CHAMPCAR/CART: Kika's guide: where to eat at Mid-Ohio

Mid-Ohio Restaurants 2000 TASTE OF CART: One of the highlights of the summer racing season is CARA Charities "Taste of CART" progressive dinner at Mid-Ohio. The fourth annual event will be held on Friday, August 11th at 6:00 PM in the...

Mid-Ohio Restaurants 2000

TASTE OF CART: One of the highlights of the summer racing season is CARA Charities "Taste of CART" progressive dinner at Mid-Ohio. The fourth annual event will be held on Friday, August 11th at 6:00 PM in the paddock area of the racetrack. The team chefs, in competition for a trophy and cash prize, prepare appetizers, soups, salads, main courses and desserts. Cost: $ 50.00 per person. Buy your ticket at the track,or call CARA 317-299-2277.

STEVE'S DAKOTA GRILL Steak, seafood and pasta. 3101 Park Ave West (SR 309)o Ontario, OH 44862 o 419/529-9064 . Casual-upscale dining featuring USDA prime & choice steaks and prime rib - The Best in Town! St. Louis Style BBQ ribs and fresh seafood and chicken. Reservations encouraged. Hours: Tues-Thurs 4pm-10pm; Fri & Sat 4pm-11pm; Sun 11:30am-7pm Closed Mondays. Credit Cards: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover

THE SKYWAY EAST 2461 Emma Lane o Mansfield, OH 44903 o 419/589-9929. Location: 1/2 mile west of I-71, exit at Reed Rd. and US 30. Steak (much fancier) Award winning white tablecloth restaurant; featuring over 80 entrees, 20 appetizers, and an extensive wine list. Entrees priced from $8.95. Hours: Mon-Thurs 5pm-9:30pm; Fri-Sat 5pm-10:30pm. Credit Cards: All major

SWEENEY'S TOO Restaurant & Lounge 777 Lexington Ave., Mansfield . Phone (419) 756-2858. Steaks, Seafood, Cajun

ROCKY'S Pub + 22 S. Park Street., Mansfield. Phone (419) 522-1342. Steak Seafood, Italian. Hours: Wed-Thu 4:30pm-9:30pm, Fri & Sat 4:30pm-10pm, Closed Sun, Mon & Tue

PAUL REVERE'S Inn - 57 St. Rt. 97, Lexington. Phone (419) 884-1811. Casual Homestyle Dining

ALCOVE RESTAURANT : 116 Main St o Mount Vernon, OH 43050 o 740/292-3076 o Fax: 740/393-1797 Location: 2 blocks south of Public Square. In business since 1911. Award winning restaurant and lounge. Banquet facilities (over 80 per month). Catering offered. Hours: 11am-9pm Mon-Fri, 11am-9:30pm Sat-Sun. Credit cards: All major

BUCKS BAR & GRILL : 176 E. Main Street o Lexington, OH 44904 o 419/884-3856 Location: Exit SR 97 west to US 42, left, 1 mile. Racing-themed sports bar featuring separate dining, steaks, pasta, pizza and burgers. Most products homemade. Hours: Mon-Thurs 11am-12am, Fri-Sat 11am-1am, Sun 11am-9pm. Credit Cards: All major

ROADHOUSE : 3985 Park Ave. West, P.O. Box 223 o Ontario, OH 44862 o 419/529-2959 Location: Corner of SR 309 and SR 314, Ontario. Featuring USDA Prime and Choice steaks, fresh seafoood, and St. Louis Barbecued Ribs, wood-fired to your taste. Informal Western atmosphere. Hours: Mon-Thurs 4pm-10:30pm; Fri & Sat 3pm-11:30pm; Sun 12Noon -9pm. Credit Cards: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover.

CHECKER FLAG GRILLE & PUB : 275 East Main St. o Lexington, OH 44904 o 419/884-9140. Location: 3 mi west of I-71 (Exit #165) on SR 97. 1/4 mi south of SR 97 & US42. Enjoy your favorite sporting event on one of the many TVs, or some quiet conversation in the dining room. Relish special recipes gathered from Miami to Los Angeles. Hours: Grille - Lunch & Dinner daily 11am-10pm; Pub - Sun 1pm-12am; Mon-Thur 11am-12am, Fri & Sat 11am-1:30am. Credit Cards: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover

JAPANESE STEAK HOUSE MAKI: 191 Park Avenue West Mansfiel, OH 44902 Phone 419-526-0155. Location: downtown Mansfield in the 191 Park Place Hotel. A unique entertaining dining experience where professionals chefs cook right in front of you. A fine selection of wines and spirits. Children menu available. Hours: Mon-Fri 11:30am-2:00pm / 5:00pm - ?;

MAMA'S TOUCH OF ITALY: 275 Park Avenue W, Mansfield, OH Phone 419-526-5099. Italian Cuisine

TIFFIN & TOFFEE HOUSE 1120 Lexington Ave. o Mansfield, OH 44907 o 419/756-6665. Location: Southwestern Mansfield on US 42 South. Unique, quiet, and quaint family restaurant since 1949. Enjoy fine dining where the food and the service is the difference. Hours: Tues-Sat 8am-8pm, Sun 8am-3pm. Cards: Visa, MasterCard

Mark Pi's China Gate: 1217 Park Ave. W Phone: (419) 529-2080. Chinese.

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