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Kewpee Hamburgers 2111 Allentown Rd, Lima
Kewpee Hamburgers
Hamburger • $

Kewpee Hamburgers

2111 Allentown Rd, Lima, OH 45805

We were looking for a fun hometown place to stop on the way from Cincinnati to Detroit and Lima was a great stop. We loved KewPee Hamburgers. The burgers were...

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  • Superb314 Reviews4.7
Mara's Gourmet 2119 Spencerville Rd, Lima
Mara's Gourmet
Mediterranean • $$

Mara's Gourmet

2119 Spencerville Rd, Lima, OH 45805

Had a great experience at this restaurant.Family and I are from Oklahoma City, and are just stopping by Lima to see a highly recommended surgeon. We were...

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  • Superb128 Reviews4.8
El Cazadordelimaoh 2312 and, 2310 Harding Hwy, Lima
El Cazadordelimaoh
Mexican

El Cazadordelimaoh

2312 and, 2310 Harding Hwy, Lima, OH 45804

This restaurant reminded me of home I grew up going into Mexico to eat. The service is wonderful very nice waiters and and the Horchata was the best I've...

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  • Superb173 Reviews4.7
Sara's Sweets 435 S Eastown Rd, Lima
Sara's Sweets
Cupcakes • $$

Sara's Sweets

435 S Eastown Rd, Lima, OH 45805

Very delicious items and everyone at our graduation party loved the mini cupcakes (Churro, Raspberry Vanilla, Blackberry Lavender and classic Red Velvet) and...

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  • Superb156 Reviews4.7
The Met 306 N Main St, Lima
The Met
Wine Bar • $$

The Met

306 N Main St, Lima, OH 45801

I recently had an event at The Met for a book signing (Rock Bottom, Tennessee) and the attention to detail in planning was beyond my expections. Liz called...

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  • Superb235 Reviews4.6
Thai Jasmine 215 S Pine St, Lima
Thai Jasmine
Thai • $$

Thai Jasmine

215 S Pine St, Lima, OH 45804

Came here last night with some coworkers from out of town. I had a spicy PoW seafood dish and they had chicken pad Thai. We got some spring rolls as well and...

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  • Superb191 Reviews4.6
LuLu's Diner 1321 Bellefontaine Ave, Lima
LuLu's Diner
Diner • $

LuLu's Diner

1321 Bellefontaine Ave, Lima, OH 45804

We had a very nice breakfast before getting back on the road. Very clean and many menu options ti chose from. I had the Belgian waffle with banana and whipped...

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  • Superb184 Reviews4.6
Hunan Gardens-Lima 723 Saratoga Ave, Lima
Hunan Gardens-Lima
Chinese • $

Hunan Gardens-Lima

723 Saratoga Ave, Lima, OH 45804

First time here always wanted to try this place when passing through the area. Wasn't busy on a early Saturday afternoon food was hot fresh the tea soup...

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  • Superb169 Reviews4.6
Old City Prime 215 S Main St, Lima
Old City Prime
Steak House • $$$

Old City Prime

215 S Main St, Lima, OH 45801

Just an amazing place. It is downtown Lima, but don't let that dissuade you. Cole was our waiter and was just marvelous. We went for bookends, appetizers...

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  • Superb220 Reviews4.5
TJ'S Pizza 2390 Baty Rd, Lima
TJ'S Pizza
Pizza

TJ'S Pizza

2390 Baty Rd, Lima, OH 45807

These guys always come through. Always ate TJ's as kid on Sundays. Now as an adult, my wife and I live in the Shawnee area. The pizza places around here...

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  • Superb97 Reviews4.7
Sugar Street Bar & Grill 1341 N Sugar St, Lima
Sugar Street Bar & Grill
Bar & Grill • $

Sugar Street Bar & Grill

1341 N Sugar St, Lima, OH 45801

Amazing food and people. This is definitely a hometown hot spot for good ole regular, down to earth people. Great place to kick back, eat, and enjoy life. I...

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  • Superb120 Reviews4.6
Joey's Subs 124 N Main St, Lima
Joey's Subs
Sandwich Shop • $$

Joey's Subs

124 N Main St, Lima, OH 45801

This place is a staple to the city Lima... The service is always top notch and the sub sandwiches are the best around. I always get the Italian with everything...

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  • Superb116 Reviews4.6
La charreada Mexican Restaurant 3355 Harding Hwy, Lima
La charreada Mexican Restaurant
Mexican • $

La charreada Mexican Restaurant

3355 Harding Hwy, Lima, OH 45804

Traveling through Ohio, I must say this was a pleasant find. The food was quite good, service pleasant and fast enough. I might have liked a little more...

