A Guide to the Restaurants in Granville, OH

A quaint village nestled in Licking County, Ohio, Granville is famous for its historical structures and New England atmosphere. A vacation to this part of Ohio should include tours around historic attractions such as Greek Revival Avery Downer House, Buxton Inn, Granville Inn, Denison University, The Homestead at Denison University and the Alligator Effigy Mound. The village has been able to preserve its culture and heritage dating back many centuries. In fact, it contains over 100 buildings listed under the National Register of Historic Places. Granville's cuisine also attracts tourists from all over. While staying at your Granville Bed and Breakfast, be sure to check out the following dining favorites.

Granville Inn
314 East Broadway
Granville, OH 43023
(740) 587-3333

Built in 1929, the Granville Inn is one of the many popular tourist attractions in the area. But apart from its rich history, it is visited by many for its excellent contemporary dishes influenced by French traditions. It has several rooms that offer diverse dining experiences. You can choose to have a quiet and romantic dinner at the Oak Room restaurant, have an after-party dinner at the Acorn Pub or hang out in one of the covered patio dining areas. The restaurants have been recognized with awards such as Columbus Monthly's Best New Restaurant and the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence.

Brews Cafe
116 East Broadway
Granville, OH 43023
(740) 587-0249

If you're looking for a place where you can eat good food and listen to nice music, head to the multi-level Brews Cafe. On the first two floors, you'll find the well-known brew pub and restaurant. On the third level is the bar and game room, where there is also live music during the weekends. A large television screen, pool tables and darts will keep you occupied. Brew's traditional nacho platter, ham and Swiss on a pretzel roll, and beef pot roast are just few of the many must-try dishes. It also has the most extensive collection of specialty beers in all of Granville, Ohio.

Nona Ristorante
128 East Broadway
Granville, OH 43023
(740) 587-5295

Nona, the owner of this restaurant, had always wanted the people of Granville as well as the tourists who flock to this place to have an incredible Italian dining experience. The idea became a reality and gave birth to Nona Ristorante, which has become famous for its cozy, intimate and Italian-style atmosphere. The kitchen is bustling with high quality and fresh Italian dishes that are paired with exquisite wines. The menu varies depending on the season. It changes every spring, fall and winter. If you're craving Italian fare during your stay at a Granville inn, this is the best place for you to go.

The Short Story
923 River Road
Granville, OH 43023
(740) 587-0281

The Short Story Brasserie delights customers with fine food, an extensive wine list and a comfortable atmosphere. Hot and cold appetizers, large-plate entrees and decadent desserts are staples on the Short Story's menu. Owner James Housteau gets inspiration for his menu from the wonderful places he has visited in France.