Place Details

Essenhaus

240 U.S. 20
Middlebury,  IN 46540

Phone: (800) 455-9471

Essenhaus

Celebrating 40 years of our family serving yours!

Nestled in the heart of Northern Indiana Amish Country, no visitor should miss the special treats awaiting their arrival. Experience a marvelous meal in our world-famous restaurant and visit our bountiful bakery to purchase sweet treats or our home made noodles to take home to family and friends.

On-site lodging offers spacious and charming guest rooms, gift shops are filled with treasures and you'll appreciate the selection of budget-friendly outdoor recreation. Everything is located within easy walking distance in our park-like setting.

We look forward to being your host!

Founded in 1971, by Bob & Sue Miller, the Essenhaus is the largest family restaurant in Indiana! Visit our website at http://Essenhaus.com where you can find full details & shop online!

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Business Info


Parking: Parking Lot
Payment Options: Visa, Amex, Mastercard, Discover
Serving: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Coffee
Restaurant Services: Walk-ins, Group-Friendly, Kids-Friendly, Takeout, Catering

Categories: Family Style Restaurant, Inn, Landmark

Hours

Mon: 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tue: 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wed: 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thu: 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri: 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat: 6:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Events

  • The Mail Order Bride
    07:00 PM - 05/23/2017

    At Essenhaus

    Experience a delightful and comic tale of caring, compassion and humor. Eli Whittier, a resident of England, was on his way to Pennsylvania in early 1920 to join...

  • Classic Car Cruise-In:
    04:30 PM - 05/25/2017

    At Essenhaus



  • The Mail Order Bride
    02:00 PM - 05/27/2017

    At Essenhaus

    Experience a delightful and comic tale of caring, compassion and humor. Eli Whittier, a resident of England, was on his way to Pennsylvania in early 1920 to join...

  • Quilt Garden Tours Begin
    08:00 AM - 05/29/2017

    At Essenhaus



  • The Mail Order Bride
    07:00 PM - 05/30/2017

    At Essenhaus

    Experience a delightful and comic tale of caring, compassion and humor. Eli Whittier, a resident of England, was on his way to Pennsylvania in early 1920 to join...

  • Essenhaus Bakery Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
    10:00 AM - 05/31/2017

    At Essenhaus

    Join us for our Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for our newly remodeled Bakery on May 31st at 10 am! There will be light refreshments, a drawing to win a pie each month...

  • Classic Car Cruise-In:
    04:30 PM - 06/01/2017

    At Essenhaus



  • The Mail Order Bride
    07:00 PM - 06/02/2017

    At Essenhaus

    Experience a delightful and comic tale of caring, compassion and humor. Eli Whittier, a resident of England, was on his way to Pennsylvania in early 1920 to join...

  • The Mail Order Bride
    07:00 PM - 06/06/2017

    At Essenhaus

    Experience a delightful and comic tale of caring, compassion and humor. Eli Whittier, a resident of England, was on his way to Pennsylvania in early 1920 to join...

  • The Mail Order Bride
    07:00 PM - 06/07/2017

    At Essenhaus

    Experience a delightful and comic tale of caring, compassion and humor. Eli Whittier, a resident of England, was on his way to Pennsylvania in early 1920 to join...

  • Classic Car Cruise-In:
    05:30 PM - 06/08/2017

    At Essenhaus



  • The Mail Order Bride
    02:00 PM - 06/10/2017

    At Essenhaus

    Experience a delightful and comic tale of caring, compassion and humor. Eli Whittier, a resident of England, was on his way to Pennsylvania in early 1920 to join...

  • The Mail Order Bride
    07:00 PM - 06/13/2017

    At Essenhaus

    Experience a delightful and comic tale of caring, compassion and humor. Eli Whittier, a resident of England, was on his way to Pennsylvania in early 1920 to join...

