Local Dining

Local Dining

The South Wedge neighborhood is up-and-coming, and full of great local establishments. There are more than this list below (just go for a walk along South Ave to find options!), but these are some of our local dancers' favorites within walking distance of our main venues. 


Equal Grounds, LGBTQ+ welcoming coffee shop with light fare

Coffee Connection, coffee shop supporting fair trade and women's issues

Leaf Tea Bar, small specialty tea bar recognized as "one of the best in the world"


Harry G's, deli serving sandwiches and salads

Tap and Mallet, pub food with vegan/veggie options

Toasted Bear Tavern, pub food with vegan/veggie options

John's Tex Mex, casual Mexican food with a tex mex/West Coast influence, with veggie options

McCann's Local Meats, butcher shop with small cafe

Abundance Cooperative Market, organic grocery store with prepared foods 

The Playhouse // Swillburger, burgers, fries, and milkshakes (with veggie/vegan options) in a bar/arcade

Flavors of Asia, Vietnamese, Chinese, and Thai favorites

Hedonist Artisan Ice Cream/Hedonist Artisan Chocolates, locally made ice cream and chocolate with interesting rotating flavors