Dining January 02, 2017
The 13 Places You Should Eat In Indiana In 2017
It’s no secret that Indiana is full of amazing places to eat. Sometimes they’re hidden, sometimes they’re off the beaten path, and sometimes they’re right in plain sight. In 2017, be sure to start the New Year off right by checking out these 13 amazing places to eat in the Hoosier state.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life. While we continue to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, please take proper precautions or add them to your bucket list to see at a later date. If you know of a local business that could use some extra support during these times, please nominate them here:
1. Voodoo Public House - Peru
This little hidden gem has an incredibly great menu and surprisingly long craft beer list. You'll love their bison burger, tacos, and sweet potato fries.
Find them at 112 S Broadway, Peru, IN 46970
2. Milktooth - Indianapolis
This breakfast and brunch hot spot in central Indiana was voted one of the best restaurants in the world! You'll find inventive Dutch baby pancakes, latkes, and other surprising dishes here.
Find it at 534 Virginia Ave, Indianapolis, Indiana
3. Zydeco's - Mooresville
This NOLA inspired cajun cuisine restaurant offers an amazing experience. With Mardis Gras themed items to buy and wear and eclectic decor all around you, you'll fall in love with this spicy gem.
Find it at 11 E Main St, Mooresville, IN 46158
4. Das Dutchman Essenhaus - Middlebury
If you love home cooked meals, you'll absolutely love this small Amish restaurant. With fresh from the oven rolls, broasted chicken, and some of the best peanut butter pie you've ever tasted, this restaurant will surely be one of your new favorite places to eat.
Find it at 240 Us Hwy 20, Middlebury, IN 46540
5. Triple XXX - West Lafayette
This local haunt was featured on Diners, Drive Ins, and Dives and is well known for their retro, diner style food. You'll find amazing breakfast, burgers, and root beer at Triple XXX.
Find them at 2 N Salisbury St, West Lafayette, IN 47906
6. The Beef House Restaurant - Convington
This legendary steakhouse is certainly off the beaten path, but so worth finding. They're rumored to have the best beef in the entire state, so you'll need to try one to find out if all of the hype is true.
Find them at 16501 N State Rd 63, Covington, IN 47932
7. Storie's Restaurant - Greensburg
If you're a lover of the Hoosier tenderloin (and come on, who isn't?), you're won't be able to wait to sink your teeth into his beautifully breaded fillet. Storie's is a small town diner with a huge reputation, so you can bet you won't be disappointed.
109 E Main St, Greensburg, IN 47240
8. Tyler's Tender - Schererville
This train-themed retro diner packs a ton of fun for the whole family. Have your entire meal delivered by train, view the model train set up, let your kids enjoy riding inside of a train, or hit up the arcade for tons of fun and awesome prizes.
Find it at 350 E US Highway 30, Schererville, Indiana
9. German Cafe - French Lick
This awesome German restaurant allows you to sample a ton of different German foods with their combination plates. Sample favorites like goulash, German potato salad, sauerkraut, German noodles, fried potatoes, sausages, red cabbage, and much more.
Find them at 452 S Maple St, French Lick, IN 47432
10. Taco Steve - New Albany
The location of this scrumptious taco joint is actually inside of a popular bookstore in New Albany: Destination Booksellers. The unique environment and flavorful combinations make this restaurant a rare find, but you'll be so glad you sought them out.
Find them at 604 E Spring St, New Albany, IN 47150
11. T-Berry's - La Porte
T-Berry's is well known as being home to the infamous "Shmashburger". It's a place every Hoosier needs to sample at least once, especially since many claim they have the best flat top grill burgers in the state.
Find them at 501 Lincolnway, La Porte, IN 46350
12. South Street Smokehouse - Lafayette
Want mouthwatering, slow cooked ribs, brisket, or pulled meats? South Street Smokehouse is arguably the best place in the state for barbecue food, so be sure to add this restaurant to your bucket list.
3305 S St, Lafayette, IN 47904.
13. The Brick - Jonesville
This tiny restaurant is named after its brick-like shape ad is often filled with locals. Many claim this tiny restaurant has the best burgers and chili you've ever tasted, so be sure to try this place out.
Find it at 309 Walnut St, Jonesville, IN 47247.
These are some of the greatest culinary experiences in the whole state – how many have you tried? Consider the rest of them your to-do list for the new year.