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Sherman House - CLOSED

35 S Main St, Batesville, IN 47006-4899
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good40%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
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“pork” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, German, Vegetarian Friendly
35 S Main St, Batesville, IN 47006-4899
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After spending a day on a Genealogy search of several Southern Indiana Cemeteries, we were looking for a Great meal on a Sunday Afternoon, and since had been many years since eating in Batesville , we decided on The Sherman House. Seated at once, Hostess...More

Thank Fred A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

2 years ago we went there and they were closed. From a bill board, it looked like the Sherman House was open again. We stopped by for dinner. The menu was not as extensive as the old Sherman House. Very few German dinners like before....More

Thank leftout
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Son and I visited the other day and the food was ok for the most part. The sauerkraut was good. my son ordered the sausages and he enjoyed all three, I ordered the weinerschnitzel and to me seemed like a frozen pork fritter. No krautballs...More

Thank William S
Reviewed 26 April 2017

This restaurant was completely renovated and I think they did a beautiful job. It still has the old world charm it used to have but some details have been updated which I think adds to the ambiance. Our party of 6 was very satisfied with...More

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

They serve a lot of good German food. Not that many German restaurants in this area anymore. Friendly staff. Reasonable prices

Thank Gadabout2010
Reviewed 25 January 2015

Owner Doug Bessler has just announced that he will not re-open The Sherman House after the two week shut down period as previously planned. Doug has been the owner for over 10 years and has decided to semi-retire and focus his efforts on his auto...More

Thank Brock_DuLac
Reviewed 7 January 2015

I was almost alone in the restaurant on a chilly evening, but staff were attentive. I ordered the special German combination meal, which was huge--schnitzel, rouladen, braised cabbage, sausage and more, plus the delicious deep-fried biscuits with apple butter AND a small salad bar. Needless...More

Thank SeeCanada
Reviewed 18 November 2014

Traveled about 30 miles to get away from the Franchise restaurants. The food was very good and plentiful. We visited on a Friday which featured live soft music. Very comfortable. I think some other reviews of smoke pertained to many years ago.

Thank thesarge60
Reviewed 15 November 2014

One of my daughters bought me a gift certificate to the Sherman House in Batesville, IN. When we arrived, we were greeted promptly and courteously, however it felt as if we had gone back in time. I don't think the decor has changed in the...More

1  Thank Russell B
Reviewed 9 November 2014

My husband had a meeting in Batesville, and some years ago we stayed at the Sherman House. I called and made reservations for him to stay two nights assuming the rooms were still nice. He said his room was terrible - had chipped paint and...More

1  Thank Darlene F
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Groups, Kids
Open Hours
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 20:30
06:30 - 20:30
06:30 - 20:30
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 S Main St, Batesville, IN 47006-4899
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Batesville
  • Phone Number: 812-934-1000
  • E-mail
Historic German Restaurant in Batesville, Indiana. Over 100 years old- you should have this listed !!!
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