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12340 N Upper Lakeshore Dr, Monticello, IN
574 583-5133
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 23
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  • 4
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A Family Favorite!

We frequent Sportman Inn! Some of our favorites are the boneless wings with the Daytona Sauce, Sportmans Fish either fried or grilled (both are delish), and the shroomie pizza! I love sitting on the deck in the summer time! Its a great place to bring your family or friends!

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
danamarie31
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Indiana
Good for:
  • Large groups
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Indiana
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We frequent Sportman Inn! Some of our favorites are the boneless wings with the Daytona Sauce, Sportmans Fish either fried or grilled (both are delish), and the shroomie pizza! I love sitting on the deck in the summer time! Its a great place to bring your family or friends!

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Fowler, Indiana
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79 reviews 79 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We love this place! Great seating inside or outside. During the Summer months their large salads are a treat and in the cool & cold months, try a mouth watering steak. A full bar offers expertly made drinks. The view is outstanding and plenty of parking. Yes, I used to go there in the good old days and yes, maybe... More 

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Maysville, Kentucky
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This was my second visit to The Sportsman in the last couple of years. Ironically both times were in February and they had significant snow. We called ahead to make sure they were open as it had been snowing all day. We were greeted by a warm friendly environment. The waitress was very friendly and very attentive. When we first... More 

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Great food and fun people. The outside seating is really fun in the evenings with bands and a fire pit

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Monticello, Indiana
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62 reviews 62 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We have been visiting the Sportsman for over 7 years now and the food is always very good. They have a great lunch menu that is affordable and gives you nice portions. They also have a great dinner menu that offers items from value meals (The Chicken Parm is one of the best deals for your money) to Filet Mignon.... More 

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Frankfort, Indiana
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We have eaten there several times. You have a choice of inside or patio dining on the lake. The atmosphere is excellent and the food is fantastic.

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Northern Indiana
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42 reviews 42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

My wife and two friends had an early evening dinner here and were happy with our choice. All of us ordered their "Famous Fish" meal. Two of us had it breaded and two broiled. The broiled fish was topped with mushrooms and shaved almonds, and it was good although the portions were rather small. Our friends had it breaded, and... More 

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Florissant, Missouri, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I've been coming to Lake Shafer my whole life and have never had such a lovely, well prepared and thought out meal! The salmon, steak, pasta, and pork medallions were cooked perfectly with delectable seasonal sides and fantastic service from the hostess, wait staff, and kitchen. The view is scenic, the dining room ambiance quiet and classy, and the attention... More 

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Mendenhall, Pennsylvania
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45 reviews 45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We enjoyed a lovely dinner on the deck overlooking Lake Freeman. Tried something I had never had before: Fried Pickles! Everything was delicious - not fancy, but just good quality food prepared well. Band was setting up to play at 7pm - we didn't get to stay for that, but it was a beautiful evening and I'm sure it was... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The restaurant is good whenever we eat there. We have eaten in the bar area, outside and in the main dining room. The food is delicious. I recommend the boneless chicken wings on Monday. Daytona sauce is really very good. I also like the house fish dinner. I actually have never had anything bad here and the service is good... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12340 N Upper Lakeshore Dr, Monticello, IN
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Monticello
  • Phone Number: 574 583-5133

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups

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