Dining

Dining in Perry County

There’s always good food and conversation in Perry County. From taverns, pubs, breweries and wineries to pizza and south of the border favorites – Perry County dining options draw locals and visitors alike. Consider yourself invited to taste and see why so many drive from miles around for some Perry County flavor!

Barge Inn

A familiar icon from the past, Barge Inn is located in the second oldest town in Indiana of Troy. Located at 315 Franklin Street, on the near banks of the Ohio River, we serve delicious ice cream, shakes, and blizzards as well as breakfast, lunch, and dinner specials.

Betty Ray’s Landing

Located with a beautiful view of the Ohio River in Magnet, Betty Ray’s Landing offers a dining-on-the-deck experience overlooking the Ohio River with breathtaking views every season of the year. From the best ribs around to cheeseburgers, Betty Ray’s is sure to accommodate anyone’s palette!

Bill & Dave’s Smokin Pit

Tell City and the surrounding area was first introduced to Bill & Dave’s Smokin’ Pit in August, 2001, located on Main Street in a small building with carry-out food only. The demand for their slow-cooked meat and special sauces out grew the facilities. In late November 2002, they relocated to 11th Street with ample room for dine-in and carry-out facilities. business rooms are available for your private parties or banquets with seating up to 200.

Brown’s Bittersweet Farm

Carriage Inn

Pizza made the way YOU like it! Open 5 days a week – Wednesday-Sunday.
Tasty appetizers, sandwiches, and spaghetti too.

Chicago’s Pizza

Chicago’s Pizza dough is prepared daily with attention to detail to a time-tested process. We start from scratch with simple ingredients and add every one of those ingredients by hand. After the dough has formed, we cut and roll the dough into our famous pizza crusts and breadsticks. The difference is astounding.

Fiesta Grande

Along Highway 66, you’ll find this tex-mex restaurant offers the best food around and an atmosphere to match. Fiesta Grande uses only the freshest, highest quality ingredients in our dishes for the finest, authentic Mexican food experience. Whether margarita or cerveza, our cantina pours the perfect drink to pair with your meal.

Freezer Café

Owned by Chuck and Liz Sadler, the Freezer has been a Tell City staple since the late 1950’s. It has been known as the go-to place after a late night of tournaments, festivals, dances and even dragging Main Street back in the day!

This diner maintains its old-school style and atmosphere of a neighborhood institution. Grab a stool and order a quick egg breakfast, salmon patties, homemade chicken and dumplings or pepper steak.

Iron Gate

Located in historic Cannellton, Iron Gate is a family-owned and operated pizza and sandwich restaurant located in the heart of downtown. People travel all over to get a taste of their pizza. It’s sure worth the trip!

Julie’s Tell Street Cafe

Julie’s serves breakfast all day and includes a breakfast buffet on Saturdays. Being named Tell City’s best breakfast in the 2013 Perry County News Readers Choice Awards is the cafe’s most recent accolade. The café also serves up award-winning plate lunches and desserts, also voted Tell City’s best in the Readers Choice Awards. The company focus is on, “Great Food and Great Service at a Great Value.”

King Chef

King Chef is located along Highway 66 in Tell City offering an authentic Chinese food experience. Lunch buffet and specials are offered daily. Always a hot bar, full of many choices including desserts and different types of ice cream.

Los Amigos Mexican Grill

A great place for Mexican cuisine, Los Amigos is located on Highway 66 just down from the Holiday Inn and Ramada. Los Amigos provides fast, friendly service and delivers the most authentic dishes from fajitas, quesadillas, to their fresh guacamole.

Marcy’s Restaurant & Catering

Perry County’s best kept secret, everyone who visits our County knows about Marcy’s and even drives over an hour to taste the special of the day! From the famous spare rib dinner to the best creek fries around, Marcy’s is sure to be your frequent dining experience!

Pour Haus & Tell City Brewing Company

The Pour Haus is the Tri-State’s premier venue for LIVE music, all year round located in Tell City, Indiana. They offer a wide variety of menu choices, drinks and the area’s largest craft beer selection.

Rocky Point BBQ & Grill

Smackwater Cove Bar & Grille

Owners Ed and Sharon brought the small community of Derby one of the finest restaurants around. This frequent hot spot brings all types of tourists from jeep runners, motorcyclists and everyday locals to dine in a great atmosphere. This Perry County premier dining experience is located in Derby, right on the Ohio River! Smackwater provides a unique dining experience coupled with a delicious menu that includes the famous Derby Dog, ribs, pizza, salmon dinner and fajitas.

Tell City Frostop

Frostop is certainly a Tell City, Indiana landmark. This unique seasonal food and ice cream shop is well known for the local favorite: root beer float. The walk-up diner experience is sure to be a definite stop when visiting Perry County or simply driving through downtown Tell City.

The Patio Steak House

The Patio Steak House Restaurant was established in 1974 by Ralph & Ruth Daum. The Patio Steakhouse Restaurant’s goal is to provide the finest quality food and service to our guests in a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere. To accomplish this, we have assembled an outstanding staff and use only the finest ingredients and food products in our well equipped kitchen.

The Pint Haus

The Post

You can still see the remnants this former Tell City Post Office. Located on Main Street in the downtown Tell City, The Post offers a variety of cuszine from New Orleans style Red Beans and Rice with sausage, salads and pasta entrée’s to homemade chicken noodle soup.