Epicurean Journey to Hocking Hills – Best Places to Eat in Ohio

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Hocking Hills is known for its beautiful scenery, collection of charming small towns and options for communing with nature that are truly one of a kind. While there’s much to see and do, there’s also plenty to taste along the way! Hocking Hills is an oasis of flavor, and if you’re someone who enjoys a variety of food to mark your travels, here are a few of the best restaurants in Ohio to add to your itinerary.

Day 1: Millstone BBQ

Visitors to Hocking Hills with a taste for only the best barbecue will enjoy a meal enjoyed at Millstone during their stay. This lively, casual restaurant features indoor and outdoor seating, a bar, and of course the most delicious barbecued meats in the area! With each type of meat smoked for 15 to 17 hours, you’re sure to get full-fledged flavor from each tender bite. Try all your personal favorites from their selection of BBQ pork, beef and chicken, and don’t forget to try the prime rib, available Fridays after 4PM as part of their Weekly Specials!

Millstone BBQ
12790 Grey St.
Logan, OH 43138
740-385-5341

Day 2: Pearl’s

While visitors are bound to be inspired by the many activities and adventures they enjoy in Hocking Hills, there’s something wonderful about a home-style meal, even while you travel. Pearl’s is one of the best places to eat in Ohio when you’re craving a cheeseburger and fries or a homemade pie to top it off. Pearl’s serves up breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner and provides guests with a welcoming and laid-back atmosphere where it’s easy to enjoy a delicious meal and great conversation.

Pearl’s
12900 State Route 664-North
Logan, OH 43138
740-385-3663

Day 3: Glenlaurel

Guests to Hocking Hills looking to enjoy an upscale meal in a setting that speaks to Scottish-inspired fare and flair will want to make their way to Glenlaurel during their stay. Glenlaurel is integrated into the greater inn and cottages but outside guests are more than welcome to make a reservation for dinner. A gourmet dining standard at this beautiful and savory stop means guests are treated to a six-course experience Sundays through Fridays. In true Scottish tradition, poetry readings are hosted during dinner at Glenlaurel, making for an authentic and truly one-of-a-kind meal in Hocking Hills. It’s not just one of the best restaurants in Ohio, but maybe the Midwest as well!

Glenlaurel
14940 Mount Olive Road
Rockbridge, OH 43149
740-985-4070

Enjoy the Fun and Flavors of the Best Restaurants in Ohio

Many of the best restaurants in Ohio are featured in lovely Hocking Hills, and you’re sure to enjoy your stop at these places with your family and friends. Be sure you’re booked into accommodations with the Buffalo Lodging Company during your stay that keeps you close to the many delicious stops you’re excited to try! Contact us today for more information on our many options and to start planning your trip.

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