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Back 40 Junction Restaurant

1011 N 13th St, Decatur, IN 46733-1001
+1 260-724-3355
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (41 reviews)
“crab legs” (26 reviews)
“brisket” (21 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1011 N 13th St, Decatur, IN 46733-1001
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1 - 10 of 238 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

There is a great selection for everyone. The price was higher than I expected but overall if you can eat a bunch this is the place to go. Clean and well run.

Thank Art S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Traveling though town on a trip, we stopped here at lunch. Seems like a nice little buffet. Good selections of food including desserts - carved ham turkey roast beef, fried chicken and fish; pies, ice cream, bread pudding, apple crisp. Food flavor and quality was...More

Thank R A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Reasonable priced, good food. Great buffet at lunch time. Very nice atmosphere. Manager Ellen very hospitable. Our 1st time there. We will be back

Thank Cathy S
GRLMGR, Guest Relations Manager at Back 40 Junction Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad you took the drive to try us out. Thank you for posting a review. Come see us again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

After a day of work in Decatur went to a buffet restaurant. I ate a ton of prime rib and it was excellent. Service was on top and all our dishes appeared fresh.

Thank Harry P
GRLMGR, Guest Relations Manager at Back 40 Junction Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad you were able to dine with us after a work day. We appreciate you kind post.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been coming here for years and it is the only restaurant in Decatur that has stood the test of time as a "go to" for special occasions or just a nice dinner/brunch.

Thank Tamilily7
GRLMGR, Guest Relations Manager at Back 40 Junction Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you, Tamilily7.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As always good great and service. Had my wife 's das along with his walker. We're very accommodating. It was a Thursday and not quite the full menu but still excellent. The roast beef excellent and bread pudding very tasty.

Thank Dennis P
GRLMGR, Guest Relations Manager at Back 40 Junction Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Very glad you enjoyed yourselves. Thank you for posting something.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We visited with family on a Saturday night and were very pleased. The smorgasbord has an excellent salad buffet and entree selection. Salad plates were chilled and everything seemed fresh. Meat entrees included prime rib, smoked brisket, ribs, chicken and pulled pork. Included was mashed...More

Thank Ernie P
GRLMGR, Guest Relations Manager at Back 40 Junction Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for such a kind review.

Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

If i could give this place a 10 i would. Nicest people and the buffet was crazy. Salad buffet,meats buffet,homemade desserts buffet and all the atmoshere you can hope to enjoy.

Thank 414percym
GRLMGR, Guest Relations Manager at Back 40 Junction Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So glad you enjoyed everything. Thank you!

Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

This place was amazing. We went on Friday night for the crab legs and prime rib. They were both outstanding! This buffet was as good if not better than the seafood buffets we have ate at in Myrtle beach. The prime rib here was definitely...More

Thank jee77osu
GRLMGR, Guest Relations Manager at Back 40 Junction Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So glad you made it back, but please don't wait another 10 years to return. So, see ya tonight!

Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

I had read about this restaurant and was anxious to try it on a recent trip to Ft. Wayne. The salad bar was well stocked and the roast beef, ham and Turkey were tasty. The fried shrimp and fish were bland and overcooked. The side...More

Thank Marlene D
GRLMGR, Guest Relations Manager at Back 40 Junction Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2017

We are very sorry you were not impressed with us. Hope you try us again. I am positive you will find things much better than G.C. next time.

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Wanda W
27 January 2017|
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Response from Melvia C | Reviewed this property |
It's just a regular buffet other nights I believe. I like going on fridays because of the seafood.
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Wendy G
14 December 2016|
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Response from J0nna_E | Reviewed this property |
yes, but they're not prohibitive in price
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Nettress
22 November 2016|
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Response from J0nna_E | Reviewed this property |
I highly recommend reservations.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Buffet
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 19:00
Monday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1011 N 13th St, Decatur, IN 46733-1001
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Decatur
  • Phone Number: +1 260-724-3355
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