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Your Guide to the Best Places to Eat in Winona Lake and Warsaw

Visit Grace College and find great places to eat in Winona Lake. Plus our lakeside community features places to eat in Warsaw Indiana.

Be our guest! We are thrilled to have you come visit Grace College, but while you’re here, you can’t miss out on our lively food scene! Don’t leave without taking a seat at a table and enjoying one of the many places to eat in Winona Lake and Warsaw that make our community unique.

You’ll find that the restaurants in our community are something of an anomaly; our small town bolsters an eclectic assortment of restaurants that could rival much larger cities.

The culinary scene here has something to satisfy every palate, every craving, and every person. From eclectic upscale dining to undying American classics, from hearty breakfast options to local coffee roasters, and from authentic Indian to zesty Asian options – you’ll find places to eat that accommodate everyone!

Think it’s too good to be true? Take a look at this handy restaurant guide we’ve put together for you. Bon appetit!

Coffee and Brunch

Light Rail Café and Roaster

Local coffee shop and fun lunch option all in one, Light Rail is a favorite hangout spot for study breaks and casual dining. Stop in for breakfast and coffee or try one of their brick oven pizzas or hand-crafted sandwiches for lunch. 

Learn more about Light Rail Cafe and Roaster.


Three Crowns Coffee 

Located in an old garage, Three Crowns is a go-to coffee shop for students and adults alike. Its wood countertops and decor give it an industrial and modern feel. For lunch, you won’t want to miss out on their authentic ramen. 

Learn more about Three Crowns Coffee. 


Creighton’s Crazy Egg

Creighton’s Crazy Egg is exactly what it sounds like, a fun cafe that specializes in breakfast. You can be assured that their food is farm fresh – they farm over 10,000 acres of land to feed their three million hens. 

Learn more about Creighton’s Crazy Egg. 


Wire and Steam

Known for its broad drink menu – from classic coffees and teas to assorted bubble teas and wired drinks – Wire and Steam is just a few minutes from campus and is known for its relaxed atmosphere and frequent rotation of local art displays. This is the perfect place to grab something on the go or bring your homework and stay a while!

Learn more about Wire and Steam. 



Cerulean features Asian inspired dishes with a Midwestern feel. The bento box is a popular choice if you’re looking for a variety of foods and flavors at a reasonable price (Be sure to ask about the Grace College special!). Between sushi, sandwiches, and unique desserts, you will not be disappointed after a meal at Cerulean. 

Learn more about Cerulean. 


Maria’s Family Restaurant

Maria’s is a classic diner that will remind you of your grandmother’s cooking. This local favorite is great for a family who wants a traditional home cooked meal. From soups and sandwiches to steaks, ribs, and chops – Maria’s menu options are seemingly endless.

Learn more about Maria’s Family Restaurant.


Oak and Alley 

If you’re looking for one of the best burgers in town, Oak and Alley is for you. This is a popular spot for casual dining in a relaxed environment. Choose from a variety of craft burgers and mouth-watering sides (like their peanut butter and jelly fries!) that will leave you satisfied and wanting more all at the same time! 

Learn more about Oak and Alley.


Grace College shares the best restaurants in Warsaw Indiana and nearby Winona Lake restaurants for your Visits to our Christian College.

The Boathouse

The Boathouse is one of the classic Winona Lake restaurants. With beautiful lakeside dining and an upscale atmosphere, it is the perfect place for a nice night out with your family. When the weather is right, take advantage of the porch seating and watch the sunset over the lake. There’s no better place for a classy meal in Winona Lake. 

Learn more about The Boathouse.


One Ten Craft Meatery

One Ten Craft Meatery is an upscale steakhouse that values community and building relationships, and it’s evidenced by the way they source their ingredients. The farm-to-table restaurant gets their product from farmers and businesses in Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, Michigan and Kentucky. They believe that people are the most important part of a business and treat all customers with respect and care. 

Learn more about One Ten Craft Meatery.


Biryani Kitchen

If you’re looking for places to eat in Warsaw Indiana with ethnic flair, Biryani Kitchen, an authentic Indian restaurant, should be on your list. Choose from a wide selection of curries and add on an order of naan, an Indian bread for dipping! Thanks to this unique downtown spot, you can get a taste of Indian cuisine without leaving town. 

Learn more about Biryani Kitchen.


Top Thai Restaurant

If Indian is not your favorite, try another ethnic favorite. Top Thai Restaurant serves authentic Thai food and provide a wide range of meal options including soup, fried rice, curry, and noodles. 

Learn more about Top Thai Restaurant.


Noa Noa Wood Grill and Sushi

Are you looking for the best restaurants in Warsaw Indiana for fresh seafood? Look no further. Established in 2000, Noa Noa Wood Grill & Sushi Bar has provided Northern Indiana with some of the freshest seafood from all over the world.

Learn more about Noa Noa. 


For more food recommendations in the area, visit our Warsaw & Winona Lake Restaurants page!


Does this list of places to eat in Winona Lake and Warsaw make you hungry to learn more about Grace College? Request more information today. 

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