Eat & Drink

4KD Crick Brewery
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211 Carpenter Road Defiance, 43512
419.576.5822
Located on the Eagle Rock Golf Club & Sweetwater Chophouse Property, 4KD Crick Brewery is an Artisan Beer production facility specializing in Ale fermentation. From Grain to Glass, we are a full-scale brewery, grinding our grain in-house prior to each hand-crafted batch and blending it with hops and specialty yeast strains.
a little slice of heaven
518 Clinton Street, Defiance 43512
419.980.5250
“Best Cheesecake on Planet Earth,” stop down and check out the variety of flavors for every palate. 
Asian Grill Buffet
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8959 N. State Route 66 Ste 105, Defiance 43512
419.782.8988
Asian Grill Buffet is a Chinese restaurant serving a wide array of traditional Chinese dishes. We not only offer amazing Chinese food but also serve it in a pleasant atmosphere that’ll have you coming back for more!
Boots BBQ
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705 Deatrick Street, Defiance 43512
419.784.4227
Boot kickin’ BBQ located inside Chief Supermarket.
Bud’s Restaurant
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505 W. Second Street, Defiance 43512
419.782.9101
Bud’s Restaurant has been a staple in Downtown Defiance since 1939. The family dining atmosphere makes you feel like you are eating right out of your mom’s kitchen. Stop in for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Each day bringing a special that you come to know very well. You can’t go wrong with what you choose. The “Big Bud” and the […]
Cabin Fever Coffee Shop
312 Clinton Street, Defiance 43512
419.782.5400
Life’s better at the Cabin! People come to Cabin Fever for a warmly lit, lodge-styled coffee shop that offers coffee drinks, food, candy, and smiling faces!
China Garden
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109 George Isaac Drive, Defiance 43512
419.782.3888
China Garden is known for its modern interpretation of classic dishes and its insistence on only using high quality fresh ingredients.
Clubhouse Pizza/Yesterday’s Bar
210 East Main Street, Ney 43549
419.658.2720
Amazing food, great drinks, and awesome atmosphere!
Cosmos Family Restaurant
1824 E. Second Street, Defiance 43512
419.784.9912
A World of Flavor!! Come into Cosmos Family Restaurant for good food and a laid-back atmosphere.
Dad’s Dairy Depot
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1845 Jefferson Avenue, Defiance 43512
Ice cream, burgers, fast food, and sandwiches. Located across from Defiance High School.
Dari Delite
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961 East High Street, Hicksville, OH 43526
419.542.7615
Dee & Gee’s Dairy Bar
27951 Ayersville-Pleasant Bend Road, Defiance 43512
419.395.1922
Come and try…A yummy flurry filled with candy! A nice, refreshing shake, slush, or freeze! A delightful sundae topped with your favorites! A cool, soft-serve ice cream cone — 24 flavors to choose from! Delicious food served at any time of the day!
Defiance Pancake House
2023 Jefferson Avenue, Defiance 43512
419.782.1111
Breakfast and Brunch Restaurant. Voted the six-county area’s “Favorite Breakfast” by The Crescent-News Readers’ Choice Awards three years in a row!
Dos Eppi’s
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200 Clinton Street, Defiance 43512
419.782.1070
At the corner of Clinton and First Streets, Dos Eppi’s offers a complete menu of authentic South Texas and Puerto Rican family recipe dishes. “The Puerto Rican plato (plate) is not real spicy,” owner Ricardo Leal says, “It is flavorful, though.” Leal has an extensive background in the food business, having gone to culinary school in New York City. “Defiance […]
El Mezcal
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1495 N. Clinton Street, Defiance 43512
419.782.2201
El Mezcal has been capturing the heart and essence of true Mexican style and flavor since opening and would love to share their traditional dishes with you. Let the friendly, smiling staff guide your taste buds on an unforgettable journey through some of Mexico’s most unforgettable dishes. With dine-in, takeout, and catering options available, you can enjoy freshly prepared meals […]
Ensign’s Pub
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611 Ottawa Avenue, Defiance 43512
419.785.4642
Long-standing local favorite hangout. Home of the legendary hot beef sandwich. Also serving daily lunch specials and soup of the week.
