10 Restaurants That Locals Love

These are 10 of the places that locals love. Whether you want fine dining, awesome pizza or amazing barbecue, you can dine like a local.

1. Revery
Revery offers a fine dining experience with a rotating seasonal menu in the heart of Old Town Greenwood.

299 W. Main St., Greenwood
317-215-4164
www.reverygreenwood.com

2. Vino Villa
Come to browse the extensive selection of 450 wines and 70 varieties of cheese at the shop, and be sure to enjoy a glass of wine and small plates at the Vino Bistro.

200 N. Madison Ave., Greenwood
317-882-9463
www.vinovilla.com

3. RFD Franklin
Combining delicious food with amazing ambiance in the historic, and now renovated, old post office and city hall, RFD is a downtown Franklin gem. 

55 W. Madison St., Franklin
317-733-7333
www.facebook.com/RFD-Franklin

4. La Trattoria Italian Restaurant

This is the place for Italian favorites and steaks that rival those of the top steakhouses.

201 N. Madison Ave., Greenwood
317-859-0487
www.facebook.com/pages/La-Trattoria-Restaurant/135214386556173

5. Stone Creek Dining Company
This restaurant focuses on innovative cuisine in an upscale, but casual atmosphere. Entrees include filet mignon, crab cakes and ribs.

911 N. State Road 135, Greenwood
317-889-1200
www.stonecreekdining.com

6. Yokahama Japanese Cuisine and Sushi
Enjoy amazing sushi choices, as well as bento boxes and other Japanese favorite.

67 N. Madison Ave., Greenwood
317-859-1888
www.yokohamagreenwood.com

7. Big Woods Franklin
Located on the grounds of Hillview Country Club, but open to all, this spot features local craft beer from Quaff ON! Brewing Company, local artisan spirits from Hard Truth Distilling Company, and a menu of smokehouse meats, skillet mac ‘n’ cheese and other favorites.

1800 E. King St., Franklin
317-739-0378
www.bigwoodsrestaurants.com/franklin

8. Johnson’s Barbecue Shack

Johnson’s started with a food truck and now has a brick and mortar spot where you can find the best barbecue and sides.

82 S. Baldwin St., Bargersville
317-458-4660
www.johnsonsbbqshack.com

9. Richard's Brick Oven Pizza
This place has an artsy vibe and features live music on Tuesday evenings, but the star of the show is the large brick oven in the middle of the restaurant and the amazing pizzas that come out of it.

229 S. Main St., Franklin

317-738-3300

www.facebook.com/richardsbrickovenpizza

10. The Willard

The Willard is part of Franklin’s history and is an enjoyable place to enjoy their famous pizzas, tenderloins and other meals inside or, during the summer, on the outdoor patio.

99 N. Main St., Franklin

317-738-9668

www.thewillard.com 

Other tips from locals:

Enjoy gluten free desserts and light meals at 1823 Bakehouse, 25 E. Court St., Franklin, 317-739-0800, www.facebook.com/1823bakehouse

Enjoy breakfast at Ann's Restaurant, 77 W. Monroe St., Franklin, 317-736-5421, www.annsrestaurant.com.

Get the burger at The Grill Bar, 138 E. Jefferson St., Franklin, 317-738-9936, www.facebook.com/thegrillbarfranklinIN/

For a great, inexpensive steak, go to Jefferson Street Pub, 90 E. Jefferson St., Franklin, 317-738-5350, www.facebook.com/JeffersonStreetPubFranklin/

Looking for a coffeehouse to hang out in? Go to Coffeehouse Five, 323 Market Plaza, Greenwood, 317-300-4330, www.coffeehousefive.com; Brickhouse Coffee Co., 100 Byrd Way, Greenwood, 317-550-0034, www.facebook.com/brickhousecoffeeco/or check out Benjamin’s Coffee House, 49 E. Court St., Franklin, 317-736-0048, www.facebook.com/BenjaminsCoffeehouse.