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.

Grinnell Bucks are currently accepted at all restaurants, regardless of Chamber membership status. 

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Canary Underground Speakeasy*: appetizers and cocktails/mocktails

Casa Margaritas: Mexican entrees

Chuong Garden*: Chinese carryout and entrees

Comeback Cafe: Soups, salads, sandwiches 

Dari Barn*: Ice cream, frozen yogurt and sandwiches, open March-October

El Cascabel: Mexican entrees 

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.

I-80 Dhaba: authentic Indian cuisine, vegan and vegetarian options

Jay's Deli: deli, sandwich and ice cream shop

Los Girasoles Mexican Restaurant*: Mexican entrees.

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*: pizza, wings, sandwiches and appetizers

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

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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