Grant County Delicious Dining

Fall is in full swing in Grant County and that means chillier weather is on the way. What better way to stay warm than to enjoy a delicious piping hot meal that you don’t have to make for yourself! Grant County boasts a variety of restaurants where you can treat yourself to anything from a steaming pot roast to a sizzling steak and bubbling soup du jour.

We all know how important it is to support our local businesses, especially this year, so if you are able to visit, these local establishments would love to see you. You can dine in or many of these Grant County restaurants offer take-out too. Check out our full list below:

The Mill

Marion, Indiana

The Mill is a contemporary, American-style restaurant with a delicious menu that includes juicy steaks, fresh seafood and exceptional pasta dishes. There is an excellent wine selection as well as a full-service bar. Their outdoor patio is the perfect place to unwind and relax after a long week.

Bad Dad Brewery

Fairmount, Indiana

Bad Dad Brewery is a great place to relax and unwind. Stop by and do a flight or pint or grab a growler to take home. There are twelve different beers on tap to try while you enjoy appetizers and delicious brick oven pizza. The pizza dough and sauce are made from scratch and all of the toppings are made from fresh, local ingredients!

Jefferson Street BBQ

Converse, IN

Jefferson Street BBQ serves up some of the best pulled pork, beef brisket, baby back ribs, smoked chicken and smoked sausage in the Midwest! All of their sides are made from scratch and their BBQ sauce is to-die-for. They are a recognized member of Indiana Grown, highlighting their commitment to the local food movement.

Payne’s Restaurant

Gas City, Indiana

This local favorite offers an innovative British-inspired menu, all made with the freshest local ingredients and pasture raised meat. They have the selected the best Indiana craft beers and boutique wines to complement their delicious dining options. We highly recommend saving room for dessert. The frozen custard and sticky toffee pudding are a must-try!

Rosie’s Little Italy

Marion, Indiana

Since 1949, this family-owned Italian-style restaurant has been a local Grant County favorite. Whether you choose Rosie’s famous lasagna, chicken parmesan, a juicy steak, or pizza, you’ll be happy with your choice! This family-friendly dining establishment also offers a children’s menu and is open for both lunch and dinner.  Carry out only at the current time.


Folkie’s Tavern

Marion, Indiana

This pub-style restaurant serves up delicious hot soups and sandwiches. Folkie’s Tavern is a great place to go to relax and enjoy a tasty meal in a cozy atmosphere. Bring all of your friends, and know that you’ll make lots of new ones at Folkie’s!

Due to COVID-19, visitors are required to practice safe social distancing protocol when in public. Masks will be necessary to enter inside establishments and are to be worn in situations when social distancing is not possible. These safety measures should allow everyone to have fun, all while staying safe.

To learn more about dining in Grant County, click here.