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About The Oak Room at the Granville Inn

Dinner reservations are for The Oak Room dining experience and it's menu. We do not accept reservations for our Tavern. The Tavern menu and seating are first come first served basis. During lunch we do seat in both spaces and Oak Room seating may be requested. The Historic Granville Inn is a nationally registered historic landmark & full service hotel. Established in 1924, it exemplifies the Arts & Crafts movement. Prominent architect Frank Packard included native sandstone, richly stained oak paneling, & English cottage influences. The contemporary American menu features seasonal ingredients & classic cooking techniques. Executive Chef Chad Lavely utilizes local produce, hand-cut steaks, seafood, artisan cheese , hand-crafted bread & house made desserts. Enjoy heritage cocktails in the cozy Tavern wine, craft beers, and seasonal drinks.

314 East Broadway
Granville, OH 43023
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, Fusion / Eclectic

Hours of Operation:


Lunch: Sunday - Saturday: 11:30am - 2:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm

Cross Street:
Pearl St. (Route 661)

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(740) 587-3333

Website:
http://www.granvilleinn.com/

Entertainment:
Please check our Facebook page for our most recent entertainment schedule.

Happy Hour:Mon-Thurs 4-6 $1 off all Bar Drinks

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Catering:
The Granville Inn offers catering services, including formal served functions, buffets, informal boxed meals, drop off lunches, and full service dinners. Our creative culinary team will develop a special menu tailored to your event. Contact the Sales Department at sales@granvilleinn.com for complete details and assistance.

Parking Details:
The Granville Inn has two immediately adjacent private parking lots. Our third private lot is just East of The College Town House, at the corner of Broadway and Granger. Public street parking available throughout the village. Bicycle parking is available in our storage garages. Please contact the hotel's front desk for further details.

Executive Chef:
Chad J. Lavely

Private Party Facilities:
The Granville Inn has multiple private dining options. For larger groups (20 to 160) celebrating special occasions such as weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, corporate events or business seminars, we offer the complete services of our Banquet Department. Please direct inquiries to sales@granvilleinn.com

Private Party Contact:
Matt McComb: (740) 587-3333 ext. 526

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, High Tea, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

The Oak Room at the Granville Inn Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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4.3

service

4.3

ambience

4.5

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4.0

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89% would recommend it to a friend

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Casual (8)
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Great for Lunch (8)
Business Meals (7)
Creative Cuisine (7)
Good for Groups (7)
Local Ingredients (7)
Great for Brunch (6)
Authentic (5)
Fit for Foodies (5)
Scenic View (5)
Seasonal (5)
Sunday Lunch (5)
Handcrafted Cocktails (4)
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Notable Wine List (3)
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined 4 days ago

The food was good, particularly the steak Diane, and the wait staff did a wonderful job. The ambiance was just right for an anniversary dinner and we thoroughly enjoyed the complimentary dessert.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Good for a Date
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 (San Diego)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Excellent food and service
Steak Diane or Scallops very good
You should also try the French Onion Soup
We enjoy going with friends for a very comfortable and I rushed dining experience

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Comfort Food, Great for Outdoor Dining, Quiet Conversation
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 (Columbus)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Made a 10 pm res thru Open Table and then called the Inn to confirm. Was told that everything was good and they were looking forward to seeing us. It was New Year’s Eve. When we got there, we were disappointed to know that the bar closed at 10. We’re we’re allowed one round and we’re rushes at that. Further, there was no more bread and a few of the dinners and desserts were gone. Waitress was trying to make the best of it but definitely didn’t work too hard to make us feel welcome. We were not comped anything and no manager came by to apologize. We used gift certificates that were miscalculated on our bill and had to be done twice. Overall, I would have preferred to have been turned down on our reservation in advance than to have wasted our $$ on a bad experience. Very disappointed in what is supposed to be an upscale dining.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Sunday Lunch, Special Occasion
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 (Columbus)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Made reservations and were seated in a side room which had no ambiance at all. If when making reservations in advance they told us it would be in a sterile side room that looked like it was at the Holiday Inn, we would have had a chance to make reservations elsewhere. I would and will caution everyone on making reservations at this restaurant. Power of the pen and the internet!

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Everything was very nice except that the tables are just a tad too close in the back dining room. You can def hear neighboring conversations. We had an elderly couple arguing next to us and it was very awkward. Other than that, our food and service were very good.

Tags: Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Columbus)·Dined on December 27, 2017

The service was fine, the food was good, but I had requested a seat near the fireplace for the ambience. Unfortunately they sat us by a fireplace that wasn't working !! I mentioned the fireplace request to the Waitress and was informed of a current issue with it. Unfortunately when we left, the fireplace on the other side of the restaurant, was working....not sure why our request wasn't understood that we wanted to sit by a FIRE not just a FIREPLACE!!

