4 days to get my money back. No apologies from the manager. We USED to frequent this establisment once a week EVEN though they are overpriced. Waitress was slow to wait on us and never received any refills. Food was dropped before it reached the table.... More 

Thank Cheryl B
Wabash, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

It was too hot the day we went to Ainsley's to eat out on the deck, but the view of the lake was great from inside, where it was cool and breezy. My husband and I both ordered meal-size salads- his had grilled shrimp on top, and mine had a huge piece of grilled salmon. The salads were wonderful- my... More 

Thank Manddymill
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

This was our second visit. The first was during a slower part of the season. We went on a Sunday and they were packed. Brookville Lake is very popular in the summer, so that was to be expected. The quoted 40ish minute wait only ended up being maybe 20 minutes (if that). We ended up sitting in the enclosed patio... More 

Thank Ravekid
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

They have no idea what service is because they are the only game on the lake and don't have to do anything they don't want to. Food usually grease fried crap. Oh how I wished they had competition so they could learn what its like to run a good business.

Thank David B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15179 Old State Road 101, Liberty, IN 47353-9606
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Liberty
  • Phone Number: +1 765-458-7474

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