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Pete's Simonton Lake Tavern

$$ - $$$American, ,
51426 State Road 19, Elkhart, IN 46514-6101
+1 574-264-9033
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good45%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“burgers” (4 reviews)
“blue gill” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
51426 State Road 19, Elkhart, IN 46514-6101
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

New owner!!! Casey bought this place and is the owner. I love the people that work here. I never used to come here but now that I know the owner I’ll be here all the time. I arrived before they bought it and the food...More

Thank Cruiseseeker333
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not many places offer blue gill dinners so we jumped at the chance when we learned that Pete's Tavern had it. It was crowded and noisy (typical small town bar) but they did have a family room. Service was friendly and the blue gill portions...More

Thank joel4iu
Reviewed 14 September 2017

The food and atmosphere are always really good. Live music with local artists in the evening is a nice way to break up the week.

Thank gailsapple7
Reviewed 10 July 2017

To be honest, we wanted to stop at Fippin Cow down the street, but it was crazy busy. The restaurants were having a Poker game night. (this was a Thursday night. So Pete's it was. The food was fine. Staff was great. They were busy...More

Thank Meridith A
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Came in here for a fun time with friends and the staff was so rude to everyone we just couldn't stand it and left. The old guy behind the bar must be GOD ( the owner). And was just being downright rude and obnoxious. Never...More

Thank buckleroos
Reviewed 24 January 2017

They offer broasted chicken which I order and found it to be a good choice. Crisp on the outside and juicy on the inside. The staff is very friendly and treat you like you go there every day. The place fills up fast and unfortunately...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 11 July 2016

5 guys for lunch on a Saturday so we all ate and had many beers. The waitress was excellent. Food was very good for typical bar food

Thank Timothy F
Reviewed 1 July 2016

On the surface you'll expect this to be just another bar/restaurant serving the usual fare. Well, maybe it is. But the service is superb and the food is terrific. Usually not a one-two punch most similar establish have. In the past few weeks, we ate...More

Thank Marty J
Reviewed 20 January 2016

pretty nice local pub. I cant say anything bad about it, just different.....a little slower pace, which is not bad sometimes. When they have live music, its usually good.

Thank doctordigital
Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

Unreal jerk. I refuse to go in this place anymore because if I bring a date he is always stalking her or hitting on her and I find that absolutely repulsive for a restaurant owner

Thank rdmgjr
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51426 State Road 19, Elkhart, IN 46514-6101
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Elkhart
  • Phone Number: +1 574-264-9033
Beer, Wine and Liquor, Live Music, Karaoke, Lunch, Dinner, Daily Specials. Located (0.8) mile North of Indiana Toll Road I-80/90, Exit #92 Pete's Simonton Lake Tavern is one of the Oldest family-owned Restaurants in Elkhart, Indiana!
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