Basic Necessities 

Basic Necessities embraces the European concept of taking time to enjoy food, conversation and leisure. They source produce and meat from nearby farms. Meals are made-from-scratch, which may take a bit longer, so sip some wine and relax.  

Jack’s Shop Kitchen 

This counter service restaurant is a gathering place for locals and tourists alike to enjoy breakfast, brunch lunch, or ice cream.  Here you can hunt for unique gifts and explore the antique stores on the floors above and below this eatery.  

Tavern and Grocery

Locally owned, and steeped in history, the restaurant’s name derives from the building’s original function of a Tavern and Grocery. The fare is French-influenced and locally sourced which includes ingredients collected from its own garden. 

Petit Pois

One is immediately drawn to this quaint French bistro adorned with potted flowers and herbs. Farm fresh and locally sourced ingredients make this diner also known as the “The Little Green Bistro” a standout on the downtown mall  

Citizen Burger

One of the more popular spots on the Downtown Mall is this upscale burger joint known for its farm-fresh, locally sourced ingredients. With plenty of space inside and out you can enjoy a juicy burger and libation for lunch or dinner.

Rapture Restaurant

Playful Southern cuisine with locally sourced ingredients presented in approachable, regionally-inspired dishes. Here you can find an active nightlife with live music and pool tables. Raptures welcomes the LGBTQ community.