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Indiana Foodways

Rise N' Shine Trail

Breakfast is considered the most important meal of the day and could very well be your favorite on this trail. Enjoy everything from traditional breakfast fare to unique creations using locally grown and raised ingredients. Also be glad that some of the locations offer the breakfast menu all day. Many of these places are local hangouts for all ages. You might become a regular at one or all of the restaurants, too!

Anita’s Kitchen

Anita’s Kitchen is a family owned, small town restaurant located in Pendleton, Indiana. Their menu includes breakfast all day, daily specials, throwback Thursdays, and freshly baked desserts!

Aroma Coffee Shop and DeRozier's Bakery 

Enjoy great hot and cold coffees, teas, and hot chocolates at Aroma Coffee Shop and DeRozier's Bakery . Don't like coffee? Try a steamer! Don't forget to get a donut too during your visit!

Blackerby’s Hangar 5 

Blackerby’s Hangar 5  is open 7 days a week from 6:30 AM- 2 PM. Blackerby’s Hangar 5 serves the community of Columbus with excellent dining and a complete view of the Columbus Municipal Airport.

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.

Bread Basket Cafe & Bakery 

Bread and bakery goods are the culinary must-haves at this small-town, big-taste restaurant. Using locally grown and organic ingredients whenever possible, this family business serves up decadent desserts, made-from-scratch soups and handcrafted bread in large proportions.

Bread Box Cafe 

The Bread Box Bakery and Cafe, located in the Heart of Shipshewana, Indiana has been serving Scratch-baked traditional foods since 1984.  The mission of the Bread Box Bakery has always been to offer a unique dining experience to each customer. Whether stopping in for a favorite baked good or lingering over a bowl of homemade soup, the goal of Bread Box Cafe  is for each person to take home a special memory.

Come ‘N Git It 

Come ‘N Git It  is comfort food at its best, where the recommended dish is anything with gravy. This Morgan County family owned restaurant is where you’ll find country cookin’ for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Crossroads Cafe 


Come eat breakfast and lunch with the locals! Crossroads Cafe has a restored old-fashioned soda fountain and lunch bar as well as tables for larger groups.They serve homemade pies and traditional ice cream treats including sodas (like the green river), banana splits, and sundaes.

Harmony Cafe and Studio 

Harmony Cafe and Studio’s mission is to build community around the simple pleasures of eating great food, enjoying good company and exploring partner dancing.

Julie’s Tell Street Cafe 


Enjoy the small town charm at Julie’s Tell Street Cafe! Sit down and enjoy yourself where you’ll be greeted by their friendly staff. Try some of the best pie in Tell City at Julie’s Tell Street Cafe.

Koffee Kup Diner 


Eat local, home cooked food at this Portland Gem! During your visit, you must try the Breaded Tenderloin and Beef and Noodles! The pie and desserts are plentiful at Koffee Kup Diner. From Sugar Cream to Black Raspberry to Coconut Cream, the pies are a must order!

Next Door Neighbor Deli & Bakery 


Enjoy a new take on fruitcakes at Next Door Neighbor Deli & Bakery.You’ve never tasted fruitcakes like the chocolate and tropical ones made by Deb! Her fruitcakes are available in several flavors and made fresh from scratch.

Ralph and Ava's Cafe 

The owners, Toni, Paul, and Brian incorporated their love of food, people, cooking, baking and entertaining at Ralph and Ava’s Cafe! Located in the heart of downtown Mooresville, Ralph and Ava’s Cafe is the ultimate quaint little bistro for your enjoyment.

Rosie’s Place 


Rosies Place is a warm, inviting cafe on the square in Noblesville, Indiana. Featuring homemade, mid-western inspired fare, Rosies is a gathering place for friends and families.Rosies believes in serving good, honest food prepared with fresh, local, and seasonal ingredients. Their menu changes daily and seasonally, in order to bring you the best selection of items at their peak. They promote local, Indiana farmers products and use no artificial ingredients or preservatives in all their recipes.

Route 66 Diner 


When you walk in Route 66 Diner, it's like taking a trip down memory lane. The restaurant is decorated with 1950's type tables and chairs or a counter if you choose. They have a great "Otto's Garage" area, decorated with automobile or gas station memorabilia. This is a sister restaurant to the Triple XXX Family Restaurant (also in West Lafayette), known from it's appearance on the Food Network's hit show: "Diner's Drive Ins and Dive's". Same great food as the Triple XXX Family Restaurant, plus some. This location is also great for groups!


Situated on Notre Dame’s campus, Sorin’s  serves traditional French cuisine with a modern midwest flair.

South Bend Brew Werks 


A radical new giveback brewpub concept in downtown South Bend featuring on-site brewed small batch beers and farm-to-fork dishes. Stop by for some fresh brewed beer, a fun lunch on Friday, or brunch on Sunday!

The Toast Cafe 


The Toast Cafe is an old-fashioned diner cooking up all-day breakfasts & American comfort classics for 60+ years.

The Yellow Umbrella Coffee and Cuisine 


Come in & enjoy hand-crafted espresso drinks and freshly made breakfast and lunch.

Turkey Run Inn’s Narrow Restaurant 


Turkey Run Inn’s Narrow Restaurant offers a relaxing atmosphere for a great meal. Their hardwood floors, brick wall and buffet make this a cozy place for the whole family!