  • The Mail Order Bride
    07:00 PM - 06/14/2017

    At Essenhaus

    Experience a delightful and comic tale of caring, compassion and humor. Eli Whittier, a resident of England, was on his way to Pennsylvania in early 1920 to join...

  • Classic Car Cruise-In:
    04:30 PM - 06/15/2017

    At Essenhaus



  • The Mail Order Bride
    07:00 PM - 06/16/2017

    At Essenhaus

    Experience a delightful and comic tale of caring, compassion and humor. Eli Whittier, a resident of England, was on his way to Pennsylvania in early 1920 to join...

  • The Mail Order Bride
    07:00 PM - 06/20/2017

    At Essenhaus

    Experience a delightful and comic tale of caring, compassion and humor. Eli Whittier, a resident of England, was on his way to Pennsylvania in early 1920 to join...

  • The Mail Order Bride
    07:00 PM - 06/21/2017

    At Essenhaus

    Experience a delightful and comic tale of caring, compassion and humor. Eli Whittier, a resident of England, was on his way to Pennsylvania in early 1920 to join...

  • Classic Car Cruise-In: 50s Night
    04:30 PM - 06/22/2017

    At Essenhaus



  • The Mail Order Bride
    02:00 PM - 06/24/2017

    At Essenhaus

    Experience a delightful and comic tale of caring, compassion and humor. Eli Whittier, a resident of England, was on his way to Pennsylvania in early 1920 to join...

  • The Mail Order Bride
    02:00 PM - 06/24/2017

    At Essenhaus

    Experience a delightful and comic tale of caring, compassion and humor. Eli Whittier, a resident of England, was on his way to Pennsylvania in early 1920 to join...

  • The Mail Order Bride
    07:00 PM - 06/27/2017

    At Essenhaus

    Experience a delightful and comic tale of caring, compassion and humor. Eli Whittier, a resident of England, was on his way to Pennsylvania in early 1920 to join...

  • The Mail Order Bride
    07:00 PM - 06/28/2017

    At Essenhaus

    Experience a delightful and comic tale of caring, compassion and humor. Eli Whittier, a resident of England, was on his way to Pennsylvania in early 1920 to join...

  • Classic Car Cruise-In:
    04:30 PM - 06/29/2017

    At Essenhaus



  • The Mail Order Bride
    07:00 PM - 06/30/2017

    At Essenhaus

    Experience a delightful and comic tale of caring, compassion and humor. Eli Whittier, a resident of England, was on his way to Pennsylvania in early 1920 to join...

  • Classic Car Cruise-In:
    04:30 PM - 07/06/2017

    At Essenhaus



  • Classic Car Cruise-In:
    04:30 PM - 07/13/2017

    At Essenhaus



  • Saturday Night at Old Smokey
    07:00 PM - 07/14/2017

    At Essenhaus

    In its heyday, the "Old Smokey Country Store" was more than a mountain-top general store...its porch was the scene of Saturday night musical jamborees that rivaled...

  • Saturday Night at Old Smokey
    07:00 PM - 07/18/2017

    At Essenhaus

    In its heyday, the "Old Smokey Country Store" was more than a mountain-top general store...its porch was the scene of Saturday night musical jamborees that rivaled...

  • Saturday Night at Old Smokey
    07:00 PM - 07/19/2017

    At Essenhaus

    In its heyday, the "Old Smokey Country Store" was more than a mountain-top general store...its porch was the scene of Saturday night musical jamborees that rivaled...

  • Classic Car Cruise-In:
    04:30 PM - 07/20/2017

    At Essenhaus



  • Saturday Night at Old Smokey
    02:00 PM - 07/22/2017

    At Essenhaus

    In its heyday, the "Old Smokey Country Store" was more than a mountain-top general store...its porch was the scene of Saturday night musical jamborees that rivaled...

  • Saturday Night at Old Smokey
    07:00 PM - 07/25/2017

    At Essenhaus

    In its heyday, the "Old Smokey Country Store" was more than a mountain-top general store...its porch was the scene of Saturday night musical jamborees that rivaled...

