Explore Carmel: 8 best restaurants along the Monon

Eat your way along the Monon

CARMEL, Ind. – No matter the weather, someone is always enjoying the Monon Trail – but if you look a little closer, you’ll notice it offers loads of delicious bites along the way.

The 5.2-mile stretch of the Carmel trail (technically called the Monon Greenway north of 96th Street), has every type of cuisine you could imagine – Jamaican, Mexican, Asian, and good ole American food laced in with local brews.

If you plan on using the trail for more than exercise this summer, stop by these hot spots along your journey.

Bub’s Burgers & Ice Cream | 210 W. Main Street: Known for their monster burger “Big Ugly,” 10-inch hotdogs and hand-dipped milkshakes.

Pad Thai Restaurant | 110 W. Main Street: Experience authentic Thai cuisine in a family-friendly environment.

Union Brewing Company | 622 S. Rangeline Road: Taste artisan ales hand crafted using only two barrels at a time.  

Jamaican Reggae Grill | 622 S. Rangeline Road: Get a taste of the islands right in Carmel. This home style Jamaican food serves jerk chicken, stews and other Caribbean comfort foods.

Divvy | 71 City Center Drive: Share small plates with friends in this unique style of dining for those 21 and up.

Bub’s Café | 220 2nd Street SW: Relax in a hidden oasis that offers coffee, gourmet teas and traditional breakfast favorites.

Bazbeaux Pizza | 111 W. Main Street: Create your own pizza in this whimsical eatery known for fresh-made pies.

Carmel Farmer's Market | 5 Center Green: Pick your choice of fresh vegetables, fruits and home goods at the Saturday market.

Mudbugs Cajun Café | 20 W. Main Street: Choose from the catfish po’boy, jambalaya, etoufee and many other flavors of the south.

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