Ohio Diners, Curiosities and Roadside Attractions

We asked our MyOhioFun.com followers to share their favorite Ohio diners, fun and wacky museums and roadside attractions.  Here are just a few of their suggestions.  Have a favorite diner or unique stop you want to share? Please reach out and share.


Bud’s Diner
Address:  505 W. @nd St., Defiance, OH 43512
Tele: 419-782-9101 | budsrestaurantdefiance.com

Address: 80 Grant St, Rittman, OH 44270
Tele: 330-925-2600

Diner 23
Address: 300 W Emmitt Ave, Waverly, OH 45690
Tele: 740-941-1144 | diner23.com

Diner on 55th
Address: 1328 E 55th St, Cleveland, OH 44103
Tele: 216-417-8001 | dineron55th.com

Maid-Rite Sandwich Shoppe – “The Gum Wall”
Address: 125 N. Broadway St., Greenville, OH 45331
Tele: 937-548-9340 | maidrite-greenville.com

Mary's Diner Geneva
Mary’s Diner | Photo: D. Rock MyOhioFun.com

Mary’s Diner
Address: 666 E. Main St., Geneva, OH 44041
Tele: 440-466-6393 | marysdiner.com


Mike's Place Kent
Mike’s Place | Photo: D. Rock MyOhioFun.com

Mike’s Place
Address: 1700 S. Water St., Kent, OH 44240
Tele: 330-673-6501 | mikesplacerestaurant.com

Minerva Classic A 50’s Diner
Address: 317 E. Lincolnway, Minerva, OH 44657
Tele: 330-868-3684 | minerva57.com

Nancy’s Main Street Diner
Address: 426 Main St., Grafton, OH 44044
Tele: 440-926-2462 |nancysdiner.net

Nutcracker Family Restaurant
Address: 63 E. Broad St., Pataskala, OH 43062
Tele: 740-964-0058 | nutcrackerfamilyrestaurant.com

Lava Rock Grill ~ Unusual Junction Diner
Address: 56310 US-36, West Lafayette, OH 43845
Tele: 740-545-9772 | theunusualjunction.com

Schmucker’s Restaurant
Address: 2103 N Reynolds Rd., Toledo, OH 43615
Tele: 419-535-9116 | schmuckersrestaurant.com


The Tin Goose Diner
The Tin Goose Diner | Photo: D. Rock MyOhioFun.com

The Tin Goose Diner
Address: 3515 E. State Rd., Port Clinton, OH 43452
Tele: 419.732.0236 |tingoosediner.com

There is just something unique and fun about eating at an old-fashioned diner.  Maybe it’s the 50’s music, or the home-style foods, or the taste of a real milk-shake or malt from an old-fashioned soda-fountain. Every time seems special.
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Triple Nickel Diner
Address: 1060 High St, Chesterhill, OH 43728
Tele: 740-554-3299 | triplenickeldiner.com


American Sign Museum
Address: 1330 Monmouth Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45225
Tele: 513-541-6366 | americansignmuseum.org

Buckland Museum of Witchcraft & Magick
Address: 2155 Broadview Rd., Cleveland, OH 44109
Tele: 718-709-6643 |bucklandmuseum.org

Castle Noel
Castle Noel | photo: D. Rock | MyOhioFun.com

Castle Noel
Address: 260 S. Court Street, Medina, OH 44256
Tele: 330.721.NOEL (6635) | castlenoel.com
America’s Largest Indoor Christmas Entertainment Attraction. See part of Hollywood & NYC in Medina. Breathtaking displays. Surprises! FUN for ages 2-102

Hartman Rock Garden
Address: 1905 Russell Ave., Springfield, OH 45506

Jungle Jims International Market
Address: 5440 Dixie Hwy, Fairfield, Ohio 45014
Tele: 513-674-6000 | junglejims.com

Paul A. Johnson Pencil Sharpener Museum
Address: 13178 OH-664, Logan, OH 43138
Tele: 740-385-9706 | Click here for more information.

The Temple of Tolerence
Address: 203 S Wood St, Wapakoneta, OH 45895
Tele: 419-738-4474 |

Troll Museum Alliance
Troll Museum | Photo: D. Rock MyOhioFun.com

The Troll  Museum
Address: 228 E. Main St., Alliance, OH 44601
Tele: 330-596-1157 | thetrollhole.com

Victorian Perambulator Museum
Victorian Perambulator Museum | Photo: D. Rock MyOhioFun.com

Victorian Perambulator Museum and Art Gallery
Address: 26 E Cedar St, Jefferson, OH 44047
Tele: 440-576-9588 |victorian-perambulator-museum

Wood County Museum – “The fingers.”
Address: 13660 County Home Rd., Bowling Green, OH 43402
Tele: 419.352.0967 | woodcountyhistory.org


Article and photos by: D. Rock, MyOhioFun.com

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