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  • Superb171 Reviews4.5
Kewpee Hamburgers 1350 Bellefontaine Ave, Lima
Kewpee Hamburgers
Hamburger

Kewpee Hamburgers

1350 Bellefontaine Ave, Lima, OH 45804

Stop smashing the burgers on the grill!!!! Grew up on Kewpee...nothing is ever as good as it was when you were a kid...but Kewpee is about 85% as...

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  • Superb213 Reviews4.4
Somewhere in Time 804 W North St, Lima
Somewhere in Time
Gay Bar • $

Somewhere in Time

804 W North St, Lima, OH 45801

Went for an art sale on Saturday morning. Nice eclectic local art. Drink prices are good. Wine selection is great. Beer selection was a bit limited when I...

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  • Superb84 Reviews4.6
Jalapenos Mexican Grill - Lima 2507 Shawnee Rd, Lima
Jalapenos Mexican Grill - Lima
Mexican • $

Jalapenos Mexican Grill - Lima

2507 Shawnee Rd, Lima, OH 45806

This is kinda like chipotle but better..I was there for the fish tacos and was not disappointed! During lent they do fish tacos ,bowls or burritos on Fridays....

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  • Superb116 Reviews4.5
Western Sizzlin 2721 Elida Rd, Lima
Western Sizzlin
Steak House • $

Western Sizzlin

2721 Elida Rd, Lima, OH 45805

Western Sizzlin is by far the best steakhouse around! Their steaks taste far better than any others!! And the waitress are awesome and on top of your needs at...

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  • Superb184 Reviews4.4
Lacharreada Shawnee 2501 Shawnee Rd, Lima
Lacharreada Shawnee
Mexican

Lacharreada Shawnee

2501 Shawnee Rd, Lima, OH 45806

Came in today because I saw lots of good reviews. It was busy when I got here so I waited to be seated for about 5 minutes, nothing terrible. The staff was...

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  • Superb114 Reviews4.5
LuLu's Diner 2114 Spencerville Rd, Lima
LuLu's Diner
Diner • $

LuLu's Diner

2114 Spencerville Rd, Lima, OH 45805

talk about hole in the wall. this place should be in tv, the food is excellent and the prices are beyond reasonable. The pancakes and waffles are the best...

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  • Superb183 Reviews4.4
Lombardo's Cafe 447 N Main St, Lima
Lombardo's Cafe
Bar & Grill • $$

Lombardo's Cafe

447 N Main St, Lima, OH 45801

Amazing food the service was great and friendly. It's more of a bar than a cafe. The booths only really accommodate 2 people 4 would definitely have to...

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  • Superb100 Reviews4.5
Beer Barrel Pizza & Grill 2625 W Market St, Lima
Beer Barrel Pizza & Grill
Pizza • $$

Beer Barrel Pizza & Grill

2625 W Market St, Lima, OH 45805

Consistent is the chains' best feature. Service & food at each location has always been great. This is almost impossible to maintain since the...

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  • Superb281 Reviews4.3
318 Restaurant & Bar 318 N Main St, Lima
318 Restaurant & Bar
Burgers • $

318 Restaurant & Bar

318 N Main St, Lima, OH 45805

Have to appreciate it when people do the things "they" say can't be done. In my college days in the 80s when we use to hang out at Murphys Irish...

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  • Superb129 Reviews4.4
Rapid Fired Pizza 2815 Elida Rd, Lima
Rapid Fired Pizza
Pizza

Rapid Fired Pizza

2815 Elida Rd, Lima, OH 45805

Pizza is made insanely fast. Employees are super nice, very respectful, and highly informative. If you have any questions about sauces or toppings, or just...

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  • Superb120 Reviews4.4
Skyline Chili 1990 Harding Hwy, Lima
Skyline Chili
Fast Food • $

Skyline Chili

1990 Harding Hwy, Lima, OH 45804

This Skyline Chili is good! I had a 4-Way with Onions and a Cheese Coney for lunch today at around 01:30 PM. They were really delicious, and service was...

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  • Superb195 Reviews4.3
Kewpee Hamburgers 111 N Elizabeth St, Lima
Kewpee Hamburgers
Hamburger • $

Kewpee Hamburgers

111 N Elizabeth St, Lima, OH 45801

Cute stop and a great photo opp with the Kewpee doll on top of the building and inside too. Food was simple but tasty, staff was friendly. We did notice that...

