Indiana January 24, 2019
7 Indiana Restaurant Chains The Rest Of The Country Absolutely Needs
Believe it or not, Indiana is home to seven restaurant chains the rest of the country wishes it had too. From pizzerias to burger joints, this list features the best eateries in the state that have multiple locations.
No matter where in the state you live, you’ve likely tried at least one of these places. Scroll on for more details.
1. Books & Brews
This relatively new chain of bars in central Indiana got its start in 2014. It has nine locations in total that aim to help guests disconnect from technology and reconnect with each other. Read a book or play a board game while you enjoy house brews and sandwiches that are all literary-themed.
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2. Bub's Burgers and Ice Cream
With a small handful of locations just north of Indianapolis, this burger joint is known for over-sized portions. You can get a one-pound burger or other menu items like soup, chili, salads, chicken sandwiches, wings, and a mess of sides like sweet potato waffle fries, onion rings, cole slaw, and baked potatoes. Get more details about the food
3. Greek's Pizzeria
With about 24 pizza joints throughout the state, some of these locations go by Pizza Forum. The chain got its start in 1969 and is known for its homemade dough and sauce. You'll be able to taste the freshness in every bite. Learn more about these pizzerias
4. Jack's Donuts
When it comes to chain restaurants, this one has you covered for breakfast. It got started in 1961 and began franchising in 2003. There are 15 shops in total, most of which are around Indy. Find big fluffy versions of all your favorite donuts
5. Pizza King
Since 1957, this fabulously popular chain of pizza restaurants has been a Hoosier favorite. Known for thin crust pizza with crumbly toppings that go all the way to the edge of the crust, there's one of these in just about every major town and city in the state. Learn more about what makes this one of the best restaurant chains in Indiana
6. Schoop's Hamburgers
With 14 locations in Indiana, this famous burger joint got its start in Hammond in 1948. These places are known for having a line out the door, and there are actually a few in Illinois as well. The menu offers classic diner food like burgers, shakes, salads, chili, chicken strips and sandwiches, hot dogs, and much more. Learn more about these eateries on the chain's main website
7. Penguin Point
Mostly located on the north side of the state, this little-known chain has 13 locations. It is best known for its tenderloins, burgers, and fries, but you'll also find chicken strips, chili dogs, and fish sandwiches. In business for more than 60 years, this restaurant belongs on your bucket list, most especially if you are a Hoosier. Learn more about it on its official website
If you’re in the mood for little local places that aren’t chains, check out these
10 restaurants in Indiana with food so good it should be illegal.
What other restaurant chains are only in Indiana? Share your favorites with us below in the comments.