  • Saturday Night at Old Smokey
    07:00 PM - 07/26/2017

    At Essenhaus

    In its heyday, the "Old Smokey Country Store" was more than a mountain-top general store...its porch was the scene of Saturday night musical jamborees that rivaled...

  • Classic Car Cruise-In:
    04:30 PM - 07/27/2017

    At Essenhaus



  • Saturday Night at Old Smokey
    07:00 PM - 07/28/2017

    At Essenhaus

    In its heyday, the "Old Smokey Country Store" was more than a mountain-top general store...its porch was the scene of Saturday night musical jamborees that rivaled...

  • Saturday Night at Old Smokey
    07:00 PM - 08/01/2017

    At Essenhaus

    In its heyday, the "Old Smokey Country Store" was more than a mountain-top general store...its porch was the scene of Saturday night musical jamborees that rivaled...

  • Saturday Night at Old Smokey
    07:00 PM - 08/02/2017

    At Essenhaus

    In its heyday, the "Old Smokey Country Store" was more than a mountain-top general store...its porch was the scene of Saturday night musical jamborees that rivaled...

  • Classic Car Cruise-In:
    04:30 PM - 08/03/2017

    At Essenhaus



  • Saturday Night at Old Smokey
    02:00 PM - 08/05/2017

    At Essenhaus

    In its heyday, the "Old Smokey Country Store" was more than a mountain-top general store...its porch was the scene of Saturday night musical jamborees that rivaled...

  • Saturday Night at Old Smokey
    07:00 PM - 08/08/2017

    At Essenhaus

    In its heyday, the "Old Smokey Country Store" was more than a mountain-top general store...its porch was the scene of Saturday night musical jamborees that rivaled...

  • Saturday Night at Old Smokey
    07:00 PM - 08/09/2017

    At Essenhaus

    In its heyday, the "Old Smokey Country Store" was more than a mountain-top general store...its porch was the scene of Saturday night musical jamborees that rivaled...

  • Classic Car Cruise-In:
    04:30 PM - 08/10/2017

    At Essenhaus



  • Saturday Night at Old Smokey
    07:00 PM - 08/11/2017

    At Essenhaus

    In its heyday, the "Old Smokey Country Store" was more than a mountain-top general store...its porch was the scene of Saturday night musical jamborees that rivaled...

  • Saturday Night at Old Smokey
    07:00 PM - 08/15/2017

    At Essenhaus

    In its heyday, the "Old Smokey Country Store" was more than a mountain-top general store...its porch was the scene of Saturday night musical jamborees that rivaled...

  • Saturday Night at Old Smokey
    07:00 PM - 08/16/2017

    At Essenhaus

    In its heyday, the "Old Smokey Country Store" was more than a mountain-top general store...its porch was the scene of Saturday night musical jamborees that rivaled...

  • Classic Car Cruise-In:
    04:30 PM - 08/17/2017

    At Essenhaus



  • Saturday Night at Old Smokey
    02:00 PM - 08/19/2017

    At Essenhaus

    In its heyday, the "Old Smokey Country Store" was more than a mountain-top general store...its porch was the scene of Saturday night musical jamborees that rivaled...

  • Saturday Night at Old Smokey
    07:00 PM - 08/22/2017

    At Essenhaus

    In its heyday, the "Old Smokey Country Store" was more than a mountain-top general store...its porch was the scene of Saturday night musical jamborees that rivaled...

  • Saturday Night at Old Smokey
    07:00 PM - 08/23/2017

    At Essenhaus

    In its heyday, the "Old Smokey Country Store" was more than a mountain-top general store...its porch was the scene of Saturday night musical jamborees that rivaled...

  • Classic Car Cruise-In:
    04:30 PM - 08/24/2017

    At Essenhaus



  • Saturday Night at Old Smokey
    07:00 PM - 08/25/2017

    At Essenhaus

    In its heyday, the "Old Smokey Country Store" was more than a mountain-top general store...its porch was the scene of Saturday night musical jamborees that rivaled...