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  • Superb194 Reviews4.3
Milano Café 2383 Elida Rd, Lima
Milano Café
Italian • $$

Milano Café

2383 Elida Rd, Lima, OH 45805

Although a bus boy gave us water, we waited 10 mins for a waitress to take our order. When she did, we ordered the portabella sticks (tasty, good amt & dip...

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  • Superb190 Reviews4.3
Sir La Charreada II 1448 N Cable Rd, Lima
Sir La Charreada II
Mexican • $$

Sir La Charreada II

1448 N Cable Rd, Lima, OH 45805

All in all very good dining experience. Fastest drink to come out ever, but do not get the frozen margaritas as they are glorified slushy's. The on the...

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  • Superb154 Reviews4.3
Cecil's Grill by Ross 629 S Main St, Lima
Cecil's Grill by Ross
Soul Food

Cecil's Grill by Ross

629 S Main St, Lima, OH 45805

Today was the first time I had Cecil's food and I'm a little mad at myself for not going there sooner!I got the gizzards and fries lunch meal and it...

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  • Superb47 Reviews4.6
East Wind 905 Bellefontaine Ave, Lima
East Wind
Chinese

East Wind

905 Bellefontaine Ave, Lima, OH 45804

Eastwind is ALWAYS ON POINT!!!!!! They could have a 100 orders before yours and it will be out in 20 minutes lol. Fast service, food made fresh, always...

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  • Superb78 Reviews4.4
Five Guys 3292 Elida Rd Suite 300, Lima
Five Guys
Hamburger • $

Five Guys

3292 Elida Rd Suite 300, Lima, OH 45805

Good food, great service. The guy at the register was really friendly and patient when I changed my order. Food was delicious and we had enough fries to feed...

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  • Superb118 Reviews4.3

American Restaurants

American in Lima
IHOP 3289 Elida Rd, Lima
IHOP
American • $

IHOP

3289 Elida Rd, Lima, OH 45805

We have eaten at this restaurant several times in the past several weeks. In each case, we found the wait staff friendly, helpful, and efficient. They...

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  • Good162 Reviews4.2
Old Barn Restaurant & Grill 3175 W Elm St, Lima
Old Barn Restaurant & Grill
American • $$

Old Barn Restaurant & Grill

3175 W Elm St, Lima, OH 45805

Wow! Cute little place we decided to stop at on our way to Columbus and we are so happy we did. Best fried chicken I have ever had! Brandy our server was...

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  • Good203 Reviews3.9
Happy Daz 1064 Bellefontaine Ave, Lima
Happy Daz
American • $

Happy Daz

1064 Bellefontaine Ave, Lima, OH 45804

Fun place to eat with one of the most extensive menus I've ever seen for a fast food establishment! I think their menu covered ever type of fast food you...

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  • Good163 Reviews3.8

Pizza Restaurants

Pizza in Lima
TJ'S Pizza 2390 Baty Rd, Lima
TJ'S Pizza
Pizza

TJ'S Pizza

2390 Baty Rd, Lima, OH 45807

These guys always come through. Always ate TJ's as kid on Sundays. Now as an adult, my wife and I live in the Shawnee area. The pizza places around here...

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  • Superb97 Reviews4.7
Beer Barrel Pizza & Grill 2625 W Market St, Lima
Beer Barrel Pizza & Grill
Pizza • $$

Beer Barrel Pizza & Grill

2625 W Market St, Lima, OH 45805

Consistent is the chains' best feature. Service & food at each location has always been great. This is almost impossible to maintain since the...

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  • Superb281 Reviews4.3
Rapid Fired Pizza 2815 Elida Rd, Lima
Rapid Fired Pizza
Pizza

Rapid Fired Pizza

2815 Elida Rd, Lima, OH 45805

Pizza is made insanely fast. Employees are super nice, very respectful, and highly informative. If you have any questions about sauces or toppings, or just...

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  • Superb120 Reviews4.4

Mexican Restaurants

Mexican in Lima
El Cazadordelimaoh 2312 and, 2310 Harding Hwy, Lima
El Cazadordelimaoh
Mexican

El Cazadordelimaoh

2312 and, 2310 Harding Hwy, Lima, OH 45804

This restaurant reminded me of home I grew up going into Mexico to eat. The service is wonderful very nice waiters and and the Horchata was the best I've...

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  • Superb173 Reviews4.7
La charreada Mexican Restaurant 3355 Harding Hwy, Lima
La charreada Mexican Restaurant
Mexican • $

La charreada Mexican Restaurant

3355 Harding Hwy, Lima, OH 45804

Traveling through Ohio, I must say this was a pleasant find. The food was quite good, service pleasant and fast enough. I might have liked a little more...

