Half an hour east of Central Columbus sits a quaint, unique, fun town. Granville was created in the early 19th century by a group of settlers from Massachusetts and Connecticut that brought New England architecture and charm into their new home. Granville’s downtown area is filled with art galleries and vintage stores. The town is also home to Denison University and Alligator Mound, which is thought to be over 1,000 years old. Make your visit even more special by staying at the Buxton Inn, a hotel that has been in operation since 1812!
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Here's a look at downtown Granville.
Cozy, isn't it?
1. The Broadway Pub
At the Broadway Pub you'll find a classic, cozy-but-elevated pub atmosphere. They serve up all sorts of libations and great menu with sandwiches, salads, and pub-style appetizers. Pop in for Happy Hour on Monday through Friday 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm.
The Broadway Pub is located at 126 E Broadway, Granville, OH 43023.
2. Snapshots Lounge
Snapshots Lounge is a quirky place where you can find all of the American cuisine favorites served in a modern setting. They serve as much local products as they can. They also have an awesome backyard, complete with a fire pit, that is available to visitors for a true backyard meal kind of feel.
Snapshots Lounge is located at 1320 Weaver Dr., Granville, OH 43023.
3. Mai Chau on Prospect
Mai Chau serves excellent Vietnamese and Chinese dishes, including Pho and Bahn Mi sandwiches. This restaurant pays lots of attention to using the best and freshest ingredients. Don't forget to try their famous Vietnamese Iced Coffee!
Mai Chau on Prospect is located at 138 N Prospect St., Granville, OH 43023.
4. Three Tigers Brewing Company
This brewery sits right next to Mai Chau and actually serves food from the neighboring restaurant. Three Tigers features a variety of home brews, including Brother Sam Stout, Belgian Dubbel, and Hoptic Nerve IPA. They also feature guest beers and delicious bar snacks, like tempura fried pickles, burger steamed buns, and fried cheese curds.
Three Tigers Brewing Company is located at 140 N Prospect St., Granville, OH 43023.
5. Granville Inn
This historic inn, restaurant, and bar sits in a beautifully restored English manor. It's perfect for romantic getaways or for a great dinner. Enjoy a sophisticated chef-inspired menu at this incredible establishment.
Granville Inn is located at 314 East Broadway, Granville, OH 43023.
Uberburger serves up quick, delicious burgers and fries at a great price. It might sound simple, but these burgers have some amazing ingredients and they are positively fantastic.
Uberburger is located at 138 E Broadway, Granville, OH 43023.
7. Joe and Mimi's Pizzeria
What's not to love about a traditional Italian family-owned pizzeria? Joe and Mimi's serves New York style pizza created using family recipes and the best ingredients available.
Joe and Mimi's Pizzeria is located at 943 River Rd., Granville, OH 43023.
8. Day Y Noche
If you're craving homemade, traditional Mexican food during your visit to Granville, head to Day Y Noche. They're open every day for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, so you can have your craving satisfied as soon as it pops up!
Day Y Noche is located at 134 E Broadway, Granville, OH 43023.
9. Alfie’s Wholesome Food
Alfie's aims to serve local ingredients and foods to the community. They believe in the importance of connecting the people with the food grown around them. Here you'll find a great menu with sandwiches, salads, and in-house roasted meats.
Alfie’s Wholesome Food is located at The Robbins Hunter Museum, 221 E Broadway, Granville, OH 43023.
10. Palumbo's Italian Market
Palumbo's is a super convenient place where you can pick up meals inspired by Italian and French cuisine. They offer ready-to-eat dishes, including pastas, salads, and lasagnas, all accompanied by a great selection of cheese, meats, and wines. Their breads and pastries are freshly baked daily.
Palumbo's Italian Market is located at 937 River Rd., Granville, OH 43023.
You can really sink your teeth into any kind of cuisine in this little town! Are you ready to start exploring?