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8345 West State Road 56, West Baden, Indiana, French Lick, IN 47432
1-812-936-5288
Today
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch
Description: Homestyle cooking.Breakfast served has long as we got it.Daily lunch...
Homestyle cooking.Breakfast served has long as we got it.Daily lunch special's.Kid's menu,lunch or breakfast.New menu items.Homemade pies:Cookies,cake..10% seniors,but not on daily special..Large rooms,for big groups,party's.Local singer one month..
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  • 8
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Decent food

We had the breakfast buffet, but they ran out of most of the items and we had to request they make more. It was ok. Not great. Not bad. The staff was really nice.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
Tozzi66
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Brownsburg, Indiana
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  • Local cuisine
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Cincinnati
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We had breakfast at the Rowboat with our family and were very happy with the food and service. The restaurant is very basic in decoration but the food quality was top notch. 100% better than Denny's the morning before!

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Evansville, Indiana
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Service was terrible. We saw several people get up and leave. Needs organization. On the bright side, the tenderloins were pretty good.

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Brownsburg, Indiana
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We had the breakfast buffet, but they ran out of most of the items and we had to request they make more. It was ok. Not great. Not bad. The staff was really nice.

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Ellettsville, Indiana
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

A hometown local family cafe. Friendly staff but she could have used some help. The food was good and a nice size portion. We would go back

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Chicago
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Not many options outside the resorts, so this location offers a relaxed, no-nonsense alternative with decent food and a very friendly staff. Good fish options, although they are mostly fried.

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Columbus, Ohio
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The menu was pretty basic, but the prices were reasonable. It worked for us because we were looking for simple burger type fare.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

This place is a nice little family restaurant. I had their meatloaf dinner plate with peas (which is mixed in a cheese sauce with asparagus) and potatoes mixed with cabbage. It was good. Not outstanding but good. My son had a cheeseburger and chips. Again this was just good. Over all experience was good would return.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Kids liked their breakfast as did my husband. My pulled pork sandwich was a bit dry. Good variety on the menu.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

I usually prefer local cafes and eateries. In my experience they usually have the best food! This was not the case here. We were enticed by the advertisement of a breakfast buffet served until 2:00 pm. There were four adults and one child in our party. We arrived around 11:45 am. We all decided to order the buffet. We went... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Great home cooking and well priced. The staff was friendly. This cafe is minutes away from French Lick and across from the West Baden Hotel. Recommend getting off the resort and saving a little cash for a good meal.

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Additional Information about Rowboat Cafe

Address: 8345 West State Road 56, West Baden, Indiana, French Lick, IN 47432
Phone Number: 1-812-936-5288
Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  French Lick
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8345 West State Road 56, West Baden, Indiana, French Lick, IN 47432
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  French Lick
  • Phone Number: 1-812-936-5288

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

Description

Homestyle cooking.Breakfast served has long as we got it.Daily lunch special's.Kid's menu,lunch or breakfast.New menu items.Homemade pies:Cookies,cake..10% seniors,but not on daily special..Large rooms,for big groups,party's.Local singer one month..
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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