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  • Superb171 Reviews4.5
Jalapenos Mexican Grill - Lima 2507 Shawnee Rd, Lima
Jalapenos Mexican Grill - Lima
Mexican • $

Jalapenos Mexican Grill - Lima

2507 Shawnee Rd, Lima, OH 45806

This is kinda like chipotle but better..I was there for the fish tacos and was not disappointed! During lent they do fish tacos ,bowls or burritos on Fridays....

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  • Superb116 Reviews4.5

Chinese Restaurants

Chinese in Lima
Hunan Gardens-Lima 723 Saratoga Ave, Lima
Hunan Gardens-Lima
Chinese • $

Hunan Gardens-Lima

723 Saratoga Ave, Lima, OH 45804

First time here always wanted to try this place when passing through the area. Wasn't busy on a early Saturday afternoon food was hot fresh the tea soup...

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  • Superb169 Reviews4.6
East Wind 905 Bellefontaine Ave, Lima
East Wind
Chinese

East Wind

905 Bellefontaine Ave, Lima, OH 45804

Eastwind is ALWAYS ON POINT!!!!!! They could have a 100 orders before yours and it will be out in 20 minutes lol. Fast service, food made fresh, always...

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  • Superb78 Reviews4.4
Chopsticks Express 2400 Elida Rd, Lima
Chopsticks Express
Chinese

Chopsticks Express

2400 Elida Rd, Lima, OH 45805

Best Chinese food around Allen county won't find better I promise good prices for portions you get only downfall is they are in the mall and mall closed...

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  • Superb57 Reviews4.4

Fast Food Restaurants

Fast Food in Lima
Skyline Chili 1990 Harding Hwy, Lima
Skyline Chili
Fast Food • $

Skyline Chili

1990 Harding Hwy, Lima, OH 45804

This Skyline Chili is good! I had a 4-Way with Onions and a Cheese Coney for lunch today at around 01:30 PM. They were really delicious, and service was...

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  • Superb195 Reviews4.3
Taco Bell 2011 Allentown Rd, Lima
Taco Bell
Fast Food • $

Taco Bell

2011 Allentown Rd, Lima, OH 45805

The food is great, the staff is so nice, one of my favorite locations! Still will give 5 stars for that but wish all the Taco Bell's didn't close at...

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  • Good108 Reviews3.9
Dairy Queen Store 1225 Allentown Rd, Lima
Dairy Queen Store
Fast Food • $

Dairy Queen Store

1225 Allentown Rd, Lima, OH 45805

Would b nice to know if they will.b open from time to time...the other day it told me they were Open.i went on my lunch and ofcourse they werent..consistency...

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  • Good44 Reviews3.7

Seafood Restaurants

Seafood in Lima
li's seafood boil 2404 Elida Rd, Lima
li's seafood boil
Seafood

li's seafood boil

2404 Elida Rd, Lima, OH 45805

I worked in a crab shack for years so I know quality seafood vs. cutting costs with cheaper products. This place uses quality food products. They give you...

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  • Superb35 Reviews4.7
Red Lobster 2150 Harding Hwy, Lima
Red Lobster
Seafood • $$

Red Lobster

2150 Harding Hwy, Lima, OH 45804

Had an amazing dinner here. The waiter (Kyle) was ultra nice and friendly without being fake. He was on top of refills and very helpful with the pay-at-table...

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  • Good189 Reviews4.1
Captain D's East Gate Shopping Center, 2020 Harding Hwy, Lima
Captain D's
Seafood

Captain D's

East Gate Shopping Center, 2020 Harding Hwy, Lima, OH 45804

A lot of fast food restaurants don't have low carb options, making it difficult for anyone watching their carbs to eat out. Captain D's has some...

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  • Good88 Reviews3.8

Italian Restaurants

Italian in Lima
Milano Café 2383 Elida Rd, Lima
Milano Café
Italian • $$

Milano Café

2383 Elida Rd, Lima, OH 45805

Although a bus boy gave us water, we waited 10 mins for a waitress to take our order. When she did, we ordered the portabella sticks (tasty, good amt & dip...

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  • Superb190 Reviews4.3
Olive Garden Italian Restaurant 1936 Roschman Ave, Lima
Olive Garden Italian Restaurant
Italian • $$

Olive Garden Italian Restaurant

1936 Roschman Ave, Lima, OH 45804

We came to Olive Garden and had the best experience. Our waitress, Autumn, was the sweetest lady ever and I would like to say that she deserves a raise :)...

