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Stookey's Restaurant

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125 E Main St, Thorntown, IN 46071-1155
+1 765-436-7202
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
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Tue - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Ladoga, Indiana
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the last catfish place west of Indianapolis,used to be 3 now only this one. I have been going to them for over 50 year, It is as good as it get,they also have great steaks.

Thank Keith V
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Food was fabulous and Tammy our server was excellent! The rest of the staff seemed friendly and welcoming! I would give 5 stars but prices were a little high, but for excellent service and food it's worth the price! Be ready to take home left overs! The atmosphere was cozy and dress code could be formal or causal wear. For... More 

Thank Melissarotalsky
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

The food was delicious, best I've had in a while. Prime rib was perfectly cooked. Best onion rings ever!! However, I probably wouldn't have eaten if I had witnessed what I had from one of the wait staff after dinner was over. She threw the wrapping to the toilet paper on the floor, didn't change out the roll, just sat... More 

Thank Rachel W
Destin, Florida
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46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

This is a quaint little restaurant in a small town. The staff is very friendly and very quick service and the food was good, came out HOT which is a big plus. We had a party of 4 and 3 of us ordered the catfish dinners, VERY GOOD- 4th person ordered the crab cakes, they were very spicy and lots... More 

Thank Destinlover1
Thorntown, Indiana
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

This restaurant is an obvious favorite of the local population. Great food delivered with outstanding service. Priced right which added to the delightful meal.

Thank eric g
Plainfield, Indiana
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274 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

Went on a whim on a Friday night. Nice place, busy. Had great vinegar slaw and a Ribeye that was pretty tasty. Wife ordered Crab Cakes that were deep fried and not good at all. They were gracious and took it off the bill and gave her a free dessert. Little on the pricey side.

Thank Charley C
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

Last night was my fourth trip to Stookey's. It was just as good as the other 3. The service is always excellent and the food is great. The menu has a nice selection. I am not a big fan of whole catfish but had it the last time we were here and it was better than I expected. Last night... More 

Thank IndianaSeasick
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

My wife and I ordered the prime rib, which wasn't inexpensive and was very disappointed. I have been going to Stookey's for several years and have always been impressed with all of their food, however this was not the case. The quality of the prime rib was sub-par and had very little to no seasoned taste. Stick with the onion... More 

1 Thank Daniel K
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

Just don't get the hype...The food is average and over priced. Don't offer catfish fillet "and the onion rings that are so awesome" can be found anywhere, the overpriced steaks are thin, dry and just all around not worth the $. The owner is rude & disrespectful to the staff in front of customers. Wouldn't recommend. Drive to a real... More 

1 Thank Clint E
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386 reviews
287 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

It's like going back in time...Stookey's serves food from the old days and it's absolutely DELICIOUS!! The Catfish is the best ever and the steaks are good too. The onion rings are also to die for. And on top of the great food everyone who works there is incredibly efficient and nice. I'll be back!!

1 Thank 970alexanderp
Krista S, Public Relations Manager at Stookey's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. We look forward to seeing you the next time you join us! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
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

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?