Grinnell Chamber

Local Dining

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Grinnell is truly a premier culinary destination in Iowa. No other town of its size boasts so many incredible dining choices–nearly 30 restaurants delight diners in Grinnell. From a quick bite to eat with the kids to a romantic evening out, enjoy more choices than you thought possible. Experience made-from-scratch delights, savor local foods, cool off with ice cream or stop for a specialty coffee. Your taste buds will thank you.


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A&M Cafe: All-day breakfast, sandwiches and homemade pie.

Casa Margaritas: Mexican entrees. 

Chuong Garden*: Chinese carryout and entrees.

Comeback Cafe: Soups, salads, sandwiches 

Dari Barn*: Ice cream, frozen yogurt and sandwiches. Seasonal.

Frontier Cafe: All-day breakfast, sandwiches and soups.

Grin City Bakery*: Donuts, cinnamon rolls, baked goods

Grinnell Craft Brewhouse*: Craft brewery, bring your own food

Grinnell Pub*: Bar & Grill

Hometown Heroes*: Sports Bar & Grill

Hy-Vee Food Store*: Retail grocery store, dine-in cafe.

Jay's Deli*: deli and sandwich shop

Los Girasoles Mexican Restaurant*: Mexican entrees.

Lucky Cat Coffee: Drive through coffee & blended drinks

Maria's Fresh Mex: Tacos, burritos, and fresh mexican dishes

McNally's Foods*: Retail grocery and dine-in deli.

Montgomery's Sandwich Shop: Sandwiches, salads and soups. 

Oakland Acres Golf Club: Burgers, pizza and sandwiches.

Pagliai's Pizza*: Pizza and pasta.

The Periodic Table* at Hotel Grinnell: food truck inspired menu with craft cocktails and mocktails

Pizza Ranch: Pizza, chicken, salad bar, lunch and dinner buffet.

Prairie Canary*: Entrees, sandwiches and full bar. 

Relish: Mediterranean and local foods focus.

Saint's Rest Coffee House: Coffee, tea, smoothies and baked goods.

Solera*:  Wine bar, personal pizza's and desserts. 

West Side Family Restaurant*: Entrees, sandwiches and breakfast foods.

*denotes Chamber member

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