Food & Lodging


Complete List of Area Restaurants

Blue Gate Restaurant and Bakery
105 E. Middlebury St
Shipshewana, IN 46565

Famous Amish-Mennonite home cooking! Family style or order from the menu. Now with Christian and family friendly entertainment. Stop by the bakery. Groups welcome.

Next Door Neighbor Deli & Bakery
11540 W SR 120
Middlebury, IN 46540

Step in our door and let the aroma of fresh baked goods and the food special of the day tickle your nose. You can enjoy dining in our dining room or our front porch, both furnished with vintage furniture. You can even observe the farm life from a picnic table in the lawn! Located between Middlebury & Shipshewana, near I 80-90 Famous for fruitcakes by Deb.


Complete List of Area Lodging

Farmstead Inn & Conference Center
370 S Van Buren St (SR5)
Shipshewana, IN 46565

With its white lap siding, broad front porch and red barn conference center, this welcoming 154 room Shipshewana Inn looks like an expansive cousin to northern Indiana's tidy farm houses. The hospitality is Amish-country genuine, whether you come here for a family getaway or a group meeting. The inn features spacious rooms, wireless Internet and an indoor recreation building equipped with a pool and hot tub. Modern conveniences like kitchenettes, king-sized beds and garden tubs are available upon request. Across the street, Shipshewana's Flea Market is among the nation's largest. Neighboring the inn more than 100 dealers display their treasures in the 31,000-square-foot Antique Gallery.

The Van Buren Hotel at Shipshewana
1175 N Van Buren St (SR 5)
Shipshewana, IN 46565

The Van Buren Hotel at Shipshewana – Our Family Serving Your Family. Our 84 room hotel has all the amenities of a fine hotel, but with small town hospitality. Enjoy complimentary WiFi, business center, fitness center, indoor pool, and a delicious, hot breakfast to start your day off right.

Blue Gate Garden Inn

Blue Gate Garden Inn;
800 S Van Buren St,
Shipshewana, IN 46565

The Blue Gate has lots to offer groups of all sizes. Services you'd expect only in a big city, right in the middle of beautiful Amish Country for groups from 12 to 1200. Full Service Catering, baggage handling, concert tickets, audio/visual and much more. Plus the Blue Gate Garden Inn is centrally located for the Event Center or the downtown shopping district. Call our hospitality office today and let us show you what Shipshewana Hospitality is all about!