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Sportsman Inn

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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12340 N Upper Lakeshore Dr, Monticello, IN
+1 574-583-5133
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Delphi, Indiana
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Sportsman Inn for a nice friends dinner out. We both enjoyed our meals; I particularly like their coconut shrimp. This is a place where the vegetables get as much attention in preparation as the main dish. The portions are generous!

Thank oakleaf926
Frankfort, Indiana
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180 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Staff was good. All the fish was very greasy. Onion rings were greasy. We have been here before, and this was the worst food we've had. Food is $$$. And was not worth the money. Not sure if we'll go back.

Thank Steve M
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

While dining there last night, I asked for romaine lettuce in my salad and was told there would be an up-charge. This isn't the first issue I've had here with management. Beware if you dine here. I've made this request in every restaurant I've ever eaten a salad in, and have never been charged for it. Ridiculous. This manager cares... More 

Thank Lana H
Monticello, Indiana
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Sportsman is a landmark just across the river on the south side of Monticello. If coming from the south its on the north edge of Carroll County on 421.

Thank Ludmila J
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

I almost gave this 4 stars due to the service, but the food was so good, I decided to make it 5. Our waitress was great until our food was served (which was brought out by another waitress). Then I guess she got too busy, and kinda forgot about us. However, our food was outstanding. Started with pretzel stix, and... More 

Thank Mark W
Indianapolis, Indiana
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We love going here when we are in Monticello! It's right in the middle between high high-end dining and low end dining. Great selection and the portions are huge! You can grab a nice seat inside or outside and there are great tables that are near the water as well. During the summer they have bands out on the patio... More 

Thank lauren46060
Westfield, Indiana
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

As frequent Indiana Beach visitors, and having been horribly disappointed by the decline of the park's Skyroom (it's pretty much a cafeteria now), the wife and I were in the market for a new dinner place and found this little gem just south of Indiana Beach. For lunch, I had chicken wings, which were big and meaty, with just enough... More 

Thank fougerousses2015
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Motorcycle club was on vacation (and yes we certainly look like a motorcycle club lol). We rolled in and were greeted at the door with a little uneasiness by Dennis. He quickly invited us in and welcomed each of us with a handshake . We sat in the bar area. Maybe 10-11 tables. All nicely set with white table cloths.... More 

Thank leoindianatraveler
george w, Manager at Sportsman Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words. I am always proud of the efforts that our team gives. hope to see your group when you have another adventure. More 

Logansport, Indiana
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Sportsman Inn is a lovely restaurant with a great view of the river any time of the year.. On a nice day one can eat outdoors and watch boaters and water skiers enjoying their sports. The food is excellent. Both lunch and dinner are served. The atmosphere is very nice, but casual dress is acceptable. There is a bar and... More 

Thank Rebecca B
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

The Sportsman Inn is our go to restaurant for dining with family or entertaining out of town guests, as well as a nice date night with the hubby or even for ordering take out. We consistently have a great experience dining here. The food is absolutely delicious. We eat here often and plan to go again soon. For larger parties,... More 

Thank Kelly G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$35
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12340 N Upper Lakeshore Dr, Monticello, IN
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Monticello
  • Phone Number: +1 574-583-5133

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