Eric’s All American Ice Cream Factory
1830 E. Second Street (seasonal), Defiance 43512
1225 S. Clinton Street (seasonal), Defiance 43512
1600 N. Clinton Street (year-round), Defiance 43512
419.980.5923
Eric’s Ice Cream Factory specializes in homemade, handcrafted ice cream, made just 3 gallons at a time. By crafting our very own ice cream, it ensures the finest quality you’ve come to love about Eric’s is in every single bite.  
Fired Stone Tavern
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211 Carpenter Road, Defiance 43512
419.785.4015
Come grab a brew and bite. Fired Stone Tavern is the area’s go-to for pizza, burgers, and brews that will blow your mind.
Healthy U Defiance
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519 Clinton Street, Defiance 43512
419.796.2675
Stop in and check out our protein shakes and energizing teas! We have many choices for quick & delicious while still being very healthy, and each of them tastes amazing! Healthy U offers a supportive community & nutrition for all!
Hometown Pizza
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232 W. High Street, Hicksville 43526
419.542.7702
Proudly serving Hicksville for over 17 years.  Highest quality ingredients, weekday and weekend specials.
Hot Rice Chinese Restaurant
1500 N. Clinton Street, Defiance 43512
419.782.9838
Hot Rice carries a large variety of Chinese dishes that cater to every taste.
Iron Horse Brews
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101 North Harrison Street, Sherwood 43556
419.899.4766
A hometown restaurant offering local craft beers, wine, and spirits paired with in-house BBQ and other Americana-style dishes.
Jack’s Kitchen
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1500 N. Clinton Street, Defiance
Northtowne Mall
43512
419.439.2576
Located in the food court at the Northtowne Mall, Jack’s Kitchen offers burgers, dawgs, sandwiches, and more! Lunch specials available daily.
Jersey’s Gameday Grill
1995 N. Clinton Street, Defiance 43512
419.956.0925
Jersey’s Gameday Grill is a premier sports bar & restaurant that was created to have a fun and comfortable atmosphere. Jersey’s fans have a place for a quick lunch, a couple of beers, or a fun night out with the crew.
Jewell Cafe
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27983 Jewell Road, Defiance 43512
419.497.5211
Homestyle cooking in a family atmosphere, all at a great value. Join us for a warm welcome and a memorable meal! Prime rib is our specialty!
Jigg’s Rootbeer Stand
1111 Holgate Avenue, Defiance 43512
419.782.7765
Kissner’s Restaurant
524 Clinton Street, Defiance 43512
419.782.1116
Founded in 1928, Kissner’s is the oldest Tavern in Ohio still owned by one family. For 95 years, Kissner’s has served Defiance breakfast, lunch, dinner, and late-night munchies and beverages. From omelets to pork brain, they have a full-service menu for everyone with a great kid’s menu too!
La Jaliscience
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531 E. Second Street, Defiance 43512
419.782.1612
Authentic Mexican restaurant and grocery store.
La Michoacana Foods
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9915 U.S. 127, Sherwood 43556
419.519.3001
International Grocery & Taqueria Real ingredients combined with real experience bring the true taste of Michoacán to you, right here in Northwest Ohio.
Lupita’s Mexican Store & Restaurant
107 E. High St., Hicksville, OH, 43526
419.542.1133
Magpie’s Family Restaurant
1544 St. Rt. 18, Hicksville 43526
419.542.0857
At Magpie’s Family Restaurant, we believe breakfast is the most important meal of the day—that’s why we serve it all day long! Home to specials every day of the week.  Stop in to see what the day’s special is or come back to enjoy our long-running staple specials. We’re the place to get a fish fry on Fridays (until 7pm), […]
Maverick Smokehouse
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1102 Holgate Avenue, Defiance 43512
419.576.5556
Hottest BBQ joint in Northwest Ohio!! Come get your Cue on with Maverick Smokehouse…you will NOT be disappointed!
