Sometimes you just have to take a break from selling real estate to search out a good meal. You may not realize it but Licking County, Ohio is home to a wide variety of culinary delights. From steakhouses to donut shops there is an eatery to satisfy any craving. Here are some of our favorites, but there are certainly plenty more! What’s your go-to restaurant?
The Pub on Broadway – Even after doubling the size of the restaurant, the Pub on Broadway in downtown Granville still often has a line. With an ever-changing selection of craft beers and a wide variety of menu items, the Pub has become a popular place both for locals and visitors. There is ample seating at the bar to sit and watch sports, or grab a table to dine with friends and family.
126 E. Broadway, Granville broadwaypuboh.com
Elliot’s Wood Fired Kitchen & Tap – Located just off the square in downtown Newark, Elliot’s occupies the space that was once occupied by the iconic Sparta restaurant. They feature homemade, wood-fired pizzas and street tacos as well as 16 draft beers and four draft wines for the thirsty.
16 W Main Street, Newark www.elliotspizzarestaurantnewark.com
Lucky Bamboo Chinese Restaurant – Tucked up on Granville Rd. in Newark, Lucky Bamboo is a great choice if you’re looking for fast and friendly service, generous portions, and comfortable prices. They have extensive menus for lunch and dinner, including vegetarian options and spicy dishes if that’s your thing.
1485 Granville Rd., Newark luckybambooohio.com
Snapshots Lounge – Billing itself as a New American restaurant, Snapshots Lounge features an ever-changing list of specials to go along with all the usual favorites. The chefs often scour local farmers markets for fresh ingredients to inspire new creations.
1320 Weaver Drive, Granville facebook.com/Snapshots-lounge-208134212530883
The Nutcracker Family Restaurant – Right on Broad Street in Pataskala, The Nutcracker is a 50’s style diner with a menu to satisfy everyone. They serve breakfast, lunch and dinner and have rotating specials and a full menu of Amish chocolates, pies, and candies.
63 E. Broad Street, Pataskala nutcrackerpataskala.com
Brick Alley Donut Co – Warm, tasty, and made your way donuts! Stop in and order a custom donut and grab a coffee while you’re there. Or call ahead and then just drive thru to pick up your order. This specialty donut shop is one-of-a-kind.
56 W. Main St., Newark Brick Alley Donut