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“Fairly typical highway meal.” 3 of 5 stars
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Jim Dandy Family Restaurant
80 W Mckenzie Rd, Greenfield, IN 46140-3028
317-462-2800
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Ranked #22 of 67 Restaurants in Greenfield
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Flyover Country, United States
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Fairly typical highway meal.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

Stopped in for lunch on a trip across Indiana. The restaurant looks dated, but seems to have a reputation among locals. I had the broasted chicken, which was described to me as being fried in some sort of pressure cooker. It was OK, but could have used more seasoning. The side of mashed potatoes was disappointing, as instant potatoes rather than fresh were used. The creamy coleslaw was good. I like to try out regional restaurants, rather than chains when I want a moderately-priced meal. Most are just OK, and Jim Dandy fits that category. I have nothing bad to say about Jim Dandy's, but would not go out of my way to eat here again.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Greenfield, Indiana
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Certainly not my favorite”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

The food is not at all like home cooking. the service is slow and the salad bar is lacking. I know a lot of people meet there often for coffee, or social time and it is large enough for that because very seldom is there ever a wait for a table, which makes people lingering just to visit a good option. I guess it serves a purpose for a lot of people but each time I visit, I vow to make it my last.

Visited May 2012
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Greenfield, Indiana
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“lost its charm”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012

Great service but high priced food from a bag, box or can. Great hometown resturant that has been serving people for over 45 years. Think they have lost sight of what they stand for. Sorry Jim Dandy but you dont cut it anymore.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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North Judson, Indiana, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Good Restaurant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2012

It had very good food, fast service and a very pleasant staff. It was close to motels and not far from I 70 exit.

Visited June 2012
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