Summer in Terre Haute: Where to Eat
We’ve covered shopping and recreation so far in our three-part Summer in Terre Haute series. For the final part, we’d like to show you our dining assets. Restaurants in Terre Haute are working extremely hard to make sure their customers are comfortable as they adapt to everything that is going on. After weeks of carry-out, they’re finally able to open their doors and offer indoor seating. Making sure their customers and employees are safe is a top priority for these local food places. From food, to drinks, to sweets, we want to make sure you’re staying safe while enjoying the many different local restaurants Terre Haute has to offer.
With Terre Haute opening back up, many restaurants that are considered Terre Haute staples are too. While take-out is still an excellent option at times, it feels good to enjoy a meal out when you can. If you want to start your day off right, Cackleberries offers a homemade breakfast and lovely hospitality. Enjoy some delicious pancakes or a piping hot skillet at this local breakfast restaurant. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day so start it off by supporting a Terre Haute staple. If you’re looking for a fun and casual place for lunch, tons of places offer dine-in not just indoors, but they also have lovely outdoor seating. 7th and Elm, The Copper Bar, Real Hacienda and Wise Piesall offer a flavorful mix of food and drinks that you can enjoy while basking in the sun. From greasy burgers, to New York style pizza, to tacos bursting with flavor, you can now enjoy lunch in the restaurant and not just at your kitchen table. If people have missed anything during this time, it’s being able to have a night out. For those looking to enjoy a fine dining night or looking to just share conversation over a beer, restaurants like The Terre Haute Brewing Company, M.Moggers, and Umi Grill, are now open to everyone and ready to give you a nice night out. Take a night to visit one of the oldest breweries in the country, explore a deeply historic restaurant, or try some international cuisine. All will provide a fun night out that we’ve all missed so much. These are only a few of the amazing and delicious restaurants Terre Haute is proud to have. For a full list, check out our website. Supporting all these locally owned businesses not only allows for you to get delicious food, but it helps the community as a whole.
Terre Haute has many places you can indulge your sweet tooth in. A quick pop-in is perfect for all our bakeries, donut shops, and more. You can grab a quick snack and take it home or take it with you on a lovely walk. All are delicious options to visit and try this summer. As for the actual sweets, there are plenty of options. The famous Square Donuts is the perfect breakfast if you’re looking for something quick but still delicious. This local treasure is open every morning. Make sure you get it while you can because these donuts go fast! Terre Haute also has plenty of bakeries that offer everything from cake slices, to cupcakes, to smoothies, to muffins. Stop by Tiers of Elegance, Red Room Cakery, Harvest Bakery, or any of Terre Haute’s other mouth-watering bakeries, for a small but sweet snack. But, if it’s been a hot day and you want something to help cool you down, Martha’s Sno Biz, can give you refreshing but flavorful shaved iced. Located in West Terre Haute, this small and outdoor vendor offers plenty of flavors and safe outdoor seating. All these places provide a perfect summer snack that will let you take advantage of this wonderful season. They’re here for you, so enjoy them!
Enjoying a drink every now and then is a lively time no matter the type of drink. Whether you enjoy wine, protein shakes, coffee, cocktails or beer, Terre Haute has a place for everything. Plenty offer outside seating and curbside pickup. If you’ve been missing a late-night outing for beer and cocktails, The Ballyhoo can now supply that. Enjoy a live DJ and take advantage of their full bar. For those more attracted to wine, check out The Sycamore Winery and Water Tower Estates Winery’s curbside pickup. They’re not only offering their bottles, but fun summer drinks like wine slushies! As for coffee, Terre Haute is home to many amazing local coffee shops. Stop by Gingersnaps, Java Haute, or Little Bear Coffee Co. for a quick coffee and bakery item to go. These are just a few local coffee shops in Terre Haute. They’re all a perfect pick me up if you’re headed to work or just want to explore the local coffee shops. If you want to experience the protein shakes taking Terre Haute by storm, check out 5th Street Nutrition or Crossroads Nutrition. Both of these places offer a protein filled shake with a deliciously sweet flavor. You even get a tea and aloe shot with every shake! All these places and more offer refreshing options to enjoy during summertime. Take them to go or take advantage of many of the outdoor seating options and parks in the area to enjoy a nice stroll with your beverage. Stop by all these places and more for a quick drink as a satisfying way to quench your thirst and enjoy your summer.
SEE YOU IN TERRE HAUTE!
We’ve only scratched the surface of places to go and things to see in Terre Haute this summer. We encourage you to get out there and start exploring our town for yourself. Summer is a bit different this year, but Terre Haute still offers a lot of things to do. Enjoying food, grabbing a drink, watching a movie, or hiking are all summer activities than can be found within our town. Local businesses are relying on people now more than ever. Terre Haute is the perfect place for people to come and enjoy a safe trip this summer.
NOTE: Please know that some availability to locations might change due to COVID-19 and ever changing policies. Check each location's website or social media for updates.
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