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814 South Calhoun Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46802
260-423-3595
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Sunday
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Hours:
Mon - Tue 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wed - Thu 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 7:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat 9:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night

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  • 25
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best place for lunch downtown!

The Dash-In is a fantastic place for lunch or dinner downtown. They have amazing grilled cheese sandwiches, and THE BEST Tomato Bisque I have ever had. The atmosphere is fun, and the prices are reasonable. As a vegetarian, I appreciate the variety of choices I have on the menu. As stated in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 21, 2014
Beverly L
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Indiana
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Boston, Massachusetts
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

I was in Fort Wayne doing family history research at the Allen County Public Library. I found Dash-In the first day and went back for lunch every day for a week. Service was fast. Food came out fast but was not fast food. For example, yesterday I had a nice homemade chicken and white bean soup, and the day before... More 

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Decatur, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Dash-In is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Visually seems that they are styling themselves as a trendy establishment in a retro fashion. Basis the crowd (and yes they were near full the night we were there), they seem designed for 20's & 30's age groups. Their decor is nice enough in a bar type motif, especially in the main... More 

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Malvern, Pennsylvania
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420 reviews
243 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 327 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Decent enough downtown Ft. Wayne restaurant for basic food and a beer. But, there seems to be something lacking or missing. Is it trendy or just a place for basic eats? They have jumped on the craft beer craze and there are glimpses of attempts to provide unique eats. However, IMHO they have an opportunity to make this a real... More 

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We've had several less-than-great breakfast and a couple of dinners in the last six months that haven't been good. Most recently, my daughter and I decided to give it one more try and we're were really disappointed. The coffee was good, again, but the food was just not good. She always enjoys their grits, but they were cold, watery and... More 

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Elkhart
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I thought the decor and atmosphere was nice and I liked the menu options. We were there for lunch and I had the "homemade" hummus plate which was good but not great. I had a vegetable soup in the side which was very good. My husband ordered a sandwich with kettle chips as his side. The chips were in no... More 

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Springfield, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 via mobile

We visited here with out of town guests and family. Parking was a challenge, especially with the next door garage being "full" on a Saturday. One person at our table ordered a latte which never came. The food was good, but not remarkable, especially at higher end prices.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

Food was plentiful in quantity and flavor. Atmosphere was excellent to include the decor. Beer selection was great but limited and the service was average.

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Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The Dash-In is a fantastic place for lunch or dinner downtown. They have amazing grilled cheese sandwiches, and THE BEST Tomato Bisque I have ever had. The atmosphere is fun, and the prices are reasonable. As a vegetarian, I appreciate the variety of choices I have on the menu. As stated in other reviews, I have to agree that the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 via mobile

Great beer selection and coffee selection but the waiters are smug and not very good. Food is weird and feels like they use a George foreman

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Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I went here for dinner with my family. It took a long time for someone to take our order, and a long time for our food to arrive. The food is great- I love the euro grilled cheese, and I always get the tomato soup. Best ever. Service, however, was terrible. It took quite a while for our order to... More 

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Additional Information about Dash-in

Address: 814 South Calhoun Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Phone Number: 260-423-3595
Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Fort Wayne
Open Hours:
Monday 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 9:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisine: American, Delicatessen

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 814 South Calhoun Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46802
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Fort Wayne
  • Phone Number: 260-423-3595

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Delicatessen
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 1:00 am

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