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–more than 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.


1854 Deli: Sandwiches and soups.

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

Candyland Station: Soda fountain, ice cream, malts and sandwiches.

Casa Margaritas: Mexican entrees. 

Comeback Cafe: Soups, salads, sandwiches 

Chuong Garden: Chinese carryout and entrees.

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

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

Grinnell Steakhouse: Grill-your-own streak, entrees, salad bar, full bar.

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

Los Girasoles Mexican Restaurant: Mexican entrees.

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

Michael's Italian Kitchen: Pizza, pasta and sandwiches. 

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

Oakland Acres Golf Club: Burgers, pizza and sandwiches.

Pagliai's Pizza: Pizza and pasta.

Peppertree at the Depot Crossing: Entrees, sandwiches, salads and full bar.

Periodic Table: Urban eatery and bar. 

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

Prairie Canary: Entrees, sandwiches and full bar. - local foods focus. 

Relish: Mediterranean and local foods focus.

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

Solera: Wine bar, appetizers and desserts.

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


In a hurry?


Jimmy John's

Kentucky Fried Chicken/Taco Bell



Taco John's


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