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Grindstone Charley's

$$ - $$$, American,
3830 S Lafountain St, Kokomo, IN 46902-3818
+1 765-453-9125
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“ribs” (15 reviews)
“turtle pie” (2 reviews)
“mac cheese” (2 reviews)
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Pub, American, Bar
$$ - $$$
3830 S Lafountain St, Kokomo, IN 46902-3818
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

Always good food with great service. There is call ahead seating with walk-in bar seating. Ball games and events are always on TVs for comfort of home.

Thank greg0rykm
Reviewed 27 February 2018

I haven't ate at one of these chains in probably 10 or 15 years. The look hasn't changed but the service and food has changed. Went here on an early Sunday evening. Took awhile to get seated. The waitress did not write anything down and...More

Thank Jamie C
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

One of the best restaurants I have been to in awhile. Great service & great food with a wonderful atmosphere. Very pleased that the manager took some time to say hello. Very pleasant experience overall.

Thank LastStarfighter
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

The waitress made sure our cups were filled and also that we didn't need anything. Great service! And their fried pickles are the best!!

Thank Rhoda M
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Early dinner at the Grindstone, had the large prime rib with the baked potato and salad. They had my favorite fresh horse radish. The rib was a bit fatty, but quite good!! Usually stop by when in the Kokomo area. An enjoyable meal, shall return...More

Thank Lem0ine
Reviewed 30 November 2017

On Kokomo Indiana's south side, there's no absence of restaurants mingling with State Road 931. One of these is Grindstone Charley's, located off South Lafountain Street. Early evening found me entering the restaurant, anticipating a good meal having travelled from Indy. I was not disappointed....More

Thank Wade K
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

We arrived on a Friday night around 730 pm. There was considerable people waiting for a table. Our wait was going to be 25 minutes.. ok it’s number 1 in TA. For Kokomo. The issue is that there were 6 tables open that we could...More

Thank OldNavy1961
Reviewed 14 October 2017

I stopped in Grindstone Charley's last week while in Kokomo and had a great meal. I'd recommend this restaurant to anyone traveling through for a great place to eat with great atmosphere! Great food and superb service!!

Thank Larry P
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Great place. Great food. Great prices! Have eaten there many times. Very friendly atmosphere. Great lunch menu as well

Thank Vanilla44
Reviewed 3 October 2017

My son and I both ordered bison burgers and were advised that they were out, so we ordered something else, which was good.

Thank allman37
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12 June 2015|
Response from Blake F | Property representative |
Friday after 4pm. All day Saturday and Sunday
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Pub, American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3830 S Lafountain St, Kokomo, IN 46902-3818 (Formerly Grindstones)
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Kokomo
  • Phone Number: +1 765-453-9125
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Started by Indiana Restaurateur Perry Fogelsong in 1982, Grindstone Charley's is currently a four unit chain with locations in Indianapolis, Speedway, Kokomo, and Lafayette. Today, customers in Indiana and Ohio enjoy home-style cooking, spirited drinks and warm hospitality. As part of the Clancy's, Inc. Family of stores, Grindstone Charley's joins Michelangelo's Italian Bistro and Clancy's Hamburgers in offering quality food, drinks and fun perfectly suited to Midwestern appetites.
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