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Whether you select the intimate charm of a room above the old General Store or  the uniquely historic ambience of a village cottage, the Story Inn’s accommodations offer a haven of carefree comfort. There you may enjoy such amenities as hot tubs, private decks, garden balconies, claw foot tubs or kitchenettes. You may spend your time strolling through carefully tended gardens, enjoy live music over wine, lounging around a fire pit, or tasting local craft beers in a friendly tavern. Welcome to our town!

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Food & Wine

Our food and wine philosophy at The Story Inn® revolves around the changing seasons, and our chef and sommelier’s creations and pairings, with a strong emphasis on the highest quality and sustainability.
Whether you join us for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or a snack in the Story Still, you’ll find a unique array of offerings to please all palates

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Weddings & Catering

Established in 1851, The Story Inn® is the perfect destination for your most important events. From elegant, rustic weddings to upscale, yet casual corporate events and family celebrations, The Story Inn provides a truly memorable experience for you and your guests.

Come and explore this historic and magical setting. Stroll through our eighteen acres of gardens, horse pastures, and a vineyard,with towering oaks and an abundance of natural beauty. Tour the remodeled historic barn, saw mill, and old general store, which can accommodate groups up to 100. The Story Inn® will transform your imagined event into a truly special and memorable occasion.

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Our Guests

  • The food was excellent and the staff was outstanding! Thank you for making our weekend memorable.

    Charles M
  • Excellent dining experience – great food. Worth the extra drive through beautiful Brown County. Food prepared with extra care. I recommend anything they serve.

    Carol K
  • This is a one-of-a-kind restaurant in rural Brown County, Indiana. The setting is relaxing and guests are treated as if they are VIP’s. The food is top notch. The entire experience, including the lovely drive out, is well worth it.

    Lynda F

Hours Of Operation

Our Patio Grill will be open Wednesday through Sunday from 12 to 7 pm serving food & beverages (including beer, wine, & cocktails). We’ll offer the same menu for carry-out in the event of inclement weather.

Our dining room will be open for limited seating prix fixe dinners Fridays and Saturdays at 7pm beginning May 22nd. Reservations are required.

We’ll be offering Sunday Brunch from 10am to 2pm beginning May 29th. Seating will be limited, and reservations are highly recommended.

As always, we’re closed Mondays and Tuesdays.


If you are looking for overnight accommodations, we are open for booking Monday-Sunday, please see our booking page for available dates.