Best Dining Options in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Fort Wayne, Indiana, located approximately 50 miles south of the Michigan border and only 18 miles west of Indiana’s border with Ohio, makes a great Midwest Road Trip destination.

You’ll find plenty of restaurants in Fort Wayne, Indiana, but some stand out from the rest as some of the best restaurants in Fort Wayne.

Casa Ristoranti Italiano

While they’re a full-service Italian restaurant, the star of their kitchen is the wood-fired pizza oven. Try the Indiana favorite, their sausage roll pizza.

Fort Wayne’s Famous Coney Island Weiner Stand

Every day they sell an average of over 2,000 hot dogs and hand-chop 70 pounds of onions. If you need to sit while waiting for a table, you’ll find benches in front of the restaurant.


The casual rooftop restaurant sits on top of the Bradley Hotel and features an outdoor space with stunning views of downtown Fort Wayne.

Mercado on the Landing

Located on the Landing, Mercado started from a food truck and evolved into a fun Cali-Mexican casual dining spot.

Shigs in Pit Barbecue

Features award-winning barbecue in a counter-service style restaurant. Accordion-pleated steal and exposed brick complete the décor.

Don Hall’s Old Gas House

You’ll find U.S.D.A. Choice steaks aged and butchered in-house, seared at 1800 degrees, and topped with garlic-herb butter.

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