Restaurants in Monroe

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Comfort food, friends, and brews. That's what Hot Chick is all about. In its cozy confines, cooks serve a menu of fried green tomatoes, BLTs on texas toast, and fish sandwiches fried in a Redhook Ale batter. Of course, there's the chicken. They've got crispy chicken chunks and wings bolstered by 14 flavorful sauces. Lip-smacking sauces include sweet habanero, tropical rum glaze, and What the Cluck, a superfiery concoction.

435 S. Breiel Blvd
Middletown,
OH
US

Located within the Pendleton Art Center, Mockingbirds serves up classic American food and locally roasted, fair-trade, organic beans brewed into what Think Middletown called "some of the best coffee in the city." In the kitchen, cooks simmer mushroom-brie or Wisconsin-cheese soups, layer sandwiches with cranberry and grape-laced chicken salad, and roast authentic pork carnitas for Taco Tuesdays. Diners can also stop by on weekends for a buffet of comfort food, including pot roast and mashed potatoes. A spacious interior and free WiFi make Mockingbirds an inviting spot to hang out, though a bicyclist can deliver the eatery's fare on two wheels during the warmer months.

1105 Central Ave.
Middletown,
OH
US

During warmer months, the rooftop patio at @the Square overlooks the grassy knoll where crowds gather for live music. Seated at one of the sun-drenched tables, visitors can enjoy a variety of casual American dishes, served up alongside cold beer and drinks. When the weather grows cooler, the interior of @the Square is a welcome refuge—a cozy, low-lit interior surrounds diners and drinkers.

1045 Central Avenue
Middletown,
OH
US

Serving fresh and speedy pies across America for more than 50 years, Little Caesars now sates impatient appetites and sauce-starved tongue buds worldwide. Large one-topping Hot-N-Ready pizzas are available to drop-in patrons posthaste, eliminating stress caused by spur-of-the-moment houseguests who insist on sleeping on doughy disks ($5.99; additional toppings $1.50 each), or plumb the savory strata of three-meat pizza ($8.99) or supreme pizza ($9.99) . Little Caesars' Italian cheese or pepperoni bread ($4.99) and Caesar wings with barbecue or buffalo sauce ($5.99) are available for stomachs that have developed crust issues ever since they caught pizza sharing a plate with pre-dressed salad.

942 W State St
Trenton,
OH
US