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“Delicious Home Cooked Meals” 4 of 5 stars
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Van's Restaurant
270 64, Marengo, IN 47140
(812) 365-2645
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Ranked #1 of 8 Restaurants in Marengo
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Shelbyville, Kentucky
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Delicious Home Cooked Meals”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Stopped in on a Sunday afternoon on our way back from Evansville. We arrived mid afternoon and it wasn't very busy at the time. We ordered one of their specials which was a choice between broasted chicken dinner or chicken fried steak dinner. We got the chicken fried steak dinners with 3 sides for $7.99. What a deal! Everything was delicious. The service was warm, friendly, and prompt. The mashed potatoes were real potatoes and the milk gravy on the chicken fried steak and potatoes was very good. And the green beans were a stand out! I had to ask the chef what her secret was, because they were seasoned perfectly! We didn't get the slaw, but evidently it is a must have, since the chef said she couldn't share that secret.
This is a good solid choice for a great home cooked meal. Next time we are in the area, we won't hesitate to stop in.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Martinsville, Indiana
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82 reviews 82 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 31 cities Reviews in 31 cities
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
“Tasted good, but got so sick within 20 minutes”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Got the BLT, french fries, house salad with ranch dressing. The food itself tasted good, the restaraunt was clean and busy but within 20 minutes of eating I was so sick I thought I was going to have to go to the hospital. Will probably not come back. THe service was fair. We had to keep asking our waitress for things and then she would forget and we would have to ask again.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Boston, MA
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Good service, good food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

We visited Van's on our way to Marengo Caves. Our server was very sweet and friendly. We had good food (burgers, chicken, grilled cheese) and it was a good value.

Visited November 2012
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