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The Story Inn Restaurant

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6404 State Road 135 S, Nashville, IN 47448-9083
+1 812-988-2273
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09:00 - 21:00
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

Won our overnight stay, playing trivia on the radio. The little town of Story is rich with history! An awesome little place for couples. Wonderful meals, they grow almost everything they cook with on their property. It isn't unusual to have several people arrive on horseback to get a drink in their underground bar. They have a frequent visitor called... More 

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Jacob E, Owner at The Story Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello Serena, Thank you for visiting, and for your very kind review! We hope to see you again! Kind regards, Jacob Ebel More 

Dayton, Ohio
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347 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

Came here for lunch with friends. Breakfast is served all day. French toast was a sweet treat. I had the charcuterie plate. It was awesome, just what I liked. However two of our party had the biscuits and sausage gravy. The gravy was okay, but the biscuits were dry and did not seem to absorb the gravy well. The menu... More 

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Jacob E, Owner at The Story Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello BandB-Lovers_30-yrs, Thank you for visiting, dining with us, and for your review. We truly appreciate honest feedback, which allows us to correct our mistakes and improve our standards. I apologize for the subpar biscuits and gravy you received. We hope to see you again. Kind regards, Jacob Ebel More 

Valparaiso, Indiana
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124 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

We did not eat here, but had drinks downstairs and tour the property. It is a very cool place to visit and the people are very friendly! If u like small towns and vintage things , this is a must see. It is a great place put on a ride, lots of bikes. The Cowboys were super friendly as well!

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Thank J C
Jacob E, Owner at The Story Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello J C, Thank you for your review, and joining us last weekend. I'm glad you enjoyed and appreciated our unique environment and diverse patrons as much as we do. We hope to see you again. Kind regards, Jacob Ebel More 

Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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101 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

We had a good meal at the Story Inn, but were taken aback by the small selection and price. The TripAdvisor overview says the meals are $15-30, but the meals are closer to $25-$40. The restaurant has a more organized and cleaner feel than when we were there a year ago.

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Jacob E, Owner at The Story Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello MissNa5635, Thank you for your return visit, and review. I apologize for the limited menu, which is due to seasonality of products and volume of business this time of year. With our gardens recently planted, and the weather warming up, we'll be expanding the menu appropriately over the next couple of months. As a new owner, with a new... More 

Nashville, Indiana
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

All food is freshly made. I feel this restaurant is very expensive for average food. As for the rest of the area, it is very quaint and has a great history, even a ghost! It is fun to walk around the little community.

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Monticello, Indiana
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016

Story can only be accessed by Ind. 135, and it is a winding journey, so don't think you can be in a hurry to get there. The restaurant is on the main floor of the old original general store and the upstairs and the rest of the homes in Story are a big, charming bed and breakfast. There's horseback riding... More 

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Jacob E, Owner at The Story Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello Rodietraveler, Thank you for visiting, and for your kind review. Once our gardens are in full bloom, our menu will greatly increase in size. We hope you'll return to sample the best of what the summer season has to offer. Kind regards, Jacob Ebel More 

Columbus, Indiana
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016

It's a lovely drive on country roads to get there and you just feel relaxed and part of a different world. The new chef has dropped some of our old favorites from the menu so we're hoping we'll find some new favorites on the new menu soon. During the summer we love to wander around in the gardens out back... More 

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ebelj, Owner at The Story Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello Nichael, Thank you for your longtime patronage of the Story Inn, and for your kind review. Chef Eric will be expanding all of his menus this spring to showcase the best of what Indiana has to offer with the season, and I'm sure you'll find something that'll become a new favorite. We look forward to having you back. Thank... More 

Bardstown, Kentucky
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016

Granted it was Valentines Day weekend but our reservation was at 7:45 p.m. and we didn't get seated until 8:45 p.m. Then once we were seated I thought it be much better...wrong! After about 20 mins we finally get some bread after I ask the bus boy and then at 9:45p.m. we received our meal. So we had a reservation... More 

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ebelj, Owner at The Story Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello 49myself, Thank you for your very honest review. I cannot deny the issues we experienced on Valentines weekend. The extreme back up we faced was due to our reservations system failing, which in turn lead to multiple double bookings that we were simply unprepared for. This set our service staff, and especially kitchen staff back beyond what could be... More 

Indiana
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

After a previous experience that wasn't as favorable, Jacob offered us a complementary stay. This time, we stayed in the Old Mill Loft. Great room. Delicious meal, dinner and breakfast. Can't wait to return. The tub was a fun feature of the room!

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ebelj, Owner at The Story Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello Amanda, Thank you for allowing us the opportunity to provide you with the experience you expected on your first visit. I truly thank you for your patronage, and look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards, Jacob More 

Evansville, IN
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125 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

What a wonderful place to have a romantic dinner! The food is wonderful, with lots of little touched that made it feel special. The server brought a little pickled beet tartar compliments of the chef, as well as a lemon bar for dessert. I ordered the winter squash and it was the best vegetarian entree I have ever eaten at... More 

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ebelj, Owner at The Story Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello Redpepper74, Thank you very much for dining with us, and for your honest review. We are very proud of the experience our chef and restaurant team create for our guests on a nightly basis. Our rooms on the other hand, as you experienced, are in need of some updates, and we know it. Our goal for 2016 is to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Cuisine
American
Meals
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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 21:00
Thursday
09:00 - 21:00
Friday
09:00 - 21:00
Saturday
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
Description
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?