Tags: Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on December 27, 2017

Service was professional, however, too much time between visits to table to check on us as well as delivery of desert after table was cleared. Food was good.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch
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 (Columbus)·Dined on December 22, 2017

Reservations should be available for Tap/Bar Room........................................................Cxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Tags: Fun, Romantic
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 (Columbus)·Dined on December 21, 2017

Loved the ambiance of the restaurant , but the food was not good. Also thought it was odd they charged for vegetable substitutions. Paid extra for asparagus and it was awful- mushy. Four of us dined and there was not one good dish between us.

Next time - I would go to the bar to enjoy the room but eat somewhere else!

Tags: Seasonal
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·Dined on December 17, 2017

I ordered the special the baked cod for $31 and it was delicious! A little small in the serving size. Julienne asparagus and carrots, I think there were a total of 2 stalks and 1 carrot on the plate. Our issue was with the special my husband ordered. A 10 oz ribeye with mashed potatoes, asparagus and 2 large prawn, for what we both thought was $28. Well his steak was over cooked but he ate it anyway. However, when we get the bill his was $48! Not worth that price for sure. Other than that huge disappointment, the place is beautiful and the service was impeccable!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Seasonal, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on December 16, 2017

Our waitress Wendy made our dining experience wonderful she was so kind and polite. We can not wait to to back and see her again. The menu had wonderful options and the dessert menu had so many wonderful options we loved the salted caramel cookie skillet!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Late-night Find, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date
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 (Columbus)·Dined on December 12, 2017

It is a long drive for us so it has been several years since we have been here. We were pleasantly surprised to see how great it looks now. We were told that the university purchased the property and put quite a bit of money into it. It is definitely a one of a kind inn.

Tags: Happy Hour, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups, Afternoon Tea, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Columbus)·Dined on December 12, 2017

We asked for a table by the fireplace and they were able to accommodate.

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 (Columbus)·Dined on December 12, 2017

Possibly my wife and I's favorite place. The chef provided shrimp as large as one might find anywhere for my wife's appetizer. I had the quail with cheezy grits as an appetizer (satisfying my lifestyle whilst living in Georgia). For dinner, my wife had succulent steak diane and I had Chilean seabass with asparagus and the chef's sauce. We go to the Granville Inn several times a year just to surround ourselves with the peace and serenity the Inn brings to any event. The Granville Inn will add you to a mailer which details special events they host. Before moving to the area permanently we booked a room for an anniversary. Staying here is a special time and leaves you with memories. For our upcoming anniversary, I just booked a Swedish massage for my wife and me at the Newkirk Spa, just next door.

If you are visiting from outside town the Granville Inn is owned by Denison University and also has a golf package available. It is located downtown so just blocks to a variety of shops and also Denison's campus.

Relaxing, smart and either casual or fancy, the Granville Inn provides an unforgettable experience. I have already told several friends and colleagues about the most recent experience dining here.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Authentic, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Local Ingredients, Good for Birthdays, Happy Hour, Cozy
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 10, 2017

My wife and have spent many years dining at this inn in our wedding anniversary and other special occasions but stopped some years prior to the change in ownership due to poor poor menu options. We’re happy to say it’s back on the list. We enjoyed brunch before heading to Timbuk to cut our Christmas tree and the food and service were excellent. Can’t wait to return.

Tags: Casual, Live Sports, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch, Scenic View, Great for Brunch
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·Dined on December 10, 2017

Our server was very attentive. Very knowledgeable.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Jacksonville)·Dined on December 3, 2017

I gifted a dinner Saturday night for my daughter and son in law. It was a very busy evening with many holiday activities going on in the town, but the service that evening was unexcusable. After a lengthy wait to be acknowledged once seated, and again another to receive the ordered calamari and French soup appetizer, the dinner order was never placed by the server and she was nowhere to be found after about a half hour wait AFTER the appetizers were finished. When she finally returned to the table , again about a half hour after the appetizers were done to inquire how her guests were doing, there were no dinner salads or dinners for that matter. She stated that she simply forgot to put their dinner orders in and because the kitchen was so busy, it would be about another 20-30 minutes for their dinner orders. At that point , my dtr and son in law told her the dinner orders could be cancelled, because they had to leave due to babysitting. No manager ever came to the table. No apologies. No compensation. It is a beautiful restaurant, but plan to spend the evening if their busy. They said the food was fine.

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 (Columbus)·Dined on December 3, 2017

We were a little disappointed to have been seated in a secondary room not one of the nicer dining rooms. We had prompt service at first but after our soup was finished we probably waited 10-20 minutes for our main course. there was no apology for the wait. The food was good and nicely presented. Steak was great but the sides were just so-so. All-in-all, a good time except for the slowness of the meal arriving. I will say it was a busy night at the restaurant but folks at tables around us received their food before we did even though we ordered before them.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Great location and nice building, but the food was a very weak showing (the ravioli was swimming in a vaguely burnt butter sauce; the duck was draped over overly salted potato hash). Ultimately, the price was simply too high compared to far finer dining establishments within driving distance. I understand that this restaurant is in business by and for Denison, but I would expect a university of that caliber to really invest in inventive and reliable chefs and kitchen staff.

