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Indiana Foodways: Here Fishy, Fishy Trail

With the Ohio River to our south and Lake Michigan to our north, this midwestern state isn’t landlocked at all. Find every type of seafood prepared perfectly on these menus and be sure to ask for the house favorites. You can even try deep fried frog’s legs while overlooking the Ohio River. Maybe you are looking for a good old fish fry with almost a pound of lightly battered fish piled onto your plate at the Knights of Columbus Council #563 monthly fish dinners. In addition to restaurants serving up some delicious seafood, we are even home to our very own shrimp farm.

Aaron’s Lakehouse 

Located in Rockville, Indiana Aaron’s Lakehouse  is a delicious stop you won’t want to miss. A fresh salad bar and an eclectic menu with steak, pizza, seafood and more make this a tasty stop on the here fishy, fishy trail.

Bobber’s Cafe at Shadyside Bait & Tackle

Eat in and enjoy the beautiful lakeside dining or carry out at Bobber’s Cafe  ! Don't forget your tackle and bait! Bobber's Cafe offers made fresh daily comfort food.


Cajun in Peru, IN? Yep, you got it! Boondocks  is a great place for a little cajun. Don't like cajun? That's ok too! We are sure you will find something here to please your taste buds. Be sure to check out their outdoor seating too.

Cafe Navarre

Housed in a historical building in the heart of downtown South Bend, the ambiance of Café Navarre  is unmatched. Café Navarre brings you modern American cuisine with French, Spanish and Italian influences distinguished by their simplicity, genuine flavor and respect for ingredients.

Captain’s Cabin

Discover new flavors and old favorites overlooking the beautiful south shore of Crooked Lake. Captain’s Cabin  offers spectacular food and a great atmosphere, what else could you ask for?

Coody Brown’s Lakeside Grill

Coody Brown’s Lakeside Grill  offers indoor and outdoor seating with immaculate views of the lake. Listen to lakeside live music, watch the sunset, and indulge in their all you can eat fish dinner or salad bar and more.

Gray Brothers Cafeteria

Gray Brothers Cafeteria  has been serving Indiana some of the best home cooked meals and desserts since 1944.

Homestretch Steakhouse

A classic American Steakhouse with a wall wrapped in windows, Homestretch Steakhouse offers spectacular views of Hoosier Park’s oval of speed. Indulge in fresh seafood and delicious steaks as you overlook the action at the unique Homestretch Steakhouse .

Knights of Columbus #563

Enjoy a home cooked chicken or fish dinner at the Knights of Columbus !

Lafayette Brewing Company 

Lafayette Brewing Company was founded in 1993 and quickly became a local favorite! It's hard to miss their green awning on Main Street in the historic building, previously a furniture store. Bring the family to enjoy a great meal, some beer or root beer or cream soda made on site and be sure to ask your server about the brewing process (which you can see from your table in the dinning room).

Lakeview Grille at the Potawatomi Inn at Pokagon State Park

Casual Dining at its best! Step into their Historic Dining Room and wrap yourself in the warm lodge feeling it gives off. Lakeview Grille  is sprinkled with the charm of long ago as well as giving you the feeling of just coming off the lake.

LaSalle Grill 

LaSalle Grill  uses fresh, high quality, and hand-chosen ingredients in their chef-inspired original dishes and ethnic food. This modern American bistro restaurant offers classic favorites, unique new dishes, and an award-winning wine list.

Main Street Grille 

This locally owned restaurant in downtown Mishawaka has plenty to choose from! Pasta dishes, natural steak, and fresh seafood combined with their full bar and beers on tap make for a relaxing evening.

Mecca Tavern

The oldest tavern in Mecca, opening in 1899. Try one of their fresh to order tenderloins, steak sandwiches or the succulent Ribeye made just right!

O’Bryan’s Nine Irish Brothers Traditional Irish Pub

O'Bryan's is a modern Irish Pub with the food, music and atmosphere of traditional Ireland. The big Five Irish Sisters Bar and fieldstone walls are conducive to conviviality, and you will find yourself visiting with folks at neighboring tables when you aren't listening to the live music on weekends or taking the free Irish dance lessons on Tuesday nights. Shepard's pie, fish and chips, Molly Malloy, bangers and mash, Irish pizza and the Irish soda bread (it makes great bread pudding) are specialties, and don't forget the Guinness, Strongbow and Harp on tap, or Jerry's "I don't like coffee" Irish coffee made with hot chocolate.

Peterson’s Restaurant

Enjoy local, award-winning cuisine! Peterson’s , an award winning restaurant, prides itself on being able to satisfy a wide variety of tastes and appetites. Their top quality seafood, U.S.D.A prime beef, and exquisite vegetarian dishes are sure to satisfy.

RDM Aquaculture

RDM Aquaculture LLC  is a family owned business. Started in Fowler, Indiana in 2009 by the Brown family, RDM looked into starting a tilapia farm but decided to take a different, more unique route into the shrimp farming industry.

Smackwater Cove Bar and Grill

Great restaurant in Derby Indiana with a beautiful view of the Ohio river. Smackwater Cove Bar and Grill  has a large family dining room for all your gatherings or events.

Smitty McMusselman's Pub & Grub

Smitty McMusselman’s Pub & Grub  has Family friendly dining upstairs, and an outstanding Pub downstairs. They are pleased to offer a nice variety of Irish & American fare including their dynamic Hand Breaded Mushrooms, Scotch Eggs, Steaks, Salads, Soups, Guinness Bangers N' Mash, Fish & Chips, Drunken Chicken, Corned Beef & Cabbage to name a few.

The Bank

The Bank Restaurant  is nestled in the heart of downtown Pendleton, Indiana. From the moment you step into the restaurant you are amazed at the family friendly atmosphere, the structure itself, the delicious food and the upstairs bar overlooking the dining area.

The Patio Steakhouse

This friendly neighborhood restaurants features an outstanding staff and a well equipped kitchen that only uses the freshest products and ingredients. The Patio Steakhouse  offers high quality food in a relaxed, welcoming environment. We recommend trying their seafood buffet, patio burger, or frog legs.

Voodoo Public House

Voodoo Public House  is a locally owned, popular restaurant that started out as a Food Truck in Downtown Indy. Their suggested menu Items include Bacon Truffle Deviled Eggs, Pork and Duck Mediterranean Tacos and the Bison Burgers with all toppings.

Zing Japanese Fusion

Zing Japanese Fusion  was named one of the Top 10 Restaurants in South Bend/Mishawaka by Midwest Living Best Sushi in town. Partake in fresh, delicious sushi made daily by experienced Sushi chefs.


Indulge in Zydeco’s eclectic menu featuring New Orleans Style BBQ Shrimp, Gumbo, Jambalaya, Catfish, Fried Alligator, Hurricanes and more.