  • Saturday Night at Old Smokey
    07:00 PM - 08/29/2017

    At Essenhaus

    In its heyday, the "Old Smokey Country Store" was more than a mountain-top general store...its porch was the scene of Saturday night musical jamborees that rivaled...

  • Saturday Night at Old Smokey
    07:00 PM - 08/30/2017

    At Essenhaus

    In its heyday, the "Old Smokey Country Store" was more than a mountain-top general store...its porch was the scene of Saturday night musical jamborees that rivaled...

  • Classic Car Cruise-In:
    04:30 PM - 08/31/2017

    At Essenhaus



  • Saturday Night at Old Smokey
    02:00 PM - 09/02/2017

    At Essenhaus

    In its heyday, the "Old Smokey Country Store" was more than a mountain-top general store...its porch was the scene of Saturday night musical jamborees that rivaled...

  • Saturday Night at Old Smokey
    07:00 PM - 09/05/2017

    At Essenhaus

    In its heyday, the "Old Smokey Country Store" was more than a mountain-top general store...its porch was the scene of Saturday night musical jamborees that rivaled...

  • Saturday Night at Old Smokey
    07:00 PM - 09/08/2017

    At Essenhaus

    In its heyday, the "Old Smokey Country Store" was more than a mountain-top general store...its porch was the scene of Saturday night musical jamborees that rivaled...

  • Saturday Night at Old Smokey
    07:00 PM - 09/12/2017

    At Essenhaus

    In its heyday, the "Old Smokey Country Store" was more than a mountain-top general store...its porch was the scene of Saturday night musical jamborees that rivaled...

  • Classic Car Cruise-In
    04:30 PM - 09/14/2017

    At Essenhaus



  • Saturday Night at Old Smokey
    02:00 PM - 09/16/2017

    At Essenhaus

    In its heyday, the "Old Smokey Country Store" was more than a mountain-top general store...its porch was the scene of Saturday night musical jamborees that rivaled...

  • Saturday Night at Old Smokey
    07:00 PM - 09/19/2017

    At Essenhaus

    In its heyday, the "Old Smokey Country Store" was more than a mountain-top general store...its porch was the scene of Saturday night musical jamborees that rivaled...

  • Essenhaus Car Show
    06:30 PM - 09/21/2017

    At Essenhaus



  • Saturday Night at Old Smokey
    07:00 PM - 09/22/2017

    At Essenhaus

    In its heyday, the "Old Smokey Country Store" was more than a mountain-top general store...its porch was the scene of Saturday night musical jamborees that rivaled...

  • Saturday Night at Old Smokey
    07:00 PM - 09/26/2017

    At Essenhaus

    In its heyday, the "Old Smokey Country Store" was more than a mountain-top general store...its porch was the scene of Saturday night musical jamborees that rivaled...

  • Classic Car Cruise In: Finale
    12:00 AM - 09/29/2017

    At Essenhaus

    Join us this Thursday Oct. 6th from 11 am to dusk for our Cruise-In Grand Finale! Schedule 11 am - Registration Opens 1 pm - End of Season Village Shops Tent...

  • Saturday Night at Old Smokey
    02:00 PM - 09/30/2017

    At Essenhaus

    In its heyday, the "Old Smokey Country Store" was more than a mountain-top general store...its porch was the scene of Saturday night musical jamborees that rivaled...

  • Holiday and Home Fashion Show
    11:00 AM - 10/25/2017

    At Essenhaus

    Sponsored by the Essenhaus Village Shops, join us for this annual event that combines fashion, home decor, dining, instruction, door prizes and a lot of fun! Get...

  • Holiday and Home Fashion Show
    11:00 AM - 10/26/2017

    At Essenhaus

    Sponsored by the Essenhaus Village Shops, join us for this annual event that combines fashion, home decor, dining, instruction, door prizes and a lot of fun! Get...

