Hungry? You’re in luck! Southern Illinois University has tons of different restaurants for students and residents to choose from. Whether you’re in the mood for American cuisine or something more exotic, you’ll find it at these tasty restaurants in Carbondale. Best of all, they are just a short distance from your home at The Pointe.
Established in 2004, Global Gourmet has become a local favorite. Known for its cozy environment and multiculturally-inspired dishes, Global Gourmet is perfect for date night or drinks with friends. The restaurant features soups, salads, and a rotating menu of tapas and entrees that are perfection. With its relaxing dining room, fully-stocked bar, and outdoor patio, Global Gourmet has everything you’re looking for. The menu changes monthly so be sure to stop in often!
The Newell House
If you’re looking for a fun and uplifting night out, The Newell House is a great option. While the restaurant has lots of great food, it also offers plenty of live entertainment. The restaurant hosts live jazz music several nights per week! Be sure to check out the local scene and see some very talented SIU alumni while you’re there. Newell House’s casual atmosphere, awesome drinks, and incredible music make it a go-to for locals.
If you’re looking for something a little different, check out Pita Alley! This authentic Mediterranean grill serves authentic Middle Eastern dishes including shawarma, falafel, pita, and couscous. The staff is very knowledgeable and will help you find the perfect meal based on your tastes.
There you have it, some of the most delicious restaurants in Carbondale. There’s so much to see and do in this town, we know you’ll love it. If you’re interested in housing near SIU, please contact us! We’d love to share more about the community and schedule a tour of the property.Back to all posts