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  • Good188 Reviews4
Fazoli's 2150 Elida Rd, Lima
Fazoli's
Italian

Fazoli's

2150 Elida Rd, Lima, OH 45801

On occasion I stop here for lunch. I always enjoy the experience. the help there is very friendly and courteous and respectful I enjoy the food as well.looking...

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  • Good143 Reviews3.7
Old City Prime 215 S Main St, Lima
Old City Prime
Steak House • $$$

Old City Prime

215 S Main St, Lima, OH 45801

Just an amazing place. It is downtown Lima, but don't let that dissuade you. Cole was our waiter and was just marvelous. We went for bookends, appetizers...

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  • Superb220 Reviews4.5
Western Sizzlin 2721 Elida Rd, Lima
Western Sizzlin
Steak House • $

Western Sizzlin

2721 Elida Rd, Lima, OH 45805

Western Sizzlin is by far the best steakhouse around! Their steaks taste far better than any others!! And the waitress are awesome and on top of your needs at...

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  • Superb184 Reviews4.4
Texas Roadhouse 1940 Roschman Ave, Lima
Texas Roadhouse
Steak House • $$

Texas Roadhouse

1940 Roschman Ave, Lima, OH 45804

Best place I've been to in Lima, Ohio. In a little over a year we've been there at least 5 times. The filet mignons, called Medallions, are so...

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  • Good256 Reviews4
Joey's Subs 124 N Main St, Lima
Joey's Subs
Sandwich Shop • $$

Joey's Subs

124 N Main St, Lima, OH 45801

This place is a staple to the city Lima... The service is always top notch and the sub sandwiches are the best around. I always get the Italian with everything...

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  • Superb116 Reviews4.6
Subway East Gate Shopping Center, 1945 Bellefontaine Rd, Lima
Subway
Sandwich Shop • $

Subway

East Gate Shopping Center, 1945 Bellefontaine Rd, Lima, OH 45804

I came in with my 8 year today on 3/25/2022 at 7:41pm and the workers was very nice to my son as he was ordering his own food and was very Professional about...

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  • Good68 Reviews4
Jimmy John's 1570 Harding Hwy, Lima
Jimmy John's
Sandwich Shop

Jimmy John's

1570 Harding Hwy, Lima, OH 45804

Ive been in a lot of Jimmy John's establishments, this particular outlet is one of the best I've ever been in service is superb, food was great and...

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  • Good54 Reviews3.8
Wings and Rings 1939 Roschman Ave, Lima
Wings and Rings
Chicken Wings • $$

Wings and Rings

1939 Roschman Ave, Lima, OH 45804

Great service from Chris...sis in law said her quesadilla was very tasty and my wings were fab too. Cold beer and quick service from server and original...

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  • Good201 Reviews4
Bean City Chicken LLC 124 E 4th St, Lima
Bean City Chicken LLC
Chicken

Bean City Chicken LLC

124 E 4th St, Lima, OH 45804

I had a friend at work who introduced me to this place with one of their meals, but I had to really put it to the test with the wings today because I was...

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Lee's Famous Recipe Chicken 1425 Allentown Rd, Lima
Lee's Famous Recipe Chicken
Chicken • $

Lee's Famous Recipe Chicken

1425 Allentown Rd, Lima, OH 45805

For as busy as they were, i thought the service was pretty quick. Food was hot and delicious. Staff were friendly. The prices were very reasonable. I...

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  • Good145 Reviews3.6
Sugar Street Bar & Grill 1341 N Sugar St, Lima
Sugar Street Bar & Grill
Bar & Grill • $

Sugar Street Bar & Grill

1341 N Sugar St, Lima, OH 45801

Amazing food and people. This is definitely a hometown hot spot for good ole regular, down to earth people. Great place to kick back, eat, and enjoy life. I...

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  • Superb120 Reviews4.6
Lombardo's Cafe 447 N Main St, Lima
Lombardo's Cafe
Bar & Grill • $$

Lombardo's Cafe

447 N Main St, Lima, OH 45801

Amazing food the service was great and friendly. It's more of a bar than a cafe. The booths only really accommodate 2 people 4 would definitely have to...

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  • Superb100 Reviews4.5
Zinum 12 134 W High St, Lima
Zinum 12
Bar & Grill

Zinum 12

134 W High St, Lima, OH 45801

Clean place, friendly crowd and live and good music! They had live country music when I was there and I love country so, pardon me if I'm being bias lol.I...

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  • Superb54 Reviews4.3