  • Holiday and Home Fashion Show
    06:00 PM - 10/26/2017

    At Essenhaus

    Sponsored by the Essenhaus Village Shops, join us for this annual event that combines fashion, home decor, dining, instruction, door prizes and a lot of fun! Get...

  • Holiday and Home Fashion Show
    10:00 AM - 10/27/2017

    At Essenhaus

    Sponsored by the Essenhaus Village Shops, join us for this annual event that combines fashion, home decor, dining, instruction, door prizes and a lot of fun! Get...

  • Tour of Trees
    10:00 AM - 11/17/2017

    At Essenhaus



  • Tour of Trees
    10:00 AM - 11/18/2017

    At Essenhaus



  • After Thanksgiving Sales
    09:00 AM - 11/24/2017

    At Essenhaus



  • EOC A Christmas Readers Theatre
    07:00 PM - 11/24/2017

    At Essenhaus

    Newlyweds, Jan & Doug planned to take on extra jobs during the Christmas season to make ends meet and pay for Christmas giving. What they forgot to plan for was...

  • After Thanksgiving Sales
    09:00 AM - 11/25/2017

    At Essenhaus



  • EOC A Christmas Readers Theatre
    02:00 PM - 11/25/2017

    At Essenhaus

    Newlyweds, Jan & Doug planned to take on extra jobs during the Christmas season to make ends meet and pay for Christmas giving. What they forgot to plan for was...

  • EOC A Christmas Readers Theatre
    07:00 PM - 11/30/2017

    At Essenhaus

    Newlyweds, Jan & Doug planned to take on extra jobs during the Christmas season to make ends meet and pay for Christmas giving. What they forgot to plan for was...

  • EOC A Christmas Readers Theatre
    07:00 PM - 12/01/2017

    At Essenhaus

    Newlyweds, Jan & Doug planned to take on extra jobs during the Christmas season to make ends meet and pay for Christmas giving. What they forgot to plan for was...

  • EOC A Christmas Readers Theatre
    02:00 PM - 12/02/2017

    At Essenhaus

    Newlyweds, Jan & Doug planned to take on extra jobs during the Christmas season to make ends meet and pay for Christmas giving. What they forgot to plan for was...

  • EOC A Christmas Readers Theatre
    07:00 PM - 12/07/2017

    At Essenhaus

    Newlyweds, Jan & Doug planned to take on extra jobs during the Christmas season to make ends meet and pay for Christmas giving. What they forgot to plan for was...

  • EOC A Christmas Readers Theatre
    07:00 PM - 12/08/2017

    At Essenhaus

    Newlyweds, Jan & Doug planned to take on extra jobs during the Christmas season to make ends meet and pay for Christmas giving. What they forgot to plan for was...

  • EOC A Christmas Readers Theatre
    02:00 PM - 12/09/2017

    At Essenhaus

    Newlyweds, Jan & Doug planned to take on extra jobs during the Christmas season to make ends meet and pay for Christmas giving. What they forgot to plan for was...

  • EOC A Christmas Readers Theatre
    07:00 PM - 12/14/2017

    At Essenhaus

    Newlyweds, Jan & Doug planned to take on extra jobs during the Christmas season to make ends meet and pay for Christmas giving. What they forgot to plan for was...

  • EOC A Christmas Readers Theatre
    07:00 PM - 12/15/2017

    At Essenhaus

    Newlyweds, Jan & Doug planned to take on extra jobs during the Christmas season to make ends meet and pay for Christmas giving. What they forgot to plan for was...

  • EOC A Christmas Readers Theatre
    02:00 PM - 12/16/2017

    At Essenhaus

    Newlyweds, Jan & Doug planned to take on extra jobs during the Christmas season to make ends meet and pay for Christmas giving. What they forgot to plan for was...

