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Grindstone Charley's

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Pub, American, Bar
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3830 S Lafountain St, Kokomo, IN 46902-3818 (Formerly Grindstones)
+1 765-453-9125
11:00 - 22:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, classic Mid-western grub. Service was fast and efficient. Good all around meal and value.

Thank Stormyfour
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

It has been awhile since I found a restaurant with a lot of variety in Kokomo. Service was good. It was clean and service was on top of refilling drinks.

Thank belkins
Kokomo, Indiana
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 April 2017

very pleasant people and food was excellent service was great and food was hot when arriving at table

Thank kokomo2016
Kokomo, Indiana
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Wow! Great experience!! My husband and I went out to celebrate our anniversary. We had a great waiter. If I remember right his name was William. He kept our drinks filled and when he realized we weren't getting our food as quick as we should have he got on the kitchen staff without us even saying anything. He did an... More 

Thank Rhoda M
Blake F, Owner at Grindstone Charley's, responded to this review

Rhonda, Thank you for the kind review! We appreciate your patronage! Blake Fogelsong Co-Owner More 

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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Another great Kokomo eatery. Has an extensive menu, and included is my favorite, the classic tenderloin. Servers are friendly and do a great job keeping our drinks full. Grindstone Charlie's is well worth the trip.

Thank oltimracer
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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58 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We received a recommendation from the Courtyard Marriott to check this out and we were so glad we did! They were super busy and had a waiting list of approximately 15 minutes. Worth the wait though! Their steaks are purchased locally and cooked perfectly. Highly recommended!

Thank lild0g
Indianapolis, Indiana
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109 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

This place is just plain lots of fun. It is filled with antiques and interesting vintage memorabilia--not the pitiful reproductions you see in some restaurants going for the historic look, but the real thing. In addition to the fun setting, my wife and I were treated to great food as well. I had their signature breaded pork tenderloin sandwich and... More 

Thank Paul L
Kokomo, Indiana
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I like this restaurant. It's reasonably priced. The servers need to be more experienced though. Service was a little slow.

Thank 854kayl
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

All their good is good and service is great. We love their ribs, stir fry and tenderloin sandwich. Great bar too

Thank JeanFerenc
Marion, Indiana
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64 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Since my husband works on Valentine's, this was our weekend to celebrate and rather than go to somewhere we'd been 100 times, we decided to throw caution to the wind and headed for Grindstone Charlie's. There was a crowd but that was okay. We didn't wait long to be seated and the restaurant seemed clean but it was packed so... More 

Thank nikkitrueblue

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Restaurant Details

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Pub, American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
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Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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
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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