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6 Best Mom and Pop Restaurants in Indiana!

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Mom and pop restaurants are the best. The food is amazing, the atmosphere is warm and comfortable, and it really brings the feeling of home no matter where you are. The Midwest is all about hospitality, and these top 6 mom and pop restaurants are the best of all things Indiana!

Ginger’s Café, Noblesville, IN

Ginger’s Café is comfort food done right. It’s breakfast all day, every day and a great lunch in between! Ginger’s is committed to bringing you the best quality food and service. From the moment you walk in, you’re treated like a member of the Ginger family. Enjoy a delicious breakfast burrito or their famous Run It Through the Garden omelets. For lunch, enjoy a scrumptious raspberry chicken salad or the infamous deluxe grilled cheese sandwich. 

Suzie’s Café and Catering, Valparaiso, IN

Suzie’s Café and Catering has been family owned and operated since 1996, and its home cooking at its finest. Customers cannot stop raving about their yummy and oh so gooey cinnamon rolls and giant Texas-sized muffins! Another particular favorite is the Oh My Omelettes, made with three extra large eggs! And not only do they offer a great breakfast and lunch menu, they also have the best selection of sweet, delectable desserts! For those 62 and older, Suzie’s also offers senior citizen discounts.

The Log Inn, Haubstadt, IN

The Log Inn in southern Evansville, Indiana, is recognized as the oldest restaurant in Indiana, having been built in 1825. You can actually dine in the same original log room that Abraham Lincoln himself visited in 1844! Enjoy a delicious family style dinner of chicken, ham or roast beef with mashed potatoes, gravy, two vegetables, slaw, hot rolls and butter! Visitors can also dine a la carte and choose their own dishes, such as the catfish fillets, seafood platter, or grilled cheese! 

Rullis Italian American Restaurant, Middlebury, IN

Four generations of great food and tradition since 1987. Rulli’s has been the first job for many, many Middlebury students and community is important to Sam and Mary Rulli. To them, every customer is a new friend and when they leave, they’ve become a member of the family. Rulli’s is the only pizza served at the Elkhart County Fair for the last 25 years and comes in a variety of flavors: Papa’s Spicy Pizza, Spaghetti Pizza, BLT Pizza, Salvatore Special, Nana’s Sweet Pizza, and so much more! 

Hobnob Corner, Nashville, IN

Located in southern Nashville, Indiana, the Hobnob Corner is an artisan-inspired restaurant filled with rustic charm, history and honest food made fresh every day since the mid 1970s. Customers rave about the service, but also about the food, from their one-third pound lean ground beef burger to the breaded Tenderloin. Upon your visit, be sure to try one of the Hobnob Specialties—spaghetti, pot roast or a New York strip steak. They also have a great assortment of wine by the glass selections. 

Mi Lindo Acapulco, Warsaw, IN

Mi Lindo Acapulco first opened in northern Warsaw, Indiana, in 2003. Mi Lindo is unique in that it is owned and operated by “Socorro Brito,” a woman who loves to cook and had a dream to one day open her own restaurant. The restaurant is family owned and no matter what time of day you walk in, you’ll always find Miss Socorro waiting with a smile on her face. It’s mouthwatering, affordable Mexican food at its finest. 

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