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Stookey's Restaurant

125 E Main St, Thorntown, IN 46071-1155
+1 765-436-7202
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good20%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“catfish” (29 reviews)
“onion rings” (24 reviews)
“ribeye” (6 reviews)
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125 E Main St, Thorntown, IN 46071-1155
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here approx. a month ago (Jan 2018) on a Friday evening with my in-laws, who had been raving about their delicious onion rings. We arrived around at 5:30 or 6pm and were seated quickly. The decor was old-fashioned and homey and we found...More

Thank Stephanie B
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Had seen several comments on Facebook about this restaurant all being good from various friends....so we tried it out. Sad to say won't be returning. The service was very good BUT the food was comparable to "Ponderosa". If you like a thin cheap piece of...More

Thank Deb G
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Reviewed 27 January 2018

We arrived 10 minutes before the restaurant opened and waited in line outside. After being seated relatively promptly and greeted by our server who took our drink orders, we waited 20 minutes before she reappeared ..... after she took orders from surrounding tables that were...More

Thank MKCN47933
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

We had great service, for such a large party. Catfish was great, as were the onion rings. Lots of postive comments. Give them a try. They do take reservations.

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 18 November 2017

While enjoying my prime rib dinner, the owner walked by and asked how my meal tasted. Two minutes later my server came back and tried to remove my plate before I had finished. The owner did not like the way my plate looked and had...More

Thank Robert E. F
Reviewed 17 September 2017

We have gone here for family gatherings/birthday celebrations as well as enjoying a night out with family or friends. Onion rings are my favorite with catfish a close 2nd. The steaks are great too.

Thank janetfH4845RA
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Excellent food, great service, decent prices! We have had both family gatherings here as well as intimate dates.

Thank Beachiscalling
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Versatile is the name of the game here. The most popular item I saw and ate were onion rings. See picture of small plate below! We ate in a great booth in the bar. It is in an original downtown Thornton Building. Parking was available...More

Thank Travelartgolf
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Stookey's is most definitely a hidden treasure! My husband and I come here frequently for good food without a big town hassle. It's only a short drive from Lafayette, Lebanon, or the Indianapolis area. The onion rings are a delicious appetizer and always come out...More

1  Thank Farmg22
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Great Restaurant with very good food. Specialities are catfish, vinegar coleslaw, and their lightly battered onion rings. We were in a group of 12 and they did not have a problem with our group. They were a little slow with getting our dinner checks to...More

Thank Hound4
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Television, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 E Main St, Thorntown, IN 46071-1155
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Thorntown
  • Phone Number: +1 765-436-7202
Stookey's Restaurant is a family restaurant that has been open since 1975. Featuring our famous catfish and onion rings, our menu also contains many favorites including delicious steaks, chicken, and fish options. Also on our menu is a delicious Hoosier-style tenderloin and other sandwich options. Bring the kids for a family dinner, or friends for a night out!
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