Your Guide to the Very Best Granville Restaurants

Enjoy some delicious dishes at one of the Granville restaurants while you're on vacation here. The village is home to Denison University and the Granville Exempted Village School District. BBOnline recommends dining out at the following Granville restaurants.

The Short Story Brasserie
923 River Road
Granville, OH 43023
(740) 587-0281
www.theshortstoryrestaurant.com

The Short Story Brasserie is one of the award-winning Granville restaurants offering fine dining with an intimate but relaxed ambiance. Breakfast is served starting at 5 a.m. from Tuesday through Saturday, and a brunch called Beginnings is available from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday and Sunday. Lunch and dinner menus change frequently to provide variety. One prominent dish on the current menu is Filet Beef Tenderloin, Crag Yukon Mash with Sauce Bearnaise. The place has more than 100 wines that you can choose from, or you can request the trained staff to do the pairing of your wine and food.

Nona Enoteca Ristorante
128 East Broadway
Granville, OH 43023
(740) 587-5295
www.nonaristorante.com

Nona, located close to your Granville Bed and Breakfast, serves authentic Italian cuisine either at the front room enoteca (wine bar) or in the ristorante. The enoteca serves bruschetta or crostini with wines, cheeses and meats. Ristorante Nona opens for lunch at 11 a.m. and dinner at 6 p.m. House specialties include shrimp and pasta in white wine and butter sauce, tomatoes and capers and seared 16-ounce T-bone steak with extra virgin olive oil and gray sea salt. Seasonal wine dinners and special reservation events feature signature menu choices and premium wines. 

The Soup Loft
138 Broadway E
Granville, OH 43023
(740) 587-1284

The Soup Loft located in downtown Granville is a short walk away from your Granville Inn. It serves meals using only the freshest healthy ingredients. You can order mini baguettes that are made on-site from scratch. You can get tomato pesto with goat cheese and chicken with acini from the daily menu. Salad dressings are all homemade. The Soup Loft opens at 11 a.m. daily.

Del Mar Restaurant Lounge
136 N. Prospect Street
Granville, OH 43023
(740) 587-3577
www.delmar-restaurant.com

A fine dining restaurant, Del Mar serves contemporary and classical dishes with pizzas, burgers, crisp chicken sandwiches, Stromboli, submarines, meatloaf, fish and chips, and more. The atmosphere is upscale but comfortable, with an eclectic style featuring exposed beams, a fireplace and banquettes. You can visit the place anytime from 11:30 a.m. to midnight, Sunday through Thursday, and until 1 a.m. on Friday and Saturday. 

Junto Club Restaurant
925 River Road
Granville, OH 43023
(740) 587-0281
www.juntoclubrestaurant.com

After a good rest at your Granville Inn, visit Junto Club Restaurant. It was inspired by the Junto Club which was started by Benjamin Franklin in 1727. The place has a casual atmosphere that allows you to build your own sandwich and salad. There are also signature appetizers like the house made warm olives or hummus duo with crispy bread sticks, and sandwiches like The Junto Club and Cuban Pork Sandwich. Junto is open from 11 a.m. till midnight, Tuesday through Saturday.