Past Events

  • The Mail Order Bride
    07:00 PM - 05/19/2017

    At Essenhaus

    Experience a delightful and comic tale of caring, compassion and humor. Eli Whittier, a resident of England, was on his way to Pennsylvania in early 1920 to join...

  • Garage Sale
    08:00 AM - 05/19/2017

    At Essenhaus



  • Classic Car Cruise-In:
    04:30 PM - 05/18/2017

    At Essenhaus



  • The Mail Order Bride
    07:00 PM - 05/16/2017

    At Essenhaus

    Experience a delightful and comic tale of caring, compassion and humor. Eli Whittier, a resident of England, was on his way to Pennsylvania in early 1920 to join...

  • The Mail Order Bride
    02:00 PM - 05/13/2017

    At Essenhaus

    Experience a delightful and comic tale of caring, compassion and humor. Eli Whittier, a resident of England, was on his way to Pennsylvania in early 1920 to join...

  • Book Signing: When the Bases are Loaded
    11:00 AM - 05/13/2017

    At Essenhaus

    Inspirational writers Anastasia Corbin & Natalie Replogle will visit Das Dutchman Essenhaus in Middlebury, Indiana, to conduct an autograph session on Saturday,...

  • Classic Car Cruise-In:
    04:30 PM - 05/11/2017

    At Essenhaus



  • The Mail Order Bride
    07:00 PM - 05/09/2017

    At Essenhaus

    Experience a delightful and comic tale of caring, compassion and humor. Eli Whittier, a resident of England, was on his way to Pennsylvania in early 1920 to join...

  • The Mail Order Bride
    07:00 PM - 05/05/2017

    At Essenhaus

    Experience a delightful and comic tale of caring, compassion and humor. Eli Whittier, a resident of England, was on his way to Pennsylvania in early 1920 to join...

  • The Mail Order Bride
    07:00 PM - 05/02/2017

    At Essenhaus

    Experience a delightful and comic tale of caring, compassion and humor. Eli Whittier, a resident of England, was on his way to Pennsylvania in early 1920 to join...

  • Spring Fashion Show
    10:00 AM - 04/21/2017

    At Essenhaus

    Sponsored by the Essenhaus Village Shops, join us for this annual event that combines fashion, home decor, dining, instruction, door prizes and a lot of fun! Get...

  • Spring Fashion Show
    06:00 PM - 04/20/2017

    At Essenhaus

    Sponsored by the Essenhaus Village Shops, join us for this annual event that combines fashion, home decor, dining, instruction, door prizes and a lot of fun! Get...

  • Spring Fashion Show
    11:00 AM - 04/20/2017

    At Essenhaus

    Sponsored by the Essenhaus Village Shops, join us for this annual event that combines fashion, home decor, dining, instruction, door prizes and a lot of fun! Get...

  • Spring Fashion Show
    11:00 AM - 04/19/2017

    At Essenhaus

    Sponsored by the Essenhaus Village Shops, join us for this annual event that combines fashion, home decor, dining, instruction, door prizes and a lot of fun! Get...

  • Churchmen Concert
    07:00 PM - 03/31/2017

    At Essenhaus

    Since 1989, The Churchmen have been entertaining guests, warming hearts and uplifting spirits. Their Southern Gospel style, four part harmony and bluegrass instrumentation...

  • Essenhaus Job Fair
    03:00 PM - 03/16/2017

    At Essenhaus

    Join the Essenhaus team! We are hiring in most departments. Event will be held on Thursday, March 16th at the Restaurant. Please come in to apply and receive an...

  • Spirit of Faith Breakfast
    08:30 AM - 03/11/2017

    At Essenhaus



  • Train Show
    09:00 AM - 02/18/2017

    At Essenhaus



  • The Minister's Quartet
    07:00 PM - 02/10/2017

    At Essenhaus

    Discover what audiences across the country have been raving about with this nationally acclaimed southern gospel quartet, The Minister's Quartet. With music in the...

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