Meek’s Pastry Shop
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315 Clinton Street, Defiance 43512
419.782.4871
Meek’s has been a staple in Downtown Defiance since 1925. This local bakery has it all — donuts that melt in your mouth, a large variety of cookies, and cakes for any occasion!
Miami & Erie Restaurant and Lounge
406 Clinton Street, Defiance 43512
419.782.0360
Serving craft & domestic beers, spirits, and pizza for over a decade in Downtown Defiance.
Padrone’s Pizza
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1800 E. Second Street, Defiance 43512
419.782.5255
We know that you’ve had pizza from the other guys before, but until you’ve tried….wait….scratch that…until you’ve experienced our food, you haven’t had anything yet. At Padrone’s, our goal is to serve you the best food that you’ve ever had, whether you’re dining in, carrying it out, or taking advantage of our delivery service. At Padrone’s, we believe that our […]
Red Angel Pizza
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126 E. High Street, Hicksville 43526
419.542.5555
The foundation for Red Angel’s delicious pizza is still the same today as it was over 40 years ago: A unique sour dough crust and an amazing sauce recipe that’s worth millions! We never skimp on our toppings, and every pizza is finished off with a thick layer of pure mozzarella cheese.
River’s Edge Bar & Grille
120 Clinton Street, Defiance 43512
419.782.5121
Friendly local bar with great bar bites! Pool tables, interactive dart board, music, cold beer, and cocktails.
Sam’s Ristorante
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501 W. Second Street, Defiance 43512
419.784.0789
A little piece of Italy in the heart of Downtown Defiance.
Southside Cabin Fever Coffee
1882 Jefferson Avenue, Defiance 43512
Providing quality, handmade drinks with a drive-thru and cozy places to meet together inside as well.
Stefano’s Ristorante
515 Hopkins Street Defiance 43512
419-784-0111
Italian Restaurant and Night Club.
Sweetwater Chophouse
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211 Carpenter Road Defiance, 43512
419.785.4434
Overlooking the beautiful 18th green of Eagle Rock Golf Club, Sweetwater Chophouse features delectable food and a top-notch bar. With a design to be a community-oriented hangout, it is the perfect place for an after-work appetizer, a cocktail with friends, or a great dinner with that special someone.
The Dark Horse Restaurant & Social Club
651 Clinton Street, Defiance 43512
419.782.9307
A restaurant offering “out of town flavors” with a vacation vibe in historic Downtown Defiance.
The Drop Zone Pizzeria
13995 Fruit Ridge Road, Defiance 43512
419.395.2525
Small town pizzeria with a big taste!
The Eager Beaver AxeHole
20308 County Road 424 43512
419.980.7121
Eager Beaver AxeHole offers the latest in axe throwing with digitally projected interactive targets. Their fun atmosphere is great for ages 13 and up to enjoy themselves. At Eager Beaver Axe Hole there is an axe throwing bar with a full liquor license and offers bar food and snacks. They also have fun games such as pool, Skee-Ball, beaver ball […]
The Rumor Mill Café
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502 E. Second Street, Defiance, 43512
419.980.7411
Just a little place to get some good food and find out the latest gossip. Serves breakfast, lunch, and coffee.
Two Bandits Brewing Company
106 East High Street, Hicksville 43526
419.542.1087
Craft. Passion. Quality. Two Bandits Brewing Co. is a great place to enjoy dynamite craft beer and tasty pub favorites with a twist.
Yamato Steakhouse of Japan
900 N. Clinton Street 43512
419.784.0083
Yamato Steakhouse of Japan serves very high-quality sushi, hibachi, and Chinese food.