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 (Columbus)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Dine before seeing a show at the midland theatre. Service was pleasant. Poor communication on our part the meal was bit rushed than needed. Tomato bisque was amazing. Also enjoyed the duck. Had children's menu and those portions were perfect

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Went for Thanksgiving. Lovely place. BEAUTIFUL display of food. Very sweet server. But we were given a table with the sun laser beaming us in the face. (No window covering to lower) Had to ask to be moved. Also was surprised that hot foods were not hot. Gravy turkey potatoes stuffing were all lukewarm. At home I would have microwaved it to heat up! For the price would have expected hot food to be hot.

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 (Columbus)·Dined on November 19, 2017

One of our favorite spots. Wonderful, intimate atmosphere, great service, and delicious food every time!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Romantic, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date
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·Dined on November 18, 2017

Cozy setting, attentive staff, we'll executed French style cuisine.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Local Ingredients, Good for a Date, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on November 18, 2017

We were celebrating our Wedding Anniversary and enjoyed a pleasant and relaxed atmosphere. Our meals were excellent and we especially enjoyed dessert!

Tags: Cozy, Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 1, 2017

Our waitress was wonderful ! Went out of her way to help us celebrate our anniversary . Our second you're coming . Even better than the last !.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on October 25, 2017

...food was very good and will go back again it's a beautiful place but...the only complaint is that I did have a reservation so why were we packed into a little room with so many people talking we couldn't hear ourselves think?

Tags: Special Occasion
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·Dined on October 24, 2017

The Granville Inn is beautiful. The Oak Room was not open so we ate in an adjoining bar area. It was not very busy. The gluten free choices were not good. I had a rice, bean, corn bowl. It was very spicy and very expensive. I asked for the rice pudding for dessert, but they did not have any. We will not be going back. The next time we go to Granville, we are going to Whit's for ice cream.

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 (Columbus)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Great ambiance in Grandville . The food is what you expect in am up scale Resturant. If you want a romantic night out this is a geam.

Tags: Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Cozy
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 (Columbus)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Do not go if you don't have at least an hour to spend there. The the of us went and arrived 10 mins before the reservation. There was not many people there and no one waiting when we arrived. We were seated 15 mins later. It took 10 minutes for a server to arrive and take it drinks and another 10 before she came back to take our food order. Meanwhile two tables that arrived after us were able to get their orders in with another server. Our food arrived 20 mins later right after one of the two other tables got theirs. Food was delicious. Server only stopped by once to get refills and it was like pulling teeth.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 13, 2017

This is one of the better restaurants in the Kenyon/Denison area. We enjoyed our meal and the service was very friendly but the room was so cold that it ruined the experience. While we mentioned it a few times to our waitress, it was never properly adjusted. The mushroom appetizer was good. Salads were just okay. I had the scallop entree and the scallops were very tasty but the side dish was rather blah. My husband really enjoyed his salmon - not overcooked - but again, he didn't care for the side. Our daughter had the lamb which was cooked properly. The dish itself was a bit ambitious. As good as it seems to get in this area of Ohio.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for Groups
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·Dined on October 8, 2017

FOOD WAS DELICIOUS AND THE SERVICE WAS OUTSTANDING. DEFINITELY TOP OF MY LIST IN FUTURE PLACES TO DINE.

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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on October 8, 2017

We had made reservations for Sunday brunch weeks before, but when we arrived and we're seated we had to wait almost 15 minutes just to see a waitress, even though many were around. They appeared a little unorganized! Otherwise, our food was very good and the service became better.

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·Dined on September 30, 2017

This was our 25th visit for our 23rd anniversary and as alway it has been a great experience. Our server Wendy was great!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Cozy
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 (Columbus)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Though I wanted a 6:30 dinner time, only thing apparently available was 5:45 or 8:00. I took the 5:45, but there were several tables open when we left at around 7:00. Guess I can't figure out why I couldn't get the time I wanted.

Tags: Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on September 30, 2017

Brother & sister-in-law visiting from out of state. We had tasty meals. The Tavern was not busy. My sister-in-law's grilled cheese with veggies included toasted, rather than grilled bread and mostly raw red pepper that she couldn't eat. No beverage refill until we finished dining. Couldn't even get the server's attention. It's the little things that make the difference between a good and great experience.

Tags: Casual
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·Dined on September 29, 2017

Good food. Good service.
SMALL PORTIONS!
I am not a big eater, but I still felt hungry after the main course. Plenty of room for dessert (by design??).

Tags: Worth the Drive
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on September 29, 2017

Great evening on the patio

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 (Charleston)·Dined on September 28, 2017

Overly long wait between appetizer and entree; otherwise, rating would be higher. Slow, week-day night. Wait staff indicated delay originated in kitchen. No management explanation offered. Food was excellent when it did arrive.

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·Dined on September 23, 2017

Food good - but noisy and slow. They were gracious enough to comp one dessert

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 (Columbus)·Dined on September 18, 2017

Another excellent meal at the Granville Inn. We love the Monday night wine and dine special. It's a great value in a great atmosphere . We had incredible service as usual from Wendy . She always makes the dining experience that much better . I had the mushroom Ragu appetizer and the crab Louie entrée both were delectable and I consumed every morsel !

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails
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