Dine Out or Eat in – Posey County has it all!

Posey County has a wide variety of restaurants, from Fine Dining at the Red Geranium in New Harmony, to excellent regional Barbecue at Hawg N’ Sauce, to Midwestern Plate Lunches, Burgers and Pizza at many locations, as well as international cuisine including Mexican, Chinese and Italian.

Black Lodge Coffee Roasters

Looking for a “damn fine cup of coffee?” Black Lodge Coffee Roasters puts a lot of effort, and expertise, into making just that. The result is a fresh roasted, fresh ground, fresh brewed cup of coffee made with perfect water from the finest beans that is as good, or better, …

Depot Diner

Depot Diner has been in business for over 40 years, run by the same family. Just off of I-64, it’s a local favorite for breakfast and lunch, with daily specials, plate lunches, home baked pies and an old fashioned diner atmosphere.

Dimaggio’s Italian Pizza

Dimaggio’s Italian Pizza is a taste of Sicily on Main Street in Mount Vernon. Owned and operated by an Italian family, all of the ingredients are fresh and many of them are from Italy.

El Vaquero

El Vaquero is Mount Vernon’s newest Mexican Restaurant, but has quickly gained an enthusiastic following. Favorites include traditional dishes such as Fajitas and chimichangas, but the menu also features their own local themed creations such as the Quesadilla Indiana and the aptly named Mount Vernon Burrito.

Froggy’s Restaurant and Sports Bar

Froggy’s is s sports bar and family restaurant located in Wadesville. Froggy’s Restaurant and Sports Bar offers good food, reasonably priced in a family atmosphere. In addition to its excellent versions of typical sports bar and family restaurant fare, they also offer local Germanic favorites such as braunschweiger sliders, breaded …

Hawg N’ Sauce

Hawg N’ Sauce is a Kansas City style barbecue rib joint; the sauce is made with a brown sugar-based wet rub. The ribs come sauced, the pork, chicken, and other cuts of beef can come with or without.

Main Cafe

The Main Cafe is an old-fashioned small town diner popular with locals and visitors alike for its classic American breakfast and lunch menus and reasonable prices. They pride themselves on homemade food, especially the pies, fast service, their tin ceiling and walls and comfortable booths.

Mary Scott’s Kitchen

Mary Scott’s Kitchen features an eclectic, southern-tinged mix of dishes made from scratch with fresh ingredients. The dinner menu ranges from steaks and burgers to Italian, Mexican, and Cajun to Shrimp and Grits. The lunch menu leans toward, but is not limited to, soups, salads and sandwiches. The soup is made …

Red Geranium

The Red Geranium has been Posey County’s, if not the Tri-State’s, premier fine dining establishment since 1964. It’s dinner menu has something for everybody, with its world class steaks and chops, seafood, chicken, and pasta entrees, all cooked to perfection. It’s weekly lunch and weekend brunch menus feature choices …

Saint Philip’s Inn

The Saint Phillips Inn may be the oldest bar/restaurant in Posey County, though not the only one to stake that claim. The original part of the building was constructed in 1890 and rumor has it that it used to be a Pony Express stop. Menu choices range from simple ham …

Sara’s Cafe, Bistro & Wine Bar

On one side, Sara’s Harmonie Way is a friendly, small town coffee shop; on the other, Sara’s is a craft beer and wine bar with a big city feel and small town charm. The coffee shop menu offers what Sara describes as light fare: sandwiches, salads, soups, quiche, cookies, and …

Silver Bell Restaurant

The Silver Bell restaurant in Saint Wendel, Indiana is one of Posey County’s hidden gems. It is a family restaurant featuring interesting decor, home cooked meals, family dining and a small town tavern.


Tequilas is Mount Vernon’s longest serving Mexican Restaurant. Locals love its colorful decor, friendly staff, chimichangas, carne asada and chile rellenos among its many great offerings. The margaritas are very popular as well.

The Red Wagon

The Red Wagon is a Posey County institution, and interstate off-ramp favorite for many traveling along I-64. The Red Wagon Menu features made-from-scratch, home cooking and Cajun food. In addition to traditional Midwest dishes such as roast beef and fried chicken, more exotic fare such as Fried Cornish Game …

Three Chicks Fudgery

Mount Vernon’s 3 Chicks Fudgery has quickly become a treasured local institution. It’s a great place to satisfy your sweet tooth, get a party tray for an important event, or buy a great gift for that special occasion. “We make our fudge the old-fashioned way, with real cream and butter,” says …

Yellow Tavern

The Yellow Tavern menu features German type fare such as Bratwurst, Germain Bologna, Reubens and Brain Sandwiches; along with other local favorites such as burgers, pizza and barbecue pork. The full line of bar-type appetizers and sides include such favorites as onion rings and breaded mushrooms. Nancy’s Bread Pudding is …

Your Way Cafe

We are a family-owned restaurant excited to serve breakfast and lunch in Mount Vernon, Indiana. The delicious menu consists of waffle trios, burger and seasoned fries, blt’s, biscuits and gravy, club sandwiches, soups, salads and so much more!

Zap’s Tavern

If you’re looking for savory food, great entertainment and a family atmosphere, you’re looking for Zaps Tavern. Your mouth will start watering as soon as you step into the rustic wood bar. Once you sink your teeth into our famous, crispy fried chicken, you’ll never want to leave. Count on our …

Ziggy’s Pub

According to their Facebook page, Ziggy’s Pub is a colts fan sports bar with big screens and plenty of menu items and we do steaks on weekends and daily specials.