Local Favorites

  • Andrew's Pastries

    1282 Delaware Avenue, Marion

    Pastries are prepared by Pastry Chef and Owner, Andrew Swartz, who uses the freshest, finest American and European ingredients: Imported Belgium chocolate, sweet cream butter, fresh whipped cream and real vanilla are just our basics for many intricate recipes.

  • Bluefusion Entertainment

    1340 Mt Vernon Avenue, Marion

    Welcome to bluefusion entertainment, Central Ohio’s addition to family entertainment! Our fun center has 22 state of the art bowling lanes, Poppy’s Sports Pub & Grille – a full service restaurant & bar, an indoor playground with more than 50 interactive arcade games, private party suites, and much more!

  • El Campesino Mexican Restaurant

    1834 Marion-Waldo Road, Marion

    Owned and operated by the Arellano family since 1996, El Campesino featured authentic Mexican cuisine in a family atmosphere.
    They recently opened a second location at 160 Mcmahan Blvd Marion, Ohio 43302.

  • The Jerzee

    923 East Center Street, Marion

    Every town has that ice cream shop where locals line up in early spring to get their first treats of the season. The JerZee is that place in Marion. Get in line and try to decide from a wide variety of ice cream creations.

  • Lee Garden

    1713 Marion-Mount Gilead Road, Marion

    30 years of experience in the kitchen make this small, but mighty local favorite a consistent choice when you have a craving for Chinese cuisine.

  • Mega Moo Pizza & Ice Cream

    411 East Fairground Street, Marion

    Imagine a pizza shop that also serves up ice cream and delivers! As one customer says, “Great pizza and ice cream. What’s not to love.”

  • Mi Jalapeno

    1360 Mount Vernon Avenue, Marion

    Festive and family friendly, Mi Jalapeno offers a diverse menu of Mexican favorites, plus some fascinating variations.

  • Perkins Restaurant

    1197 Mt. Vernon Avenue, MArion

    Since it was founded in 1958 as a single pancake house in Ohio, Perkins has been a family favorite. Locally owned and operated, the Marion Perkins is close to local hotels.

  • Sansotta's Quick Italian

    1292 Delaware Avenue, Marion

    Customize your pasta dish or salad, plus mini-sub varieties known as Torpedoes at this Quick-Italian eatery.

  • Social Sip

    119 North Prospect Street

    Freshly brewed coffee and specialty drinks made from coffee beans that roasted in house!

  • Ralphie's Food, Sports, Fun

    1833 Marion-Mount Gilead Road, Marion

    Dine-in with your favorite sports on high definition big screen TV’s. Taste the BEST Burgers, BIGGEST Wings, COLDEST Beer, chicken chunks, salads, wraps and other specialty items.

  • Steve's Dakota Grill

    1677 Marion-Mount Gilead Road, Marion

    One of three Steve’s Dakotas in Northeast Ohio, offering traditional American cuisine – steaks, seafood and more.

  • The Warehouse

    320 West Center Street, Marion

    At The Warehouse, you can treat yourself to the delicious authentic Italian food of the Old World. Taste sauces and food prepared from scratch on site just like Mama would have made.

  • Pop'd Sensations

    1473 Marion-Waldo Rd, Marion, OH 43302

    Popcorn and Ice Cream are our specialties! We have over 20 gourmet flavors of popcorn that are fun,fresh,and delicious as well as our new “Rolled Ice Cream” that is prepared right in front of you, then topped with some of your favorite goodies!
    We are located in Marion, OH at the Marion Centre Mall.

  • Topped Ice Cream

    127 South Main Street

    Serving unique varieties of hand-dipped Riverside Ice Cream with toppings for days. In the mood for something hot and cold? Grab a hot panini made right in front of you with some chips and a coke, then grab a scoop or two of ice cream! Don’t worry, we even have a “pint sized” counter and chairs for your little ones in this shop that will bring back all the nostalgia of a “good ol’ ice cream shop”.


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