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Fair Oaks Farms

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Address: 856 N 600 E, Fair Oaks, IN 47943-8000
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+1 877-536-1194
09:00 - 17:00
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Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 17:00

The Fair Oaks Farms Dairy Adventure includes interactive activities...

The Fair Oaks Farms Dairy Adventure includes interactive activities including 3-D films, live cow birthing, full restaurant, bus tours of the farm, and other attractions.

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Midway stopping point

Came back from a business trip in Chicago. Stopped off at the Fair Oaks Farmhouse restaurant. Great food and excellent service. The onion soup was fantastic and the fried chicken... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Indianapolis, Indiana
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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190 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Came back from a business trip in Chicago. Stopped off at the Fair Oaks Farmhouse restaurant. Great food and excellent service. The onion soup was fantastic and the fried chicken salad was wonderful. Can't wait to try some of their desserts.

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Dallas, United States
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89 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family has made it routine to stop at Fair Oaks Farms when traveling between Chicago and Indianapolis. We've yet to eat in the restaurant or visit the exhibits, partly because we're busy checking out the cheeses and sweets in the large store. Our biggest attraction is the creamy, addictive milkshakes. On our most recent stop, we also picked up... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Whenever taking a trip to Chicago, my wife and I always stop at Fair Oaks for some ice cream. The farm-to-table atmosphere is wonderful, and you can tell that all of the ingredients are top-quality! I hear great things about all of the other food options at Fair Oaks, but I can only attest to the deliciousness of the ice... More 

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Sidney, Ohio
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6 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

The place is monstrous and geared for you to spend absurd amounts of money on trinkets. They did however have very good ice cream and their display of the production facilities was interesting. If you want to have an upscale Farm-to-Table dinner, and sped $50-$75/ person, go here. They even charge to ride a bus to see the cows

Thank Jack H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

We stopped for breakfast. Since the restaurant was not open we ate at the small cafe/gift shop. DO NOT GET THE PANCAKES! Omelet was good. Wait until 10:30 a.m. to eat at Farmhouse.

Thank surfcitysandpiper
North Carolina
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64 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

I've had visiting this farm on my bucket list for several years. We included it in a trip from North Carolina to Notre Dame for football game. It was as much fun as the football game and our team won! This farm is simply amazing. It is spotless and the staff is superb! My favorite part was seeing a calf... More 

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Hobart, Indiana
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206 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

About 45 minutes south of Merrillville on 65 south, They have Huge signs on the way there. I was slightly disappointed, The restaurant is a huge room with a vaulted ceiling, big fireplace and plenty of tables and booths. The staff was friendly and efficient but when you sit in a booth look at the wall at the end of... More 

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Manteno, Illinois
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17 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I love coming to Fair Oaks Farms. The Dairy Agventure and the Pig Agventure are so fun and educational. I love coming here as much as my kids do. The Cowfe is one of my favorite parts of Fair Oaks. Whenever we are in the area, we stop in for grilled cheese (the best I've ever had!) and ice cream.... More 

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Holland, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We did it all at Fair Oaks Farms in one day with an extended family of 10. Three adventures (pig, cow & crop). We saw a calf being born. Kids did the high ropes course. Lunch at Cowfe and dinner at Farmhouse. All of us loved it. Mass appeal to all ages. Great life experiences and great food. We'll be... More 

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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Went with my 18 month old twin grandkids. The pig adventure was perfect for little little ones. Lots of room for them to run around. The windows were low enough for them to see the pigs below without having to be picked up. Lots to do to keep little ones entertained. The cow adventure requires several walk up step and... More 

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