Dining Around Granville, Ohio: Our Top Picks

Posted on: March 24, 2022
Seniors dining at Otterbein Granville, a CCRC in Granville, Ohio.

For many people, mealtime is seen more and more as an experience rather than just a necessity, so it's important to have great food and many options. Luckily, you’ll find them both in the surrounding area and on the Otterbein Granville campus!

Dining in the Granville, Ohio, Community

Senior women having ice cream outside at a shop in Granville, OH.If you’re someone who has an appetite for varying your palate, it’s safe to say there’s no shortage of options for dining in the town of Granville.

Whether you enjoy fine dining, a quick bite, or both, there are countless options to meet any dietary guidelines as well.

From Vietnamese to American cuisine, a pizza parlor, to a haunted hotel, the dining experiences in the Granville, Ohio, area are quite diverse! Here are a few of our top picks:

Snapshots Lounge

Snapshots Lounge is a one-of-a-kind restaurant in the area. It offers great sandwiches and salads for lunch — including dishes with fanciful names like The Frenchie, Spring Fling, and Lover’s Lane — with weekly upscale dinner specials and a wide variety of drinks.Snapshot Lounge Food
A little off the beaten path from the main downtown hub, the backyard patio seating is a charming feature. To top it all off, the restaurant features local food as much as possible.

📍 Find it:

Snapshots Lounge

1320 Weaver Drive

Granville, Ohio 43023

Day Y Noche

If you enjoy Mexican cuisine, Day Y Noche is a must-try, with countless entrée options that pair well with any kind of special diet. True to their name (it means "day" and "night" in Spanish), they even offer a unique breakfast menu with dishes like chorizo tacos and omelets with spicy salsa.

Day Y Noche Food

For lunch and dinner, try the salmon tacos or street corn appetizer for a fun twist on typical Tex-Mex, or keep it simple with tacos containing your choice of filling.

📍 Find it:

Day Y Noche

134 E. Broadway

Granville, Ohio 43023

The Pub on Broadway

While this restaurant offers the fantastic pub food you’d expect, like burgers and fish and chips, you’ll also find entrees including jambalaya and lemon pepper salmon. Vegetarians and vegans can enjoy options like the focaccia grilled cheese and veggie hummus wrap.

The Pub on Broadway Food

To top it off, Broadway Pub is also the perfect destination for a great craft beer, wine, or any kind of cocktail.

📍 Find it:

The Pub on Broadway

126 E. Broadway

Granville, Ohio 43023

Mai Chau and Alfie's: Quick Bites

If you’re looking for more of a quick bite, check out Mai Chau Kitchen for Vietnamese-inspired street food, and Alfie’s for gourmet sandwiches and deli salads.

Alfie's Food

📍 Find it:


221 E. Broadway

Granville, Ohio 43023

Note: Mai Chau Kitchen is temporarily closed as of March 2022, as they are transitioning to a new location across the street from their current address, 138 N. Prospect St. in Granville. Keep up with their news on Mai Chau's Facebook page.

Dining Options at Otterbein Granville

Dining is certainly a big factor for anyone considering a move to a Life Plan Community, sometimes referred to as a Continuing Care Retirement Community or CCRC.

Otterbein Granville offers three meals per day and a brunch service on Sunday. As you step into the bistro, you’ll find options for every part of your meal.

Seniors having coffee out on the patio at Otterbein Granville, a Life Plan Community in Granville, OH.

There's a cook-to-order grill line, a hot entrée station, a salad and fruit bar, from-scratch soups, locally-sourced ice cream, various desserts, and a Coca-Cola Freestyle machine that offers more than 100 types of beverages.

There’s a menu for each meal, and while the rotating menu offers a variety, there’s also a menu with options available every day. The Heller Room, Richards Room, and the bistro offer a variety of seating options for your preference of the day.

And in the warmer months, you’ll find outdoor patio seating in both the front of the community and the back; a great opportunity to enjoy fresh air and sunshine.

Hungry to Learn More?

From dining options at Otterbein Granville to the plentiful restaurants throughout town, it’s sometimes hard to choose what’s for lunch or dinner!

If we’ve whetted your appetite, why not plan a short getaway to Otterbein Granville? You’ll experience our campus, meet our residents and enjoy some of those delicious meals we mentioned, plus have time to explore all that Granville has to offer.

Schedule your visit through our Try It, You’ll Like It program and see why so many people just like you call Otterbein Granville home.Try it, you'll like it! Experience a new way of life with a complimentary getaway at Otterbein Granville!