I think we can all agree that some of the best places in Indiana are hidden gems that only locals know about. The same goes for Indiana restaurants. We’ve written about
hidden restaurants before, but here are 8 more scrumptious restaurants in the Hoosier state you never knew existed (and will want to visit immediately!).
1. Jefferson Street BBQ - Converse
This incredible farm-to-table BBQ joint can be found in the tiny town of Converse. If you're a BBQ lover, you have to add this gem to your bucket list. Be sure to try their famous pulled pork, ribs, cornbread, mac and cheese, and chili. Find them at 101 N Jefferson St, Converse, IN 46919.
2. Paynes Restaurant - Gas City
This hidden gem had humble beginnings, starting off as just a coffee and custard shop. Today you can find great British cuisine here, including fish and chips, bean dip and chips, bangers and mash, and rosemary chicken salad. For an unforgettable dining experience, you need to try Paynes. Find them at 4925 Kaybee Dr, Gas City, IN 46933.
3. Hagen's Restaurant - French Lick
Hagen's is a must visit if you're anywhere near the French Lick area. They offer some great dishes, like their ruben, hot brown, tenderloin, and pulled pork sandwiches, and the view of the attached golf course is stunning. You'll find this hidden gem at 1917 Country Club Dr, The Donald Ross Course, French Lick, IN 47432.
4. Bravas - Fort Wayne
With inventive, unique burger combinations, Bravas offers incredible, unexpected cuisine. Try any of their flavorful signature burgers and be sure to order their famous patatas on the side. Find them at 3412 Fairfield Ave, Fort Wayne, IN 46807.
5. Hilltop Inn - Evansville
This historic restaurant in Evansville is a must visit for anyone in southern Indiana. They have great fried chicken, steaks, and of course, their most famous sandwich - brains. That's right, they actually serve a fried pork brain sandwich that people rave about. Try it if you're brave enough at 1100 Harmony Way, Evansville, IN 47720.
6. That Sandwich Place - Nashville
This awesome sandwich shop can be found in the small town of Nashville. They offer a variety of tasty sandwiches like their tenderloin, burgers, hot browns, BLT, and more. They also have a ton of breakfast options. Find them at 15 S Van Buren St., Nashville, IN 47448.
7. Maple Indiana Cuisine - Goshen
This small Indian restaurant offers incredible cuisine packed with flavor. They offer great curries and kebabs and even have an awesome lunch buffet. Find it at 127 S Main St, Goshen, IN 46526.
8. Wagner's Village Inn - Oldenburg
This incredible restaurant offers great home cooked meals that will blow you away. Many claim Wagner's makes the best fried chicken ever. They also have a great tenderloin and awesome cobbler for dessert. Find them at 22171 Main St, Oldenburg, IN 47036.
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