The Best Restaurants in Granville, Ohio

October 11, 2023

Charming Granville is home to an eclectic number of restaurants, from bakeries to barbecue, breweries to diners. These are some of the best restaurants in Granville, Ohio!

Ray Ray’s Granville

While Ray Ray’s changed its format away from its original meat and three concept, you can still order the classic Ray Ray’s menu to carryout or in the drive through, which means all their signature pulled pork and jerk chicken sandwiches, brisket, ribs, and sides. Nowadays the main dining room is used for amazing specialty dinners.

Address: 1256 Columbus Rd.

Read more: Check Out These New Private Dinners at Ray Ray’s Granville

Station

As the name indicates, Station makes its home in the former Granville train station. While the train tracks are gone, let the bike path lead you to this cozy cafe serving terrific coffee, breakfast sandwiches, bowls, scratch-made pastries.

Address: 425 S. Main St.

Read more: Have Breakfast in an Old Train Station in Granville

Three Tigers Brewing

Three Tigers is a double-whammy: a brewery cranking out excellent brews and a restaurant serving a modern take on Vietnamese fare. It moved in recent years into the old fire station, offering more space for the community. You’ll find delights like Saigon sliders, cheese curds, summer rolls, banh mi, pho, and more.

Address: 133 N. Prospect St.

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Snapshots Lounge

The delightfully eclectic Snapshots Lounge sits in a renovated home near the highway in Granville. Their creative menu of pub favorites is paired with a dynamic bar program – and it’s all best enjoyed on the back patios. Snapshots features weekly specials, but absolutely DO NOT miss the cheesecake.

Address: 1320 Weaver Dr.

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The Lot Beer Co.

You’re guaranteed to have fun at The Lot Beer Co.! The combined restaurant, bar, and arcade opened in the former Three Tigers space, and offers a winning menu of hot dogs, burgers, and bar snacks like poutine, waffle fries, chicken tenders. Pair that with cocktails and beers that include some house creations, and it’s a fun night out!

Address: 140 N. Prospect St.

Read more: The Lot Beer Co. Brings Hot Dogs, Beer, and Arcade Games to Granville

Day Y Noche

The family-run Day Y Noche is a favorite in downtown Granville for great tacos, enchiladas, salads, burritos, margaritas – even breakfast! It’s hard to beat their colorful little storefront with a small patio out front.

Address: 134 E. Broadway

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Broadway Pub

The Broadway Pub is a cozy favorite stop on the main drag in downtown Granville. It serves all your pub favorites: wings, burgers, sandwiches, pastas, salads, plus a full bar program with solid beer selection.

Address: 126 E. Broadway

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The Granville Inn

The elegant Granville Inn is nearing a century of hosting guests for meals, events, and overnight stays. It features nearly 40 guest rooms. Their restaurant offers breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner, all expertly executed by the culinary team and relying mostly on local ingredients.

Address: 314 E. Broadway

Read more: The Granville Inn

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Alfie’s

The adorable Alfie’s offers sandwiches, salads, pre-made meals, snacks, and drinks – all made from scratch with care! Stop in for a California veggie sandwich, a Mr. Hunter salad, gluten free brownie, and a rosemary lemonade.

Address: 221 E. Broadway

Read more: Alfie’s Granville

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Palumbo’s Italian Market

The family-run Palumbo’s is the go-to spot for ingredients, pre-made dishes, and wines to enjoy at home. But you can visit their market for all your Old World favorites like sandwiches, pasta dishes, and desserts.

Address: 937 River Rd.

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Aladdin Diner

It’s hard to argue with a greasy spoon, and the one-room Aladdin Diner fits the bill perfectly. Grab a seat at the counter or a booth and fuel up on breakfast burritos, biscuits and gravy, burgers, and fried bologna sandwiches. Just expect a bit of a wait on weekends!

Address: 122 E. Broadway

Read more: Fuel Up at the Aladdin Diner in Downtown Granville

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Taco Dan’s

Taco Dan’s is a charming, lo-fi, family-run spot for great drinks and crave-able fare like tacos, tostadas, chimichanga bowls, loaded nachos, quesadillas, and salsa.

Address: 119 S. Prospect St.

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Harvest Pizzeria

One of many great pizzerias in Granville, Harvest Pizzeria churns out amazing gourmet pies to go with sandwiches, small plates, and pastas. First time there? Try the Spicy Yuma or the Ohio Double Bacon.

Address: 454 S. Main St.

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Bonus: Seek-No-Further Cidery

While not technically a restaurant, the charming Seek-No-Further deserves mention in any Granville list. Located a couple blocks off the main street downtown, the bar and cidery sits in a renovated two-story barn with a small patio out front. They use a blend of local and New England apples to craft flavorful ciders that range from dry to sweet.

Address: 126 E. Elm St.

Read more: Sip Ciders in a Barn at Seek-No-Further Cidery

Bonus: River Road Coffeehouse

Located, yes, on River Road, River Road Coffeehouse is a community favorite for great coffee, snacks, sweets, bagels, sandwiches, and burritos.

Address: 935 River Rd.

Read more: Discover the Perfect Cup of Coffee at River Road Coffeehouse in Granville, Ohio

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