Fort Wayne, Indiana Restaurants

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.


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

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.

Mercado on the Landing

Started from a food truck and evolved into a fun Cali-Mexican casual dining spot. Black and white tile surround the stunning back bar lit with blue-colored lights. Colorful murals and paintings decorate the walls.

Don Hall’s Old Gas House

Opened in the late 1950s as a restaurant, it features exposed brick and décor depicting Fort Wayne’s history.

Shigs in Pit Barbecue

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

Casa Ristoranti Italiano

They’re a full-service Italian restaurant, the star of their kitchen is the wood-fired pizza oven. It makes the perfect location for dinner after an afternoon of working up an appetite exploring the great outdoors.

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