Cooking up a gourmet meal in your sleek well-equipped kitchen is sure to be a pleasure, but there are still those nights when you just want to get out. If you’re itching to escape your apartment and dine elsewhere, consider these great restaurants. Best of all, they’re just a short drive from our Springs at Liberty Township apartment community.
Cozy’s Cottage lives up to its name, offering a homey setting where you can relax against colorful throw pillows and belly up to welcoming wooden tables. The menu is packed with delightful comfort foods like cheesy grits, savory chicken and waffles, and southern short ribs. Stop in for brunch and you’ll find your dinner favorites repurposed in fresh new dishes, like Cozy’s Crabcake Benedict, short rib hash, and shrimp and bacon cheesy grits. Cozy’s Cottage is open Tuesday through Sunday.
Rodizio Grill bills itself as “America’s First Brazilian Steakhouse.” The Grill serves up a distinctive selection of rotisserie meats grilled in the traditional style native to Sao Paulo. Meats are carved tableside by a Rodizio Gausho, so you get nearly the same experience you would in Porto Alegre. These flavorful meats are complemented with glazed pineapple and other Brazilian sides like pao de queijo and banana fritas. If you’re looking for a unique dining experience, Rodizo Grill can make you feel like you’re a world away.
If you’re a sushi lover, but have that friend who cringes at the suggestion, head to Kona Grill. This restaurant offers fresh American cuisine, creative mixed drinks, and a fresh sushi bar. The menu is diverse enough to include something for any preference. You’ll find familiar picks like a Cuban sandwich or cheeseburger sliders alongside more interesting options like miso-sake sea bass, lobster mac and cheese, or pad thai noodles. Don’t miss happy hour, weekdays from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Putters Sports Grill is the place to go when you want hearty pub food in a friendly space. The menu includes all the classics you’d expect from a sports bar, like loaded nachos, fried pickles, wings and sliders. French fries go to a whole new level at Putters with picks like Cajun hot, Grippo, buffalo or guacamole fries. Don’t forget to check out the local craft beers or ask about the beer of the month.
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