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Palmer House

) #4 of 14 Restaurants in Berne €€ - €€€ American, Diner
118 W Main St, Berne, IN 46711-1549
+1 260-589-2306
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good30%
  • Average30%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
3 weeks ago
“Good Food, Friendly Waitress”
4 weeks ago
“The lesser of Berne's evils”
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American, Diner
€€ - €€€
118 W Main St, Berne, IN 46711-1549
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got to Palmer House about 6pm, and I got their chicken teriyaki stir fry. It wasn't fancy, but it was a good meal. There were several local families enjoying fellowship and good food. I would come back again.

Thank capturedbygrace
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff is incredibly nice which is why I gave this place a 3, not a 2. Plus, considering there are literally no good restaurants left in Berne and Decatur since Niblicks closed, I guess I'd eat here again if I had to. The place...More

Thank 837kelleyd
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We enjoyed our meals at this restaurant. It is "old fashioned"--right down to the stools sitting around the counter--as in old time soda fountains! The food is home made and delicious. I ordered the salad bar (which had salad, potato salad, macaroni salad, etc--as well...More

Thank debbwym
Reviewed 20 February 2016

We were there for a family reunion smorgasbord meal at dinnertime. The food had rave reviews from all who attended. 90% of the folks there were of Swiss German heritage and while many had never been to Switzerland, to some extent they were expecting food...More

Thank jema813
Reviewed 1 September 2015

The Palmer House is a great place for a Sunday afternoon dinner. Or a morning breakfast, Food is well prepared and service is pleasent and professional and friendly. Good foor, good service.

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 6 May 2015

It's been around a while. Still fair priced for the day, still good eats. The smorgasbord is real good. The price includes the drink, something you don't see here in Fort Wayne.

Thank Bill A
Reviewed 12 December 2013

The Palmer House in Berne, IN in my opinion has gone downhill over the past few years. It used to be the place to go for Swiss style meals in this Swiss themed town. On the Christmas tree lighting downtown after Thanksgiving I expected the...More

Thank JimHenry
Reviewed 29 October 2012

Comfort food at its best. The friendly crew and peaceful setting are a blessing. We especially enjoy the Friday buffet is an excellent offering of chicken, beef, and local sausage. Take a walk around Bern while there...it's a step back in time. If you love...More

1  Thank Craig C
Reviewed 30 March 2012

Great food & service in downtown Berne near clocktower and Swiss Heritage Village.

Thank Doug M
Reviewed 11 August 2011

Like the other reviews have said, this place is a nice, quiet place to eat. Its like what Restaurants in America need to be. No fast food crap, just good food and great service.

2  Thank UB32UNC
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Ruthy A
Does this restaurant have authentic German food or just plain American food?
22 September 2016|
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Bill A
Does anyone know when this place started? And who all has owned it over the years? I know half of the current owners, Roger & Sharon.
1 May 2015|
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Restaurant Details

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US$5 - US$10
American, Diner
Lunch, Dinner
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 W Main St, Berne, IN 46711-1549
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Berne
  • Phone Number: +1 260-589-2306
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