Martin's Restaurant in Rensselaer, Indiana

Martin’s Restaurant in Rensselaer, Indiana


little Indiana and family headed to Martin’s Restaurant in Rensselaer, Indiana.

We had heard that this Jasper County restaurant has a great breakfast–and I love eating breakfast out! Who’s with me there?

Martin’s Restaurant in Rensselaer, Indiana

We drooled over the menu featuring loads of homemade items! I couldn’t decide what I wanted.

In the end? I chose Deanna’s Special Omelet: Swiss cheese, sausage, onion, and garlic with a side of American potatoes and toast. Mmm! If you are lucky there may be homemade apple butter too.

My husband, Jeremy, got the Western Skillet. Eggs, green pepper, onions, and sausage and smooshed around to form the perfect storm of goodness (according to him).  Kid #1? He was hungry for French Toast and bacon.

Rensselaer, Indiana Restaurant

Martin's Restaurant in Rensselaer, Indiana

Martin’s Restaurant in Rensselaer, Indiana


There’s a lot of vintage tins, records, and movie posters on the walls of this mom and pop restaurant so there’s plenty to look at. Our waitress kept the coffee coming while we waited for our order. Martin’s Restaurant has the cutest mugs. Aren’t they just adorable little things?

When the food arrived, well, I don’t know who Deanna is but I’d like to shake her hand. Can you say “delicious?”

Kid #1 certainly said so–and we agree! There was probably a full five minutes of silence at our table. It was a miracle! Or, at the very least, the sign of a fantastic meal. Everything was homemade–and it shows.

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Martin's Restaurant in Rensselaer, Indiana

Martin’s Restaurant in Rensselaer, Indiana


Our bill was reasonable, the food was fantastic, and we left with very full bellies!

If I get a chance to go back to this Indiana town for more Martin’s Restaurant goodness, I’ll take it–I’d like to give their homemade biscuits and gravy a go.

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Martin’s Restaurant in Rensselaer, Indiana
101 East Elm Street
Rensselaer, Indiana 47978
219.866.5283

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