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11899 W Oakdale Dr, Monticello, IN 47960
574-965-9104
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
An Enjoyable Evening!

If it's catfish, steak or frog legs, it's hard to beat. A greeter meets you at the door with a smile that stretches from here to there, takes your drink order & turns you over to a waitress, who by the way, continues that smile. We've been there many times & have never been disappointed... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
Norm B
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Fowler, Indiana
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Fowler, Indiana
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83 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

If it's catfish, steak or frog legs, it's hard to beat. A greeter meets you at the door with a smile that stretches from here to there, takes your drink order & turns you over to a waitress, who by the way, continues that smile. We've been there many times & have never been disappointed! Everyone is so friendly &... More 

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Lafayette, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Great food always cooked the way you asked for it. Never had a bad meal there. The staff is attentive and very friendly.

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Lafayette, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Always friendly servers, bartender Steve will never forget your drink! Their slogan Best catfish by a Dam site is true! Great tenderloins! I have never been dissatisfied with the food! A little rustic but very comfortable! Whenever I am in the area I always enjoy my evening there!

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Lafayette, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This is a nice little place off Lake Freeman and Tippecanoe RIver by the Oakdale Dam. I had the blue gill dinner with a mug of Warsteiner. Very good!

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boise, id, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

hard to get to, but locals from 50 mile plus radius eat there regularly and transients on the lakes include it as a must experience. local bands most week-ends. limo service in their "fish limo" on request. casual dining, extensive menu with excellent fish, surprisingly sophisticated wine list, draft beer, including local brands

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Decatur, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The food here was great and the servers very nice. Just be careful because it is attached to a bar and no one under 21 is allowed in that way. We accidently went in the wrong door and were yelled at to get the children out however the lady did come over and apologize.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

6/12/15 at around 730pm. After a long afternoon at the lake, we were ready for some great seafood. My wife and I opted to start out with the seafood chowder like soup. I absolutely loved it, my wife thought that it was good but a bit on the spicy side. I then opted for the smelt dinner with steak fries.... More 

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Indiana
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We enjoyed a nice salad, but our broiled bluegill and broiled catfish were disgusting. They did make some adjustments to the bill. But we are used to having very good meals here! We have loved and enjoyed the Indiana Lobster , mmmmmm, I have raved about it to all my friends. This time it was Horrid! The frog legs were... More 

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Larsen, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

As they say, it's the "Best Place By A Dam Site!" Well know for their deep-fried catfish and onion rings. Reasonably diverse menu. Often crowded on weekends, but worth the trip!

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Monticello IN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is a pub bar atmosphere and family friendly restaurant section too. The catfish here is wonderful if that's what your looking for , lightly breaded and always good . Filets are served in a great proportion , I always take some home. It has a full bar, but lots of beer drinkers, not really the best margarita place, but... More 

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Additional Information about Oakdale Dam Inn

Address: 11899 W Oakdale Dr, Monticello, IN 47960
Phone Number: 574-965-9104
Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Monticello
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Pub

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 11899 W Oakdale Dr, Monticello, IN 47960
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Monticello
  • Phone Number: 574-965-9104

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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