1. Casa Lu Al
Location: 2323 N. West St., Lima
Hours: 10 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Monday to Thursday; 10 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday
Highlights: It’s all in a name, and the Venturella family and the waitresses and waiters at Casa know yours. Its friendly staff treat you like royalty from the first moment you arrive until the conclusion of dessert. Stop by for a relaxing dinner and see why Casa continues to earn this top ranking in customer service.
Location: 345 S. Elizabeth St., Lima
Hours: 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday to Thursday; 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday; noon to 5 p.m. Sunday
Highlights: Everyone, regardless of age, is always welcome at the Y. It’s a place you go to feel good and the minute you walk in the door you’re greeted by the staff. It’s also very rare to leave without hearing, “Have a great day!”
3. Biggby Coffee
Location: 717 N. Cable Road, Lima; 1519 Harding Highway, Lima; 488 Fortman Drive, St. Marys
Phone: Cable Road: 419-999-9262; Harding Highway: 567-289-9434, St. Marys: 419-778-7604
Hours: 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday to Saturday; 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday
Highlights: People enjoy quick, friendly service with a smile and that’s why beverage lovers keep returning to Biggby. You know you’re getting great service when the baristas at Biggby knows your name and what you are going to order before it’s requested.