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Grindstone Charley's

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, American,
3830 S Lafountain St, Kokomo, IN 46902-3818
+1 765-453-9125
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good32%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (16 reviews)
“burger” (7 reviews)
“salads” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Pub, American, Bar
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
3830 S Lafountain St, Kokomo, IN 46902-3818
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped into grindstone Charlie's while we were making a quick trip to Kokomo IN. My wife was wanting a turkey burger and led us to here. I have the John Wayne. We both thought our burgers were excellent. The fries both waffle and regular...More

Thank jaungren
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Some time ago, I had gone here to eat with my husband and our experience wasn't all that great but the manager sent us a gift card to entice us to try again. Tonight my son and I decided to give them another whirl while...More

Thank nikkitrueblue
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Great food. Great service from Michele. Kokomo IN is fortunate to have this restaurant! Not very many locations available.

Thank Vanilla44
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Came here on a business lunch, Wednesdays they have Burgers on special so I ordered the Swiss mushroom burger and it was very good, Cooked exactly the way I ordered it and the staff was extremely friendly and courteous and the food came out quick....More

Thank Donald S
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We visited with my daughters family including two children... the waiter was most accommodating even offering a 'reward' if my young granddaughter ate her food and made my daughter the judge. He also waited until we were done with our salads to prepare our entrees...More

Thank BryWB
Reviewed 22 June 2017

I've been here many times - usually ordering their amazing breaded tenderloin. This time my wife treated me to a whole slab of their award winning ribs. They did not disappoint. They server a dry rubbed rib with a lot of flavor. Since it's not...More

Thank Joe M
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

I was not impressed with the restaurant at all. The food was average. I will not go back. The decor was nice.

Thank Debbie D
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Stormyfour
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
Reviewed 4 April 2017

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

Thank kokomo2016
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12 June 2015|
Response from Blake F | Property representative |
Friday after 4pm. All day Saturday and Sunday
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 12
Pub, American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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
  • E-mail
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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