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The Story Inn Restaurant

6404 State Road 135 S, Nashville, IN 47448-9083
+1 812-988-2273
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6404 State Road 135 S, Nashville, IN 47448-9083
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Eating lunch at The Story Inn has become part of our tradition when we come to Brown County in the fall. The exterior would almost scare you away if you were hoping for a nice place to eat; it looks really shabby. But that is...More

Thank Manddymill
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We jave been coming to the Story Inn for the past 14 years. Its a place we love and even held our wedding reception there. However, we were very disappointed on our visit on 9/16/17. We were surprised there was not a filet on the...More

Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 4 days ago

A short drive from Nashville, Indiana will take to you an unexpected gem of a restaurant! We make it a point to visit the restaurant whenever we're in the area and are never disappointed! Love the quaint ambience and the food - WOW! Superb! The...More

Thank Gerritt S
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Rustic feel to restaurant, lots of cool antiques to look at. I really enjoyed my brioche french toast and my husband loved his biscuits and gravy. Service was friendly and timely. We also got to check out the tavern, which has cool speakeasy feel! And...More

Thank kristie0318
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

The Story Inn Restaurant is worth the extra drive from Nashville! We've never been disappointed with a meal there. Quaint old General Store type setting with an exceptional menu plus beer and wine selection!

Thank Jmooney50
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Seems kind of strange to eat a $38 steak in a flea market decor, but this place is not your average restaurant. Look around you and you'll see rusty cross cut saws on the walls, old coffee tins on the shelves behind you and other...More

2  Thank TasteBuddy8642
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Located in the village of Story, IN on the edge of the Hoosier National Forest is a very unique restaurant housed in what used to be an old general store. It offers a limited gourmet menu for brunch and dinner. The staff is attentive, courteous,...More

Thank Peggy L
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Was told this place was worth the short drive from downtown Nashville and I was not disappointed! We stopped in Tuesday morning for breakfast to a very welcoming staff and great service! The French toast with fresh berries were perfect and the biscuits and gravy...More

Thank Tammie G
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Fine dining in a hard-to-get-to location. The food was really well prepared. The ride there and the location itself feel like you're stepping back in time, but the recipes are up-to-date serving high-end fine-dining American cuisine.

Thank S W
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Like stepping back in time, and finding very good food. The old store transformed into a dining room was so unique. Lot of old antiques surrounded you as well. We had lunch there and they had various sandwiches as well a good country breakfast meals....More

Thank Michael J
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18 November 2016|
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Response from Denise V | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Sorry.. no no dress code
Justine H
23 October 2016|
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Response from rolfseb | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure that the chef would be happy to accommodate your dietary needs. I'd mention it when you make reservations, so a variety of options could be offered.
15 September 2016|
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Response from Scuffy13 | Reviewed this property |
Brunch is 9-2:30 thru the week and 8-2:30 on Saturday and Sunday.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
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09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6404 State Road 135 S, Nashville, IN 47448-9083
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Nashville
  • Phone Number: +1 812-988-2273
  • E-mail
160 year old village turned boutique bed & breakfast featuring unique overnight accommodations in the towns original cottages. The original general store is now the Story Inn Restaurant which serves brunch and dinner featuring seasonal New American cuisine, paired with an award winning wine list. The Story Still, located below the restaurant offers a full bar with a rotating Hoosier micro beer collection. Story offers several unique wedding and event venues, including a 100 year old barn, gardens, and old mill.
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