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Grains & Grill Restaurant

An upscale dining experience at an affordable price!  Appetizers include Bavarian pretzel sticks with fondue, loaded fries and chicken sliders. Enjoy delicious steaks, house cut Indiana raised pork tenderloin, Cajun shrimp macaroni & cheese,  blackened fish tacos,  or char-grilled hamburgers while relaxing in our comfortable, laid-back atmosphere.  Craft beers always on tap.  Locally owned and…

Hostess House

Dine in this beautifully restored historical house that is on the National Historic Register. Luncheon menu includes a selection of soups, sandwiches, sides, salads, and specialties.  Scrumptious desserts include our famous homemade pies, apple dumplings, and a variety of cheesecakes. Lunch available daily.  Visit Peggy’s Boutique on the second floor to shop for wonderful and…

Hotspot Cafe, The

Enjoy our home-cooked meals with your friends and family. Your breakfast favorites served til 11am.  Conveniently located at the corner of State Road 9 and State Road 26. Open 7 days a week, M-Thurs close at 2pm, F&Sat open til 7pm, Sun close at 2pm with breakfast all day. Burgers, sandwiches, soups, salads, and all…

Ivanhoe’s Drive In

Our casual atmosphere will help you to relax and enjoy a meal with friends or family. Our menu offers sandwiches, meal-size salads, and our famous chicken salad. Treat yourself to dessert – you’ll have a difficult time making a selection from our menu of over 100 milkshakes and 100 sundaes! Fresh Strawberry Shortcake in season…

Jefferson Street BBQ

Welcome to the best pulled pork, beef brisket, baby back ribs, spare ribs, smoked chicken quarters and smoked sausage anywhere in the Midwest!  We make all of our homemade sides from scratch – smoked baked beans, coleslaw, potato salad, mac n cheese, green beans with smoked bacon – each is delicious!  Try our signature jalapeno…

Obi’s Barbecue

Our amazing barbecue is the best you’ll ever try.  Pulled pork, pulled chicken, brisket, babyback ribs – each created with our handcrafted sauces and rubs for your dining enjoyment.  Our sides include smoked beans, creamy mac-n-cheese, collard greens, green beans, baked potatoes,  and coleslaw.  Try our nachos with barbecue meat, our double smoked wings, or…

Pappies Smokehouse

At Pappies, we serve happiness through delicious quality meats. Our barbeque is the best you’ll ever taste.  M-Sat 11am-8pm. Drive thru and pick-up only til summer 2020. Catering available for your special events.

Payne’s Restaurant

Stop by for a wide range of healthy and nutritious breakfasts, your morning coffee, or enjoy your lunch on the terrace with the delicious Soup du Jour, wonderful fresh salads and specialty sandwiches. In the evening, Payne’s offers an innovative dinner menu that’s often changing, all made with the freshest local ingredients and pasture raised…

Train Station Pancake House, The

Enjoy delicious homemade food with us in this quaint former train depot close to downtown Marion. Classic breakfast staples are our specialty – try our farmer skillet or our cowboy skillet, or try one of our tasty omelets. Caramel apple pancakes, chocolate chip pancakes, French Toast or Belgian Waffles are available for any meal. Our…