1. Bob Evans Restaurant, Lima, Wapakoneta, Van Wert, Celina
Locations: 1810 Harding Highway and 1530 N. Cable Road, Lima; 1550 Saturn Drive, Wapakoneta; 761 W. Ervin Road, Van Wert; 2000 Havemann Road, Celina
Phone: Harding Highway: 419-223-3237; Cable Road: 419-228-2004; Saturn Drive: 419-738-7603; 761 W. Ervin Road: 419-238-7191; 2000 Havemann Road: 419-586-9595.
Hours: Harding Highway: 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sunday through Thursday and 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday; Cable Road: 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily; Saturn Drive: 6:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Sunday to Thursday, 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 761 W. Ervin Road: 6:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday to Thursday, 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday; Havemann Road: 6:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., Sunday through Thursday, 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday.
Highlights: Senior specials here just mean slightly smaller portions of the same great food. Seniors looking for breakfast, lunch or dinner will find something at Bob Evans. In the morning, the sausage gravy and biscuits is the most popular item. Later in the day, the turkey and dressing are the most asked for entrée. With nothing over $7.49, there is something to suit every taste.
2. Western Sizzlin’, Lima
Locations: 2721 Elida Road, Lima
Hours: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday to Thursday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sunday
Highlights: Who can resist the rolls with cinnamon butter? With steaks, chicken, seafood and an all you can eat buffet, seniors have a wide variety of food from which to choose. The prices are just right, too!
3. Casa Lu Al, Lima
Location: 2323 N. West St., Lima
Hours: 9:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday to Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, closed Sunday
Highlights: With lunch specials that include all your favorites, Casa Lu Al aims to make dining not just enjoyable, but also affordable. Casa Lu Al offers a variety of classic Italian cuisine, as well as steaks and seafood. Top it all off with a special dessert served by an experienced wait staff.
Honorable Mention: Ike’s Great American Restaurant, Lima; Golden Corral, Lima; Captain D’s, Lima