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“Always great food”

Blue Gate Restaurant and Bakery
Ranked #1 of 26 Restaurants in Shipshewana
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $16
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Buffet, Reservations
Description: When the newly built Blue Gate Restaurant & Bakery opened it doors on August 4th, 2001 in Shipshewana, the entire town was invited over for dinner. As one of Indiana's largest restaurants, the Blue Gate comfortably seats 600 (more than the town's population). Built to reflect the surrounding community, the Blue Gate resembles a rambling white farmhouse, similar to those that dot the surrounding Amish coutnryside.An award winning restaurant serving a world famous Family-style meal that features pressure fried chicken and 3 other meats, real mashed potatoes, Amish noodles, plus lots of other sides and 25 varieties of pies to choose from
Reviewed May 5, 2014

We had family style dinner. Food is always great quality and always plentiful (chicken, meatloaf, noodles, stuffing, potatoes, green beans, AND DESSERT all for one price. Had to try the bakery in the afternoon, wow!!! Another place where the employees are very polite and friendly. We love to come to Shipshewana.

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Reviewed April 29, 2014

I've eaten here several times. Always great service. Food is made from scratch by Amish & Mennonites. Great variety of foods to choose from. Very clean & homey.

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Reviewed April 26, 2014

Service was pleasant, food was excellent, restaurant was clean. Only problem we had was a tap dancer practicing right above the dining room all during dinner! It was constant pounding through the ceiling. The manager was nice when explaining what the noise was, but it was still bothersome. You would think they could schedule his practice outside of peak dinner hours! Women's rest rooms were in need of attention. Not terrible, but toilets were not flushed, spills etc.

1  Thank Amanda M
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Reviewed April 24, 2014 via mobile

I have been to this restaurant at least 50 times, their food is delicious and is moderately priced, their bakery also sells delicious cakes, donuts, pies ect.

1  Thank stuart1801
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Reviewed April 13, 2014 via mobile

Located in the heart of Shipshewana, just about anything you are looking for to eat. Good food, WONDERFUL pies.

1  Thank debbiemac25
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