Stopped for lunch during a day trip. Both my wife and her friend have been here before but first time for me. Must say I completely enjoyed the lunch and can only say that we will be stopping again when in the area. Service and...More
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My family has dined here since the 1950s. The Freeman Family has owned it since then. Our choice for dinner this time was 5 oz filets with 6 oz lobster tail. Sides were hash browns with onions and sauteed spinach with bacon. Service very good....More
I had lunch with a friend in town at the St. James and enjoyed their fish. It wasn't something I would make a special trip for, but it was tasty .
We took our son and daughter in law out for their anniversary. The food was good.. as was the service.. It had such raves that we had to try it.. It was ok.... nothing special, but a bit expensive.
Avilla, Indiana is a town of 2000 population, not really close to anything. And the St. James, a family-owned establishment, is billed as the oldest operating restaurant in northern Indiana! Probably dating from when this was the St. James Hotel. No lodging now, only a...More
The St. James has great family atmosphere. Hearty home cooked meals, great soups. My favorite is the sour croute soup on Thursdays for lunch. Always great fish on Fridays. Over the last 3 years they have really upped their game on the extensive craft beer...More
This has always been a great place to eat. Friendly service, family oriented. Can go casual or as a more fancy event. Really good food and prices are reasonable for the quality.
This place years ago was the greatest thing around the area unfortunately it seems now that the original founding family members have pasted it's been turned into a race to see how many family members this place can support while making the cuisine as cheap...More
Enjoy this old Avilla landmark famous for food and family gatherings. Try the fried chicken and broasted potatoes, vegetables or any of the homemade soups. Avoid the cod which was served as chewy fish sticks with tartar sauce. Drinks are made to order at the...More