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Artist's Colony Restaurant

corner of Van Buren & Franklin Streets, Nashville, IN 47448
812-988-0600
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Ranked #10 of 38 Restaurants in Nashville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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English first
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

Had the best food yet in Nashville. Prices very reasonable. Portions are nice and service was great. Ask for "Ben" as your server. Very personable older gentleman. Good food, great service and you won't drop $50 like at the Hob Nob for mediocr lukewarm food.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

My adult children and I had lunch at the this great restaurant. Whenever I visit Brown County this is my go to place for lunch. The Catfish Sandwich was outstanding. The Catfish just melts in your mouth. A must try is the sweet potato fries with the brown sugar dip.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

We went to this Inn for lunch the service was great. Sat outdoors and our meals were great for the lunch time. I would recommend the place for a casual and relaxing time. Afterwards we seen the sights of Nashville.

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Terre Haute, Indiana, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

We stayed at the artists colony inn and only ate at the restaurant for the breakfast buffet. It was free with our stay so I can not comment on the price but the food was hot and good. The staff was friendly and we would stay there again.

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Danville, Illinois
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

My wife and I thought this would be a good place to go for dinner. The Artist's Colony Inn is beautiful and the little shops surrounding it make for a nice setting, especially if you sit outside as we did. I ordered the sirlloin and sweet potato. My wife had the vegetable lasagna. Our waiter was a nice young man... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I have somehow always skipped eating here for years when we go down but this time made sure we ate here. I was very disappointed. To start the place just felt like it needed a good wipe down. The table had some kind of "coating" on it. The service could have possibly made it better. We didn't have a very... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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74 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Had dinner last Sunday evening (first timers). Ordered a breaded tenderloin and it was good, broccoli slaw we did not care for. Wife had sweet potato friends which she enjoyed. Reasonably priced for a tourist town. Nice colonial atmosphere.

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Fredonia, New York
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9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We tried this restaurant for breakfast on a Thursday morning. The décor is reminiscent of a colonial inn. They have a breakfast buffet that includes coffee or juice for $7.95. While they don't cook food to order with the buffet, it did have a nice variety of options, and was very good. Try the pumpkin bread. We got coffee refills... More

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Sarasota, Florida
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38 reviews 38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Whenever we visit Nashville we usually have at least one meal here. On this visit we had the pot pie, veggie quesadilla and kids cheeseburger. All arrived fresh, hot and delicious. We asked for some rolls and they were a bit stake and cold. All in all, another good visit. Fair prices and good service.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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65 reviews 65 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We had no complaints about this restaurant. We had dinner and breakfast here during our one-night stay at the attached inn. The food is homestyle, the server was nice and attentive. Our only issue was having to move tables due to an extreme fly issue. Unfortunately moving the table didnt' help, but I'm sure it was just due to the... More

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