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“Gem” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Tunnel Inn - CLOSED

Tunnel Inn
Price range: $8 - $50
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Enjoy fine dining in beautiful Story, Wyoming. The Tunnel Inn is an historic inn offering lunch in our bar from 11:30am-3pm daily and dinner Wednesday through Sunday from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. This historic restaurant and bar was built in 1931, and offers a cozy, warm environment for a special night out with friends. We also host business events, weddings, family reunions and other specials events. Please contact us for more information.
Sheridan, Wyoming
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Gem”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2012

Had not been to the Tunnel Inn since new owners. Story is a beautiful area. Renovations are nice. Sunday dinner special is fried chicken. Half a chicken, mashed potatoes with gravy, vegetable, cole slaw $9.00. Excellent spicy bloody mary $4.00. We will go back. It was worth the drive.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Helpful?
2 Thank Edjumar1
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English first
Beardsley, MN
Level Contributor
127 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Don't miss this place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2012

Chef Norm is serving meals here that are above and beyond your typical restaurant fare. Presented like we were eating downtown Chicago. Excellent food. Reasonable prices. If on your way to Yellowstone or Sheridan, WY, don't miss this place.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank Kathleen B
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Florida
Level Contributor
37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Awesome!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2012

We travel to Story a few times a year. We were happy to see that the Tunnel Inn was under new Ownership. We ate there boths nights we were there. The Staff is awesome, the Owner is awesome. The food was fabulous. Friday night the have a shrimp feast like no other. The dried scallops are the best I ever had, as is the blue gill. My husband had the ribs one night and the beef wellington one night and it was to die for!!! Also the grilled ceasar salad was so good. The bartender was great. Just a great place with wonderful food. We will go back soon.

Visited September 2012
Helpful?
2 Thank MaggieandCody
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Buffalo, Wyoming
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“An unexpected pleasure”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2012

Great dining in a quaint little mountain town. A short drive frim either Sheridan or Buffalo with great scenery either way. A very friendly atmosphere where the Chef(owner) comes out to meet his clients and makes sure they are happy with their food and service.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank Allie38_11
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Big Horn, Wyoming
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Good food, mediocre service and NO CREDIT CARDS”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2012

I have lived in the area off and on my entire life. While this was probably the best meal I have had at the Tunnel Inn, the service definitely left something to be desired. Although we had reservations, it still took 15 minutes to be seated and there were easily ten open tables. The wait staff and chef were entirely too focused on a party of five, while the rest of the patrons were left waiting. My biggest complaint was that they don't take credit cards. This must be the only restaurant in the America that doesn't. When the waitress informed us of this, she rather rudely explained that there is a sign on the inside of the front door that says cash only. I don't know about you, but I usually don't look at the inside of a door when I enter a building. Secondly, the fact that there is a large Visa/Mastercard sticker on the front window is a bit misleading. If my attention to detail is poor, then so does theirs! Sorry, but it really soured me on the whole experience. There are plenty of other restaurants in the area where the food is just as good, or better, and you don't have to spend every cent of cash in your wallet.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Paul G
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