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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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4.4

Overall Rating

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food

4.4

service

4.4

ambience

4.5

value

4.1

Noise

Quiet

94% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (18)
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Romantic (13)
Good for a Date (13)
Worth the Drive (12)
Neighborhood Gem (11)
Cozy (8)
Creative Cuisine (8)
Great for Lunch (8)
Great for Outdoor Dining (8)
Good for Birthdays (8)
Sunday Lunch (7)
Scenic View (6)
Business Meals (6)
Authentic (5)
Great for Brunch (5)
Good for Groups (5)
Handcrafted Cocktails (5)
Local Ingredients (5)
Bar Seating (4)
Casual (4)
Healthy (4)
Seasonal (4)
Comfort Food (3)
Notable Wine List (3)
Pre/post Theatre (3)
Fit for Foodies (3)
Afternoon Tea (2)
Fun (2)
Happy Hour (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Great Beer (1)
Organic (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
People Watching (1)
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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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·Dined on September 6, 2017

Had a wonderful relaxing lunch with a friend. Sat on the outdoor patio. Perfect lunch, perfect day.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Scenic View, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Groups
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·Dined on September 3, 2017

Excellent...very nice for reasonable pricing. Enjoyed family birthday occasion. Great food...very nice martinis.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 23, 2017

Very nice meal celebrating our daughter's arrival to Denison as a freshman.

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 (Columbus)·Dined on August 19, 2017

Our first visit in many years since a renovation. A beautiful, historic place. We visited on a Saturday evening and the dining room wasn't completely full when we arrived, but did fill up. Our food was very good and exactly as ordered, however our service was very slow, particularly between appetizers and main course - a total of about 2.5 hours for 2 people(?). Fortunately, we did not have tickets/another place to be afterward. Will likely revisit one day, but not very soon.

Tags: Afternoon Coffee, Sunday Lunch, Vibrant Bar Scene, Romantic, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Afternoon Tea, Good for Groups, Pre/post Theatre, Paleo Friendly, Great for Brunch, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Worth the Drive
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 (Columbus)·Dined on August 11, 2017

Food was great. Service exceptional. We will come back soon.

Tags: Seasonal, Tapas, Romantic, Authentic
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 (Columbus)·Dined on August 11, 2017

Only real problem was one of group of six had to wait so long for her meal Five meals came out on time but the sixth did not come until we were almost all done. No explanation.

Tags: Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays
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 (Columbus)·Dined on July 28, 2017

We had a wonderful dinner with great service and great quiet atmosphere.

Tags: Special Occasion
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vip
 (Columbus)·Dined on July 24, 2017

Another great dinner. We love the Monday night dinner for two special. And fabulous service from Wendy as always. She is a big part of why we keep coming back.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 23, 2017

Fine dining at its best! Excellent food, very attentive service, very quiet. Situated in an old-line hotel with great architecture. Great place for a special occasion.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Romantic
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·Dined on July 20, 2017

One night get away with my wife. The Inn and Oak Room Restaurant are excellent. Atmosphere is very romantic and the food was excellent. I had the Scallops and my wife had the Steak Diane. We shared a Blackberry Cobbler which was to die for! The only reason I did not give 5 stars was due to the air conditioning. We were seated at a nice table under a window at the back of the room. The AC vent was above us and when it kicked on there was quite a bit of air flow. The waitress was trying her best to short cycle the flow by adjusting the thermostat but it was still very noticeable. It never became uncomfortable so would not consider it a major issue. We will definitely try to come back as we really enjoyed our stay and meal.

Tags: Good for a Date, Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on July 19, 2017

This was my third visit in the past 3 months. I have nothing but positive thoughts about the Oak Room. I have tried different choices from a surprisingly innovative menu: Tuna with muscles, salmon, Steak Diane. All three were wonderfully done. The service is very attentive and helpful.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Fun, Business Meals, Creative Cuisine
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 (Columbus)·Dined on July 15, 2017

Needs to have more food options. Live music on the patio would be nice. We're there when it wasn't to busy. Waitress was very attentive .

Tags: Paleo Friendly, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Casual
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vip
 (Columbus)·Dined on July 14, 2017

It was my birthday and we were
meeting my daughter-in-laws parents for lunch. We unfortunately sat inside and it was like an igloo.
I had to put a napkin around myself to stay warm!!! We then went on the patio so we could talk after the meal. The waitress indicated she couldn't turn down air-conditioning.

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 (Louisville)·Dined on July 12, 2017

We had a fantastic anniversary dinner at the Granville Inn! We were able to eat outside on the patio and both the food and the ambiance was wonderful. Our server Wendy was outstanding and very informative about the food and history of the restaurant. I would definitely recommend it!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on July 3, 2017

We waited 20 minutes for anyone to come to our table.
We waited 35 minutes after we placed our order for the food. The waitress was congenial but it seemed she was too busy to attend to us in a timely manner. It was about 25 minutes after we got the food before we saw the waitress again.Chicken salad tauted as Lazarus' recipe was very disappointing. The portion was small and the chicken was very tough. There was not enough dressing. Not near the quality chicken salad that Lazarus made.
We had taken our friends there for a birthday celebration and were embarrassed by the poor service and quality of the food.

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 (Columbus)·Dined on July 2, 2017

Above expectations, we had steak Diane and salmon both cooked just right and would order again. The waitress was so helpful and friendly, .made the night special even a candle on the cake.

Tags: Good for Birthdays
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 (Columbus)·Dined on June 29, 2017

Very good service. Waitress was very courteous and helpful in recommending wine and what to order.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Columbus)·Dined on June 17, 2017

We really enjoyed the gppd and the service! The noise level was outrageous. We asked to mpve to the patio and it eas lovely.

Tags: Special Occasion, Gluten Free Options
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 (Columbus)·Dined on June 4, 2017

The service and ambiance were wonderful at the Oak Room. We were disappointed with the food. Our scallops were extremely salty, which made it hard to enjoy. The potato hash that was serve with the scallops was not good. Probably would not return

Tags: Romantic
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on June 4, 2017

Since reopening, nothing on the menu stands out. But what's worse is the service. Painfully slow (we refilled our own waters after not seeing the waitress for 20+ minutes) and waited 30 minutes for our checks, which were then picked up and taken to the cash register one-by-one for our party for four... Completely inefficient and overall underwhelming. Go anywhere else.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on June 4, 2017

Gathering of Denison reunion friends.

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 (Columbus)·Dined on June 3, 2017

Capable service, great atmosphere, tasty food!

Have never been disappointed.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Pre/post Theatre, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation
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 (Miami)·Dined on May 27, 2017

The menu offerings were extensive and the food was excellent. Very fresh ingredients. But the service was SLOW. That is the only reason I could not rate this place as outstanding.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Local Ingredients, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Columbus)·Dined on May 26, 2017

Birthday dinner was very special.

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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